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Dr. Yale M. Braunstein
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Braunstein is a
Professor at the School
at the University
of California, Berkeley.
He received a B.S. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a
doctorate in economics from Stanford University.
He is the author or co-author of over 50 articles in the fields of
economics and information science and has served as a consultant for
several corporations and government agencies in the U.S. and
an economist, Yale focuses on competition in information products and
services, in particular on how new generations of products and
technologies alter the commercial landscape for incumbent players. His
research areas include economies of scale and scope, pricing, market
structure, and the economics of intellectual property rights.
His work has been published in the major scholarly journals
in economics, information science, and legal policy.
has also developed financial, forecasting, tariff, and valuation models
in areas that include cellular, fixed, and international
telecommunications; cable, satellite, and IP television; and broadband.
This work has been used by applicants for licenses, regulators, and
policy makers in the U.S.,
Brazil, Canada, China,
Ireland, Israel, Sweden,
and the UK.
has been a visiting scholar and guest lecturer in China
and at the East-West Center
Working with faculty at the Center for
Digital Technology and Management (CDTM)
he co-developed and co-taught the course "Realizing
Digital Convergence" which was
simultaneously offered in Berkeley
with lectures delivered live over the web in both directions.
design: Patrick Riley
photos: Peg Skorpinski