Economist Jeffrey Eisenach has served in senior positions at the Federal Trade Commission and the Office of Management and Budget. As a visiting scholar at AEI, he focuses on policies affecting the information technology sector, innovation and entrepreneurship. Eisenach is also a managing director and a principal at Navigant Economics and an adjunct professor at the George Mason University School of Law, where he teaches Regulated Industries. He writes on a wide range of issues, including industrial organization, communications policy and the Internet, government regulations, labor economics and public finance. He has also taught at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
AEI’s Jeffrey Eisenach will argue in favor of a generic antitrust enforcement model with primary enforcement by the FTC and Jonathan Baker of American University will maintain that an industry-specific regulator like the FCC is needed to work with antitrust enforcers to shape competition in the broadband industry. The debate will be moderated by US Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Williams.
Last night, on the heels of airlines letting fliers use electronic devices during takeoff and landing, the FCC proposed a rule change that would allow air passengers to make cell phone calls during air flights. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to let fliers talk on phones above 10,000 feet and...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org / 202.862.5829 Washington, D.C. (November 6, 2013) - American Enterprise Institute (AEI) president Arthur Brooks announced today that Richard Bennett, a widely respected Internet policy scholar and an expert on network engineering and Internet standards, is joining AEI’s
Join AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy for an event exploring the need for change, the different proposals under consideration in Congress, and the potential outcomes of reform.
The America Invents Act, passed in 2011, set out to expedite patent reviews, attack infringement overseas and improve patent quality by ensuring patents satisfy the statutory criteria of being “novel” and “non-obvious” and that their terms clearly describe what is covered, and what is not.