Publications
Archive 2010
Report
Executive Summary - An Assessment of the Public Policy, Reliability, Congestion Relief, and Economic Benefits of the Atlantic Wind Connection
December 21, 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Assessing Ontario's Regulated Price Plan: A White Paper
December 8, 2010
Ahmad Faruqui, Philip Q Hanser, Ryan Hledik, and Jennifer Palmer
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Potential Coal Plant Retirements Under Emerging Environmental Regulations
December 8, 2010
Metin Celebi, Frank C. Graves, Gunjan Bathla, and Lucas Bressan
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Consumers Energy’s Personal Power Plan Pilot
December 2, 2010
Ahmad Faruqui, Sanem Sergici, and Lamine Akaba
Presented to Consumers Energy, Jackson, MI
Article
IFRS and You
December 2010
Bente Villadsen, Amit Koshal, and Wyatt Toolson
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
The Economic Impact of AB 32 on Localities: A Look at Chula Vista
December 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Screens for the Detection of Manipulative Intent
December 2010
Available from Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Article
Per finanziare le opera privati e patto di stabilità più flessibile
December 1, 2010
Francesco Lo Passo and Paolo Emilio Signorini
Published in Il Sole 24 Ore
Article
Smart Power and Evolution of Risk Management
December 2010
Published in Electric Light & Power
Presentation
Shareholder Incentives: Ratemaking Mechanisms for Sustainable Energy Efficiency Programs
November 9, 2010
Presented at the Law Seminar International Conference on Electric Utility Rate Cases, Boston, MA
Article
Smart Power, Energy Price Risk Management Evolution
November 2010
Published by Electric Light and Power, vol. 88, issue 6
Report
The Reliability Implications of EPA's Proposed Transport Rule and Forthcoming Utility MACT
November 2010
Published by Charles River Associates
Report
Managing Natural Gas Price Volatility: Principles and Practices Across the Industry
November 2010
Prepared for the American Clean Skies Foundation
Presentation
Transmission Investments and Cost Allocation: What are the Options?
October 26, 2010
Presented at the ELCON Fall Workshop
Article
The Changing Landscape For Credit Ratings
October 18, 2010
Steven Herscovici and William Chambers
Published in Securities Law360
Report
Economic Evaluation of Alternative Demand Response Compensation Options
October 13, 2010
Samuel A. Newell and Kamen Madjarov
Prepared for ISO New England Inc.
Presentation
Renewable Energy Development and Transmission Expansion – Who Benefits and Who Pays
October 12, 2010
Presented at the EUCI Conference
Presentation
Looking Forward: High Wind and Solar Penetration on the Grid
October 7, 2010
Presented at the NARUC Renewable Energy Retreat, Riverside, CA
Article
Household Response to Dynamic Pricing of Electricity – A Survey of 15 Experiments
October 2010
Published in Journal of Regulatory Economics
Report
Executive Summary - The Economic Impact of AB 32 on Small Businesses: An Update
October 2010
Published by Union of Concerned Scientists
Report
The Economic Impact of AB 32 on Small Businesses: An Update
October 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Unlocking the €53 Billion Savings from Smart Meters in the EU: how increasing the adoption of dynamic tariffs could make or break the EU's smart grid investment
October 2010
Published in Energy Policy
Presentation
Gas Price Volatility and Risk Management
September 30, 2010
Prepared for the American Gas Association Energy Market Regulation Conference, Bellevue, WA
Presentation
Resource Adequacy and Renewable Energy in Competitive Wholesale Electricity Markets
September 23, 2010
Presented at the 8th Annual British Institute of Economics Academic Conference
Report
A Review of LE/Ventyx's Cost-Benefit Analysis of Modification, P229, Lot 1 Report
September 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Ltd
Report
Comments for Docket No. RM10-23-000, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities
September 2010
Prepared for the FERC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities
Article
The Challenges of Climate Policy
September 2010
Published in Australian Economic Review
Article
Towards Non-binding Guidance for Courts: The Oxera Report and the Quantification of Antitrust Damages
September 2010
Published in Journal of European Competition Law & Practice
Report
A Review of LE/Ventyx's Cost-Benefit Analysis of Modification, P229, Lot 3 Additional Analysis
September 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Ltd
Report
Economic Impact of the Dutch Gas Hub Strategy on the Netherlands
September 2010
Prepared for the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture, and Innovation
Presentation
An Introduction to Electricity Grid Infrastructure: System Complexity in a Rapidly Changing Industry
August 31, 2010
Presented at Department of Defense/Monitor 360's Complexity of the Smart Grid Conference
Presentation
Myths and Realities of Shale Gas Deposits: Implication for the Electric Market
August 27, 2010
Presented to the Texas Bar Association, Public Utilities Law Section Conference, Austin, TX
Presentation
Renewable Integration Model Presentation
August 25, 2010
Presented at the California Public Utility Commission’s Long-Term Procurement Plan Workshop, San Francisco, CA
Presentation
The Case for Dynamic Pricing
August 23, 2010
Presented at Smart Grid Latin America
Presentation
Demand Response & Energy Efficiency: The Long View
August 12, 2010
Presented at the Goldman Sachs Tenth Annual Power and Utility Conference, New York, NY
Presentation
Renewable Energy Integration: Issues and Analyses
August 11, 2010
Presented at the EUCI Conference on Renewable Energy Development and Transmission Expansion, Portland, OR
Article
Discussion of the Pre and Post-Tax Discount Rates and Cash Flows: A Technical Note
August 9, 2010
Torben Voetmann and Jan Jindra
Published in Journal of Applied Research in Accounting and Finance (JARAF)
Presentation
Inclining Block Rates – Are They a Good or Bad Thing?
