From: Technology Policy Institute
To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: Event Videos now Available
Date: Fri May 09 19:49:43 MDT 2014

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Event Videos now Available:

The Evolving Media Landscape: What do the Data Show? & 

Internet Economics in a Changing Video and Data Environment 


Videos of the May 5th event, "Internet Economics in a Changing Video and Data Environment," and videos and presentations from "The Evolving Media Landscape: What do the Data Show," held May 8th, are now available on the TPI website.


"Internet Economics in a Changing Video and Data Environment" focused on the economics underlying the current controversies and how the web of peering agreements, CDNs, last-mile and backbone networks interact to keep both money and content flowing to where it is most needed. The event was moderated by Scott Wallsten, Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow at TPI.


Speakers at the event were:  


  • Stanley Besen, Senior Consultant, Charles River Associates
  • Joseph Cavender, Vice President, Federal Affairs, Level 3 Communications, LLC
  • David Clark, Senior Research Scientist, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Co-Director, Communications Futures Program, MIT
  • Bob Crandall, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute and Nonresident Senior Fellow, Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution


Panelists at "The Evolving Media Landscape: What do the Data Show" discussed their findings from recent empirical research analyzing the impact of piracy on sales of copyrighted products and quantifying the effectiveness of both policy-based and market-based strategies for fighting piracy. The event was moderated by Thomas Lenard, President and Senior Fellow at Technology Policy Institute.


Speakers at the event were:   


  • Michael Smith, Senior Adjunct Fellow, Technology Policy Institute, and Professor of Information Systems and Marketing and the Co-Director, Initiative for Digital Entertainment Analytics, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Joel Waldfogel, Professor, Frederick R Kappel Chair in Applied Economics, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
  • Alejandro Zentner, Associate Professor of Managerial Economics, University of Texas at Dallas


The videos from past events are also available on the TPI YouTube channel.



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