AEI Economic Studies Series

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The American Enterprise Institute has a long history of producing leading research in economic policy. The AEI Economic Studies series publishes rigorous, high-quality research in all fields of economics. It is a new outlet designed to produce studies targeted at increasing understanding of economic policy issues. Research findings are presented in a clear and concise way to maximize their accessibility and impact. Individual studies are circulated to both policymakers, academics and the press.

The series accepts outside submissions; to be considered, please submit your work to the series editor, Aparna Mathur.

AEI Economic Studies Series editor:

Aparna Mathur
Resident Scholar
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October 2012: Broadband competition in the Internet ecosystem
Jeffrey Eisenach

Like the other information technology markets that comprise the Internet ecosystem, broadband communications services are characterized by rapid innovation, declining costs, product differentiation, competitive price discrimination, network effects, and “multisidedness.”

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June 2012: A new measure of consumption inequality
Kevin A. Hassett and Aparna Mathur

In recent times, the debate surrounding middle-class welfare has tended to focus on the issue of income inequality. We argue in this paper that income data are not the best measure of overall welfare. What matters for household well-being is consumption, since households are better able to smooth consumption rather than income over their lifetime.

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November 2011: Telecoms and the Huawei conundrum
Claude Barfield

The Chinese company Huawei has emerged as the second-largest telecommunications equipment company in the world. Despite its global success, Huawei has consistently been rebuffed in attempts to make large investments and land large contracts in the United States.

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Monday, October 27, 2014 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
State income taxes and the Supreme Court: Maryland Comptroller v. Wynne

Please join AEI for a panel discussion exploring these and other questions about this crucial case.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
For richer, for poorer: How family structures economic success in America

Join Lerman, Wilcox, and a group of distinguished scholars and commentators for the release of Lerman and Wilcox’s report, which examines the relationships among and policy implications of marriage, family structure, and economic success in America.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
The 7 deadly virtues: 18 conservative writers on why the virtuous life is funny as hell

Please join AEI for a book forum moderated by Last and featuring five of these leading conservative voices. By the time the forum is over, attendees may be on their way to discovering an entirely different — and better — moral universe.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
A nuclear deal with Iran? Weighing the possibilities

Join us, as experts discuss their predictions for whether the United States will strike a nuclear deal with Iran ahead of the November 24 deadline, and the repercussions of the possible outcomes.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
The forgotten depression — 1921: The crash that cured itself

Please join Author James Grant and AEI senior economists for a discussion about Grant's book, "The Forgotten Depression: 1921: The Crash That Cured Itself" (Simon & Schuster, 2014).

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