A whitepaper by Brattle economists examines how wind generators could use standard electric and gas forward contracts to hedge its revenue to reduce risk over mid- to long-term horizons.
For the 10th consecutive year, The Brattle Group has been named one of the world’s top firms for competition economics by Global Competition Review (GCR).
The Brattle Group Prizes for best papers in Corporate Finance for 2016, judged to be exceptional by the associate editors of The Journal of Finance, were awarded at the 2017 American Finance Association's (AFA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL on January 6-8, 2017.
Brattle Principal Pinar Bagci has authored the United Kingdom chapter of Global Competition Review’s (GCR) 2017 edition of the Handbook of Competition Economics.
A whitepaper by Brattle economists finds that the vulnerability of some U.S. nuclear power plants to premature retirement could create a major threat to the attainment of carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction.
A whitepaper released today by leading energy and commodities expert Philip Verleger and economists at The Brattle Group finds that the U.S. House of Representatives’ Tax Reform Task Force Blueprint (the Blueprint) would lead to an increase in the domestic price of crude oil.
In the multidistrict litigation case, In Re: Municipal Derivatives Antitrust Litigation, Brattle was retained by the Plaintiffs’ counsel, including attorneys from Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Hausfeld LLP, and Susman Godfrey LLP, to conduct relevant economic and empirical analyses.
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce that Shannon W. Anderson has joined the firm’s growing network of internationally renowned experts as an academic advisor.
Brattle economists have released a presentation that shows the U.S. electric power industry has been investing in renewable resources well beyond states’ renewable portfolio standards (RPS) and targets.
Principals Romkaew Broehm and James Reitzes, and Senior Associate Jeremy Verlinda have recently submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in response to the Commission’s Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on Analysis of 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.
A report by Brattle consultants examines the economic and policy implications of different carbon dioxide (CO2) allowance allocation approaches under the Clean Power Plan’s (CPP) mass-based standard and/or carbon-cutting programs.
A report issued by Brattle consultants examines the potential implications for competitive wholesale electricity markets if new gas-fired combined cycle (CC) plants are not covered under the Clean Power Plan’s (CPP) mass-based state implementation plans (SIPs).
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce that Greg Allenby has joined the firm’s growing network of internationally renowned experts as an academic advisor.
A report authored by Brattle economists evaluates mechanisms for mitigating market power in the reformed wholesale energy market scheduled for July 2017 implementation in Western Australia’s South West Interconnect System.
Brattle Principal Stewart Myers, the Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Finance, Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management, been recognized in a feature article appearing in the October 2016 issue of The Journal of Finance.
A team of Brattle consultants has contributed to the recently released report, “New York City’s Roadmap to 80 x 50,” published by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability.
A report co-authored by Brattle economists finds that the life insurance industry is a critical driver of economic growth that helps provide stability for the U.S. economy while delivering financial protection to millions of American families, including those most vulnerable to falling below the poverty line.
Who’s Who Legal recognized twelve Brattle economists as leading experts in the fields of economic, forensic and litigation consulting, and transactional services.
A report authored by Brattle economists on behalf of APA Group was recently quoted in an article in the October 5, 2016 issue of The Australian Financial Review.
The Brattle Group announced today that finance expert Dr. Elaine Buckberg has joined the firm’s Washington, DC office as a principal.
Testimony by Brattle consultants contributed to a favorable outcome for the State of California in a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which upheld a ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) finding that several electric power sellers committed tariff violations during the California Energy Crisis in the summer of 2000.
Oil expert Dr. Philip Verleger, working with Brattle Principal Darrell Chodorow, helped to obtain a favorable outcome for Alaskan refiners in an August 30, 2016 decision handed down by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Hannes Pfeifenberger, Judy Chang, and Onur Aydin have authored an article published on Brink that examines the need for improved transmission planning that increases flexibility to comply with evolving future regulations, while meeting anticipated policy goals at lower costs and lower risks for customers.
Brattle Principal Torben Voetmann recently authored a paper investigating the cost components of the bid-ask spread and the changes in the spread around earnings announcements on the small Danish stock market in the 1990s.
The Brattle Group has been recognized as one of the 10 best consulting firms to work for in the 2017 Vault Consulting 50. For the third consecutive year, Brattle ranked highest among all economic consulting firms.
A new 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.
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce the promotions of Rachael Barza, Valentina Bonetti, Jehan deFonseka, David J. Hutchings, Charles Gibbons, Fabricio Nunez, Jack Stirzaker, and Yingxia Yang to Senior Associate.
Brattle economists have authored an article published in the July 2016 issue of The Electricity Journal that analyzes the implications that the introduction of demand charges could have on customer bills and the economics of distributed energy storage.
Brattle Principals Kevin Neels and Pallavi Seth, along with Jeffrey C. Metzcar, partner at Thompson Hine, recently wrote an article published in Law360 discussing the types of information attorneys and economic experts find valuable in patent infringement litigation.
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce the promotions of Sanem Sergici and Pallavi Seth to principal.