Baranes, Edmond and Bourreau, Marc (2005): An Economist's Guide to Local Loop Unbundling. Published in: Internationall journal of digital economic No. 57 (March 2005): pp. 13-31.
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This guide provides a critical review of the economics literature on the desirability and the effects of unbundling the local loop. Firstly, we discuss recent contributions, which aim to quantify the effect of unbundling regulations on the development of broadband services. Secondly, we review the literature on the potential impact of unbundling on investment and innovation incentives. Finally, we conclude this paper by offering some suggestions for further research.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Communications & Strategies|
|Original Title:||An Economist's Guide to Local Loop Unbundling|
|Keywords:||Unbundling; broadband diffusion; investment and innovation|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L4 - Antitrust Issues and Policies > L43 - Legal Monopolies and Regulation or Deregulation
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; Intellectual Property Rights > O32 - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
L - Industrial Organization > L5 - Regulation and Industrial Policy > L51 - Economics of Regulation
L - Industrial Organization > L9 - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities > L96 - Telecommunications
|Depositing User:||Sophie Nigon|
|Date Deposited:||02. Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 22:41|