Paper Sessions Friday, September 21

9:00 am - 10:40 am

Spectrum

  • Applying an Information Based Decision Analysis to Spectrum Management Regulatory Decisions, Mark Lofquist, University of Colorado at Boulder; David Reed, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • NewSpace Spectrum Sharing: Assessing Interference Risk and Mitigations for New Satellite Constellations, Susan Tonkin; Jean Pierre de Vries, University of Colorado at Boulder Law School - Silicon Flatirons Center
  • Sophisticated Spectrum Sharing Analysis: The Case of the 5.9 GHz Band, Yimin Pang, University of Colorado, Boulder; Joey Padden, CableLabs; Rob Alderfer, CableLabs

Privacy/Security

  • Factors Influencing Password Reuse: A Case Study, Jacob Abbott, Indiana University Bloomington; Daniel Calarco; L. Jean Camp, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Roles for Policy-Makers in Emerging Cyber Insurance Industry Partnerships, Josephine Wolff, Rochester Institute of Technology; William Lehr, Massachusetts Institute of Technology CSAIL
  • Trends in Internet Privacy and Security Perceptions and Online Activity, Edward Carlson, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA); Rafi M. Goldberg, (NTIA); Giulia McHenry, (NTIA); Maureen Lewis, (NTIA); Wallis Romzek, American University

Emerging Technologies

  • Public Understanding of Algorithms and Trust in Platforms, Grant Blank, University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute; Bianca Reisdorf
  • Revisiting Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act: Using Legislative History to Understand and Evaluate the Evolution of Social Networks, Robyn Caplan, Data & Society Research Institute; Philip M. Napoli, Duke University
  • Taming the Algorithm in the Room: Artificial Intelligence Regulation for the Social Good, Dawn Schrader, Cornell University; Dipayan Ghosh

Competition Policy

  • Hello... Are You Still There? An Empirical Analysis How Market Structure Affects Quality in Mobile Networks, Nicolas Wellmann
  • The Evolution of Broadband Competition in Local US Markets: A Distributional Analysis, Kenneth Flamm, University of Texas at Austin; Pablo Varas, University of Texas at Austin
  • The Low Capital Intensity of Telecommunications and its Business and Policy Implications, Andrew Odlyzko, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities     

Broadband

  • Arising from the Ashes: Will Utility-Style Regulation Be the Future of the Internet?, Eli M. Noam, Columbia Business School
  • Building a Digital Twin: Testing the Effectiveness of Telecommunication Policies in a Virtual World, Edward Oughton, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
  • Telecom Deja Vu: A Model for Sharing in Broadband Access, Douglas Sicker, Carnegie Mellon University; William Lehr, Massachusetts Institute of Technology CSAIL

11:05 am - 12:45pm

Broadband

  • Bridging the Quality Divide with Competition-Enhancing Regulation, Lourdes Montenegro, National University of Singapore
  •  Keep Calm and Fight on: A Comparative Study of Network Neutrality in the United States, South Korea and Israel, Sangyong Han, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Amit M. Schejter, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Zero-Rating and Net Neutrality in the Mobile Market: The Case of Japan, Toshiya Jitsuzumi, Chuo University 

User/Consumer Behavior

  • A Study of Spatial Differentiation in Online Personal Health Realization of Rural Agricultural and Non-Agricultural Populations, Peter L. Stenberg, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Interactivity, Awareness, and Adoption: The Impact of Mobile Phones on Agricultural Innovation in Africa, Heather Hudson, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Understanding the ICT Use Gender Gap in Latin America Roxana Barrantes, Instituto de Estudios Peruanos; Aileen Aguero Garcia, Instituto de Estudios Peruanos; Paulo Matos, Instituto de Estudios Peruanos

Data Science & Analysis

  • The Impact of Technology Procurement Regulations on Social Value and National Competitiveness 7 1 5 Frank Nagle, University of Southern California       
  • The Smart Flanders Program: A Collaborative and Co-Creative Approach to the Development and Implementation of a Joint Open Data Policy Amongst Cities, Nil Walravens, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, imec-SMIT
  • Whispering Into Princes' Ears: An Empirical Analysis of Ex Parte Meetings at the Federal Communications Commission, Adam Candeub, Michigan State University College of Law; Sherrod Blankner, Phlebas Consulting

