Publications
Archive 2007
Article
Sticker Shock!
December 2007
Marc Chupka and Gregory N. Basheda
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Article
How to Value a Lost Opportunity: Defining and Measuring Damages from Market Foreclosure
December 2007
In The Economics of Antitrust Injury and Firm-Specific Damages, edited by Kevin S. Marshall, and published by Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. Inc.
Article
Antitrust Damages from Lost Opportunities
December 2007
In The Economics of Antitrust Injury and Firm-Specific Damages, edited by Kevin S. Marshall, and published by Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. Inc.
Article
Concentration-Based Merger Tests and Vertical Market Structure
November 2007
Joshua Gans
Published in the Journal of Law and Economics
Report
Reforming the Air Traffic Control System to Promote Efficiency and Reduce Delays
October 29, 2007
Dorothy Robyn
Prepared for the Council of Economic Advisers
Presentation
Net Neutrality on the Internet
October 3, 2007
Presented at the Net Neutrality Breakfast, hosted by The Brattle Group, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Article
Getting the Most out of Your Experts
October 2007
Steven Herscovici, Pierre Y. Cremieux, and Elizabeth A. Eccher
Published in Expert Alert (Reprinted in Pretrial Practice & Discovery)
Article
The Power of Five Percent
October 2007
Published in The Electricity Journal
Report
Changing Conduct with Changing Demand: Evidence of Coordination Among Suppliers of Electricity in California in 2000
October 2007
Nauman Ilias and Robert J. Reynolds
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Advancing Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Via Utility Industry Battery Acquisition and Leasing
October 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Bundled Discounts, Leverage Theory and Downstream Competition
October 2007
John Simpson and Abraham Wickelgren
Published in American Law and Economics Review
Report
International Review of Transmission Planning Arrangements
October 2007
Boaz Moselle and Toby Brown
Published by The Brattle Group, Ltd
Article
Means of Mitigating Rate Shock
October 2007
Frank C. Graves, Philip Q Hanser, and Gregory N. Basheda
Published in The Electricity Journal
Report
The Costs of Moving to a Perfect World: Forced Ownership Unbundling in the Natural Gas and Electricity Sectors
September 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Ltd
Article
Naked Exclusion, Efficient Breach, and Downstream Competition
September 2007
John Simpson and Abraham Wickelgren
Published in American Economic Review
Report
Review of PJM’s Market Power Mitigation Practices in Comparison to Other Organized Electricity Markets
September 2007
Prepared for PJM Interconnection by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Executive Summary - Review of PJM’s Market Power Mitigation Practices in Comparison to Other Organized Electricity Markets
September 2007
Prepared for PJM Interconnection
Report
Rising Utility Construction Costs: Sources and Impacts
September 2007
Marc Chupka and Gregory N. Basheda
Prepared for The Edison Foundation
Article
International Perspectives on Electricity Market Monitoring and Market Power Mitigation
September 2007
Published in Review of Network Economics
Article
Net Neutrality on the Internet: A Two-Sided Market Analysis
September 2007
Nicholas S. Economides and Joacim Tag
Published in Information Economics and Policy
Article
Dropping Your Load to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint, op-ed
August 22, 2007
Jon Wellinghoff and Ahmad Faruqui
Published in San Francisco Chronicle
Report
Rethinking Rate Design: A Survey of Leading Issues Facing California’s Utilities and Regulators
August 2007
Prepared for the Demand Response Research Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Report
The Costs of the ITC Downstream Exclusion Order to the U.S. Economy - Technical Appendix
July 10, 2007
Daniel L. McFadden and Glenn A. Woroch
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
The Costs of the ITC Downstream Exclusion Order to the U.S. Economy
July 10, 2007
Daniel L. McFadden and Glenn A. Woroch
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
A Review of TenneT's Connections Policy
July 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Ltd
Article
Utility Automatic Adjustment Clauses Revisited: Why They Are Needed More Than Ever
June 2007
Frank C. Graves, Philip Q Hanser, and Gregory N. Basheda
Published in The Electricity Journal
Article
Utility Supply Portfolio Diversity Requirements
June 2007
Published in The Electricity Journal
Article
