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Mark A Jamison

Gerald L. Gunter Memorial Professor
Director and Gunter Professor
Director, Public Utility Research Center

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Public Utility Research Center
Matherly Hall 202
PO Box 117142
Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 392-2929
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Biography

Dr. Mark Jamison is the director and Gunter Professor of the Public Utility Research Center (PURC) at the University of Florida and also serves as its director of Telecommunications Studies. He provides international training and research on business and government policy, focusing primarily on utilities and network industries. He directs the PURC/World Bank International Training Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy.

Dr. Jamison’s current research topics include leadership and institutional development in regulation, competition in telecommunications, and regulation for next generation networks. He has conducted education programs in numerous countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and North, South, and Central America. Dr. Jamison is also a research associate with the UF Center for Public Policy Research. He blogs for the American Enterprise Institute and for The World Bank.

Dr. Jamison served on the US Presidential Transition Team in 2015-2016, focusing on the Federal Communications Commission. He is the former associate director of Business and Economic Studies for the UF Center for International Business Education and Research and has served as special academic advisor to the chair of the Florida Governor's Internet task force and as president of the Transportation and Public Utilities Group.

Previously, Dr. Jamison was manager of regulatory policy at Sprint, head of research for the Iowa Utilities Board, and communications economist for the Kansas Corporation Commission. He has served as chairperson of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Staff Subcommittee on Communications, chairperson of the State Staff for the Federal/State Joint Conference on Open Network Architecture, and member of the State Staff for the Federal/State Joint Board on Separations. Dr. Jamison was also on the faculty of the NARUC Annual Regulatory Studies Program and other education programs.

Dr. Jamison serves on the editorial board of Utilities Policy. He is also a referee/reviewer for the International Journal of Industrial Organization, The Information Society, Telecommunications Policy, and Utilities Policy.

Education

  • PhD - Economics, Warrington College of Business Admin., University of Florida, 2001
  • MS - Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, 1980
  • MS - Agricultural Education, Kansas State University, 1978

Research Areas

  • Leadership and Strategy
  • Competition and Pricing
  • Cost Analysis
  • Universal Service

Industry Structure and Pricing: The New Rivalry in Infrastructure
Published Year: 1999
Authors: Jamison Mark


Infrastructure Regulation and Market Reform: Principles and Practice
Published Year: 1998
Authors: Jamison Mark, Margaret Arblaster


Universal Service for Schools and Libraries: A Handbook for Planning and Funding Technology
Published Year: 1997
Authors: Jamison Mark, Patricia Lewis

Regulation: Price Cap and Revenue Cap
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Jamison Mark, Barney Capehart


Regulation: Rate of Return
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Jamison Mark, Barney Capehart


Consumer Usage of Broadband Internet Services: An Analysis of the Case of Portugal
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Janice Hauge, Mark Jamison, Mircea Marcu, Yogesh Dwivedi


Liberalization and Regulation of Telecoms, Electricity, and Gas in the United States
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Mark Jamison, Matthias Finger, Rolf Künneke


Dumbing Down the Net: A Further Look at the Net Neutrality Debate
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Jamison Mark, Janice Hauge, William Lehr, Lorenzo Pupillo


Towards New Regulatory Regimes in Globalized Infrastructure
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Jamison Mark, Jean-Francois Auger, Jan Bouma, Rolf Kunneke


The 1st Academic Conference on the Auspicious Occasion of His Majesty the King's 80th Birthday Anniversary: The Importance of Telecommunications Development
Published Year: 2007
Authors: Jamison Mark


Effects of Prices for Local Network Interconnection on Market Structure in the U.S
Published Year: 2004
Authors: Jamison Mark, Erik Bohlin, Stanford Levin, Nakil Sung, Chang-Ho Yoon


Microsoft: Federalism and Internationalism in Antitrust
Published Year: 2003
Authors: Jamison Mark, Clifford Jones, J. Drexl


The Role of Costing as a Ratemaking Tool in an Environment of Dynamic Change
Published Year: 2002
Authors: Jamison Mark, Edythe Miller, Warren Samuels


Global Rivalry in Infrastructure
Published Year: 2000
Authors: Jamison Mark, Janice Hauge, Masatsugu Tsuji, Sanford Berg, Michael Pollitt


Business Imperatives
Published Year: 1999
Authors: Jamison Mark, Jorge Schement


Does Practice Follow Principle? Applying Real Options Principles to Proxy Costs in U.S. Telecommunications
Published Year: 1999
Authors: Jamison Mark


Regulatory Techniques for Addressing Interconnection, Access, and Cross-Subsidy in Telecommunications
Published Year: 1998
Authors: Jamison Mark, Margaret Arblaster, Mark Jamison


Costing Issues with Expanded Interconnection
Published Year: 1992
Authors: Jamison Mark


The Usefulness of Marginal and Incremental Costs in Telephone Regulation
Published Year: 1990
Authors: Jamison Mark, Dennis Nagel


