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2014 Year in Review…

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2014 provided fertile soil for those interested in policy research. So with New Years rapidly approaching, I want to uphold tradition and use our last blog post of the year to highlight what we at the Phoenix Center thought to be the most interesting policy issues of 2014 and to provide some select examples of where we believed we added constructively to the debate. Spectrum Availability and Allocation While spectrum policy is always complex, the debate again boiled down to the fundamental questions: how do we free up more spectrum; and once we do, how do we allocate it? For Continue Reading »

A Little Kvelling About 2012…

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With the holidays rapidly approaching, I thought I would use our final post of the year to provide a brief summary of the Phoenix Center’s many activities in 2012.   (We will be releasing a comprehensive summary of our activities in our Annual Report after the New Year.)  As always, the Phoenix Center in 2012 was both prolific and influential. To begin, the Phoenix Center issued eight (8) scholarly papers in 2012.  The topics we covered involved a wide range of issues, including on-line intellectual property theft, spectrum exhaust, usage-based pricing, the secondary market for spectrum, the effect of regulation on Continue Reading »

Welcome to the @lawandeconomics Blog…

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Dear Phoenix Center Community: Welcome to @lawandeconomics, the official blog of the Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies. With this blog, we intend to provide real-time comment on current events, as well as to highlight market examples of the relevancy of our research. As with our Policy Papers, Policy Bulletins, Policy Perspectives and other published research, our blog posts will be well-grounded in fact, law and economic theory. And, of course, for those of you who have attended our Symposiums and other events, you know that we try to be both educational and entertaining, so we Continue Reading »