Interconnection


"Interconnection in the Internet: the policy challenge," with David Clark and Steven Bauer, paper prepared for the 39th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (www.tprcweb.com), Alexandria, VA, September 23-25, 2011. (pdf) (slides)

 

"Understanding Broadband Speed Measurements," with Steven Bauer and David Clark, paper prepared for 38th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (www.tprcweb.org), Arlington, VA, September 2010. (pdf)

 

"Broadband microfoundations: the need for traffic data," with Steven Bauer and David Clark, invited paper prepared for Beyond Broadband Access conference, NewAmerica Foundation, Washington DC, September 22-24, 2009. (pdf)

 

"The Evolution of Internet Congestion," with Steven Bauer and David Clark, paper prepared for 37th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (www.tprcweb.com),
Arlington, VA, September 2009. (pdf)

 

"Running on Empty: the challenge of managing Internet addresses," with Tom Vest and Eliot Lear, prepared for the 36th Research Conference on Communication, Information, and Internet Policy, George Mason University, Arlington, VA, September 26-28, 2008. (pdf)

 

"Complexity of Internet Interconnections: Technology, Incentives and Implications for Policy," with P. Faratin, D. Clark, P. Gilmore, and A. Berger, paper prepared for 35th Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, George Mason University, September 2007. (pdf)

 

Special Issue on Network Neutrality, co-edited with Jon Peha and Simon Wilkie, International Journal of Communication (volume 1, 2007), August 2007 (available at IJOC).

 

"Scenarios for the Network Neutrality Arms Race," with Marvin Sirbu, Jon Peha, and Sharon Gillette, paper prepared for the 34th Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, George Mason University , September 2006. (pdf) (slides)

 

"Overlay Networks and Future of the Internet," with David Clark, Peyman Faratin, Rahul Sami, and John Wroclawski, Communications and Strategies, no. 63 (3rd Quarter 2006) 1-21. (pdf)

 

"The Growth of Internet Overlay Networks: Implications for Architecture, Industry Structure and Policy," with David Clark, Peyman Faratin, Rahul Sami, and John Wroclawski, paper presented at the 33rd Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, George Mason University, September 2005. (pdf)

 

"Next Generation Bandwidth Markets," with Lee McKnight, Communications & Strategies, Number 32, 4th Quarter 1998, 91-106.

 

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Broadband and Economic Impact

 

"Assessing broadband reliability: Measurement and policy challenges ," with Steven Bauer, Mikko Heikkinen, and David Clark, paper prepared for the 39th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (www.tprcweb.com), Alexandria, VA, September 23-25, 2011. (pdf) (slides)

 

"Powerboost," with Steven Bauer and David Clark, Proceedings of IEEE HomeNets'11, Toronto, Canada, August 2011. (pdf)

 

"Measurement and Assessment of Broadband Availability," with Tony Smith-Grievo, report prepared for John Adams Innovation Institute of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, Janury 2009. (pdf)

 

"Broadband Metrics Best Practices: Review and Assessment," with Tony Smith-Grieco and Grace Rusi Woo, report prepared for Massachusetts Technology Collaborative/John Adams Innovation Institute (MTC/JAII), February 2008. (pdf)

 

"Measuring Broadband: Improving Communications Policymaking through Better Data Collection," with Kenneth Flamm, John Horrigan, and Amy Friedlander, Pew Internet & American Life Project, Washington, DC, November 2007. (pdf)

 

"The Effects of Broadband Deployment on Output and Employment: A Cross-sectional Analysis of U.S. Data," with Robert Crandall and Robert Litan, The Brookings Institution: Issues in Economic Policy, Number 6, July 2007 (pdf)

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"Measuring Broadband's Economic Impact," with Sharon Gillette, Carlos O'sorio, and Marvin Sirbu, Broadband Properties, vol. 24, no. 12 (Revised January 2006) 12-24. (pdf)

 

"Measuring Broadband's Economic Impact," with Sharon Gillett, Marvin Sirbu, and Carlos Osorio, paper presented at the 33rd Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, George Mason University , September 2005. (pdf) (report for Department of Commerce)

 

"A Broadband Access Market Framework: Towards Consumer Service Level Agreements," with Lee McKnight, paper presented to the Twenty-Eighth Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, September 25-27, 2000, Alexandria, VA

 

"Computer Use and Productivity Growth in Federal Government Agencies, 1987-92", with Frank Lichtenberg, Journal of Industrial Economics, Volume XLVI, Number 2, June 1998, 257-279.