Developing Regulatory Costing Methodologies for Evolving Markets
Published Year: 1989
Authors: Jamison Mark


Applying Part X Allocations to Intrastate Costs
Published Year: 1988
Authors: Jamison Mark, James Fischer, J. Malko, Richard Wallace


New Techniques for Segregating Costs between Regulated and Unregulated Services and between Different Common Carrier Services
Published Year: 1987
Authors: Jamison Mark, David Brevitz, Harry Trebing, Patrick Mann

Net Neutrality Policies and Regulation in the United States
Journal: Review of Network Economics
Accepted Year: 2018
Authors: MARK JAMISON


Adding Dimension to Merger Analysis
Journal: Journal of Competition Law and Economics
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Mark Jamison, Janice Hauge


Lessons from the Evolution of Merger Guidelines in the United States
Journal: Journal of Contemporary Management
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Mark Jamison, Janice Hauge


The Economic and Political Realities of Regulation: Lessons for the Future
Journal: Energy Journal Quarterly
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Mark Jamison


Boomers: Outdated or Wise? Millennials: Innovative or Naïve?
Journal: Utility Horizons
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Mark Jamison, Araceli Castaneda


Do Common Carriage, Special Infrastructure, and General Purpose Technology Rationales Justify Regulating Communications Networks?
Journal: Journal of Competition Law and Economics
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Mark Jamison, Janice Hauge


Execution and Leadership: Fulfilling Conflicting Responsibilities in Utility Regulation
Journal: Electricity Journal
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Mark Jamison, Araceli Castaneda


Motivating Regulated Suppliers to Assess Alternative Technologies, Protocols, and Capital Structures
Journal: International Journal of Industrial Organization
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Mark Jamison, David Mandy, David Sappington


Reset for Regulation and Utilities: Leadership in a Time of Constant Change
Journal: Utility Horizons
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Mark Jamison, Araceli Castaneda


Applying Public Utility, Common Carrier, and Essential Facility Policies to Google
Journal: The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy
Published Year: 2013
Authors: Mark Jamison


Who Do Start-up Firms Imitate? A Study of New Market Entries in the CLEC Industry
Journal: Journal of Small Business Management
Published Year: 2013
Authors: Richard Gentry, Thomas Dalziel, Mark Jamison


Who Do Start-Up Firms Imitate? A Study of New Market Entries in the CLEC Industry
Journal: Journal of Small Business Management
Published Year: 2013
Authors: Richard Gentry, Thomas Dalziel, Mark Jamison


Electricity, Gas, Google?: Why Google Is Not A Utility
Journal: Competition Law 360
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Mark Jamison


Oust the Louse: Does Political Pressure Discipline Regulators?
Journal: Journal of Industrial Economics
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Janice Hauge, Mark Jamison, James Prieger


Business Separation in Telecommunications: Lessons from the U.S. Experience
Journal: Review of Network Economics
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Jamison Mark, James Sichter


Effects of Using Specific versus General Data in Social Program Research
Journal: Applied Economics
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Jamison Mark, Janice Hauge


Reset for Regulation and Utilities: Leadership for a Time of Constant Change
Journal: Electricity Journal
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Mark Jamison, Araceli Castaneda


Towards New Regulatory Regimes in Globalized Infrastructure
Journal: Proceedings of the 12th Annual International Conference on the Economics of Infrastructures
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Jamison Mark


A Consideration of Telecommunications Market Structure in the Presence of Municipal Provision: The Case of U.S. Cities
Journal: Review of Industrial Organization
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Janice Hauge, Mark Jamison, Todd Jewell


Broadband and Contributions to Economic Growth: The U.S. Experience and Future Direction
Journal: Telecommunications Policy
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Jamison Mark, Lynne Holt


Is There Need for the Internationalization of Regulation?
Journal: Network Industries Quarterly
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Jamison Mark


Whose Call Is It? Targeting Universal Service to Low-Income Households' Telecommunications Preferences
Journal: Telecommunications Policy
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Jamison Mark, Janice Hauge, Eric Chiang


Bureaucrats as Entrepreneurs: Do Municipal Telecommunications Providers Hinder Private Entrepreneurs?
Journal: Information Economics and Policy
Published Year: 2008
Authors: Jamison Mark, Janice Hauge, Richard Gentry


Discounting Telephone Service: An Examination of Participation in the Lifeline Assistance Program Using Panel Data
Journal: Information Economics and Policy
Published Year: 2008
Authors: Jamison Mark, Janice Hauge, R. Jewell


Federal Regulation and Competitive Access to Multiple-Unit Premises: More Choice in Communications Services?
Journal: Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law
Published Year: 2008
Authors: Jamison Mark, Lynne Holt


The Regulator's Challenge: Providing Stability While Leading Change
Journal: Network
Published Year: 2008
Authors: Jamison Mark


Leadership and the Independent Regulator
Journal: GITAM Journal of Management
Published Year: 2007
Authors: Jamison Mark


