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The Path to Universal Broadband: Why We Should Grant Low-Income Subsidies and Use Experiments and Auctions to Determine the Specifics

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  • Rosston Gregory L.
  • Wallsten Scott J.

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Gregory Rosston of Stanford University and Scott Wallsten of the Technology Policy Institute argue that the switch from voice to broadband services provides a rare opportunity to reform universal service programs. Rossten and Wallsten offer an alternative design to deliver services in an efficient and politically-palatable manner.

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  • Rosston Gregory L. & Wallsten Scott J., 2011. "The Path to Universal Broadband: Why We Should Grant Low-Income Subsidies and Use Experiments and Auctions to Determine the Specifics," The Economists' Voice, De Gruyter, vol. 8(1), pages 1-5, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:evoice:v:8:y:2011:i:1:n:8
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