QC Economics

Economics Faculty

David Gabel, Professor and Department Chair
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Phone 718-997-5452     
Office Location: PH 306-D
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Schools Attended:
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987

Research Interests: Economics of Networks; Public Utility Regulation and History  


Journal Articles:


"Uber and the Persistence of Market Power," Journal of Economic Issues, June 2016, pp. 527-534.

"Promoting Innovation and the Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Services to Business," Contemporary Economic Policy (with Guang-Lih Huang), April 2008, pp. 229-47.

"Broadband and Universal Service," Telecommunications Policy, July-August 2007, pp. 327-346.

"An Approach to Analysis of Impairment of Unbundled Switching (with Eric Ralph and Scott Kennedy," 2003, http://www.nrri.ohio-state.edu/members/markets/Impairment/index.php

"Why is There So Little Competition in the Provision of Local Telecommunications Services? An Examination of Alternative Approaches to End-User Access," MSU-DCL Law Review, 2002, pp. 651-670.

"Accessibility of Broadband Telecommunications Services by Various Segments of the American Population," (with Florence Kwan), in Communications Policy in Transition: The Internet and Beyond, eds. Benjamin Compaine and Shane Greenstein, pp.295-320, MIT Press, 2001.

"Who's Taking Whom: Some Comments and Evidence on the Constitutionality of TELRIC," (with David Rosenbaum), Federal Communications Law Journal , March 2000, pp. 239-271.

"Competition in a Network Industry: The Telephone Industry, 1894-1910," Journal of Economic History , Vol. 54, No. 3, September 1994.

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