Cost or Benefit? A Review of the Consumer Federation of America's Report on Regulating Special Access Services
Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 16-04
11 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Date Written: April 18, 2016
The Consumer Federation of America's "The Special Problem of Special Access", by Mark Cooper, is reviewed and shown to contain significant conceptual and technical problems. The methodology in the paper is logically inconsistent and leads to ridiculous policy prescriptions.
Keywords: Special Access, Telecommunications, Regulation, Federal Communications Commission, Consumer Federal of America, Demand Elastiticy
JEL Classification: L96
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