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Lawrence J. Spiwak, FCC’s in Quite the Privacy Predicament, The Hill (February 3, 2017).
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George S. Ford, Stopping the Surface Transportation Board from Running off the Rails, The Hill (January 18, 2017).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, Trump Cabinet Brings Fresh Take on Labor Policy, The Hill (January 11, 2017).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, Let's Not Rush to Judgment on AT&T-Time Warner Merger, The Hill (November 1, 2016).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, The FCC's Lack of Respect for Due Process - Part II, The Hill (July 7, 2016).
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Phoenix Center Final Amicus Brief Before the D.C. Circuit in Support of Petitioners in SNR Wireless LicenseCo, LLC and Northstar Wireless, LLC, et al.
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George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Lessons Learned from the U.S. Unbundling Experience, 68 Federal Communications Law Journal 95 (2016).
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George S. Ford, Is the FCC’s Regulatory Revival Deterring Infrastructure Investment? Bloomberg BNA (November 13, 2015).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, How Congress Lost Control of the Regulators, The Hill (October 27, 2015).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak, and Michael Stern, Eroding the Rule of Law: Regulation as Cooperative Bargaining at the FCC, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 49 (October 2015).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, How the AWS Auction Provides a Teachable Moment on the Nature of Regulation, Bloomberg BNA (April 28, 2015).
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George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Section 10 Forbearance: Asking The Right Questions To Get The Right Answers, 23 CommLaw Conspectus 126 (2014).
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George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Section 10 Forbearance: Asking the Right Questions to Get the Right Answers, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 37 (November 2014).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 14-05:
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Unpredictable FCC: Politicizing Communications Policy and its Threat to Broadband Investment (October 14, 2014).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, FCC Has No Authority to Preempt State Municipal Broadband Laws, Bloomberg BNA (August 6, 2014).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 14-03:
George S. Ford, Should the Internet Tax Moratorium be Made Permanent? (June 2, 2014).
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Lawrence, J. Spiwak, Is the FCC Still Trying to Stifle Political Speech? The Hill (February 24, 2014).
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George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Lessons Learned from the U.S. Unbundling Experience, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 45 (June 2013).
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George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Equalizing Competition Among Competitors: A Review of the DOJ’s Spectrum Screen Ex Parte Filing, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 33 (May 2013).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 12-05:
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, What is the Effect of Regulation on Broadband Investment? Regulatory Certainty and the Expectation of Returns (September 19, 2012).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 12-04:
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Justifying the Ends: Section 706 and the Regulation of Broadband (August 13, 2011).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 12-03:
George S. Ford, Approximating the Distribution of Broadband Usage from Publicly-Available Data (May 31, 2012).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 12-02:
George S. Ford,A Most Egregious Act? The Impact on Consumers of Usage-Based Pricing (May 23, 2012).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 12-01:
George S. Ford, Regulatory Expenditures, Economic Growth and Jobs: A Reply to Comments (April 24, 2012).
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George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center March 2012 Working Paper commenting upon PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No 28: Regulatory Expenditures, Economic Growth and Jobs: An Empirical Study
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George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center December 2011 Commentary on PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No 28: Regulatory Expenditures, Economic Growth and Jobs: An Empirical Study
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Hyeongwoo Kim, and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Can Government Spending Get America Working Again? An Empirical Investigation, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 31 (November 2011).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak, and Michael Stern, Shocks to the Broadband Ecosystem:  Implications for Competition and Market Structure, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 30 (September 2011).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Hyeongwoo Kim, and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Regulatory Expenditures, Economic Growth and Jobs: An Empirical Study, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 28 (April 2011).
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George S. Ford, Challenges In Using The National Broadband Map’s Data, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 27 (March 2011).
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 11-01:
Lawrence J. Spiwak, Federalist Implications of the FCC’s Open Internet Order
(February 8, 2011).
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 10-08:
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Impossible Dream:  Forbearance After the Phoenix Order
(December 16, 2010).
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 10-07:
George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Endogenous Sunk Costs, Quality Competition and Welfare: A Technical Note
(December 16, 2010).
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George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Broadband Credibility Gap, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 40 (June 2010).
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Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Separating Politics from Policy in FCC Merger Reviews: A Basic Legal Primer of the “Public Interest” Standard, 18 CommLaw Conspectus 329 (2010).
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