Senior Fellow Gerald R. Faulhaber is Professor Emeritus of Business and Public Policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has researched widely in spectrum policy for wireless telecommunications; network neutrality for the Internet, file sharing and fair use copyright; telecommunications; regulation; industrial organization; and applied microeconomics.
His current projects include work on spectrum management reform; network neutrality analysis; copyright and fair use provisions with music/movie file sharing via peer-to-peer networks; prospects for deregulation in telecommunications; broadband deployment; network effects and antitrust analysis; access and antitrust analysis.
He has been a professor at Wharton from 1984 to present, with a joint appointment to the University of Pennsylvania Law School since 2005. Previously, he was a professor at New York University, and has been a visiting professor at INSEAD in France, at Princeton University and at Tsinghua University in the Peoples’ Republic of China.
Faulhaber also served as Chief Economist at the Federal Communications Commission from 2000 to 2001, and was Director, Strategic Planning and Financial Management, AT&T, 1982-83; Director, Microeconomic Studies, AT&T, 1978-82; Research Head, Economic Modeling and Financial Research Department, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc., 1975-77; Supervisor, Economic Modeling, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc., 1968-75; Technical Staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc., 1962-68. Additionally, he has been on the editorial board of Information and Economic Policy from 1992-present, and has been on the Advisory Board, Research Program on Telecommunications and Information, Columbia University.
Princeton University, Ph.D., 1975
Princeton University, M.A., 1974
New York University, M.S., 1964
Haverford College, A.B., 1962