Restructuring Revisited: What we can learn from retail-rate increases in restructured and non-restructured states
June 2007
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Changes to the FERC's Market-Based Rates Requirements
June 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Estimation of the Shape Parameter in the Elliptical Family of Distributions Based on Non-Parametric Measures of Association
June 2007
Matthew K. Davis
Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Department of Mathematics and Science, The University of Calgary
Report
The Power of Five Percent: How Dynamic Pricing Can Save $35 Billion in Electricity Costs
May 16, 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Assessing Value of Middle East LNG in Atlantic Basin Markets
May 2007
Morten Frisch and Carlos Lapuerta
Published in LNG Journal
Article
Net Neutrality, Non-Discrimination, and Digital Distribution of Content Through the Internet
May 2007
Published in Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society
Report
California's Next Generation of Load Management Standards
May 2007
Prepared for the California Energy Commission
Article
Rate Shock Relief
May 2007
Philip Q Hanser, Gregory N. Basheda, and Frank C. Graves
Published in Electric Perspectives
Article
A Theory of Takeovers and Disinvestment
April 2007
Stewart C. Myers and B. Lambrecht
Published in The Journal of Finance
Report
The State of Demand Response in California
April 2007
Prepared for the California Energy Commission
Article
Demand Response and Electricity Market Efficiency
April 2007
Kathleen Spees and Lester B. Lave
Published in The Electricity Journal
Report
Just Lucky? A Statistical Test for Option Backdating
March 27, 2007
Published by Social Science Research Network, No. 977518
Report
The Zone of Reasonableness and Long Term Power Contracts
March 12, 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Australian Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading: Comments by The Brattle Group
March 6, 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Child Support Guidelines: Understanding the Inputs and their Implications
March 2007
Prepared for Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Task Force
Report
Graphing Kendall’s Tau
February 2007
Matthew K. Davis and Gemai Chen
Published in Computation Statistics and Data Analysis

Correlation is an important and widely used concept, and it is usually taught through word explanation or graphic description accompanied with a numeric measure if such a measure exists. In this note, we explore graphing one of the commonly used correlation measures, Kendall's τ, in such a way that we display how Kendall's τ is calculated and see how Kendall's τ is influenced by data features.

Report
Quantifying Demand Response Benefits in PJM
January 29, 2007
Frank A. Felder and Samuel A. Newell
Prepared for PJM Interconnection, LLC and the Mid-Atlantic Distributed Resources Initiative (MADRI)
Article
Strategic Commitments and the Principle of Reciprocity in Interconnection Pricing
2007
Nicholas S. Economides, Giuseppe Lopomo, and Glenn A. Woroch
In The Economics of Digital Markets, edited by Gary Madden and Russel Cooper, and published by Edward Elgar Publishing
Report
Economic Analysis of California Climate Initiatives: An Integrated Approach
2007
Ira H. Shavel, P. Bernstein, D. Montgomery, T. Rutherford, A. Smith, and S. Tuladhar
Published by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Report
Input-Quality Sabotage and the Welfare Consequences of Parity Rules
January 2007
James D. Reitzes and Glenn A. Woroch
Published by SSRN Working Paper Series
Article
Public Policy in Network Industries
2007
In Handbook of Antitrust Economics, edited by Paolo Buccirossi, and published by The MIT Press
Newsletter
Subprime Mortgage Problems: What to Look For and Where to Look
2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Should Innovation Rationalize Supra-Competitive Prices? A Skeptical Speculation
2007
In The Pros and Cons of High Prices, edited by Fredenberg, and published by Swedish Competition Authority
Article
On Setting Near-Term Climate Policy While the Dust Begins to Settle: The Legacy of the Stern Review
2007
Gary Yohe, Richard S.J. Tol, and Dean M. Murphy
Published in Energy & Environment
Article
Who Pays, Who Benefits, and Adequate Investment in Natural Gas Infrastructure
2007
Published in Energy Law Journal
Article
Futures Contract Options
2007
George S. Oldfield and Carlos E. Rovira
Published in Journal of Futures Markets
Article
Hit and Miss: Leverage, Sacrifice, and Refusal to Deal and the Supreme Court Decision in Trinko
2007
Published in Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment &Technology Law