Lawrence J. Spiwak

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

President

5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Suite 440

Washington, DC 20015

United States

http://www.phoenix-center.org

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Scholarly Papers (87)

1.

A Valley of Death in the Innovation Sequence: An Economic Investigation

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Valley of Death, Innovation, Innovation Sequence, Basic Research, Funding Gap

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Network Neutrality and Industry Structure

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2006
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 273 (121,829)
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Network Neutrality, Commoditization, Entry, Broadband

Network Neutrality and Industry Structure

Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 29, p. 149, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2007
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 180 (182,720)
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Network Neutrality, Industry Structure, John Sutton, commoditization

Competition after Unbundling: Entry, Industry Structure and Convergence

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 206 (161,343)
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Entry, Market Concentration, facilities-based competition, inter-modal competition

Competition After Unbundling: Entry, Industry Structure and Convergence

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 59, p. 331, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 May 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Industry structure, market equilibrium, John Sutton, convergence, facilities-based competition

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The Positive Effects of Unbundling on Broadband Deployment

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 232 (144,459)
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Entry, 1996 Act, Broadband deployment

Separating Politics from Policy in FCC Merger Reviews: A Basic Legal Primer of the 'Public Interest' Standard

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 18
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 May 2007
Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 146 (218,786)
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Federal Communications Commission, merger review, public interest

Separating Politics from Policy in FCC Merger Reviews: A Basic Legal Primer of the 'Public Interest' Standard

CommLaw Conspectus - Journal of Communications Law and Policy, Vol. 18, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Federal Communications Commission, mergers and acquisitions, public interest

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Wireless Net Neutrality: From Carterfone to Cable Boxes

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 17
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 May 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 212 (157,363)
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Network Neutrality, Carterfone, Tim Wu, Wireless Network Neutrality

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Set it and Forget it? Market Power and the Consequences of Premature Deregulation in Telecommunications Markets

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 204 (163,100)
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Special access, telecommunications, market power, de-regulation

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Is the Price Squeeze Doctrine Still Viable in Fully-Regulated Energy Markets?

Federal Energy Law Journal, Vol. 14, No. 75, 1993
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Oct 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Electric utilities, price squeeze, Sherman act section 2, FERC

Why Adco? Why Now? An Economic Exploration into the Future of Industry Structure for the "Last Mile" in Local Telecommunications Markets

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 111 (270,277)

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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, 1996 Act

Why Adco? Why Now? An Economic Exploration into the Future of Industry Structure for the "Last Mile" in Local Telecommunications Markets

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 80 (335,527)
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, 1996 Act

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Antitrust, the "Public Interest" and Competition Policy: The Search for Meaningful Definitions in a Sea of Analytical Rhetoric

Antitrust Report, December 1997
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Oct 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Public interest, antitrust

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The Broadband Performance Index: A Policy-Relevant Method of Assessing Broadband Adoption Among Countries

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 177 (185,516)
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Broadband Performance Index, Broadband, International Rankings, OECD

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The Efficiency Risk of Network Neutrality Rules

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 16
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 159 (203,374)
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Network Neutrality, stupid network

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The Pricing of Pole Attachments: Implications and Recommendations

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Pole Attachments, Ramsey Pricing, broadband

The Broadband Adoption Index: Improving Measurements and Comparisons of Broadband Deployment and Adoption

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 62, 2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Broadband Adoption Index, OECD, ranks, broadband

The Broadband Adoption Index: Improving Measurements and Comparisons of Broadband Deployment and Adoption

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Aug 2009
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Broadband Adoption Index, OECD, Broadband Ranking, International Ranking, Per Capita, Social Value

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Quantity-Discount Contracts as a Barrier to Entry

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Jan 2005
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 138 (228,363)
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Special Access, Telecommunications, Market Power, De-Regulation

Quantifying the Cost of Substandard Patents: Some Preliminary Evidence

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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patents, substandard patents, loose patents

Quantifying the Cost of Substandard Patents: Some Preliminary Evidence

Yale Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 12, p. 240, 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Patents, substandard patents

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The Burden of Network Neutrality Mandates on Rural Broadband Deployment

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 25
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Network Neutrality, stupid network, rural broadband

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Eeurope Means Nothing Without Eentry: Regulatory Harmonisation, Subsidiarity and the Realisation of the Information Society

