Jerry Ellig Memorial Conference

Public Event




Due to complications from the ongoing pandemic we have decided to postpone this event.  Please register for this event to ensure we can keep you updated.




Join us for A day focused on research by Jerry Ellig and the ideas he has inspired.

Jerry Ellig Memorial Event.


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Conference Check-in:

  • Coffee and light breakfast items provided

Conference Introduction:

  • Eileen Norcross will provide an overview of the day's activities.

Session One:

  • Panel: Jerry's Final Research

    • Organization of Economists at the Federal Communications Commission.

    • Better Regulation: Overcoming Institutional and Technical Challenges.

    • Regulatory Impact Analysis and Litigation Risk.

    • Regulatory System Design: Some Solutions to the Delegation Problem.


Session Two:

  • Panel: Picking Up Where Jerry Left Off

    • Regulatory System Design: Some Solutions to the Delegation Problem

    • Applying the Regulatory Report Card to Tax Rules

    • Tracking Regulatory Benefit Promises


  • Conversation: Working with Jerry

    • A reflection on the positive impact Jerry had on those who worked closely with him.


Session Three:

  • Panel: Continuing Jerry’s Efforts to Improve Regulatory Outcomes

    • American Subsidiarity

    • It’s a T.R.A.P.!

    • Don't TREAD On Anyone

    • Rent Seeking for Spectrum Sharing

Closing Remarks:

  • Details TBA