A letter from Professor Marius Schwartz, Department of Economics at Georgetown University to the FCC.

On September 14, 2016, a group of economists who have submitted declarations and white papers in the above-referenced proceedings filed a letter (“Joint Economists’ Letter”) urging the Commission to not regulate business data service (“BDS”) markets with multiple facilities-based competitors and instead, adhering to accepted principles of regulatory economics, adopt a competitive market test targeted at combating supracompetitive rents in entrenched monopoly markets.