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International Broadband Rankings and Data Collection


PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 14-01:
George S. Ford, Do Municipal Networks Offer More Attractive Service Offerings than Private Sector Providers? A Review and Expansion of the Evidence (January 27, 2014).
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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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George S. Ford, Broadband Expectations and the Convergence of Ranks, 35 TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY 213 (2011).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky ad Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Frontier of Broadband Adoption Across the OECD: A Comparison of Performance, 25 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC JOURNAL 111 (2011).
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 10-05:
George S. Ford, Fabricating a Broadband Crisis?  More Evidence on the Misleading Inferences from OECD Rankings  
(July 7, 2010).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak, and Michael Stern, The Broadband Adoption Index: Improving Measurements and Comparisons of Broadband Deployment and Adoption, 62 Federal Communications Law Journal 343 (2010).
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George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Evaluating Broadband Stimulus and the National Broadband Plan:  Establishing Expectations for Broadband Rankings, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 24 (March 2010).
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 09-05:
George S. Ford, Whoops! Berkman Study Shows “Open Access” Reduces Broadband Consumption
(November 12, 2009).
[pdf file] [Press Release]

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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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Broadband Adoption Index: Improving Measurements and Comparisons of Broadband Deployment and Adoption, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 36 (July 2009).
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BAI Executive Summary [pdf file]

PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 09-02:
George S. Ford, Econometric Analysis of Broadband Subscriptions: A Note on Specification
May 12, 2009 [pdf file]

PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 09-01:
George S. Ford, Normalizing Broadband Connections
May 12, 2009 [pdf file]

Presentation of Phoenix Center Chief Economist George S. Ford before the OECD Expert Workshop on Measuring Mobile/Wireless Service Data:
Evaluating Broadband Adoption
19 and 20 February 2009 – Lisbon, Portugal [pdf file]

Presentation of Phoenix Center Chief Economist George S. Ford before the 36th Annual Public Utility Research Center (PURC) Conference:
Broadband Rankings, Broadband Policy
February 4, 2009 – University of Florida [pdf file]

Presentation of Phoenix Center Resident Scholar Thomas M. Koutsky before the Federal Communications Commission’s Federal-State Joint Conference on Advanced Services:
Demand Side Drivers of Broadband Adoption
6 November 2006 - San Jose, CA
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 08-03 (Second Edition):
George S. Ford, Broadband Expectations and the Convergence of Ranks
(October 1, 2008)
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Presentation of Phoenix Center Chief Economist George S. Ford:
Developing a “National Broadband Strategy” - Understanding the OECD Rankings and the Drivers of Broadband Adoption
July 28, 2008 • B-340 Rayburn House Office Building
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Slide presentation of Phoenix Center President Lawrence J. Spiwak
West Africa ICT Roadmap to Opportunities Conference
Ghana, Africa - July 9, 2008
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Broadband Efficiency Index: What Really Drives Broadband Adoption Across the OECD? PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 33 (May 2008).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Demographic and Economic Drivers of Broadband Adoption in the United States, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 31 (November 2007).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Broadband Performance Index: A Policy-Relevant Method of Comparing Broadband Adoption Among Countries, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 29 (July 2007).
[pdf]  [doc]

Testimony of George S. Ford, PhD
Chief Economist
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Before the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee Telecommunications and the Internet
Hearing on H.R. ___
A Discussion Draft Addressing Broadband Mapping and Data Collection
May 17, 2007
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Testimony of George S. Ford, PhD
Chief Economist
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Before the House Committee on Commerce and Energy - Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet Hearing on “Digital Future of the United States: Part IV: Broadband Lessons from Abroad”
April 24, 2007
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