James Alleman

Senior Fellow and Director of Research


2015 Edition, 19 November / Future digital economy forum

James Alleman is Professor Emeritus at the University of Colorado – Boulder and a Senior Fellow at Columbia Institute of Tele-Information (CITI), Columbia University.  He was awarded a Senior Fellowship at Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacional (Barcelona, Spain) to research regulation of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Latin America in 2014.

Dr. Alleman was a Visiting Senior Scholar at IDATE in Montpellier, France in the fall of 2005 and continues his involvement in IDATE’s scholarly activities.  During calendar years 2001 and 2002, he was a Visiting Professor in the Economics and Finance Division at Columbia Business School, Columbia University.

His research is in the area of ICT policy, with emphasis on pricing, costing, regulation, and communications economic role in the infrastructure.  More recently, he has been researching the application of real options valuation techniques to network industries and issues of income and wealth inequality.  He provides litigation support in these areas.   He is currently editing a book on regulation of the ICT sector.