Jerry Ellig

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Senior Research Fellow

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United States

http://mercatus.org/jerry-ellig

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Net Neutrality Regulation: The Economic Evidence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, Brookings Institution, The American Consumer Institute, ESC Company, American Enterprise Institute, George Mason University - Mercatus Center, University of Wollongong - SMART Infrastructure Facility, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Oxford, Smith School, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Francisco Marroquin University, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, University of Virginia School of Law, Economists Incorporated, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Marsh & McLennan Companies - Cambridge Office, Advanced Analytical Consulting Group, London Business School and Kansas State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 916 (16,073)
Citation 2

Abstract:

net neutrality, FCC, Internet, broadband, regulation

Video Killed the Franchise Star: The Consumer Cost of Cable Franchising and Policy Alternatives

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Apr 2006
Jerry Brito and Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 121 (191,270)

Abstract:

cable, franchising, fcc, video, television, franchise

Video Killed the Franchise Star: The Consumer Cost of Cable Franchising and Policy Alternatives

Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law, Vol. 5, p. 199, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Jerry Brito and Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 61 (297,160)

Abstract:

cable, franchising, FCC, video, television, franchise

3.

How Many Bottles Make a Case Against Prohibition? Online Wine and Virginia's Direct Shipment Ban

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Alan E. Wiseman and Jerry Ellig
Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 152 (154,249)
Citation 2

Abstract:

wine, interstate, e-commerce, Internet, direct shipping, alcohol, 21st Amendment, federalism, franchise, monopoly, competition, retail, wholesale, Virginia, vertical integration, prohibition, temperance

4.

Talking the Talk, or Walking the Walk? Outcome-Based Regulation of Transnational Investment

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, Vol. 6, pp. 265-340 (2009)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
Jerry Ellig and Houman B. Shadab
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and New York Law School
Downloads 124 (178,069)

Abstract:

mutual recognition, investor protection, securities and exchange commission, regulatory competition, substituted compliance, international diversification

5.

Regulatory Status of VoIP in the Post-Brand X World

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 89-133, 2006
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig and Alastair Walling
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 93 (221,806)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Internet, telephone, telecommuncations, universal service, VoIP

6.

The Quality and Use of Regulatory Analysis in 2008

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2010
Jerry Ellig and Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 90 (223,343)
Citation 1

Abstract:

regulatory impact analysis, benefit-cost, regulation, cost-benefit analysis, regulatory process, regulatory reform

7.

Costs and Consequences of Federal Telecommunications Regulations

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 58, No.1, pp. 37-102, January 2006
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 71 (260,271)

Abstract:

telecommunications, telephone, regulation, costs, benefits, outcomes, long-distance, universal service, wireless, spectrum

8.

Homeland Security and Regulatory Analysis: Are We Safe Yet?

Rutgers Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Jamie L. Belcore and Jerry Ellig
affiliation not provided to SSRN and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 66 (260,271)
Citation 1

Abstract:

homeland security, security, cost-benefit, regulation, DHS

9.

Legislative Action, Market Reaction and Interstate Commerce: Results of Virginia's Natural Experiment with Direct Wine Shipment

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Nov 2005
Alan E. Wiseman and Jerry Ellig
Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 66 (270,653)

Abstract:

wine, direct shipment, alcohol, electronic commerce, Supreme Court, Commerce Clause, franchising

10.

Buried Online: State Laws that Limit E-Commerce in Caskets

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 283-330, 2006
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig and Asheesh Agarwal
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Government of the United States of America - U.S. Attorney's Office
Downloads 57 (291,013)
Citation 1

Abstract:

casket, electronic commerce, Internet, rational basis

11.

Costs and Consequences

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 40-44, Fall 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Oct 2005
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 57 (288,644)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Federal Communications Commission, FCC, telecommunications, broadband, broadband regulation, federal telecommunications regulation, telecom

12.

What Did the Unbundled Network Element Platform Cost?

CommLaw Conspectus - Journal of Communications Law and Policy, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 1-38, 2005
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig and James Nicholas Taylor
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 53 (303,389)

Abstract:

telecommunications, telephone, competition, unbundled, UNE-P

13.

