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The FCC's 700 MHz Auction

Dec 2007
Policy Brief
By  Gregory Rosston
Gregory Rosston is the Deputy Director of SIEPR. He is also a Visiting Lecturer in Economics at Stanford University. Rosston’s research has focused on industrial organization, antitrust and regulation. He has written numerous articles on competition in local telecommunications, implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, auctions and spectrum policy. Prior to joining Stanford University, Rosston served as Deputy Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission and helped with the design and implementation of the FCC’s spectrum auctions.

Andrzej (Andy) Skrzypacz is Associate Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His research is on microeconomic theory, especially information economics, market design, and game theory/strategy. His recent papers consider auction design, bargaining theory, repeated games, and collusion in markets. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Rochester and has since been working at the Stanford GSB. He is currently an associate editor for the American Economic Review.