Economic Impacts of the 1996 Telecommunications Act A Special Issue of the Journal of Media Economics by Benjamin J. Bates

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  • Economics,
  • Laws of Other Jurisdictions & General Law,
  • Media Studies,
  • Ownership & organization of enterprises,
  • Postal & telecommunications industries,
  • Technology & Engineering,
  • Sociology,
  • Reference,
  • USA,
  • Mass Media - General,
  • Performing Arts / Mass Media,
  • Telecommunications

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ISBN 10080589828X
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