Does Haste Make Waste in Regulatory Analysis?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 50 (277,209)
Citation 1

Abstract:

regulation, economic analysis, regulatory quality, midnight regulations

14.

The Irony of Transparency: Unintended Consequences of Wireless Truth-in-Billing

Loyola Consumer Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 43-69, 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig and James Nicholas Taylor
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 43 (325,548)

Abstract:

wireless, telephone, telecommunications, truth-in-billing, universal service

15.

Intercarrier Compensation and Consumer Welfare

University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology, & Policy, Vol. 1, pp. 97-124, 2005
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 42 (334,455)

Abstract:

intercarrier, telephone, long-distance, universal service

16.

Has GPRA Increased the Availability and Use of Performance Information?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Mar 2009
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 41 (334,455)

Abstract:

GPRA, performance, government performance measures, performance management, performance measurement, bureaucracy

17.

SEC Regulatory Analysis: 'A Long Way to Go and a Short Time to Get There'

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial, & Commercial Law 8:2 (Spring 2014), 361-437
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig and Hester Peirce
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 32 (350,230)

Abstract:

financial markets, financial regulation, securities, securities regulation, regulatory impact analysis,cost-benefit analysis, judicial review, Securities and Exchange Commission

18.

Intercarrier Compensation and Universal Service

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 32 (370,926)

Abstract:

telephone, telecommunications, universal service, high cost, rural phone service, cross-subsidies

19.

Regulatory Process, Regulatory Reform, and the Quality of Regulatory Impact Analysis

Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 7:3 (October 2016), pp. 523-59
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2016
Jerry Ellig and Rosemarie Fike
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Texas Christian University
Downloads 29 (295,813)

Abstract:

regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory process, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review

Price Effects and the Commerce Clause: The Case of State Wine Shipping Laws

Vanderbilt University Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Working Paper No. 08-2012
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Jerry Ellig and Alan E. Wiseman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 25 (425,389)

Abstract:

commerce clause, wine, direct shipment, alcohol, three-tier system

Price Effects and the Commerce Clause: The Case of State Wine Shipping Laws

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 196-229, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Jerry Ellig and Alan E. Wiseman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 2 (554,515)

Abstract:

21.

Reforming Regulatory Analysis, Review, and Oversight: A Guide for the Perplexed

Mercatus Center at George Mason University Working Paper No. 14-23
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig and Richard Williams
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 25 (367,331)

Abstract:

administrative procedure, Administrative Procedure Act, regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory process, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review

22.

The Business of Government and Government as a Business

A NATION IN DEBT: ECONOMISTS DEBATE THE FEDERAL DEFICIT, pp. 271-286, Richard H. Fink and Jack C. High, eds., University Publications of America, 1987
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Peter J. Boettke and Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 25 (403,748)

Abstract:

Public Goods

23.

The Politics of Wine: Trade Barriers, Interest Groups, and the Commerce Clause

Journal of Politics, Vol. 69, Issue 3, pp. 859-875, August 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Alan E. Wiseman and Jerry Ellig
Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 23 (418,150)
Citation 2

Abstract:

24.

Presidential Priorities, Congressional Control, and the Quality of Regulatory Analysis: An Application to Health Care and Homeland Security

Public Choice, Volume 161 (December 2014): 305-320.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
Jerry Ellig and Christopher J. Conover
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management
Downloads 14 (438,615)

Abstract:

regulation, regulatory impact analysis, cost-benefit, homeland security, health care, principal-agent

25.

Regulatory Reform in Florida: An Opportunity for Greater Competitiveness and Economic Efficiency

Florida State University Business Review 13:1, pp. 95-130, Spring 2014, Mercatus Center at George Mason University Working Paper No. 14-09
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 11 (403,748)

Abstract:

Regulatory reform, occupational licensing, regulations, Florida, entrepreneurs, economic efficiency

26.

Improving Regulatory Impact Analysis Through Process Reform: Testimony Before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 7 (479,709)

Abstract:

regulation, regulatory impact analysis, cost-benefit andlysis, benefit-cost analysis, regulatory reform

27.

