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This portion of our site containes selected excerpts from expert testimony and reports that we have prepared for various clients. These excerpts are not meant to be comprehensive, but rather to provide an indication of the wide range of subject matters we deal with in our work. In following the links below, you will travel to website sponsored by our firm and dedicated to providing content to parties in regulated utility industries. In clicking a link below, a new window will open, allowing you to maintain your navigation of this site.

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Alternative Regulation
- Discussions of the various issues related to implementation of price cap plans as an alternate form of regulation.

- Testimony regarding "effective" competition, rural exemptions, the current state of competition in various markets, and related issues.

- Comparions between different types of costs, in depth discussions of joint and common costs, long run costs, and examples of our analyses of cost studies and cost models.

Cost of Capital
- Calculations and discussions of cost of debt, cost of equity and overall cost of capital.

Definitions and the FCC
- Definitions of cost, interconnection, universal service, and other concepts, and the role that the FCC has played in shaping these issues.

- Depreciation calculations and related issues.

Mergers and Transfers
- Analyses of the various costs and benefits associated with mergers and transfers and discussions of conditions that should be imposed on them.

Rate Design
- A wealth of information regarding the goals of rate design, rate rebalancing, and actual rate designs that we have developed for a variety of telecommunications services.

Universal Service
- Discussions of the components of and ways in which regulators can successfully implement universal service funds.

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