Using Spectrum Auctions to Enhance Competition in Wireless Services
Peter Cramton (),
Evan Kwerel (),
Gregory Rosston () and
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Spectrum auctions are used by governments to assign and price licenses for wireless communications. Effective auction design recognizes the importance of competition, not only in the auction, but in the downstream market for wireless communications. This paper examines several instruments regulators can use to enhance competition and thereby improve market outcomes.
Keywords: Auctions; spectrum auctions; market design; package auction; clock auction; combinatorial auction (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D44 C78 L96 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 21 pages
Date: 2012, Revised 2012
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Published in Journal of Law and Economics, 54:4, S167-S188, 2011
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