Jeffrey Eisenach is a visiting scholar at AEI. Eisenach has served in senior positions at the Federal Trade Commission and the Office of Management and Budget. At AEI, he focuses on policies affecting the information technology sector, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Eisenach is also a senior vice president at NERA Economic Consulting 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.
Eisenach's testimony streeses thee main points: net neutrality regulation cannot be justified on grounds of enhancing consumer welfare; the potential costs of net neutrality regulation are sweeping and severe; and legitimate policy concerns about the potential use of market power can best be addressed through existing antitrust and consumer protection laws and regulations.
In mid-September, AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy and the University of Nebraska College of Law will cosponsor a three-day conference at the Federal Communications Commission to highlight the latest academic thinking on broadband regulation and to give regulators the opportunity to interact with leading scholars in the field.
September 10, Washington, D.C. – The University of Nebraska College of Law and the American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy are co-sponsoring a by-invitation workshop on the topic “Regulating the Evolving Broadband Ecosystem,” to be held at Federal Communications Commission (FCC) headquarters on...
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