Imperial College London

ProfessorTommasoValletti

Business School

Head of the Department of Economics and Public Policy
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 9215t.valletti Website CV

 
 
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Location

 

417City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Publications

Citation

BibTex format

@article{Genakos:2015:10.1111/ecoj.12194,
author = {Genakos, C and Valletti, T},
doi = {10.1111/ecoj.12194},
journal = {Economic Journal},
pages = {F31--F48},
title = {Evaluating a decade of mobile termination rate regulation},
url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12194},
volume = {125},
year = {2015}
}

RIS format (EndNote, RefMan)

TY  - JOUR
AB - We re-consider the impact that regulation of call termination on mobile phones has had on mobilecustomers’ bills. Using a large panel covering 27 countries, we find that the ‘waterbed’ phenomenon,initially observed until early 2006, becomes insignificant on average over the 10-year period, 2002–11.We argue that this is related to the changing nature of the industry, whereby mobile-to-mobile trafficnow plays a much bigger role compared to fixed-to-mobile calls in earlier periods. Over the samedecade, we find no evidence that regulation caused a reduction in mobile operators’ profits andinvestments.
AU - Genakos,C
AU - Valletti,T
DO - 10.1111/ecoj.12194
EP - 48
PY - 2015///
SN - 1468-0297
SP - 31
TI - Evaluating a decade of mobile termination rate regulation
T2 - Economic Journal
UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12194
UR - http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/26142
VL - 125
ER -