Broadband

  • Fracking Industry Influence on Network Availability in Underserved Areas of Pennsylvania, Benjamin W. Cramer, Pennsylvania State University
  • Last-Mile Connectivity Deployments in the Global South: An Exploratory Study of the Sustainability of New Business Models, Sharada Srinivasan, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Understanding the Gender Digital Divide: Social Norms and the USAID WomenConnect Challenge, Thomas Koutsky, USAID Global Development Lab; Revi Sterling, USAID

Emerging Technologies

  • Algorithmic Regulation and Algorithmic Collusion in Network Markets, Jonathan Cave, University of Warwick
  • Digital Platform Power: A Game Theoretic Approach to Understanding the Regulation and Self-Regulation of Internet Companies, Jake Rashbass, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • What Social Media Platforms Can Learn from Audience Measurement: Lessons in the Self-Regulation of 'Black Boxes', Philip M. Napoli, Duke University

Privacy/Security

  • Assessing Cybersecurity Policy Effectiveness in Africa via a Cybersecurity Liability Index, Kwasi Adomako, Carnegie Mellon University Africa; Nabeel Mohamed, Carnegie Mellon University; Aminata Garba, Carnegie Mellon University; Martin Saint, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Regulating the IoT: Discrimination, Privacy, and Cybersecurity in the Artificial Intelligence Age, Charlotte Tschider, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
  • Reviewing a Historical Internet Vulnerability: Why Isn't BGP More Secure and What Can We Do About it?, Cecilia Testart, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4:10 pm - 5:50 pm

Spectrum

  • Impact of Mobile Licenses Duration on Investment, François Jeanjean, France Telecom - Orange Group; Marc Lebourges, France Telecom; Julienne Liang, France Telecom
  • Modelling the Impact of Spectrum Sharing on Spectrum Value: The US Citizen Broadband Radio Service Ecosystem, Fernando Betrán, University of Auckland
  • Spectrum Valuation: Implications for Sharing and Secondary Markets, Marcela Gomez, University of Pittsburgh; Martin B. H. Weiss, University of Pittsburgh; William Lehr, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Giulia McHenry, National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Innovation and Intellectual Property

  • Is Faster Better? Quantifying the Relationship between Broadband Speed and Economic Growth, George S. Ford, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
  • Technology Change and Its Impact on Labor Markets: A Historical Perspective, Martha Garcia-Murillo, Syracuse University - School of Information Studies; Ian MacInnes, Syracuse University
  • The Importance of Broadband and Other Infrastructure for Entrepreneurship James Prieger, Pepperdine University

Competition Policy

  • Bit-by-Bit Towards Unlimited: An Analysis of Zero Rating and Sponsored Data Practices of Internet Service Providers, Daniel Schnurr, University of Passau; Lukas Wiewiorra, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Content and Access Provision in a Discrete Competition Model, Petrus H Potgieter, University of South Africa; Bronwyn E. Howell, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Double-Sided Internet Markets and the Need to Assess Both Upstream and Downstream Impacts, Rob Frieden, Pennsylvania State University

Emerging Technologies

  • 'I Am an Algorithm, Not a Product': Why Product Liability Is Not Well-Suited for Certain Types of Algorithms, Karni Chagal, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law
  • Can a Machine Learn Under the GDPR?, Joel Thayer, ACT; Bijan Madhani,CCIA
  • Mobile Privacy and Business-to-Platform Dependencies: An Analysis of SEC Disclosures, Ronan Fathaigh, University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law; Joris van Hoboken, University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR); N.A.N.M. van Eijk, Institute for Information Law (IViR)

Broadband

  • The Growing Importance of Being Always On --” A First Look at the Reliability of Broadband Internet AccessZachary Bischof, Northwestern University; Fabian Bustamante, Northwestern University; Nick Feamster, Princeton University
  • Telecommunications Resilience and Recovery: Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, Carleen Maitland, Pennsylvania State University; Jon M. Peha, Carnegie Mellon University
  • The Policy Potential of Measurements of Internet Outages, John, Heidemann, USC; Yuri Pradkin, USC; Guillermo Baltra, USC