William Lehr

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)

Research Associate

Stata Center

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Local Government Stimulation of Broadband: Effectiveness, E-Government, and Economic Development

KSG Working Papers Series RWP03-002
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Feb 2003
MIT CSAIL, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Carnegie Mellon University - Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Political Science
Downloads 647 (30,828)

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Business and Government Policy, Economics - Microeconomics, Information Technology, Law and Legal Institutions, Political Science, Public Management, Regulation

2.

The Growing Complexity of Internet Interconnection

Communications & Strategies, No. 72, p. 51, 4th Quarter 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, MIT CSAIL, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Akamai Technologies and Akamai Technologies
Downloads 550 (34,585)
Citation 1

Abstract:

internet interconnection, economics, public policy, routing, peering

3.

Interconnection in the Internet: The Policy Challenge

TPRC 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Jan 2012
David D. Clark, William Lehr and Steven Bauer
MIT CSAIL, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS)
Downloads 311 (64,046)
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4.

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 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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5.

Measurement and Analysis of Internet Interconnection and Congestion

2014 TPRC Conference Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2014
MIT CSAIL, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), University of California, San Diego (UCSD), CAIDA/UC, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - The Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) and CAIDA
Downloads 249 (62,690)

Abstract:

Internet, congestion, peering, CDN

6.

A Taxonomy of Internet Appliances

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4186-01
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Nov 2001
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and MIT CSAIL
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7.

Mobile Broadband Growth, Spectrum Scarcity, and Sustainable Competition

TPRC 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
John Chapin and William Lehr
MIT RLE and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 169 (108,355)

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8.

Understanding Broadband Speed Measurements

TPRC 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Steven Bauer, David D. Clark and William Lehr
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS), MIT CSAIL and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 153 (90,319)
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9.

A Data Driven Exploration of Broadband Traffic Issues: Growth, Management, and Policy

2012 TRPC
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Steven Bauer, David D. Clark and William Lehr
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS), MIT CSAIL and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 151 (140,733)

Abstract:

broadband, traffic, growth, policy, TPRC

10.

Benefits of Competition in Mobile Broadband Services

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2014
William Lehr
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 122 (163,391)

Abstract:

Mobile Broadband, Competition

11.

The Evolution of Internet Congestion

TPRC 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Steven Bauer, David D. Clark and William Lehr
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS), MIT CSAIL and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 117 (145,875)
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12.

Complexity of Internet Interconnections: Technology, Incentives and Implications for Policy

TRC 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, MIT CSAIL, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 70 (216,847)
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13.

Assessing Broadband Reliability: Measurement and Policy Challenges

Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC), 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jan 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Aalto University - Department of Communication, MIT CSAIL and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS)
Downloads 65 (251,352)

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14.

Market Based Approaches for Dynamic Spectrum Assignment

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Martin B. H. Weiss and William Lehr
University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 63 (245,889)

Abstract:

Cognitive radio, economics, radio spectrum management, spectrum markets

Local Government Broadband Initiatives

TPRC 2003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 May 2012
Sharon E. Gillett and William Lehr
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 44 (353,203)
Citation 1

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Local Government Broadband Initiatives

Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 537-558, August 2004
Posted: 30 Jul 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Deusto Business School

Abstract:

broadband, local govenment, telecommunications, electric utilities

16.

Rethinking Wireless Broadband Platforms

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
William Lehr and John Chapin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and MIT RLE
Downloads 40 (350,018)

Abstract:

Broadband, Wireless, Spectrum

17.

Gigabit Broadband, Interconnection, Propositions and the Challenge of Managing Expectations

TPRC 43: The 43rd Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
Steven Bauer, William Lehr and Shirley Hung
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 39 (144,322)

Abstract:

broadband, gigabit, measurement, user experience

18.

Computer Use and Productivity Growth in Federal Government Agencies, 1987 to 1992

NBER Working Paper No. w5616
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Apr 1998
William Lehr and Frank R. Lichtenberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 39 (343,656)
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19.

Scenarios for the Network Neutrality Arms Race

TPRC 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jul 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Carnegie Mellon University - Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) and Carnegie Mellon University
Downloads 35 (331,574)
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20.

