Learning from Bad Technique: The WIK-Consult Report on Business Data Services
Phoenix Center Perspectives 16-07
10 Pages Posted: 8 Feb 2017
Date Written: August 4, 2016
The WIK-Consult Report makes several serious errors in its analysis, including, but certainly not limited to, a focus on irrelevant factors, inaccurate computations, self-contradictory claims, and improper benchmarks. Given these errors, the Commission should accord no probative weight to the WIK-Consult Report, but that does not stop us from learning a few lessons about economics and its insights for regulatory action.
Keywords: Special Access, Business Data Services, FCC, Telecommunications, Regulation
JEL Classification: L96
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