Impact of AT&T Divestiture
Roger Noll and Jerry Hausman examined the role of regulation and the impact of the breakup of AT&T in the 1980s in the case U.S. v. AT&T,… read more
Roger Noll and Jerry Hausman examined the role of regulation and the impact of the breakup of AT&T in the 1980s in the case U.S. v. AT&T, which reshaped the telecommunications market. In 1982 AT&T agreed to a settlement that would break up the company, and the divestiture began in 1984. Paul Barbagallo was the guest reporter.
Professor Noll participated by video link from Stanford, California, and Professor Hausman from Cambridge, Massachusetts. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Paul Barbagallo Correspondent Bloomberg BNA
- Jerry A. Hausman Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology->Economics Department
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