Thomas W. Hazlett

Clemson University

H.H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics

Clemson, SC 29634

United States

http://hazlett.people.clemson.edu/

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Economists' Statement on Network Neutrality Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. RP07-08
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Mar 2007
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Smith School, Clemson University, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Groupe d'Economie Mondiale at Sciences Po (GEM Paris), Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Technology Policy Institute, London Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

Abstract:

network neutrality, legislation, economics

The Law and Economics of Network Neutrality

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-36
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2012
Thomas W. Hazlett and Joshua D. Wright
Clemson University and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 598 (33,396)

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2G, AOL, AT&T, Apple iPhone, Comcast, content layer, D.C. Circuit, developers, e-commerce, ESPN3, Fairness Doctrine, First Amendment, Google, ISP, incentives, innovation, MetroPCS, NN, NTT DoCoMo, peer-to-peer, reason, restraints, telecommunications, transport, VoIP, video streaming, Yahoo, YouTube

The Law and Economics of Network Neutrality

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-40
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
Thomas W. Hazlett and Joshua D. Wright
Clemson University and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 130 (175,204)

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2G, AOL, AT&T, Apple iPhone, Comcast, content layer, D.C. Circuit, developers, e-commerce, ESPN3, Fairness Doctrine, First Amendment, Google, ISP, incentives, innovation, MetroPCS, NN, NTT DoCoMo, peer-to-peer, reason, restraints, telecommunications, transport, VoIP, video streaming, Yahoo, YouTube

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Economists' Statement on U.S. Broadband Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-06-01
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department, Institute for International Economics, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Clemson University, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Stanford University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Technology Policy Institute, Kansas State University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group
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A Welfare Analysis of Spectrum Allocation Policies

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-28
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2013
Thomas W. Hazlett and Roberto E. Munoz
Clemson University and Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria
Downloads 713 (25,636)
Citation 4

Abstract:

spectrum allocation, wireless telecommunications policy, auctions, revenue extraction, mobile telephone competition, competition policy, information infrastructure

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The Wireless Craze, The Unlimited Bandwidth Myth, The Spectrum Auction Faux Pas, and the Punchline to Ronald Coase's "Big Joke": An Essay on Airwave Allocation Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 01-2
Number of pages: 210 Posted: 11 Oct 2001
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 648 (26,179)
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6.

Shedding Tiers for a la Carte? An Economic Analysis of Cable TV Pricing

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-05
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 569 (33,029)
Citation 1

Abstract:

economic regulation, cable television, bundling, rate controls

7.

DOS Kapital: Has Antitrust Action Against Microsoft Created Value in the Computer Industry?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jul 1998
George Bittlingmayer and Thomas W. Hazlett
University of Kansas - Finance Area and Clemson University
Downloads 499 (41,536)
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8.

Spectrum Allocation in Latin America: An Economic Analysis

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-44
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Thomas W. Hazlett and Roberto E. Munoz
Clemson University and Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria
Downloads 470 (45,552)

Abstract:

spectrum allocation, auctions, revenue extraction, mobile telephone competition, telecommunications policy, Latin American wireless markets

9.

Telecommunications Policy Reform in the United States and Canada

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 00-09
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 May 2001
Robert W. Crandall and Thomas W. Hazlett
Brookings Institution and Clemson University
Downloads 439 (48,474)

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10.

Walled Garden Rivalry: The Creation of Mobile Network Ecosystems

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-50
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Thomas W. Hazlett, David Teece and Leonard Waverman
Clemson University, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and London Business School
Downloads 414 (43,581)

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11.

The U.S. Digital TV Transition: Time to Toss the Negroponte Switch

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 01-15
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Nov 2001
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 398 (53,507)
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12.

Cable TV Franchises as Barriers to Video Competition

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-06
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 376 (57,484)

Abstract:

barriers to entry, municipal franchising, cable television, telecommunications policy, media competition, video regulation

13.

Letter to FCC Chairman Powell Concerning Auction 35

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Dec 2002
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution, University of Oxford, Smith School, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Yale School of Management (Deceased), Stanford University, Criterion Economics, L.L.C., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Economists Incorporated, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Marsh & McLennan Companies - Cambridge Office and University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group
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14.

