Bronwyn E. Howell

Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management

Research Principal

Wellington 6001

New Zealand

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

40

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Comments on Communications Act Modernization

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Feb 2014
High Tech Forum, NERA Economic Consulting, George W. Bush Institute, Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Aalborg University, Department of Electronic Systems, Center for Communication, Media and Information Technologies and Entropy Economics LLC
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FCC, FTC, #CommActUpdate, Communications Act, consolidation, silo, communications regulations, Internet

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A Tale of Two Contact-Tracing Apps – Comparing Australia’s COVIDSafe and New Zealand’s NZ COVID Tracer

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
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COVID-19, contact tracing, health informatics, NZ COVID Tracer, COVIDSafe

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Unveiling 'Invisible Hands': Two-Sided Platforms in Health Care Markets

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jul 2006
Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
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Health, Two-Sided Markets, Regulation, Antitrust

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Evaluating the Consequences of Zero-Rating: Guidance for Regulators and Adjudicators

TPRC 44: The 44th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2016
Bronwyn E. Howell and Roslyn Layton
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and Aalborg University, Department of Electronic Systems, Center for Communication, Media and Information Technologies
Downloads 295 (127,405)
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Telecommunications, Regulation, Antitrust, Net Neutrality, Zero-rating

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From Competition to Regulation: New Zealand Telecommunications Sector Performance 1987-2007

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Aug 2008
Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
Downloads 252 (149,810)
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Competition, Regulation, Telecommunications, New Zealand, OECD, Performance, Efficiency

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The Brand is the Bundle: Strategies for the Mobile Ecosystem

Communications & Strategies, No. 75, p. 79, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Aug 2010
Dave Heatley and Bronwyn E. Howell
New Zealand Productivity Commission and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
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Business Ecosystem, Platform, Monopolistic Competition, Product Bundling, Heterogeneous Demand, Business Strategies, Mobile Telephony, Mobile Applications, Branding, Price Discrimination

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Governance of Smart Contracts in Blockchain Institutions

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Jul 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 200 (186,738)
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blockchain, distributed ledger, smart contracts, polycentric governance, club governance, distributed consensus

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Catching Up in Broadband Regressions: Does Local Loop Unbundling Really Lead to Material Increases in OECD Broadband Uptake?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Glenn Boyle, Bronwyn E. Howell and Wei Zhang
University of Canterbury - Economics and Finance, Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 192 (193,727)
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broadband, local loop unbundling, OECD

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Governance of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology Projects

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 May 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell, Petrus H. Potgieter and Bert M. Sadowski
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, University of South Africa and Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE)
Downloads 152 (236,735)
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blockchain, distributed ledger, governance, club governance, distributed consensus

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Broadband Diffusion: Testing for Vintage Capital, Learning by Doing, Information Barriers and Network Effects

New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition & Regulation Working Paper No. BH02/10
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Aug 2003
Bronwyn E. Howell and Mark P. Obren
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 142 (250,248)
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Diffusion, Broadband, Technology, Utilisation

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Telecommunications Market Evolution in Finland and New Zealand: Unbundling the Differences

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Aug 2008
Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
Downloads 129 (269,451)
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Telecommunications, Finland, New Zealand, Market Structure

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Will They Fly?: Different Forms of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in New Zealand’s UFB Initiative

2012 TRPC
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2012
Bert M. Sadowski and Bronwyn E. Howell
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
Downloads 126 (274,276)
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Public Private Partnerships, Risk Allocation, UFB Initiative, New Zealand

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Legal Protection for the Database: Is There A Better Way?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Dec 2011
Susan Corbett, Bronwyn E. Howell and Mina Moayyed
Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 125 (275,892)

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copyright, database, intellectual property, information economy

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The End or the Means? The Pursuit of Competition in Regulated Telecommunications Markets

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Aug 2008
Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
Downloads 118 (287,810)
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Competition, Regulation, New Zealand

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Can Continuous Disclosure Improve the Performance of State-Owned Enterprises?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Bronwyn E. Howell, Dave Heatley and Talosaga Talosaga
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, New Zealand Productivity Commission and New Zealand Institute for Study of Competition and Regulation Inc. (ISCR)
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Governance, Disclosure, Performance, State-Owned Enterprises

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Competition and Regulation Policy in Antipodean Government-Funded Ultrafast Fibre Broadband Markets

2012 TRPC
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
Downloads 113 (296,484)
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Competition Policy, Regulatory Policy, Fibre Networks, Australia, New Zealand, TPRC

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Solving the 'Broadband Problem': A Challenge for Regulators or Producers?

New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition & Regulation Working Paper No. BH03/03
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Aug 2003
Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
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Internet, Broadband, application, regulation, information, production

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Central Bank Issued Digital Currencies

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Feb 2021
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
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Digital payments, central banks, distributed ledgers

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Structural Separation and the Role of Public-Private Partnerships in New Zealand's UFB Initiative

Communications & Strategies, No. 91, 3rd Quarter 2013, pp. 57-80
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jun 2014
Bert M. Sadowski, Bronwyn E. Howell and Alberto Nucciarelli
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE)
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Public Private Partnerships, Ultrafast Broadband (UFB), New Zealand

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Telecommunications Regulation, Regulatory Behavior and its Impact - A Systems View

Communications & Strategies, No. 70, p. 145, 2nd Quarter 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
John Davies, Bronwyn E. Howell and Victoria Mabin
Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Management School, Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and Victoria University of Wellington - Victoria Management School
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Telecommunications, Regulation, Unbundling, Multi-methodology, Systems Thinking, Theory of Constraints, Causal Loop Diagrams, Systems Archetypes.

