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Network Neutrality

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).
[pdf] [press release]

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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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Hyeongwoo Kim, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs:  Communications Policy and Employment Effects in the Information Sector, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 25 (October 2010).
[pdf] [Press Release]

George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Broadband Credibility Gap, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 40 (June 2010).
[pdf] [Press Release]

PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No 10-04: 
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Substantial Profits in the Broadband Ecosystem:  A Look at the Evidence
(April 22, 2010)
[pdf] [Press Release]

PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 10-03:
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Non-Discrimination or Just Non-Sense:  A Law and Economics Review of the FCC’s New Net Neutrality Principle  
(March 24, 2010).
[pdf file] [Press Release]

PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 10-02:
George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Sabotaging Content Competition: Do Proposed Net Neutrality Regulations Promote Exclusion?
(March 4, 2010)
[pdf file] [Press Release]

Phoenix Center Chief Economist George Ford debates Free Press Campaign Director Timothy Karr on Net Neutrality
KWIX AM 1230 - Moberly, MO
December 15, 2009
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Testimony of Lawrence J. Spiwak
President, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Before the New York City Council - Committee on Technology in Government
Hearing on “Establishing Strong Network Neutrality Principles in Order to Protect the Internet”
(November 20, 2009).
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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. 09-04:
George S. Ford, Finding the Bottom: A Review of Free Press’s Analysis of Network Neutrality and Investment
(October 29, 2009).
[pdf file] [Press Release]

George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern, Expanding the Digital Divide: Network Management Regulations and the Size of Providers, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 23 (October 2009).
[pdf file] [Press Release]

T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Network Neutrality and Foreclosing Market Exchange, 1 Int. J. Management and Network Economics 160 (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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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, The Welfare Impacts of Broadband Network Management: Can Broadband Service Providers be Trusted? PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 32 (March 2008).
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Testimony of George S. Ford, PhD
Chief Economist
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Before the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Meeting on Network Neutrality and Broadband Network Management
Stanford University (April 17, 2008)
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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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T. Randolph Beard, Ph.D, George S. Ford, Ph.D. Thomas M. Koutsky, Esq., Lawrence J. Spiwak, Esq., Network Neutrality and Industry Structure, 29 Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal 149 (2007)
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PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 07-01: George S. Ford, University of Florida Study Shows Only Winners from Network Neutrality Regulation to be Content Providers, Consumers Lose (March 14, 2007).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Network Neutrality and Foreclosing Market Exchange: A Transaction Cost Analysis, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 28 (March 2007)
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Competition After Unbundling: Entry, Industry Structure and Convergence, 59 Federal Communications Law Journal 331 (2007).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Efficiency Risk of Network Neutrality Rules, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 16 (May 2006).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Burden of Network Neutrality Mandates on Rural Broadband Deployment, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 25 (July 2006).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Network Neutrality and Industry Structure, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 24 (April 2006).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Competition After Unbundling: Entry, Industry Structure and Convergence, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 21 (July 2005).
[pdf]  [doc]