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Sep 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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eEurope, subsidiarity, regulatory harmonization, European Union

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Network Neutrality and Foreclosing Market Exchange: Transaction Cost Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 122 (251,177)
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Network Neutrality, two-sided markets, transaction cost economics

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Non-Discrimination or Just Non-Sense: A Law and Economics Review of the FCC’s New Net Neutrality Principle

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Apr 2010
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 116 (260,644)
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FCC, Broadband, Network Neutrality, Internet, Communications, Discrimination

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The Demographic and Economic Drivers of Broadband Adoption in the United States

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 115 (262,225)
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broadband deployment, demand-side drivers, income, income inequality, Gini Coefficient

A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Mobile, Communications, Cellular, Telecommunications, FCC, Spectrum, Spectrum Cap, Spectrum Auctions

A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 62, p. 630, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Spectrum, Spectrum Exhaust, wireless, broadband, Federal Communications Commission, incumbent exclusion rules, auctions

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The Impact of Video Service Regulation on the Construction of Broadband Networks to Low-Income Households

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 112 (267,222)
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franchising, digital divide, entry, fiber, build-out requirements, cable television, video

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The Truth About Telecommunications Investment after the Telecommunications Act of 1996

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Investment

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The Broadband Efficiency Index: What Really Drives Broadband Adoption Across the OECD?

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband Efficiency Index, OECD, broadband rankings, broadband adoption

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Ferc Merger Analysis Post-Order No. 888: Where Do We Go from Here?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Electric Utilities, FERC, mergers

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The Welfare Impacts of Broadband Network Management: Can Broadband Service Providers Be Trusted?

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 32
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Mar 2008
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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network neutrality, congestion, externalities, reasonable network management

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The Broadband Loophole: Is Symmetrical Regulation in the Face of Asymmetrical Market Power Good Public Policy?

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Investment, Broadband

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A Little Analytical Honesty Please...

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jul 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications Act, intermodal competition, commercial negotiations

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The Telecoms Twilight Zone: Navigating the Legal Morass Among the Supreme Court, the D.C. Circuit, and the Federal Communications Commission

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, 1996 Act

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The Economics of Build-Out Rules in Cable Television

Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 28, p. 207, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 May 2006
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Cable Television, Build-out Rules, Entry, Franchising

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Can Short Term Limits on Strategic Vertical Restraints Improve Long Term Cable Industry Market Performance?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Oct 2004
James W. Olson and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Independent and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Cable, vertical integration, program access, multichannel delivered video programming

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Reconsidering Copyright: A Spatial Model of Differentiated Competition and Infringement

TPRC 43: The 43rd Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Intellectual Property, Copyright

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From International Competitive Carrier to the WTO: A Survey of the Fcc's International Telecommunications Policy Initiatives 1985-1998

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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International Telecommunications, World Trade Organization

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What are the Bounds of the FCC's Authority Over Broadband Service Providers? A Review of the Recent Case Law

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 78 (337,222)
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net neutrality, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, Title I, Title II, Section 706, reclassification

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You Say ISO, I Say Transco . Let's Call the Whole Thing Off: Why Current Electric Utility Unbundling Initiatives Won't Work Without Fundamental Change

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Sep 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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FERC, Electric Utilitry Restructuring, Transmission, ISO, Transco

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Market Definition and the Economic Effects of Special Access Price Regulation

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 69 (361,186)
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Special Access, bilateral monopoly, market definition, Federal Communications Commission

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The Consumer Welfare Cost of Cable 'Build-Out' Rules

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 69 (361,186)
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cable franchises, build-out requirements

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The Broadband Credibility Gap

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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network neutrality, Third Way, Title I, Title II, Communications Act, Comcast v. FCC, Broadband Credibility Gap, Investment, broadband

The Broadband Credibility Gap

19 CommLaw Conspectus - Journal of Communications Law and Policy 75 (2010)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Net Neutrality, broadband, third way, investment, Federal Communications Commission

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Expanding the Digital Divide: Network Management Regulations and the Size of Providers

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Bulletin No. 23
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 21 May 2014
George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
Downloads 66 (369,768)
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Network Neutrality, Digital Divide, rural broadband, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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Tariffing Internet Termination: Pricing Implications of Classifying Broadband as a Title II Telecommunications Service