 

"Availability of Broadband Internet Access: Empirical Evidence," with Sharon Gillett, paper presented to the Twenty-Seventh Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, September 25-27, 1999, Alexandria, VA

 

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Wireless and Spectrum Reform

 

"Mobile Broadband Growth, Spectrum Scarcity, and Sustainable Competition," with John Chapin, paper prepared for the 39th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (www.tprcweb.com), Alexandria, VA, September 23-25, 2011. (pdf) (slides)

 

"SCADA for the Rest of Us: Unlicensed Bands Supporting Long-Range Communications," with John Chapin, paper prepared for the 38th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (www.tprcweb.com), Alexandria, VA, October 1-2, 2010. (pdf)

 

"Mobile Broadband and Implications for Broadband Competition and Adoption," a white paper prepared on behalf of Broadband for America, November 2009. (pdf)

 

"Hybrid Wireless Broadband," with John Chapin, paper prepared for 37th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (www.tprcweb.com),
Arlington, VA, September 2009. (pdf)

 

"On the convergence of wired and wireless access network architectures," with John Chapin, forthcoming Information Economics and Policy, 2010. (pdf)

 

"Rethinking wireless broadband platforms," with John Chapin, paper to be presented at "Wireless Technologies: Enabling Innovation and Growth," Georgetown Center for Businesss and Public Policy, Washington DC, April 17, 2009. (pdf) (slides)

 

"Spectrum Pooling for Next Generation Public Safety Radio Systems," with Nancy Jesuale, accepted for publication IEEE Proceedings of the Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN2008) Conference, Chicago, October 14-17, 2008. (pdf)

 

"The path to market success for dynamic spectrum access technology," with John Chapin, IEEE Communications Magazine, Special Feature on Cognitive Radios for Dynamic Spectrum Access, May 2007. (pdf)

 

"Time Limited Leases for Innovative Radios," with John Chapin, proceedings of IEEE DySPAN2007, Dublin, April 18-20, 2007 and IEEE Communications Magazine, June 2007. (pdf)

 

"Building an ecosystem for innovation in wireless broadband architectures," with Jon Crowcroft and David Reed, submitted abstract for IEEE DySPAN2007, Dublin, April 18-20, 2007. (abstract)

 

"Managing Access to a Spectrum Commons," with Jon Crowcroft, paper prepared for IEEE DySPAN Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2005. (pdf)

 

"The Role of Unlicensed in Spectrum Reform," draft mimeo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, March 2005. (pdf)

 

"Wireless is Changing the Policy Calculus for Municipal Broadband," with Marvin Sirbu and Sharon Gillett, paper forthcoming in Government Information Quarterly, 2006. (pdf)

 

"Wireless Broadband: Coming to a Town Hall Near You?" MIT Technology Insider, August 2004.

 

"Economic Case for Dedicated Unlicensed Spectrum Below 3GHz," paper prepared for New America Foundation Conference, April 2004. (pdf)

 

"Coordinating User and Device Behavior in Wireless Grids," with Lee McKnight and James Howison, draft paper, Syracuse University, October 2003. (pdf)

 

"Software Radio: Implications for Wireless Services, Industry Structure, and Public Policy," with Sharon Gillett and Fuencisla Merino, Communications and Strategies, IDATE, Issue 49 (1st Quarter 2003) 15-42. (pdf)

 

"Wireless Internet Access: 3G vs. WiFi?," with Lee McKnight, Telecommunications Policy, 27 (2003) 351-370. (pdf)

 

"Best Effort versus Spectrum Markets: Wideband and Wi-Fi versus 3G MVNOs?" with Raymond Linsenmayer and Lee McKnight, forthcoming in Proceedings of the 29th TPRC: Research Conference on Information, Communication, and Internet Policy, edited by Shane Greenstein and Lorrie Cranor.

