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Stanley M. Besen

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First Name:Stanley
Middle Name:M.
Last Name:Besen
RePEc Short-ID:pbe283
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  1. Stanley Besen, 2014. "Trying to Promote Network Entry: From the Chain Broadcasting Rules to the Channel Occupancy Rule and Beyond," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 45(3), pages 275-293, November.
  2. Stanley M. Besen & Stephen D. Kletter & Serge X. Moresi & Steven C. Salop & John R. Woodbury, 2013. "An Economic Analysis Of The At&T-T-Mobile Usa Wireless Merger," Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 9(1), pages 23-47.
  3. Besen, Stanley M. & Israel, Mark A., 2013. "The evolution of Internet interconnection from hierarchy to “Mesh”: Implications for government regulation," Information Economics and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 25(4), pages 235-245.
  4. Stanley Besen, 2001. "Advances in Routing Technologies and Internet Peering Agreements," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 91(2), pages 292-296, May.
  5. Stanley M. Besen & Joseph Farrell, 1994. "Choosing How to Compete: Strategies and Tactics in Standardization," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 8(2), pages 117-131, Spring.
  6. Besen, Stanley M. & Farrell, Joseph, 1991. "The role of the ITU in standardization : Pre-eminence, impotence or rubber stamp?," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 311-321, August.
  7. Stanley M. Besen & Leo J. Raskind, 1991. "An Introduction to the Law and Economics of Intellectual Property," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 5(1), pages 3-27, Winter.
  8. Besen, Stanley M., 1990. "The European Telecommunications Standards Institute : A preliminary analysis," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 14(6), pages 521-530, December.
  9. Besen, Stanley M., 1989. "International trade in films and television programs : S.S. Wildman and S.E. Siwek, (Ballinger, Cambridge, MA, 1988)," Information Economics and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 4(1), pages 84-88.
  10. Besen, Stanley M & Kirby, Sheila Nataraj, 1989. "Private Copying, Appropriability, and Optimal Copying Royalties," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 32(2), pages 255-280, October.
  11. Besen, Stanley M., 1986. "Private copying, reproduction costs, and the supply of intellectual property," Information Economics and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 2(1), pages 5-22.
  12. John R. Woodbury & Stanley M. Besen & Gary M. Fournier, 1983. "The Determinants of Network Television Program Prices: Implicit Contracts, Regulation, and Bargaining Power," Bell Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 14(2), pages 351-365, Autumn.
  13. Besen, Stanley M & Manning, Willard G, Jr & Mitchell, Bridger M, 1978. "Copyright Liability for Cable Television: Compulsory Licensing and the Coase Theorem," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 21(1), pages 67-95, April.
  14. Besen, Stanley M & Hanley, Paul J, 1975. "Market Size, VHF Allocations, and the Viability of Television Stations," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 24(1), pages 41-54, September.
  15. Besen, Stanley M & Soligo, Ronald, 1975. "The Economics of the Network-Affiliate Relationship: Reply," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 65(5), pages 1037-1038, December.
  16. Stanley M. Besen & Bridger M. Mitchell, 1974. "Noll, Peck, and McGowan's Economic Aspects of Television Regulation," Bell Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 5(1), pages 301-319, Spring.
  17. Besen, Stanley M, 1974. "The Economics of the Cable Television "Consensus."," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 17(1), pages 39-51, April.
  18. Besen, Stanley M & Soligo, Ronald, 1973. "The Economics of the Network-Affiliate Relationship in the Television Broadcasting Industry," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 63(3), pages 259-268, June.
  19. Stanley M. Besen, 1968. "Education and Productivity in U.S. Manufacturing: Some Cross-Section Evidence," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 76, pages 494-494.
  20. Stanley M. Besen, 1965. "An Empirical Analysis Of Commercial Bank Lending Behavior," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 20(1), pages 96-97, March.


  1. Stanley M. Besen & George Sadowsky, 2016. "The economics of Internet standards," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics of the Internet, chapter 10, pages 211-228 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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