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 36
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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net neutrality, Title II, common carrier, forbearance, Section 10, tariff, Internet, broadband

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Utility Entry into Telecommunications: Exactly How Serious are We?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Oct 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Electric utilities, telecommunications, entry, barriers to entry

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Telecommunications Stocks and the Fcc's Triennial Review

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Stock Market

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Regulatory Expenditures, Economic Growth and Jobs: An Empirical Study

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin, No. 28
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 May 2011 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Regulation, Cost of Regulation, Jobs, Employment, Government, Budget, Deficit

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Wireless Competition Under Spectrum Exhaust

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Spectrum Exhaust, Spectrum, Wireless, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, Cournot

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An Economic Approach for Evaluating a National Wireless Regulatory Framework

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 19
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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wireless, Federalism, national framework, telecommunications

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Shocks to the Broadband Ecosystem: Implications for Competition and Market Structure

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 30
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Broadband, Telecommunications, Competition, FCC, Network Neutrality, Edge Devices, Innovation

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Using Auction Results to Forecast the Impact of Wireless Carterfone Regulation on Wireless Networks (Second Edition)

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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network neutrality, auctions, spectrum policy, open platforms, wireless Carterfone

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Developing a National Wireless Regulatory Framework: A Law and Economics Approach

CommLaw Conspectus - Journal of Communications Law and Policy, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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wireless, federalism, national wireless framework

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Addendum, from International Competitive Carrier to the WTO: A Survey of the Fcc's International Telecommunications Policy Initiatives 1985-1998

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Jun 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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International Telecommunications, World Trade Oreganization, Benchmarks

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Consumers and Wireless Carterfone: An Economic Perspective

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 21
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Wireless, wireless Carterfone, early termination fees, complementarity

Section 10 Forbearance: Asking the Right Questions to Get the Right Answers

2014 TPRC Conference Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Forbearance, Section 10

Section 10 Forbearance: Asking the Right Questions to Get the Right Answers

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 37
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Deregulation, Regulation, Forbearance, Section 10, FCC, Federal Communications Commission

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Expanding the Ferc's Jurisdiction to Review Utility Mergers

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Jan 2005
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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PUHCA, Federal Power Act, FERC, SEC, Mergers

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Evaluating Broadband Stimulus and the National Broadband Plan: Establishing Expectations for Broadband Rankings

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 24
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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What is the Effect of Regulation on Broadband Investment? Regulatory Certainty and the Expectation of Returns

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 May 2013
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Internet, Uncertainty, Regulatory Uncertainty, Regulation, Investment

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Reconcentration of Telecommunications Markets after the 1996 Act: Implications for Long Term Market Performance

Antitrust Report, p. 17, May, 1997 (Matthew Bender & Co.)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Jan 2005
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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mergers, reconcentration, telecommunications, 1996 Act

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What Hath Congress Wrought? Reorienting Economic Analysis of Telecommunications Markets after the 1996 Act

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Oct 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, competition, 1996 act, market definitions

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The Price Effects of Intra-Brand Competition in the Automobile Industry: An Econometric Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 48
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Automobile, Competition, Intrabrand, Interbrand, Car Prices, Econometric, Antitrust

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Social Well-Being and IP Theft: A Dynamic Economic Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 32
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Intelectual Property, IP Theft, SOPA

The Need for Better Analysis of High Capacity Services

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Aug 2009
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Special Access, ARMIS, Market Concentration, High Capacity Circuits

The Need for Better Analysis of High Capacity Services

John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law, Vol. 28, p. 343, 2011
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Special Access, ARMIS, Market Concentration, High Capacity Circuits, broadband, deregulation, FCC

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An Economic Framework for Retransmission Consent

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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retransmission consent, must carry, copyright, broadcasting, cable television

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What Ever Happened to Consumer Welfare? How the Fcc's International Spectrum Relocation Policies Deter -- Rather than Promote -- New Facilities-Based Entry for Advanced Satellite Telecoms Services

Telecommunications & Space Journal, Vol. 6, No. 291, 1999
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Oct 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Satellite, spectrum, barriers to entry

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Do the Fcc Policies Promote or Deter Entry? That is the Only Question

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Sep 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Barriers to Entry, 1996 Act, telecommunications, local competition

64.