 

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Municipal Networking

 

"Evolving Wireless Access Technologies for Municipal Broadband," with Marvin Sirbu and Sharon Gillett, paper forthcoming in Government Information Quarterly, 2006. (pdf)

 

"Wireless is Changing the Policy Calculus for Municipal Broadband," with Marvin Sirbu and Sharon Gillett, paper forthcoming in Government Information Quarterly, 2006. (pdf)

 

"Broadband Open Access: Lessons from Municipal Network Case Studies," with Marvin Sirbu and Sharon Gillett, paper presented at the 32nd Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, George Mason University, September 2004.(pdf)

 

"The Municipal Role in U.S. FTTH Market Growth," with Sharon Gillett and Carlos Osorio, prepared for the FTTH Council's 3rd Annual FTTH Conference and Expo, October 4-6, 2004, Orlando, FL. (pdf)

 

"Municipal Electric Utilities' Role in Telecommunications Services," with Sharon Gillett and Carlos Osorio, Telecommunications Policy, vol. 30, issue 8-9 (September-October 2006) 464-480. (pdf)

 

"Municipal Wireless Broadband: Policy and Business Implications of Emerging Access Technologies," with Marvin Sirbu and Sharon Gillett, paper prepared for "Competition in Networking: Wireless and Wireline," London Business School, April 13-14, 2004.

 

"Wireless Broadband: Coming to a Town Hall Near You?" MIT Technology Insider, August 2004.

 

"Local Government Broadband Initiatives," with Sharon Eisner Gillett and Carlos Osorio, Telecommunications Policy, 28 (August 2004) 537-558.

 

"Local Government Broadband Initiatives," with Sharon Eisner Gillett and Carlos Osorio, paper prepared for the 31st Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, George Mason University, September 2003.

 

"Local Government Stimulation of Broadband: Effectiveness, E-Government, and Economic Development," with David Clark, Sharon Gillett, Marvin Sirbu, and Jane Fountain, A White Paper Prepared from A Proposal to the U.S. National Science Foundation Program on Digital Government, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, November 7, 2002.

 

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Miscellaneous (Telecom Regulation, etc.)

 

"TELRIC and the Cost of Capital," with R. Glenn Hubbard, white paper prepared on behalf of AT&T for ex parte submission to the FCC, December 2003.

 

"Economic Case for Voluntary Structural Separation," with R. Glenn Hubbard, paper prepared for the 31st Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, George Mason University, September 2003. (pdf)

 

"Stimulating Investment and the Telecommunications Act of 1996," with Robert Willig, John Bigelow, and Stephen Levinson, white paper prepared on behalf of AT&T, October 2002.

 

Cyber Policy and Economics in an Internet Age, co-edited with Lorenzo Pupillo, Kluwer Academic Press: Norwell, MA, November 2002.

 

"Optical Networks and the Future of Broadband Services," with Pedro Ferriera and Lee McKnight, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 69 (2002) 741-758.

 

"Show Me the Money: Contracts and Agents in Service Level Agreement Markets," with Lee McKnight, info, vol. 4, no. 1 (2002) 24-36.

 

"Promoting Broadband Investment and Avoiding Monopoly," with Robert Hall, white paper prepared on behalf of AT&T, February 2002.

 

"The Disruptive User: Internet Appliances and the Management of Complexity," with Sharon Gillett, David Clark, and John Wroclawski, BT Technology Journal, Vol. 19, No. 4 (October 2001) 40-45.

 

"Rescuing Competition to Stimulate Telecom Growth," with Robert Hall, white paper prepared on behalf of AT&T, October 2001.

 

"Do Appliances Threaten Internet Innovation?" with Sharon Gillett, David Clark, and John Wroclowski, IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 39, no. 10 (October 2001) 46-51.

 

"No Optical Illusion: A market for Bandwidth is Emerging," with Lee McKnight, WorldLink, World Economic Forum, May/June 2001.

 

Book Review of Letting Go: Deregulating the Process of Regulation by Alfred Kahn, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. XXXIX (September 2001) 943-944.

 

"Competition in Telecommunications and Economic Growth," with Jim Glassman, report prepared for TechCentral Station, July 2001.

 

"The Economics of the Tauzin-Dingell Bill: Theory and Evidence," with Jim Glassman, report prepared for TechCentral Station, June 2001.

 

"Assessing the Cost of Capital for a Standalone Transmission Company," with Michael Cragg and Ron Rudkin, The Electricity Journal, Volume 14, Issue 1, January-February 2001, Pages 80-88.

 

Internet Telephony, (co-edited with David Clark and Lee McKnight), Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001.

 

"A New Theory of the Internet Firm," in Creative Destruction: Business Strategies for the Global Internet, edited by Lee McKnight, Paul Vaaler, and Raul Katz, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001.

 

"A Taxonomy of Internet Appliances," with Sharon Gillett, David Clark, and John Wroclowski, paper presented to the Twenty-Eighth Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, September 25-27, 2000, Alexandria, VA

 

"The Tax on Talking Is a Luxury We Can No Longer Afford," with R. Glenn Hubbard, paper prepared for submission to the U.S. Senate, May 2000.