Right-Sizing Spectrum Auction Licenses: The Case for Smaller Geographic License Areas in the TV Broadcast Incentive Auction

Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 37, 2014-15
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
William Lehr and J. Armand Musey
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Summit Ridge Group, LLC
Downloads 34 (322,709)

Abstract:

FCC, incentive auction, wireless spectrum, mobile broadband, internet

21.

The Road to an Open Internet is Paved with Pragmatic Disclosure & Transparency Policies

TPRC 43: The 43rd Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2015
William Lehr, Erin Kenneally and Steven Bauer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Elchemy; University of California San Diego and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS)
Downloads 27 (311,584)

Abstract:

internet measurement, network management, disclosure, transparency

22.

SCADA for the Rest of Us: Unlicensed Bands Supporting Long-Range Communications

TPRC 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
John Chapin and William Lehr
MIT RLE and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 25 (366,767)
Citation 1

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23.

Mobile Broadband and Implications for Broadband Competition and Adoption

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Jun 2014
William Lehr
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 18 (389,280)

Abstract:

Broadband, Competition, Mobile

24.

Economic Case for Voluntary Structural Separation

TPRC 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 May 2012
William Lehr and R. Glenn Hubbard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 11 (477,330)

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25.

Local Government Broadband Initiatives

TPRC 2003
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 May 2012
Sharon E. Gillett, William Lehr and Carlos Osorio
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 6 (472,071)
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Degrees of Ignorance About the Costs of Data Breaches: What Policymakers Can and Can't Do About the Lack of Good Empirical Data

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2017
Josephine Wolff and William Lehr
Rochester institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
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Abstract:

data breaches, economics of information security

27.

Communications Act 2021

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2017
William Lehr and Douglas Sicker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Carnegie Mellon University
Downloads 0 (512,366)

Abstract:

Regulation, Communications Act, Telecommunications Policy, Internet, Broadband, Spectrum, Open Access

28.

Would You Like Your Internet With or Without Video?

TPRC 44: The 44th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2016
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
William Lehr and Douglas Sicker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Carnegie Mellon University
Downloads 0 (189,199)

Abstract:

Internet, Convergence, Network Management, Telecommunications Regulation, Broadcast Regulation

29.

Improving the Measurement and Analysis of Gigabit Broadband Networks

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
Steven Bauer, William Lehr and Merry Mou
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
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Abstract:

Broadband, performance

30.

Ex-Post Mitigation Strategies for Breaches of Non-Financial Data

TPRC 44: The 44th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Josephine Wolff and William Lehr
Rochester institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Downloads 0 (260,991)

Abstract:

data breaches, economics of information security, ex-post mitigation, cyber defense, cyber security

31.

Cloud to Internet of Things: Wireless Grids Edgeware Panel and Tutorial

The 42nd Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Sept. 12, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Syracuse University iSchool, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Syracuse University
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edgeware, wireless, grids, clouds, virtualization, architecture, digital services, gridlets, wiglets, security, privacy, workplace as a service, healthcare workplace as a service

32.

Measuring Mobile Broadband Performance: Metrics and Policy Challenges

2014 TPRC Conference Paper
Posted: 01 Apr 2014
William Lehr and Steven Bauer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS)

Abstract:

Mobile, Broadband, Internet, Measurement, Metrics

33.

Mobility as a Public Network Service

Posted: 03 Apr 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway

Abstract:

Mobility, Internet, Architecture

34.

Enforcement in Dynamic Spectrum Access Systems

2012 TRPC
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2017
University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), University of Pittsburgh and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 0 (227,464)
Citation 1

Abstract:

spectrum, enforcement, cognitive radio, Dynamic Spectrum Assignment

35.

Municipal Electric Utilities' Role in Telecommunications Services

Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 30, Nos. 8-9, pp. 464-480, September-October 2006
Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Deusto Business School

Abstract:

broadband, local govenment, telecommunications, electric utilities

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 5    Citations: 0
1.

Flexible Management of Spectrum Rights and the SAS Design Challenge

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 31 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2017
University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences and University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences
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