Using Spectrum Auctions to Enhance Competition in Wireless Services
Spectrum auctions are used by governments to assign and price licenses for wireless communications. Effective auction design recognizes the importance of competition, not only in the auction, but in the downstream market for wireless communications. This paper examines several instruments regulators can use to enhance competition and thereby improve market outcomes.
|Date of creation:||2012|
|Date of revision:||2012|
|Publication status:||Published in Journal of Law and Economics, 54:4, S167-S188, 2011|
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