Category Archives: Multimedia

American History TV on C-SPAN: Lecture by Prof. Thomas Hazlett on Radio Spectrum Regulation History

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Radio Spectrum Regulation History Author Thomas Hazlett talked about his book, The Political Spectrum: The Tumultuous Liberation of Wireless Technology, from Herbert Hoover to the Smartphone. Following Mr. Hazlett’s remarks, a wireless policy specialist from Verizon and a technology policy representative from Facebook discuss radio spectrum regulation.

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Brian Lamb Interviews Thomas Hazlett about “The Political Spectrum”

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(Yale 2017)

Q&A with Thomas Hazlett Professor Thomas Hazlett talked about his book, The Political Spectrum: The Tumultuous Liberation of Wireless Technology from Herbert Hoover to the Smartphone, about the history and politics of U.S. communications policy. Mr. Hazlett served as chief economist at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 1991-92.

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FTC’s Joshua Wright Lectures at Clemson on April 2 — Video archive available

FTC Commissioner Josh Wright

Federal Trade Commissioner Joshua D. Wright presented a Big Ideas About Information lecture on April 2, 2015 at Clemson University.   Sponsored by the Information Economy Project and the John E. Walker Department of Economics, Commissioner Wright spoke on Regulation in High-Tech Markets: Public Choice, Regulatory Capture, and the FTC.  

A prolific scholar in law and economics, Joshua Wright was appointed to the Federal Trade Commission by President Obama in January 2013. Commissioner Wright’s lecture focused on the tendency for regulatory regimes to frustrate technological innovation. An example is the tax industry, heavily regulated for almost a century.