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  • Negotiating for Improved Interconnection: The Incentives to Bargain
    January 1982 (Issued)

    Roy Morris and Robert Preece.  OSP Working Paper 7 (Apr 1982) addresses the issue of determining the types and quality of interconnection between local telephone companies and other telecommunications firms.  The authors argue that,...

  • Deregulating Personal and Amateur Radio
    August 1981 (Issued)

    Alex Felker and James Brown.  OSP Working Paper 6 (Aug 1981) calls for much greater flexibility in the regulation of personal radio. The authors argue that such flexibility can be an important contributor to the achievement of personal...

  • Economics and Telecommunications Privacy: A Framework for Analysis
    December 1980 (Issued)

    James Brown and Kenneth Gordon.  OSP Working Paper 5 (Dec 1980) gives an overview of privacy, particularly as related to telecommunications policy, from an economic perspective.  The authors review the economic rationale for...

  • Reforming Regulatory Policy for Private Line Telecommunications Services: Implications for Market Performance
    December 1980 (Issued)

    Jerry Duvall and Michael Pelcovits.  OSP Working Paper 4 (Dec 1980) presents a regulatory proposal for transitional telecommunications markets with emphasis on AT&T's private line service (PLS) market.  The authors assume the...

  • Speech Bandwidth Reduction
    November 1980 (Issued)

    Philip Gieseler and John O'Neal.  OSP Working Paper 3 (Nov 1980) reviews the technologies for speech bandwidth compression that were current and state of the art in 1980. The authors conclude that those techniques for significantly...

  • Frequency Spectrum Deregulation Alternatives
    October 1980 (Issued)

    Douglas Webbink.  OSP Working Paper 2 (Oct 1980) reviews those economic concepts known as “spectrum deregulation” or “spectrum economics.”  These concepts have been contentious issues, Webbink observes, because many licensees are...

  • Social Objectives and Competition in Common Carrier Communication: Incompatible or Inseparable?
    April 1980 (Issued)

    Nina Cornell, Daniel Kelley, and Peter Greenhalgh.  OSP Working Paper 1 (Apr 1980) argues not only that increased competition in the common carrier communications industry is compatible with the achievement of social goals but, also, that...


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