Property Rights and Wireless License Values

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 04-08
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Apr 2004
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 311 (69,587)
Citation 6

Abstract:

property rights, wireless regulation, economic liberalization, wireless licenses, spectrum allocation, spectrum auctions, telecommunications policy

Property Rights to Radio Spectrum in Guatemala and El Salvador: An Experiment in Liberalization

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Thomas W. Hazlett, Giancarlo Ibarguen and Wayne A. Leighton
Clemson University, Francisco Marroquin University and Francisco Marroquin University
Downloads 284 (83,290)
Citation 7

Abstract:

spectrum allocation, telecommunications policy, wireless technology, mobile phone competition, property rights, transaction costs

Property Rights to Radio Spectrum in Guatemala and El Salvador: An Experiment in Liberalization

TPRC 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Thomas W. Hazlett, Giancarlo Ibarguen and Wayne A. Leighton
Clemson University, Francisco Marroquin University and Francisco Marroquin University
Downloads 21 (434,421)
Citation 6

Abstract:

spectrum allocation, telecommunications policy, wireless technology, mobile phone competition, property rights, transaction costs

16.

The Political Economy of Cable 'Open Access'

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 01-06
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
Thomas W. Hazlett and George Bittlingmayer
Clemson University and University of Kansas - Finance Area
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17.

Rivalrous Telecommunications Networks With and Without Mandatory Sharing

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-07
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 266 (84,383)
Citation 7

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telecommunications, act, 1996, mandatory, sharing, rivalrous

18.

Natural Experiments in U.S. Broadband Regulation

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Thomas W. Hazlett and Anil Caliskan
Clemson University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 263 (84,710)
Citation 3

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network neutrality, broadband regulation, last mile access, regulatory disincentives, open access, cable, DSL, unbundling, bundling, line sharing, Internet Service Providers, ISPs

19.

Radio Spectrum and the Disruptive Clarity of Ronald Coase

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-18, Markets, Firms, and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase, Conference, Univ. of Chicago School of Law, December 4-5, 2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Thomas W. Hazlett, David Porter and Vernon L. Smith
Clemson University, Chapman University - Department of Business and Economics and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
Downloads 257 (77,510)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Abba Lerner, Adam Smith, airwaves, bundle of rights, Coase Theorem, comparative hearings, cost-benefit analysis, externalities, George Stigler, Harold Demsetz, Hotelling, institutional symmetry, jump bidding, Leo Herzel, Milgrom, Narrowband Personal Communications Services, Nirvana Fallacy, Pigou

20.

Comments of 71 Concerned Economists: Using Procurement Auctions to Allocate Broadband Stimulus Grants

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, American University - Washington College of Law, The Brattle Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Michigan, Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of North Texas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Independent, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Technology Policy Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Technology Policy Institute, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), University of Nevada, Las Vegas - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Charles River Associates (CRA) and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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Market Power in U.S. Broadband Services

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-69
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Dec 2009
Thomas W. Hazlett and Dennis Weisman
Clemson University and Kansas State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 242 (95,684)
Citation 1

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antitrust, atomistic, Christine Varney, competition, efficiency, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, Herfindahl-Hirschman Index, ISPs, Internet service providers, James Bonbright, Joseph Schumpeter, Lerner index, 1996 Telecommunications Act, Ronald Coase, wireline

22.

What Really Matters in Spectrum Allocation Design

Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-48
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Thomas W. Hazlett, Roberto E. Munoz and Diego Bernardo Avanzini
Clemson University, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria and Central Bank of Chile
Downloads 166 (123,551)
Citation 6

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CMRS, CTIA, cellular, Connecting America, data services, FCC, Federal Communications Commission National Broadband Plan, IMF, International Monetary Fund, Internet, John McMillan, market inefficiencies, MOU, Milgrom, minutes of use, mobile telephone, networks, Paul Klemperer, text messages, web

23.

The Case for Liberal Spectrum Licenses: A Technical and Economic Perspective

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-19
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Thomas W. Hazlett and Evan Leo
Clemson University and Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.
Downloads 164 (138,769)

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3G, 4G, Apple, Blackberry, cellular, Cisco, Ronald Coase, ESPN, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola, Palm, property rights, Qualcomm, radio spectrum commons, Research in Motion, telecommunications policy, television, Twitter, wide area networks, WiMax, Yahoo

Legislators v. Regulators: The Case of Low Power FM Radio

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 02-1
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Thomas W. Hazlett and Bruno E. Viani
Clemson University and Nathan Associates
Downloads 158 (148,827)
Citation 2

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Legislators V. Regulators: The Case of Low Power FM Radio

TPRC 2003
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 May 2012
Thomas W. Hazlett and Bruno E. Viani
Clemson University and Nathan Associates
Downloads 5 (523,484)
Citation 2

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Some Dynamics of High-Tech Merger Analysis in General and with Respect to XM-Sirius

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-45, Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 162 (145,619)

Abstract:

critical loss analysis, FCC, horizontal merger evaluation, NAB, SDARS, Sirius, XM, SSNIP test

Some Dynamics of High-Tech Merger Analysis in General and with Respect to Xm-Sirius

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 753-773, 2008
Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University

Abstract:

K21, L41, L82

26.