Ten Years of Results from the Results Act

Mercatus Center at George Mason University Working Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 5 (484,833)

Abstract:

government accountability, government performance, performance management, bureaucracy, management, public administration, Government Performance and Results Act, Results Act, budget

28.

Beware the Rush to Presumption, Part A: Material Omissions in Regulatory Analyses for the Affordable Care Act's Interim Final Rules

Number of pages: 98 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Christopher J. Conover and Jerry Ellig
Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 3 (494,685)

Abstract:

Affordable Care Act, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Regulatory Impact Analysis, health, health care, health reform, health insurance

29.

Beware the Rush to Presumption, Part C: A Public Choice Analysis of the Affordable Care Act's Interim Final Rules

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Christopher J. Conover and Jerry Ellig
Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 2 (512,875)

Abstract:

Affordable Care Act, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Regulatory Impact Analysis, health, health care, health reform, health insurance

30.

Recovery Act Oversight - Written Testimony

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 2 (512,875)

Abstract:

Recovery Act, stimulus, performance mesurement, outcomes

31.

Beware the Rush to Presumption, Part B: Substandard Regulatory Analyses for the Affordable Care Act's Interim Final Rules

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig and Christopher J. Conover
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management
Downloads 1 (504,075)

Abstract:

Affordable Care Act, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Regulatory Impact Analysis, health, health care, health reform, health insurance

32.

Judicial Review of Regulatory Impact Analysis: Why Not the Best?

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 4, 2017
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 17 Apr 2017
Reeve T. Bull and Jerry Ellig
Administrative Conference of the United States and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 0 (433,428)

Abstract:

regulatory impact analysis, judicial review, administrative procedure act, benefit-cost analysis, economic analysis

33.

Improvements in SEC Economic Analysis Since Business Roundtable: A Structured Assessment

Jerry Ellig. “ Improve ments in SEC Economic Analysis s ince Business Roundtable: A Structured Assessment.” Mercatus Working Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, December 2016.,
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Dec 2016
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 0 (454,059)

Abstract:

Securities and Exchange Commission, financial regulation, Dodd-Frank, administrative procedure, Administrative Procedure Act, regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory process, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review, judicial review

34.

The Regulatory Determinants of Railroad Safety

Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Jerry Ellig and Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 0 (464,344)

Abstract:

railroad, railroad safety, regulation, safety regulation, Staggers Act, RegData

35.

Preventing a Regulatory Train Wreck: Mandated Regulation and the Cautionary Tale of Positive Train Control

Mercatus Working Paper, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Jerry Ellig and Michael Horney
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 0 (459,147)

Abstract:

regulation, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory analysis, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit analysis, positive train control, railroad, administrative law

36.

Evaluating the Quality and Use of Regulatory Impact Analysis: The Mercatus Center's Regulatory Report Card, 2008-2013

Mercatus, 2016
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 0 (489,886)

Abstract:

administrative procedure, Administrative Procedure Act, regulation, regulatory reform,regulatory process, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review

37.

Continuity, Change, and Priorities: The Quality and Use of Regulatory Analysis Across US Administrations

"Continuity, Change, and Priorities: The Quality and Use of Regulatory Analysis Across US Administrations," Regulation & Governance 7 (2013), 153-73.
Posted: 24 Aug 2014
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Abstract:

benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulation, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review

38.

Does OIRA Review Improve the Quality of Regulatory Impact Analysis? Evidence from the Final Year of the Bush II Administration

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 63, 2011
Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig and Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Abstract:

administrative law, administrative procedure, OIRA, cost-benefit analysis, benefit-cost analysis, regulatory impact analysis, Bush, executive orders, regulatory review

39.

Performance Measures for the High Cost Universal Service Fund

Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Abstract:

telecommunications, broadband, universal service, performance measures, high cost fund, Federal Communications Commission

40.

Toward a More Perfect Union: Regulatory Analysis and Performance Management

Florida State Business Law Review, Vol. 8, 2008
Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Jerry Ellig and Jerry Brito
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Abstract:

performance management, regulatory review, oira, regulation, benefit-cost, gpra, omb

41.

Financial Markets as Information Monopolies?

Regulation, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2000
Posted: 26 Jan 2001
Sharon Brown-Hruska and Jerry Ellig
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Abstract: