publication . Article . Preprint . 2006

broadband and unbundling regulations in oecd countries

Wallsten, Scott;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2006 Journal: SSRN Electronic Journal (eissn: 1556-5068, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Broadband penetration and available speeds vary widely across OECD countries. Policymakers around the world, and especially in countries like the U.S. that lag in the rankings, are searching for policies to narrow those gaps. Relatively little empirical work tests possible reasons for these differences. In this paper I test the impacts of regulations and demographics on broadband development in a panel dataset across countries. In addition to adding to the meager empirical literature on broadband across countries, this paper is novel in two ways. First, it explicitly takes into account the many different types of unbundling regulations that countries have implem...
Subjects
free text keywords: Demographics, Broadband, Economics, Unbundling, International economics, Empirical literature, Public economics, Empirical work, Lag, Oecd countries, Local-loop unbundling
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publication . Article . Preprint . 2006

broadband and unbundling regulations in oecd countries

Wallsten, Scott;