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Dr. Gerald R. Faulhaber, Senior Fellow

Senior Fellow, Information Economy Project and Professor Emeritus of Business and Public Policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 215-219-0805, faulhabe@wharton.

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

Multimedia from Gerald Faulhaber and David Farber’s Tullock Lecture


Gerald Faulhaber and David Farber: The Wireless Tsunami: Back to the Future

Audio Clip [10 minutes] – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1Py2r1kfOU


Gerald Faulhaber and David Farber: The Wireless Tsunami: Back to the Future


Tullock Lecture by Gerald R. Faulhaber and David J. Farber
Monday, October 24, 2011

The Information Economy Project at George Mason University
proudly presents The Tullock Lecture on Big Ideas About Information
4:00 – 5:30 pm @ Room 121
GMU School of Law, 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Va.
(Orange Line: Virginia Square-GMU Metro)
Reception to Follow in the Levy Atrium, 5:30-6:30 pm

Gerald R. Faulhaber
Professor Emeritus Wharton School & Law School, University of Pennsylvania
Former Chief Economist, F.C.C.

David J. Farber
Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science & Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Former Chief Technologist, F.C.C.

Wireless is a wave of unprecedented proportions, much bigger and more ubiquitous that either wired voice or the PC-based Internet.  Gerald Faulhaber and David Farber, internationally acclaimed experts in network economics and communications technologies, imagine what this might mean to U.S. and global markets, including those in developing countries.

Reserve your spot via email: iep.gmu@gmail.com.
Admission is free, but seating is limited.


Presentation Slides – FaulhaberFarber.TullockLectureGMUv4.pdf

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Audio Clip [10 minutes] – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1Py2r1kfOU


This entry is part 14 of 20 in the series Tullock Lecture Big Ideas About Information Series