Phoenix Center Logo Phoenix Center Logo

Benefits of Broadband


George S. Ford, Subsidies and Substitution: An Empirical Study Of The Lifeline Program, 45 Telecommunications Policy (February 2021).
[url]

PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 20-07:
George S. Ford, Are Broadband Prices Declining? A Look at the FCC’s Price Survey Data (October 26, 2020).
[pdf] [press release]

George S. Ford, Getting Broadband Subsidies Right This Time, Federalist Society Blog (July 8, 2020).
[url]

PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 20-05:
George S. Ford, Subsidizing Broadband: Price, Relevance, and the Digital Divide (July 7, 2020).
[pdf] [press release]

PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 20-04:
George S. Ford, Trends in Lifeline Reform: A Look at the Evidence, Not the Politics (July 1, 2020).
[pdf] [press release]

T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Bridging the Digital Divide: What Has Not Worked But What Just Might, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 56 (June 2020).
[pdf] [press release]

George S. Ford, COVID-19 and Broadband Speeds: A Multi-Country Analysis, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 49 (May 2020).
[pdf] [press release]

George S. Ford, “Relevance” and “Price” as Determinants of Internet Non-Adoption: A Review of the Evidence, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 48 (April 2020).
[pdf] [press release]

George S. Ford, Proposed Reforms to FCC’s Lifeline Program Require A Bit More Thought, Federalist Society Blog (July 22, 2019).
[url]

George S. Ford, A Fresh Look at the Lifeline Program, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 55 (July 2019).
[pdf] [press release]

PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 19-03:
George S. Ford, Quantifying the Overstatement in Broadband Availability from the Form 477 Data: An Econometric Approach (July 11, 2019).
[pdf] [press release]

PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 19-02:
George S. Ford, Broadband as a Source of Rural Decline: A Look at the Data (June 13, 2019).
[pdf] [press release]

PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 18-07:
George S. Ford, Rhetoric Aside: What the Data Actually Say About Broadband Deployment (September 4, 2018).
[pdf] [press release]

George S. Ford, Is Faster Better? Quantifying the Relationship between Broadband Speed and Economic Growth, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 44 (February 2018).
[pdf] [press release]

T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Private Solutions to Broadband Adoption:  An Economic Analysis, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 38 (September 2016).
[pdf] [press release]

PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 13-02:
George S. Ford, Revisiting Internet Use and Depression Among the Elderly (June 7, 2013).
[pdf] [press release]

PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 11-05:
George S. Ford, Mobile Broadband and Job Search: An Empirical Test (September 6, 2011).
[pdf] [press release]

PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 11-04:
George S. Ford, Internet Use and Labor Market Participation:  Additional Insights from New and Old Data (August 18, 2011).
[pdf] [press release]

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]

PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE No. 10-01:
George S. Ford, Internet Use and Job Search: More Evidence
(January 26, 2010).
[pdf file]

T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Richard P. Saba, Internet Use and Job Search, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY
PAPER No. 39 (January 2010).
[pdf] [Press Release]

George S. Ford and Sherry G. Ford, Internet Use and Depression Among the Elderly, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY
PAPER No. 38 (October 2009).
[pdf file] [Press Release]