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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Skin in the Game: Interference, Sunk Investment, and the Repurposing of Radio Spectrum, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 40 (March 2017).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael Stern, Taxation by Condition: Spectrum Repurposing at the FCC and the Prolonging of Spectrum Exhaust, 8 Hastings Science and Technology Law Journal 183 (2016).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 16-05:
George S. Ford, Proper Incentives? The Economics of Spam Management by the Mobile Wireless Industry (May 4, 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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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 15-04:
George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Ugly is Only Skin Deep: An Analysis of the DE Program in Auction 97 (July 20, 2015).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, Obama Administration Policies Exacerbate Spectrum Exhaust, The Hill (July 8, 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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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 15-02:
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Auction 97 and the Value of Spectrum (February 4, 2015).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 14-06:
George S. Ford, Have We Got it All Wrong? Forecasting Mobile Data Use and Spectrum Exhaust (October 21, 2014).
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George S. Ford, Will Net Neutrality Politics Scuttle the FCC's Upcoming Incentive Auction? The Hill (September 3, 2014).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael Stern, Market Mechanisms and the Efficient Use and Management of Scarce Spectrum Resources, 66 Federal Communications Law Journal 263 (2014).
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George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Will Bidder Exclusion Rules Lead to Higher Auction Revenue? A Review of the Evidence, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 34 (April 2014).
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George S. Ford, Shared Spectrum is a Pipe Dream, The Hill (February 06, 2014).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak, and Michael Stern, Market Mechanisms and the Efficient Use and Management of Scarce Spectrum Resources, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 46 (December 2013).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 13-04:
George S. Ford, The Economics of Bidder Exclusion Rules: A Response to Dr. Baker (July 18, 2013).
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Critique of Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 33, Equalizing Competition Among Competitors: A Review of the DOJ’s Spectrum Screen Ex Parte Filing, by Dr. Jonathan Baker filed on behalf of T-Mobile in FCC Dockets No. GN Docket No. 12-268; WT Docket No. 12-269 (filed July 8, 2013)
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 13-03:
George S. Ford, Will Bidder Exclusions Increase Auction Revenue? A Review of the Arguments (June 11, 2013).
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Testimony of Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation - Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, Hearing on the “State of Wireless Communications” (June 4, 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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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak, and Michael Stern, Wireless Competition Under Spectrum Exhaust, 65 Federal Communications Law Journal 79 (2012).
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Testimony of Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford before the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Communications and Technology, Hearing on “Health Information Technologies: Harnessing Wireless Innovation” (March 19, 2013).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak, and Michael Stern, Taxation by Condition: Spectrum Repurposing at the FCC and the Prolonging of Spectrum Exhaust, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 44 (September 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. 12-02:
George S. Ford, A Most Egregious Act? The Impact on Consumers of Usage-Based Pricing (May 23, 2012).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael Stern, Wireless Competition Under Spectrum Exhaust, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 43 (February 2012).
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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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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 11-05:
George S. Ford, Mobile Broadband and Job Search: An Empirical Test (September 6, 2011).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 11-03:
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Re-Auction of the D Block:  A Review of the Arguments (May 24, 2011).
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 11-02:
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Wireless Mergers and Employment:  A Look at the Evidence (May 10, 2011).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak, and Michael Stern, A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications, 63 Federal Communications Law Journal 639 (2011).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, Attention Congress: We Need More Phone Spectrum, And Soon, Forbes.com (May 4, 2011).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael Stern, A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 42 (March 2011).
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George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Public Safety or Commercial Use?  A Cost/Benefit Framework for the D Block, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 26 (March 2011).
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 10-06:
George S. Ford, Be Careful What You Ask For (Redux):  A Comment on the New America Foundation’s Mobile Price Metrics 
(November 11, 2010).
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 09-03:
George S. Ford, Be Careful What You Ask For: A Comment on the OECD’s Mobile Price Metrics
(September 16, 2009)
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky, & Lawrence J. Spiwak, A Policy And Economic Exploration of Wireless Carterfone Regulation, 25 Santa Clara Computer & High Tech. L.J. 647 (2009).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Consumers and Wireless Carterfone: An Economic Perspective, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 21 (September 2008).
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 08-02:
George S. Ford, Valuing the AWS-3 Spectrum: A Response to Comments
(July 21, 2008) [pdf]

PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 08-01:
George S. Ford, Calculating the Value of Unencumbered AWS-III Spectrum (June 25, 2008).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Using Auction Results to Forecast the Impact of Wireless Carterfone Regulation on Wireless Networks, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 20 (Second Edition) (May 2008).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, An Economic Approach to Evaluating a National Wireless Regulatory Framework, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 19 (October 2007).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Wireless Net Neutrality:  From Carterfone to Cable Boxes, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 17 (April 2007).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 15: Unnecessary Regulations and the Value of Spectrum: An Economic Evaluation of Lease Term Limits for the Educational Broadband Service, (February 2006).
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