1. Technology evolution and the Internet Section I Evolution of major alternatives to traditional telephone networks 2. Emerging network technologies (B. Mitchell, D. Hatfield, P. Srinagesh). 3. Bandwagon effects (J. Rohlfs). 4. Platform competition in telecommunications (J. Church, N. Gandal). 4. Broadband communications (B. Crandall). 6. Cable television (T. Hazlett ). 7. Wireless communications (J. Gans, S. King, J. Wright). Section II The Internet. 8. The economic geography of the Internet infrastructure in the United States (S. Greenstein). 9. Economics of the internet backbone (N. Economides). 10. Pricing traffic on interconnnected networks: Issues, approaches and solutions (A. Gupta, D. Stahl, A. Whinston). 11. Toward an economics of the domain name system (M. Mueller). Section III Institutional considerations 11. Convergence and mergers (G. Faulhaber). 12. Internet anti-trust issues (G. Sidak). 13. Telecommunications and economic development (B. Wellenius, D. Townsend). 15. Institutional changes in emerging markets; Implications for the telecommunications sector (P.T. Spiller).