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Title The new investment theory of real options and its implication for telecommunications economics / edited by James Alleman, Eli Noam.
Imprint Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1999]

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Series Topics in regulatory economics and policy series ; 34.
Topics in regulatory economics and policy ; 34.
Subject Telecommunication -- Economic aspects.
Capital budget.
Options (Finance)
Alt Name Alleman, James H.
Noam, Eli M.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xv, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585333149 (electronic bk.) : $99.95
0792377346 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 45843090
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99052725 (OCoLC)42733825.
Table of Contents
 Preface / Randall B. Lowe 
 Introduction and Overview / James Alleman 
 Real Options: An Overview1
 1Real Options: A Primer / Lenos Trigeorgis3
 2Real Options Applications in the Telecommunications Industry / Sanjai Bhagat35
 3Does Practice Follow Principle? Applying Real Options Principles to Proxy Costs in U.S. Telecommunications / Mark A. Jamison49
 4Real Options: What Telecommunications Can Learn from Electric Power / Todd Strauss77
 5Cost Models: Comporting with Principles / Richard Emmerson87
 6The Design of Forward Looking Cost Models for Exchange Telecommunications Networks / William Sharkey95
 7Forward Looking Telecommunications Cost Models / Timothy J. Tardiff119
 Implications of Neglecting Real Options123
 8An Institutional Perspective on Assessing Real Options Values in Telecommunications Cost Models / Barbara A. Cherry125
 9Real Options Applications for Telecommunications Deregulation / Greg Hallman, Chris McClain139
 10The Poverty of Cost Models, the Wealth of Real Options / James Alleman159
 11The Forecasting Implications of Telecommunications Cost Models / Timothy J. Tardiff181
 12The Effect of Sunk Costs in Telecommunications Regulation / Jerry Hausman191
 Real Options: Evaluations205
 13Real Options and the Costs of the Local Telecommunications Network / Nicholas Economides207
 14Option Value Analysis and Telephone Access Charges / William J. Baumol215
 15Rethinking the Implications of "Real Options" Theory for the U.S. Local Telephone Industry / Richard N. Clarke219
 16Application of Real Options Theory to TELRIC Models: Real Trouble or Red Herring / Michael D. Pelcovits227
 17Discussion: A View from Outside the Industry / Lenos Trigeorgis245
 18Rejoinder / Jerry Hausman249
 19Real Options, False Choices: A Final Word / Eli Noam255

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