Mark Jamison is a Visiting Fellow with AEI’s Center for Internet, Communication, and Technology and the director and Gunter Professor of the Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida and serves as its director of telecommunications studies. He provides international training and research on business and government policy, focusing primarily on utilities and network industries. He codirects the PURC/World Bank International Training Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy. Jamison likewise serves on the editorial board of Utilities Policy and is a referee and reviewer for the International Journal of Industrial Organization, The Information Society, Telecommunications Policy, and Utilities Policy.
Speaking at the Hudson Institute, Pai announced that he is forming the Office of Economics and Data (OED) at the FCC. This is a good first step.
unneeded and failed projects, the FCC expanded failing systems such as Lifeline, the Obama White House and the FCC moved to limit the profitability of rural broadband, and the FCC chose an arbitrary definition for broadband. These failed policies wasted billions of dollars and did little to help rural communities gain broadband connectivity. It is time to let markets lead the way.
research center’s flagship international training program a few years ago. My guest lecturer nodded sadly and offered, “This is an example of what not to do.”