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Published Papers

The Phoenix Center is very proud that many of its papers have been published in leading academic journals. These papers are listed below by type (i.e., Policy Paper, Policy Bulletin or Policy Perspective) in reverse chronological order of journal publication date. Copies of (or links to) each paper are provided where available. For a complete list of Phoenix Center staff’s individual academic publications, please check their respective biographies and the Social Science Research Network.


Policy Papers

Taxation by Condition: Spectrum Repurposing at the FCC and the Prolonging of Spectrum Exhaust, 8 Hastings Science and Technology Law Journal 183 (2016) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 44).
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Lessons Learned from the U.S. Unbundling Experience, 68 Federal Communications Law Journal 95 (2016) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 45).
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Market Definition and the Economic Effects of Special Access Price Regulation, 22 CommLaw Conspectus 237 (2014) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 37).
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Market Mechanisms and the Efficient Use and Management of Scarce Spectrum Resources, 66 Federal Communications Law Journal 263 (2014) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 46).
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Wobbling Back to the Fire: Economic Efficiency and the Creation of a Retail Market for Set-Top Boxes, 21 CommLaw Conspectus 1 (2012) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 41 and as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 29).
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Wireless Competition Under Spectrum Exhaust, 65 Federal Communications Law Journal 79 (2012) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 43).
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Internet Use and Job Search, 36 Telecommunications Policy 260 (2012) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 39).
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Internet Use and Depression Among the Elderly, 28 Computers in Human Behavior 496 (2012) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 38).
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A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications, 63 Federal Communications Law Journal 639 (2011) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 42).
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The Need for Better Analysis of High Capacity Services, 28 John Marshall Journal of Computer and Information Law 343 (2011) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 35).
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The Frontier of Broadband Adoption Across the OECD: A Comparison of Performance, 25 International Economic Journal 111 (2011) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 33).
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An Investigation into the Influence of Retail Gas Prices on Oil Company Profits, 43 Applied Economics 4033 (2011) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 26).
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The Burden of Network Neutrality Mandates on Rural Broadband Deployment, 4 Journal of Applied Economy 237 (2011) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 25).
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The Broadband Credibility Gap, 19 CommLaw Conspectus 75 (2010) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 40).
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The Broadband Adoption Index: Improving Measurements and Comparisons of Broadband Deployment and Adoption, 62 Federal Communications Law Journal 343 (2010) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 36).
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The Pricing of Pole Attachments: Implications and Recommendations, 9 Review of Network Economics Art. 3 (2010) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 34).
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Quantifying the Cost of Substandard Patents: Some Preliminary Evidence, 12 Yale Journal of Law and Technology 240 (2010) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 30).
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Network Neutrality and Foreclosing Market Exchange: A Transaction Cost Analysis, 2 Int. J. Management and Network Economics 160 (2009) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 28).
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A Valley Of Death In The Innovation Sequence: An Economic Investigation, 18 Research Evaluation 343 (2009) (originally released as a project completed for United States Department of Commerce).
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Tort Liability for Software Developers: A Law & Economics Perspective, 26 John Marshall Journal of Computer and Information Law 199 (2009) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 27).
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Network Neutrality and Industry Structure, 29 Hastings Communications & Entertainment Law Journal 149 (2007) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 24).
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Competition After Unbundling: Entry, Industry Structure and Convergence, 59 Federal Communications Law Journal 331 (2007) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 21).
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The Economics of Build-Out Rules in Cable Television, 28 Hastings Communications & Entertainment Law Journal 207 (2006) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 22 (third release)).
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Set It and Forget It? Market Power and the Consequences of Premature Deregulation in Telecommunications Markets, 3 NYU Journal of Law and Business 675 (2005) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 18).

Why ADCo? Why Now? An Economic Exploration into the Future Industry Structure for the "Last Mile" in Local Telecommunications Markets, 54 Federal Communications Law Journal 421 (May 2002) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 12).
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Changing Industry Structure: The Economics of Entry and Price Competition, 7 Telecommunications and Space Journal 40 (2001) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 10).

eEurope Means Nothing Without eEntry: Regulatory Harmonisation, Subsidiarity and the Realisation of the Information Society, 7 Telecommunications and Space Journal 81 (2001) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 8).


POLICY BULLETINS

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Private Solutions to Broadband Adoption: An Economic Analysis, 69 Federal Communications Law Journal 1 (2017) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 38).
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Tariffing Internet Termination: Pricing Implications of Classifying Broadband as a Title II Telecommunications Service, 67 Federal Communications Law Journal 1 (2015) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 36).
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What Are the Bounds of the FCC’s Authority over Broadband Service Providers?—A Review of the Recent Case Law, 18 Journal of Internet Law 1 (2015) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 35).
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Section 10 Forbearance: Asking The Right Questions To Get The Right Answers, 23 CommLaw Conspectus 126 (2014) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 37).
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Capital investment and Employment in the Information Sector, 38 Telecommunications Policy 371 (2014) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 25).
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Theft and Welfare in General Equilibrium: A Theoretical Note, 2 Theoretical Economic Letters 470 (2012) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 32).
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Separating Politics from Policy in FCC Merger Reviews: A Basic Legal Primer of The “Public Interest” Standard, 18 CommLaw Conspectus 329 (2010) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 18).
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A Policy and Economic Exploration of Wireless Carterfone Regulation, 25 Santa Clara Computer & High Tech. L.J. 647 (2009) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 17).
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Developing A National Wireless Regulatory Framework: A Law And Economics Approach, 16 CommLaw Conspectus 391 (2008) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 19).
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À La Carte and “Family Tiers” as a Response to a Market Defect in the Multichannel Video Programming Market, 15 CommLaw Conspectus 31 (2006) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 14).
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An Econometric-Driven Merger Simulation: Considerations and Application, 13 Int. J. of the Economics of Business 217 (2006) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 11).
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POLICY PERSPECTIVES

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Use and Depression Among Retired Older Adults in the United States: A Longitudinal Analysis, Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (2014) (originally released as Phoenix Center Policy Perspective No. 13-02).
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Justifying the Ends: Section 706 and the Regulation of Broadband, 16 Journal of Internet Law 1 (January 2013) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Perspective No. 12-04).
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Endogenous Sunk Cost, Quality Competition and Welfare, 1 Theoretical Economics Letters 88 (2011) (originally published as Phoenix Center Policy Perspective No. 10-07).
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Broadband Expectations and the Convergence of Ranks, 35 Telecommunications Policy 213 (2011) (originally released as Phoenix Center Perspective No. 08-03 (Second Edition)).
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OTHER WORK

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George S. Ford, Reflecting on Twenty Years Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996, 68 Federal Communications Law Journal 17 (2016).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, Reflecting on Twenty Years Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996, 68 Federal Communications Law Journal 62 (2016).
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A Valley of Death in the Innovation Sequence: An Economic Investigation, 18 Research Evaluation 343-356 (2009) (originally released as a paper for the United States Department of Commerce, Technology Administration (2007)).
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