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A Workshop sponsored by the
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

National Academy of Sciences, Lecture Room,
2101 Constitution Ave., NW (Entrance at 2100 C St.), Washington, D.C.
February 28 - March 1, 2006

Cave, Martin. 2005. Independent audit of major spectrum holdings.

Coase, Ronald. 1959. "The Federal Communications Commission," Journal of Law and Economics. October, Vol. 2, pp. 1-40.

Congressional Budget Office, 1997. Where Do We Go From Here? The FCC Auctions and the Future of Radio Spectrum Management. April.

De Vany, Arthur S., Ross D. Eckert, Charles J. Meyers, Donald J. O'Hara, and Richard C. Scott, " A Property System for Market Allocation of the Electromagnetic Spectrum: A Legal-Economic-Engineering Study," Stanford Law Review, 21 (June 1969), pp. 1499-1561.

Federal Communications Commission. 2002. Spectrum Policy Task Force Report.

Finlay, Dave. The value of Astronomy, or what do we get for our tax money?, NRAO.

Gergely, T.E. 2005. The Future of Regulations for Radio Astronomy, NSF Paper presented at the General Assembly of the International Radio Science Union (URSI), October 2005, New Delhi, India.

Goodman, Ellen P. 2004. Spectrum Rights in the Telecosm to Come. San Diego Law Review.

Goodman, Ellen P. 2005. Spectrum Equity. Journal of Telecommunications and High Tech. Law.

Government Accountability Office. 2005. Strong Support for Extending FCC's Auction Authority Exists, but Little Agreement on Other Options to Improve Efficient Use of Spectrum. December 2005.

Government Accountability Office. 2003. Comprehensive Review of U.S. Spectrum Management with Broad Stakeholder Involvement Is Needed. January.

Hatfield, Dale N. and Philip J. Weiser. 2005. Property Rights in Spectrum: Taking the Next Step. September 30.

Lehr, William and Jon Crowcroft. 2005. "Managing Shared Access to a Spectrum Commons", IEEE DySpan2005, Baltimore, November 2005.

Morris, Adele and Martin Cave. 2005. Getting the Best Out of Public Sector Spectrum, September 8.

National Science Foundation. 2005. NSF Long Range Spectrum Plan. November. (Paper copies will be available at the meeting, and electronic copies (PDF file- ~ 4 MB) on demand.)

National Telecommunications and Information Administration
. 1991. U.S. Spectrum Management Policy: Agenda for the Future.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 2005. Secondary Markets for Spectrum: Policy Issues, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry Committee for Information, Computer and Communications Policy, April 20.

Presidential Memo on Spectrum Policy. Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies. 2003. May 29.

Presidential Determination: Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies. 2004. November 30.

Rosston, Gregory and Jeffrey Steinberg. 1997. "Using Market-Based Spectrum Policy to Promote the Public Interest", FCC Staff Paper. Also published in Federal Communications Law Journal, December, Vol. 50, No. 1.

Webbink, Douglas. 1980. Frequency Spectrum Deregulation Alternatives. FCC Working Paper No. 2, October.

White, Lawrence J., "'Propertyzing' the Electromagnetic Spectrum: Why It's Important, and How to Begin," in J.A. Eisenach and R.J. May, eds., Communications Deregulation and FCC Reform: Finishing the Job, Kluwer, 2001, pp. 111-143. (reprinted in Media Law & Policy, Fall 2000).

WIK-Consult. 2005. Towards More Flexible Spectrum Regulation. Study for the Federal Network Agency. December.


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