August 5, 2010
Presented at an EEI webinar
Newsletter
Tax Policies for Legalized Marijuana in California
August 2010
SSRN abstract 1626985
Article
Decoupling in Electric Utilities
August 2010
Published in Journal of Regulatory Economics
Presentation
Do Customers Respond to Dynamic Pricing?
July 28, 2010
Presented at the Brookings Institution Behavior Insights for Smart Grid Policy Workshop, Washington, DC
Article
The Impact Of HR 3424 On The US Insurance Market
July 22, 2010
Published in Insurance Law360
Presentation
Capacity Market Designs: Focus on CAISO, NYISO, PJM, and ISO-NE
July 19, 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Natural Gas Demand and Climate Policies
July 11, 2010
Prepared for the American Gas Association Legal Forum, Lake Geneva, WI
Report
The Impact on the U.S. Insurance Market of H.R. 3424 on Offshore Affiliate Reinsurance: An Updated Economic Analysis
July 8, 2010
Michael I. Cragg, J. David Cummins, and Bin Zhou
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
The Impact of FERC’s Anti-Manipulation Statute on FTRs and Related Positions
July 2010
Presented at EUCI’s Conference on Financial Transmission Rights, Alexandria, VA
Article
On Dynamic Prices: A Clash of Beliefs?
July 2010
Published in The Electricity Journal
Article
Price Signals in Two-Sided Markets
July 2010
Joshua Gans
Published in Competition Policy International
Article
Energia, il mercato reale alla fine vince sul mercato virtuale
June 30, 2010
Published in Milano Finanza
Presentation
Innovative Pricing for a Smarter Grid
June 24, 2010
Presented at TechConnect 2010
Presentation
Presentation on corporate governance and self-dealing to the Securities and Exchange Commission
June 17, 2010
Presentation
A Consistent Framework for Measuring Extra High Voltage Transmission Benefits and Costs
June 10, 2010
Ira H. Shavel, B. Gibbs, and R. Luciani
Presented at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Technical Conference on Planning Models and Software, Washington, DC
Report
Effects of Discriminatory Excise Taxes on Car Rentals: Unintentional Impacts on Minorities, Low Income Households, and Auto Purchases
June 10, 2010
Prepared for Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Article
For Grid Expansion, Think ‘Subregionally’
June 8, 2010
Published in The Energy Daily
Presentation
The Geography of Demand Response
June 3, 2010
Presented at the 2010 Southern California Edison Demand Response Forum
Report
Addressing Large Developing Country Emissions: The Case for Strategic Sino-European Collaboration under Joint Commitments
June 2010
Benito Müller, David Robinson, Zhang Xiliang, Christian Ellermann, Huo Molin, and Diarmuid Torne
Published by The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Article
Plugging In: Can the grid handle the coming electric vehicle load?
June 2010
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
The Impact of Dynamic Pricing on Low Income Customers
June 2010
Ahmad Faruqui, Sanem Sergici, and Jennifer Palmer
Published by The Edison Foundation
Report
National Action Plan on Demand Response
June 2010
GMMB, Customer Performance Group, Definitive Insights, and Ryan Hledik
Prepared for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Article
Divestiture policy and operating efficiency in U.S. electric power distribution
June 2010
John E. Kwoka, Jr., Michael Pollitt, and Sanem Sergici
Published in Journal of Regulatory Economics
Presentation
Incentive Regulation: Introduction and Context
May 26, 2010
Presented at AUC PBR Workshop
Presentation
Incentive Regulation: Lessons from other Jurisdictions
May 26, 2010
Presented at Alberta Utilities Commission Performance Based Ratemaking workshop, the Van Horne Institute
Presentation
Incentive Regulation—Design: Key Plan Components I
May 26, 2010
Presented at Alberta Utilities Commission Performance Based Ratemaking workshop, the Van Horne Institute
Presentation
Fairness and Equity in Dynamic Pricing
May 18, 2010
Presented at the 2010 EEI Rate Analysts Meeting
Presentation
Modeling the Enrollment Forecasts for PG&E ’s Non-Residential DR Programs, 2010 - 2020
May 13, 2010
Presented to DRMEC
Report
Can the U.S. Congressional Ethanol Mandate be Met?
