Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.
search  
 
Subscribe   Subscribe   MI on Facebook Find us on Twitter Find us on Instagram      
 
   
 

Transcript
October 1, 2001


Telecom Deregulation: The Abominable TELRIC-BS

Peter Huber: Please join the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research to hear noted economist Dr. Alfred Kahn address what he sees to be the failure of telecom deregulation resulting from the FCC's adoption of irrational pricing policies.

Dr. Kahn is one of the nation's foremost thinkers on this subject. He recently published Whom the Gods Would Destroy, or How Not to Deregulate, an exposé on the "perverse propensities of regulatory agencies to regulate pervasively in the name of 'deregulation'," which he thinks is exemplified by the FCC's pricing rules. Dr. Kahn's address is particularly timely, as the Supreme Court will hear oral argument on the FCC's TELRIC (total element long run incremental cost) pricing rules on October 10th. Dr. Kahn is the Professor Emeritus of Political Economy at Cornell University and is also the author of the influential work, The Economics of Regulation.

Widely known as the "father of deregulation," Dr. Kahn's highly regarded work helped lead to deregulation of many industries, among them telecommunications and the airline industry. With years of experience in the deregulation of markets, we are pleased to have Dr. Kahn give us his unique perspective on TELRIC'simpact on the telecommunications competition, innovation and the deployment of new facilities and services.

VIEW THE EVENT:

RealPlayer 28kbps (modem speed)

RealPlayer 150kbps (LAN speed)

IMPORTANT Viewing Notes: (1) viewing the webcast requires the free RealPlayer G2 software, click here to download and install the software; (2) please note that after downloading the software you must install it, simply downloading the software is not the complete process. If you need technical support viewing the videos, please direct your questions to support@ConnectLive.com

 


Manhattan Institute.

EMAIL THIS | PRINTER FRIENDLY

MANHATTAN INSTITUTE LUNCHEON

SUMMARY:
Transcript of the October 1, 2001 remarks of noted economist Dr. Alfred Kahn on what he sees to be the failure of telecom deregulation resulting from the FCC’s adoption of irrational pricing policies.

SPEAKER:
Dr. Alfred Kahn, Professor Emeritus of Political Economy, Cornell University; Author, Whom the Gods Would Destroy, or How Not to Deregulate
INTRODUCTORY REMARKS:
Peter W. Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute

VIEW WEBCAST

 


Home | About MI | Scholars | Publications | Books | Links | Contact MI
City Journal | CAU | CCI | CEPE | CLP | CMP | CRD | ECNY
Thank you for visiting us.
To receive a General Information Packet, please email support@manhattan-institute.org
and include your name and address in your e-mail message.
Copyright © 2009 Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Inc. All rights reserved.
52 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10017
phone (212) 599-7000 / fax (212) 599-3494