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Dr. Verlinda specializes in industrial organization, antitrust, econometrics, and statistics. He spent 8 years at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where his casework focused on monopolization claims in the payments and electricity industries, criminal price fixing in air cargo and financial markets, and merger analysis in the consumer goods, airlines, entertainment, and electricity industries. In electricity markets, Dr. Verlinda has particular expertise in merger simulation, including incorporation of system dispatch accounting for transmission grid characteristics.

Report
Comments of Drs. Romkaew Broehm, Jeremy Verlinda, and James Reitzes to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Regarding Modifications to Commission Requirements for Review of Transaction Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act and Market-Based Rate Applications under Section 205 of the Federal Power Act (Docket No. RM16-21-000)
November 28, 2016
Prepared for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The comments offer commentary on four proposed changes by the FERC regarding its horizontal market power review standards for M&A and market-based rate approvals.

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Benefits and Costs of Integration in Transmission/Transportation Networks: An Application to Eastern Australia Gas Markets
August 1, 2016
Prepared for APA Group

The report authored by Brattle economists on behalf of APA Group reviews integration in APA’s pipeline operations in Eastern Australia since the acquisition of Epic Energy in December 2012, and identifies the economic costs and benefits associated with integration.

Report
Canadian Wireless Market Performance and the Potential Effect of an Additional Nationwide Carrier
May 12, 2014
Prepared for The Competition Bureau, Government of Canada
Article
Do Rockets Rise Faster and Feathers Fall Slower in an Atmosphere of Local Market Power? Evidence from the Retail Gasoline Market
September 2008
Published in The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 56, No. 3
Article
A Comparison of Two Common Approaches for Estimating Marginal Effects in Binary Choice Models
February 2006
Published in Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 13, No. 2/10
Article
A Bayesian Analysis of Tree Structure Specification in Nested Logit Models
April 2005
Published in Economics Letters, Vol. 87, No. 1

In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys a number of outdoor activities, including hiking, trekking, rock climbing, and mountaineering. He can frequently be found on evenings and weekends training for the next big adventure at the local climbing gyms and crags surrounding the Washington area.