Please join the Progressive Policy Institute
for a forum on
The Economic Implications of the Wireless Boom
May 1, 2012
9: 30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
National Press Club, Murrow/White/Lisagor Room
529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC
Roger Entner, Founder of Recon Analytics and author of the new study, "The Wireless Industry: The Essential Engine of U.S. Economic Growth"
Thomas Hazlett, Professor of Law & Economics, George Mason University
Michael Mandel, Chief Economic Strategist, Progressive Policy Institute and author of the study: "Where the Jobs Are: The App Economy"
Join Roger Entner of Recon Analytics, Thomas Hazlett of George Mason University, and Michael Mandel of PPI to discuss the economic implications of the wireless boom.
Entner will explain the findings of his broad-ranging paper, “The Wireless Industry: The Essential Engine Of U.S. Economic Growth," which reports, among other things, that:
- The U.S. wireless industry is responsible for 3.8 million jobs, directly and indirectly.
- The wireless industry and its direct and indirect employees paid $82.2 billion in taxes, including federal, state and local fees and taxes.