Participation in Social Programs by Consumers and Companies: A Nationwide Analysis of Participation Rates for Telephone Lifeline Programs
Journal: Public Finance Review
Published Year: 2007
Authors: Jamison Mark, Janice Hauge, R. Jewell


Re-evaluating FCC Policies Concerning the Lifeline and Link-Up Programs
Journal: Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law
Published Year: 2007
Authors: Jamison Mark, Lynne Holt


Defining the New Policy Conflicts
Journal: Public Utilities Fortnightly
Published Year: 2006
Authors: Jamison Mark, Paul Sotkiewicz


Using Leadership to Make Policy Work
Journal: Effective Executive
Published Year: 2006
Authors: Jamison Mark


Getting on the Balcony: Leadership Challenges in Regulation
Journal: The Electricity Journal
Published Year: 2005
Authors: Jamison Mark, Robert Lowe, Brett Perlman


Measuring and Mitigating Regulatory Risk in Private Infrastructure Investment
Journal: The Electricity Journal
Published Year: 2005
Authors: Jamison Mark, Lynne Holt, Sanford Berg


Survival Guide for the Independent Regulator
Journal: Caribbean Regulatory Research Centre
Published Year: 2004
Authors: Jamison Mark


Competition in Wireless: Spectrum, Service and Technology Wars
Journal: Telecommunications Policy
Published Year: 2003
Authors: Jamison Mark, Len Waverman, Niall Levine


Competition in Networking: Research Results and Implications for Further Reform
Journal: Michigan State Law Review
Published Year: 2002
Authors: Jamison Mark


Rivalry through Alliances: Competitive Strategy in the Global Telecommunications Market - A Reply to Curwen
Journal: European Management Journal
Published Year: 2002
Authors: Jamison Mark, Sylvia Chan-Olmsted


Issues and Strategies in Latin American Telecommunications: The Global E-economy
Journal: International Engineering Consortium Annual Review of Communications
Published Year: 2001
Authors: Jamison Mark, Sanford Berg


Rivalry through Alliances: Competitive Strategy in the Global Telecommunications Market
Journal: European Management Journal
Published Year: 2001
Authors: Jamison Mark, Sylvia Chan-Olmsted


Why Johnny Can't Do Warp Ten
Journal: New Millennium Research Council E-Zine
Published Year: 2001
Authors: Jamison Mark


Lessons from the World's Utility Regulators
Journal: National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Bulletin
Published Year: 2000
Authors: Jamison Mark


Emerging Patterns in Global Telecommunications Alliances and Mergers
Journal: Industrial and Corporate Change
Published Year: 1998
Authors: Jamison Mark


Soluciones Comprobadas Ofrecidas en Entrenamiento Para Reguladores
Journal: Potencia
Published Year: 1998
Authors: Jamison Mark, Sanford Berg, Janice Hauge


Estimating Costs for Universal Service Obligations
Journal: Telecommunications Journal of Australia
Published Year: 1997
Authors: Jamison Mark


Estimating Costs for Universal Service Obligations
Journal: Telecommunications Journal of Australia
Published Year: 1997
Authors: Jamison Mark


Estimating Costs for Universal Service Obligations
Journal: Telecommunications Journal of Australia
Published Year: 1997
Authors: Jamison Mark


Getting Ready for Information Space
Journal: The NetDay Wire
Published Year: 1997
Authors: Jamison Mark, Patricia Lewis


Let the Customer Decide
Journal: The Heller Report: Internet Strategies for Education Markets
Published Year: 1997
Authors: Jamison Mark


General Conditions for Subsidy-Free Prices
Journal: Journal of Economics and Business
Published Year: 1996
Authors: Jamison Mark


A Competitive Framework for Pricing Interconnection in Global Telecommunications Markets
Journal: Denver Journal of International Law and Policy
Published Year: 1995
Authors: Jamison Mark


So Why Does Broadband Take So Long?
Journal: Thor's Hammer
Published Year: 1994
Authors: Jamison Mark


Social Contract Regulation: Have We Been This Way Before?
Journal: National Regulatory Research Institute, NRRI Quarterly Bulletin
Published Year: 1988
Authors: Jamison Mark

To 'Protect' Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg Mimics AT&T In the 20th Century
Published Year: 2019
Authors: Mark Jamison


That Leaked Google Video Demonstrates the Limits of AI
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Mark Jamison


America should build on the Swiss model to regulate cryptocurrency
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Mark Jamison


Without Pressure From the Electorate, Better Infrastructure Will Just Be Talk
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Mark Jamison, Jeff Lawrence


Rumors of Bitcoin’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Mark Jamison, Palveshey Weber


What the Facebook-Russian Nexus Can Teach Us
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Mark Jamison


The Great Media Divide: News business models on the right and left perpetuate our political divide
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Mark Jamison


Do we need the FCC?
Published Year: 2016
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31 blogs and 5 videos published with American Enterprise Institute in 2018
Published Year: 2018
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24 blogs and 6 videos on tech policy
Published Year: 2017
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25 different blogs in 2016-2017
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