|Daron Acemoglu||MIT||Uncertain||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Alberto Alesina||Harvard||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
|Joseph Altonji||Yale||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
|Alan Auerbach||Berkeley||No Opinion||Bio/Vote History|
|David Autor||MIT||No Opinion||Bio/Vote History|
|Katherine Baicker||Harvard||Agree||2||Bio/Vote History|
|Marianne Bertrand||Chicago||Disagree||2||Bio/Vote History|
|Raj Chetty||Harvard||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
There is theory that goes both ways on this. Vertical price squeeze for integrated sellers a potential concern.
-see background information here
|Janet Currie||Princeton||Uncertain||1||Bio/Vote History|
|David Cutler||Harvard||Disagree||2||Bio/Vote History|
Another one of these questions that appears to refer to average effects only
|Darrell Duffie||Stanford||Agree||3||Bio/Vote History|
could easily lead to high transaction costs particularly for small players and confusion among consumers about what they get access to.
|Barry Eichengreen||Berkeley||Uncertain||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Ray Fair||Yale||No Opinion||Bio/Vote History|
|Pinelopi Goldberg||Yale||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
If distribution gains market power, toll takers on the Internet could Balkanize it (w/large aggregate welfare loss)
|Michael Greenstone||MIT||Uncertain||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Robert Hall||Stanford||No Opinion||
Internet transport charges are negotiated bilaterally, so such charges already occur, along with many other factors that affect prices
|Bengt Holmström||MIT||Disagree||3||Bio/Vote History|
|Kenneth Judd||Stanford||No Opinion||Bio/Vote History|
|Anil Kashyap||Chicago||No Opinion||
curious to see what the IO mavens say about this.
|Pete Klenow||Stanford||Agree||3||Bio/Vote History|
Haven't gotten into the details of this debate, but given carrier concentration, not obvious that consumers would benefit.
|Eric Maskin||Harvard||Uncertain||6||Bio/Vote History|
|William Nordhaus||Yale||No Opinion||Bio/Vote History|
|Maurice Obstfeld||Berkeley||No Opinion||Bio/Vote History|
|Emmanuel Saez||Berkeley||Uncertain||2||Bio/Vote History|
|José Scheinkman||Princeton||Uncertain||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Richard Schmalensee||MIT||Uncertain||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Hyun Song Shin||Princeton||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
|Nancy Stokey||Chicago||No Opinion||Bio/Vote History|
|Richard Thaler||Chicago||No Opinion||Bio/Vote History|
The additional incentive to provide bandwidth would be a plus, but the static misallocation from this type of monopoly pricing may be larger
-see background information here
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