 

"Telecommunications, the Internet, and the Cost of Capital," with R. Glenn Hubbard, in The Internet Upheaval, edited by Ingo Vogelsang and Ben Compaine, MIT Press: Cambridge, 2000.

 

"Rapporteur's Report: Next Generation Internet Policy Workshop," MIT Internet & Telecoms Convergence Consortium, http://itc.mit.edu/rpcp/NGIPolicy /rap_final.html, September 1999.

 

"Provisioning for Bursty Internet Traffic: Implications for Industry Structure," with David Clark, paper presented to Workshop on Internet Service Quality Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, December 2-3, 1999, Cambridge, MA

 

"Telecommunication Regulation in the United States and Europe: The Case for Centralized Authority," with Thomas Kiessling," in Competition, Regulation and Convergence: Trends in Telecommunications Policy Research, S. E. Gillett and I. Vogelsang (Eds.), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ , 1999. (pdf)

 

"The Flexible Specialization Path of the Internet," with Petros Kavassalis, in Convergence in Communications and Beyond, edited by Erik Bohlin, Karolina Brodin, Anders Lundgren, and Bertil Thorngren, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, October, 2000.

   

"Forces for Integration and Disintegration in the Internet," with Petros Kavassalis, Communications and Strategies, Number 30, 2nd Quarter 1998, 135-154.

 

"Understanding Vertical Integration in the Internet," mimeo, paper presented to Euro CPR98 Conference, Venice, April 1998.

 

"Improving Local Exchange Competition: Regulatory Crossroads," with R. Glenn Hubbard, mimeo, Columbia University, February 1998.

 

"Information Technology and Its Impact on Productivity: Firm-level Evidence from Government and Private Data Sources, 1977-1993," with Frank Lichtenberg, Canadian Journal of Economics, volume 32, No. 2, April 1999, pages 335-362.

 

"The Political Economy of Congestion Charges and Settlements in Packet Networks," with Martin Weiss, Telecommunications Policy, 20(3), April 1996, pages 219-31.

 

"Compatibility Standards and Industry Competition: Two Case Studies", Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 4(2), 1996, pages 97-112.

 

"Compatibility Standards and Interoperability: Lessons from the Internet", in Standards Policy for Information Infrastructure, edited by B. Kahin and J. Abbate, Harvard Information Infrastructure Project, Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1995.

 

Quality and Reliability of Telecommunication Infrastructure (editor), Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1995.

 

"The Quality of Complex Systems and Industry Structure", with Nicholas Economides, in Quality and Reliability of Telecommunication Infrastructure, edited by William Lehr, Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1995.

 

"Repeated Contract Negotiations with Private Information: Comment," Japan and the World Economy, 7(4), November 1995, pages 473-74.

 

"Quality Choices in a Network of Networks," in Private Networks and Public Objectives, edited by E. Noam and A. NiShuilleabhain, North Holland: New York, 1996.

 

"ISDN in the U.S.A.: Is it Arriving at Last?", in ISDN: An International Comparison of Trends in the USA, Japan, Singapore and Europe, Final Report to the ISDN Commission of North Rhine-Westphalia, May 1996.

 

"Compatibility Standards and the Internet", Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, working paper, September 1992.

 

"Standardization: Understanding the Process", Journal of the American Society for Information Science, vol 43, no 8 (September 1992) 550-555.

 

"Voluntary Standards, Multiple Markets, Standards Institutions, and Industry Structure", Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, working paper, July 1992.

 

"ISDN and the Small User: Regulatory Policy Issues", with Roger Noll, in Integrated Broadband Networks: the Public Policy Issues, edited by Martin Elton, North-Holland, New York, 1991, 147-178.

 

"Incremental Costs and the Efficient Pricing of Local Exchange Services: A Synopsis of the Incremental Cost Conference", Center for Economic Policy Research Working Paper #175, Stanford University, January 1990.

 

"Vertical Integration in the Cable Television Industry: the Issue of Content/Carrier Separation", WD-5100-MF, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, August 1990.

 

"ISDN: an Economists' Primer to a New Telecommunications Technology", working paper, February 1989.

 

"Economics of Anticipatory Standard Setting", working draft, presented at the European Association of Research in Industrial Economics (E.A.R.I.E.) Conference, Chania, Crete, September 1994.

 

"Political Economics of Voluntary Standard Setting", Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, working draft, January 1992.

 

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