Financial Times: A Letter to the New FCC Chair, Mr. Julius Genachowski, Thomas Hazlett


Dear Mr. Julius Genachowski, Welcome to Washington. Now that you’re chairing a very powerful agency, you’ll hear a great many schemes to fatten this interest group or that company. Turn a deaf ear, my friend. Except now. This one will enrich the US economy, 300m wireless customers, and me. But it will make you famous. It would be the most innovative and intelligent reform by any federal official since Alfred Kahn deregulated the airline industry. That entrepreneurial policy move saves US consumers $20bn per year. Here’s a plan that will return consumers at least twice that.  Full article available at Also available, by PDF Download on Prof. Hazlett’s faculty profile.

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