May 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Is Delaware’s Antitakeover Statute Unconstitutional? Evidence from 1988-2008
May 2010
Steven Herscovici, Guhan Subramanian, and Brian Barbetta
Published in The Business Lawyer
Article
Is Delaware’s Antitakeover Statute Unconstitutional? Further Analysis and a Reply to Symposium Participants
May 2010
Steven Herscovici, Guhan Subramanian, and Brian Barbetta
Published in The Business Lawyer
Report
The Employment and Economic Impacts of Network Neutrality Regulation: An Empirical Analysis
April 23, 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Renewable Integration Model and Analysis
April 21, 2010
Judy Chang, Kamen Madjarov, Ross Baldick, Antonio Alvarez, and Philip Q Hanser
Poster Presented by Kamen Madjarov at IEEE 2010 Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA
Presentation
Is the smart grid going to fare better in competitive markets?
April 14, 2010
Presented at the Gulf Coast Power Association Spring Conference, Houston, TX
Presentation
Credit Rating Agencies and the Credit Crisis: What Securities Attorneys Need to Know
April 13, 2010
Steven Herscovici and William Chambers
Webinar Presentation
Report
Alternative Trading Arrangements for Intermittent Renewable Power: A Centralised Renewables Market and Other Concepts
April 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Ltd
Book
Uncontrolled Risk
April 2010

Uncontrolled Risk focuses on the central question of why Lehman Brothers failed and what were the root causes of the financial crisis. In 2015, this book was also published in Chinese. The Boston Globe wrote a story about the release of this book; see Healy, Beth (27 June 2010) "Learning from Wall Street's Failures"

Article
Fostering Economic Demand Response in the Midwest ISO
April 2010
Published in Energy
Presentation
Renewables and Storage: Does Size Matter
March 18, 2010
Presented at the 15th Annual POWER Research Conference on Energy Research and Policy, University of California, Berkeley
Report
The Benefits of Wireless Broadband For Rural Deployments
March 16, 2010
Prepared for Qualcomm
Presentation
A Changing Environment for Distcos
March 15, 2010
Presented at NMSU Center for Public Utilities, The Santa Fe Conference, Santa Fe, NM
Article
On Demand
March 12, 2010
Published in UtilityWeek
Report
Renewables and Storage – Does Size Matter?
March 11, 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Oil Indexation & Gas Prices: Is Current Pricing For Gas Sustainable?
March 2010
Presented at the Flame 2010 Conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Report
Job and Economic Benefits of Transmission and Wind Generation Investments in the SPP Region
March 2010
Johannes P. Pfeifenberger, Judy Chang, Delphine Hou, and Kamen Madjarov
Prepared for the Southwest Power Pool
Report
Prospects for Natural Gas Under Climate Policy Legislation: Will There Be a Boom in Gas Demand?
March 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Do State Renewable Portfolio Standards Promote In-State Renewable Generation?
February 2010
Haitao Yin and Nicholas E. Powers
Published in Energy Policy
Report
Demand Response in the Midwest ISO: An Evaluation of Wholesale Market Design
January 29, 2010
Samuel A. Newell and Attila Hajos
Prepared for Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO)
Presentation
Best Practices in Resource Adequacy
January 27, 2010
Presented at the PJM Long Term Capacity Issues Symposium
Report
Midwest ISO’s Resource Adequacy Construct: An Evaluation of Market Design Elements
January 19, 2010
Samuel A. Newell, Kathleen Spees, and Attila Hajos
Prepared for Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO)
Article
Testing for Materiality in Volatile Markets
January 14, 2010
Branko Jovanovic and Edward Fox
Published in Securities Law360: Litigation, Policy & People News
Article
El Potencial de los Vehículos Eléctricos
January 14, 2010
Published in Cinco Días
Book
Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities
2010
Published by Island Press
Report
2010 Integrated Resource Plan for Connecticut
January 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
The Untold Story: A Survey of C&I Dynamic Pricing Pilot Studies
2010
Sanem Sergici, Ahmad Faruqui, and Jennifer Palmer
Published in Metering International
Article
Risk-Adjusted Damages Calculation in Breach of Contract Disputes: A Case Study
2010
Frank C. Graves, