Common Carrier Regulation of the Internet: Investment Impacts

Communications and Technology Subcommittee
House Commerce Committee
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will review the economic impacts of the FCC’s decision to implement heavy-handed utility-style regulation of the Internet. Members will examine the effect of the commission’s rule on investment and deployment of broadband networks and what that means for American consumers, jobs, and innovation.

Background Memo


Frank Louthan
Managing Director- Equity Research
Raymond James Financial

Michael Mandel
Chief Economic Strategist
Progressive Policy Institute

Robert Shapiro
Co-Founder and Chairman
Sonecon LLC

Nicholas Economides
Professor of Economics
New York University Stern School of Business