Modular Confines of Mobile Networks: Are Iphones Iphony?

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-01, 3rd Annual Conference on the Law and Economics of Innovation, May 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jan 2010
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 149 (147,079)

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AOL, AT&T, application platforms, business models, Carterfone, cellular, choice, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, marketplace, Microsoft, monopoly, Motorola, Nokia, Palm, price system, regulation, Ronald Coase, Timothy Wu, vertical integration

27.

Exactitude in Defining Rights: Radio Spectrum and the 'Harmful Interference' Conundrum

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-55
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2013
Thomas W. Hazlett and Sarah Oh
Clemson University and George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students
Downloads 147 (144,731)
Citation 2

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3G, 4G, Adele Morris, attractive nuisance, cellular, data networks, DeVany, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, gridlock, Harold Demsetz, iPhone, Kaleb Sieh, LTE, licenses, licensees, mobile, Pierre De Vries, private property, Robert Matheson, Ronald Coase, TAS package, white spaces, wireless

28.

Natural Experiments in Mobile Phone Regulation: Estimated Effects of Prohibiting Handset Bundling in Finland and Belgium

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 May 2014
Thomas W. Hazlett, Sarah Oh and Brent Skorup
Clemson University, George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 68 (224,211)

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mobile phone regulation, 3G networks, bundling, foreclosure, bundled contract, competition, consumer protection, deregulation, demand, growth, social welfare, subsidy, technology platforms, transaction cost, wireless services

29.

Tragedy T.V.: Rights Fragmentation and the Junk Band Problem

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jan 2010
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 48 (304,395)
Citation 1

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broadband, CEA, Consumer Electronics Association, digital, Federal Communications Commission, Michael Heller, 1927 Radio Act, spectrum allocation, technology policy, television band

30.

Efficient Spectrum Reallocation with Hold-Ups and Without Nirvana

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-16
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 May 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University
Downloads 46 (291,574)
Citation 1

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transaction costs, spectrum policy, auction design, overlays

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Tragedy of the Regulatory Commons: Lightsquared and the Missing Spectrum Rights

Duke Law & Technology Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jan 2015
Thomas W. Hazlett and Brent Skorup
Clemson University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 40 (309,785)

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LightSquared, spectrum, wireless, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, GPS, law, regulatory commons, mobile, transaction costs

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The Fallacy of Regulatory Symmetry: An Economic Analysis of the 'Level Playing Field' in Cable TV Franchising Statutes

Business and Politics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 21-46, 2001
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Thomas W. Hazlett and George S. Ford
Clemson University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 13 (405,424)

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Level Playing Field, Cable TV, Television, Franchising, Entry Deterrence

33.

The Effect of Regulation on Broadband Markets: Evaluating the Empirical Evidence in the FCC's 2015 'Open Internet' Order

Review of Industrial Organization, 2017, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-41
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
Joshua D. Wright and Thomas W. Hazlett
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Clemson University
Downloads 0 (199,550)

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net neutrality, antitrust, discrimination, Federal Communications Commission, telecommunications, broadband regulation, Title II, vertical foreclosure

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The Educational Impact of Broadband Subsidies for Schools Under E-Rate

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jun 2016
Thomas W. Hazlett, Benjamin Schwall and Scott Wallsten
Clemson University, Clemson University, College of Business and Behavioral Science, John E. Walker Department of Economics, Students and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 0 (183,429)

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E-Rate, Broadband Subsidies, Educational Policy, Internet Access

35.

Valuing Spectrum Allocations

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-09
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2016
Thomas W. Hazlett and Michael Honig
Clemson University and Northwestern University - Dept. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Downloads 0 (177,939)

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public policy, radio spectrum allocation, wireless technologies, property rights

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Dim Bulbs: Blackouts are Rolling Through California, Why Not the Heads of State Regulators?

AEI/Brookings Policy Matters Working Paper No. 01-03
Posted: 30 May 2001
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University

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Economic and Political Consequences of the 1996 Telecommunications Act

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 99-08
Posted: 20 Nov 2000
Thomas W. Hazlett
Clemson University

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Was the Fairness Doctrine a 'Chilling Effect'?: Evidence from the Post-Deregulation Radio Market

Journal of Legal Studies,January 1997.
Posted: 15 Sep 1996
Thomas W. Hazlett and David W. Sosa
Clemson University and Analysis Group, Inc.

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