is an expert in regulation and strategy in the wireless, wireline, and video sectors. He has consulted and testified on behalf of clients in numerous telecommunications matters, ranging from wireless license auctions, spectrum management, and competition policy, to patent infringement, wireless reselling, and broadband deployment.
Dr. Bazelon frequently advises regulatory and legislative bodies, including the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Congress. He also has expertise in the federal government’s use of discount rates for policy and regulatory analysis, intellectual property valuation, and antitrust and damages analysis. Prior to joining Brattle, Dr. Bazelon was a vice president with Analysis Group, an economic and strategy consulting firm. During that time, he expanded the firm’s telecommunications practice area. He also served as a principal analyst in the Microeconomic and Financial Studies Division of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) where he researched reforms of radio spectrum management; estimated the budgetary and private sector impacts of spectrum-related legislative proposals; and advised on auction design and privatization issues for all research at the CBO.
Dr. Bazelon earned his B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan, his M.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the London School of Economics, and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.
Economic Effect of Copyright: The Empirical Evidence So Far
Christian Handke is Assistant Professor (tenured) of Cultural Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Senior Researcher at University of Amsterdam. At Erasmus University, Dr. Handke is program coordinator for the Master in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship. At University of Amsterdam, he participates in the research project on Copyright in an Age of Access. His research focuses on cultural economics and the economics of copyright, innovation, and technological change, as well as the record industry.
In 2010, Dr. Handke received his doctorate in economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam with highest distinction. His dissertation was short-listed for the Boekman Dissertation Prize 2012. He also holds an M.A. with distinction in Science, Technology, and Society from Linköping University (Sweden) and a B.A. in European Studies from the University of North London. Between 2003 and 2007, he was junior lecturer/researcher