© 2002

Cyber Policy and Economics in an Internet Age

  • William H. Lehr
  • Lorenzo M. Pupillo

Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series book series (TREP, volume 43)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. William H. Lehr, Lorenzo M. Pupillo
      Pages 3-16
  3. The Policy Challenge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Eli M. Noam
      Pages 19-26
    3. Leonard Waverman
      Pages 43-59
    4. Antonio Pilati
      Pages 61-69
  4. The Internet Governance Challenge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Milton L. Mueller
      Pages 73-94
  5. The Privacy Challenge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Helen McDonald
      Pages 115-126
    3. Hal R. Varian
      Pages 127-137
    4. Nadine Strossen
      Pages 139-154
  6. The Economics Challenge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Alain Bourdeau de Fontenay, Eric Bourdeau de Fontenay
      Pages 169-196
    3. Bruce M. Owen, Gregory L. Rosston
      Pages 197-218
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 219-274

About this book


Cyber Policy and Economics in an Internet Age is a collection of essays from some of the world's best-known experts on Internet public policy. It provides an accessible introduction to critical issues that policymakers, businesspeople, and the public will need to confront in coming years: universal access, appropriate content (pornography, free speech, cultural values), Internet broadcasting, intellectual property, Internet taxation, consumer protection, privacy, fair E-business competition, regulation of the Internet infrastructure, and more. This book is intended for the industry practitioner, analysts, and researchers. It would also be suitable for use in graduate and undergraduate courses, as well as by researchers.


E-Business Electronic Commerce Governance Internet cyber policy internet age privacy public policy

Editors and affiliations

  • William H. Lehr
    • 1
  • Lorenzo M. Pupillo
    • 2
  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSA
  2. 2.Telecom ItaliaItaly

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