The net neutrality farce: From the start, the concept has been based on a flawed foundation


by Thomas Hazlett, New York Daily News, Tuesday, November 21, 2017

For the sixth time in the last decade, U.S. rules on “network neutrality” are set to flip. The controversial policy — first imposed by the Federal Communications Commission under Bush 43, then struck down by federal courts, then re-imposed under President Obama, then overturned again, then imposed yet again — is now slated for demolition by Ajit Pai, the FCC head appointed by President Trump.

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Jonathan Aronson, Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Government

Prof. Jonathan Aronson (Southern Cal) speaks about his book, co-authored with Peter Cowhey (UCSD), DIGITAL DNA: Disruption and the Challenge of Global Governance (Oxford, 2017).  IEP @ Clemson University, Nov. 14, 2017.

New paper on Uber competition to taxi service in New York City: net benefits are high.

Tom Lam (Clemson) and Meng Liu (MIT) calculate surplus gains at 72 cents per dollar spent.
“Demand and Consumer Surplus in the On-Demand Economy: The Case of Ride Sharing” Read it here:
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