The Creeping Tide of the Gathering Storm

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Jan 2005
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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1996 Act, telecommunications, local competition, monopolization

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Remembering What the Fight is About

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Jun 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Entry, 1996 Act

66.

Substantial Profits in the Broadband Ecosystem: A Look at the Evidence

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Apr 2010
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, broadband service provider, profits

67.

Lessons Learned from the U.S. Unbundling Experience

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 45
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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unbundling, telecommunications, broadband

68.

Wireless Mergers and Employment: A Look at the Evidence

Phoenix Center Perspectives Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 May 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Wireless Communications, Mergers, Jobs

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Reconcentration of Telecommunications Markets after the 1996 Act: Implications for Long-Term Market Performance (Second Edition)

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Entry, 1996 Act, Mergers

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Equalizing Competition Among Competitors: A Review of the DOJ's Spectrum Screen Ex Parte Filing

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 May 2013
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Federal Communications Commission, Departmernt of Justice, spectrum, incentive auction, public interest, antitrust

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Public Safety or Commercial Use? A Cost/Benefit Framework for the D Block

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin, No. 26, March 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Mobile, Telecommunications, FCC, D Block, Public Safety, Communications, Spectrum Auction

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USTelecom and Its Aftermath

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 42 - 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, Title II, Fifth Amendment, ratemaking, due process, forbearance, just and reasonable

73.

Can Government Spending Get America Working Again? An Empirical Investigation

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 31
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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stimulus, jobs, investment

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Wobbling Back to the Fire: Economic Efficiency and the Creation of a Retail Market for Set-Top Boxes

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 41
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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AllVid, CableCard, Section 629, Federal Communications Commission, Set-Top Boxes, National Broadband Plan

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Justifying the Ends: Section 706 and the Regulation of Broadband

Phoenix Center Policy Perspective No. 12-04
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2012
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Section 706, FCC. broadband, regulation

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Eroding the Rule of Law: Regulation as Cooperative Bargaining at the FCC

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Federal Communications Commission, FCC, issue bundling, mergers, public interest, cooperative bargaining

77.

The Impossible Dream: Forbearance after the Phoenix Order

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 10-08
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Federal Communications Commission, Section 10, Forbearance, Phoenix Order, Market Power, Marginal Cost, TELRIC

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An Economic Framework for Retransmission Consent

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 47
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Auburn University, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Television, Broadcasting, Regulation, Retransmission Consent, Cable Television

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Market Mechanisms and the Efficient Use and Management of Scarce Spectrum Resources

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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spectrum, PCAST, NTIA, government spectrum

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Outliving its Usefulness: A Law and Economics Argument for Sunset of Section 629

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 29
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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FCC, Set Top Box, AllVid, Cable Television, Regulation, CATV

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Auction 97 and the Value of Spectrum

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Sep 2016
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Spectrum Auctions, Federal Communications Commission, Mobile, Wireless

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What Is the 'Cost per Regulator' on GDP and Private Sector Job Creation? An Update on Prior Research

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 17-01
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 May 2017
George S. Ford, Hyeongwoo Kim and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Regulation, Regulatory Burden, Cost per Regulator, Costs of Regulation

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Re-Auction of the D Block: A Review of the Arguments

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Spectrum Auctions, Wireless, Mobile Telecommunications, FCC, D Block, Public Safety, Communications

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Taxation by Condition: Spectrum Repurposing at the FCC and the Prolonging of Spectrum Exhaust

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 44
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 May 2013
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Broadband, Mobile, Wireless, Cellular, Regulation, Spectrum

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Stepping Back onto the Escalator: Answering the D.C. Circuit’s Remand of the Pole Attachment Question

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 May 2020
Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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net neutrality, pole attachments, Title II, FCC, Section 224, broadband

86.

Eroding the Rule of Law: Regulation as Cooperative Bargaining at the FCC

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 49
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Auburn University, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Rule of Law, Federal Communications Commission, FCC, Game Theory, Bargaining, Joint Bargaining

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The Unpredictable FCC: Politicizing Communications Policy and Its Threat to Broadband Investment

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 14-05
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Sep 2016
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Federal Communications Commission, Broadband, Investment, Regulation