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Mar 11, 2015, 11:20 ET New Phoenix Center Study Demonstrates That Consumers Benefit From Intra-Brand Price Competition Among Auto Dealers

In a new analysis released today entitled The Price Effects of Intra-Brand Competition in the Automobile Industry: An Econometric Analysis, the...


Jun 11, 2013, 10:30 ET Phoenix Center Finds That Excluding Bidders Will Reduce Revenues From Upcoming FCC Voluntary Incentive Spectrum Auctions

In a new study released today entitled Will Bidder Exclusions Increase Auction Revenue? A Review of the Arguments, Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. ...


Jun 07, 2013, 10:30 ET Phoenix Center's Expanded Analysis Again Shows Internet Use Cuts Depression Among Senior Citizens

In a new study released today entitled Revisiting Internet Use and Depression Among the Elderly, the Phoenix Center again finds that spending time...


Feb 25, 2013, 10:15 ET New Phoenix Center Analysis Shows Fear about Deregulated Wire Center Tests for IP-Transition Unwarranted

Last fall, AT&T filed a request with the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") to jumpstart the search for a new regulatory paradigm to...


Sep 19, 2012, 11:15 ET New Phoenix Center Study Demonstrates Aggressive Regulatory Agenda in U.S. Threatens Broadband Infrastructure Investment

In a new analysis released today entitled What is the Effect of Regulation on Broadband Investment? Regulatory Certainty and the Expectation of...


Aug 13, 2012, 11:51 ET New Phoenix Center Analysis Finds that FCC "Rigged the Game" to Regulate Broadband Under Section 706

Over the past several years, the FCC under Chairman Julius Genachowski has argued that because broadband is not universally ubiquitous, the agency...


May 23, 2012, 10:00 ET New Phoenix Center Analysis Finds that Regulatory Oversight of Usage-Based Pricing is Unlikely to Improve Societal Well-Being

In a new PERSPECTIVE released today, Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George Ford reviews arguments that broadband providers may be...


Feb 07, 2012, 10:00 ET New Phoenix Center Study Demonstrates that When Spectrum Exhaust is Factored into Standard Competition Analysis, Consumers May be Better Off with Fewer Firms

In a new study released today entitled: Wireless Competition Under Spectrum Exhaust, the Phoenix Center demonstrates that in the face of spectrum...


Oct 05, 2011, 10:16 ET Historical Data Reveal that Consumers Could Save $1.4 Billion Per Year if FCC Adopts the America's Broadband Connectivity ("ABC") Plan

A new report released today by Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford on proposed Universal Service Fund reforms finds that the continued ...


May 10, 2011, 02:37 ET Phoenix Center Finds Blanket Claims that Wireless Carrier Mergers Reduce Employment to be Implausible

In a new study released today entitled Wireless Mergers and Employment: A Look at the Evidence, the Phoenix Center explores the question of whether...


Mar 15, 2011, 10:00 ET Phoenix Center Provides Economic Framework for Rational Allocation of Spectrum

In a new study released today entitled A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications, the Phoenix Center finds that limiting...


Mar 01, 2011, 10:00 ET Phoenix Center Says Economics Prescribe Allocation of D Block to Public Safety Rather Than Using Spectrum for Commercial Purposes

In a new study released today, the Phoenix Center finds that assigning the 10 MHz of contiguous 700 MHz spectrum, the D Block, to public safety could ...


Dec 16, 2010, 11:58 ET FCC's New 'Market Power' Analysis Makes Regulatory Forbearance an 'Impossible Dream'

Under Section 10 of the Communications Act, the Federal Communications Commission must forbear from regulation when certain conditions are met. To...


Dec 14, 2010, 10:09 ET FCC's New 'AllVid' Proposal Ignores Fundamental Economics of Set-Top Box Market

As part of the National Broadband Plan, and in a subsequent Notice of Inquiry, the Federal Communications Commission is attempting to remedy its...


Oct 05, 2010, 10:00 ET FCC's Regulatory Agenda May Have Serious Adverse Impacts on New Job Creation

In a new analysis released today, the Phoenix Center estimates the relationship between employment and investment in the Information sector using...


Jun 09, 2010, 10:30 ET FCC's 'Third Way' Lacks Credibility with Financial Markets, Thus Deterring Investment

In a new study released today entitled "The Broadband Credibility Gap", the Phoenix Center examines the financial effects of the FCC's proposed...


Mar 22, 2010, 10:45 ET Moving U.S. to Top 10 in International Broadband Rankings Would be a Success for National Broadband Plan

A six spot gain to 9th place in international broadband rankings would be a successful outcome for the Federal Communications Commission's National...


Mar 04, 2010, 11:01 ET Current Network Neutrality Proposals Have it Backwards

Current proposals to promote an "Open Internet" before the Federal Communications Commission and Congress actually increase the incentive of...