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Bundles of Trouble: Can Competition Law Adapt to Digital Pricing Innovation?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
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Antitrust, Regulation, Merger, Simulation, Telecommunications, Content

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Separation Anxieties: Structural Separation and Technological Diffusion in Nascent Fibre Networks

2014 TPRC Conference Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
Downloads 79 (372,894)
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Telecommunications Regulation, Structural Separation, FTTH, Technological Diffusion

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Regulatory Implications of Structural Separation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Jun 2011
Bronwyn E. Howell and Dave Heatley
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and New Zealand Productivity Commission
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Telecommunications, Regulation, Structural Separation, Access Regulation, Ladder of Investment

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Paying for the Hospital Waiting List Cull at the Gp's Surgery: The Changing Locus of Financial Risk-Bearing in New Zealand's Primary Health Care Sector

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jul 2006
Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
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Health, Insurance, Policy, New Zealand, Primary Care, Managed Care

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Never a Sporting Chance: Vertical Integration and Broadband and Content Bundling in the Sky-Vodafone Merger

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 75 (384,095)
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Merger, Content Distribution Networks, Broadband, New Zealand, Bundling

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Productivity Questions for Public Sector Fast Fibre Network Financiers

Communications and Strategies, No. 78, No. 2, pp. 127-145, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2014
Bronwyn E. Howell and Arthur Grimes
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Internet, broadband, productivity, public investment

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Competition and Vertical/Agglomeration Effects in Media Mergers: Bagging Bundle Benefits

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 74 (386,926)
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broadband, bundling, content, merger, New Zealand, telecommunications

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Never a Sporting Chance: Broadband and Content Bundling in the Merger of Two Dominant Firms

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 May 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 65 (418,158)
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broadband, bundling, content, merger, New Zealand, telecommunications

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Open-Source or Open-Slather? Governing Blockchain Applications as Common-Pool Resources

TPRC47: The 47th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2019
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell, Petrus H. Potgieter and Bert M. Sadowski
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, University of South Africa and Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE)
Downloads 57 (442,692)
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blockchain, distributed ledger, polycentric governance, club governance, distributed consensus

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The Tyranny of Distance Prevails: HTTP Protocol Latency and Returns to Fast Fibre Internet Access Network Deployment in Remote Economies

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Bronwyn E. Howell and Mark P. Obren
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Internet, Broadband, Fibre-Optic Cable, Regional Economic Development, HTTP Protocol

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Harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Increase Wellbeing for All: the Case for a New Technology Diplomacy

Telecommunications Policy 44 (2020), Quello Center Working Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Dec 2020
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST), Michigan State University-Department of Media and Information, Chalmers University of Technology, Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, University of South Africa, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) - School of Economics and Management
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artificial intelligence, human well-being, decentralisation, protectionism, techno-nationalism, fragmentation, technology diplomacy, international collaborative governance

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Content and Access Provision in a Discrete Competition Model

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
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Information goods, Broadband, Bundling, Simulation

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Content and Access Bundling: Simulating Complex Scenarios

TPRC47: The 47th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
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product bundling; content; simulation; digital goods

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From Providers to PHOs: An Institutional Analysis of Nonprofit Primary Health Care Governance in New Zealand

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Bronwyn E. Howell and Carolyn J. Cordery
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Accounting and Commercial Law
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primary health care governance, nonprofit ownership, supplier cooperatives

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Regulating for Telecommunications Competition in Developing Countries: The Case of Papua New Guinea

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Apr 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell, Petrus H. Potgieter and Ronald Sofe
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, University of South Africa and Papua New Guinea National Research Institute - Economic Policy Research Program
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telecommunications, regulation, Papua New Guinea, Telikom, Asia-Pacific

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Policy Alternatives for Better and Wiser Use of the NGN: Competition, Functional Separation, or What?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell, Masatsugu Tsuji and Sobee Shinohara
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, Kobe International University and KDDI Research, Inc.
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NGN, unbundling, connection charges, openness, bandwidth, migration

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Bundling Information Goods and Access – Simulating Competition

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Apr 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
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bundling, digital goods, industrial organisation

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Regulating for Telecommunications Competition in Developing Countries: Papua New Guinea

Asian‐Pacific Economic Literature, Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp. 98-112, 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 May 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell, Petrus H. Potgieter and Ronald Sofe
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, University of South Africa and Papua New Guinea National Research Institute - Economic Policy Research Program
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Ownership, Control, Agency and Residual Claims in Healthcare: Insights on Cooperatives and Non‐Profit Organizations

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 88, Issue 3, pp. 403-424, 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
Carolyn J. Cordery and Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Accounting and Commercial Law and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
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Primary healthcare, ownership, non‐profit

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Politics and the Pursuit of Telecommunications Sector Efficiency in New Zealand

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 253-276, 2010
Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Bronwyn E. Howell
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management

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K21, K23, L43, L51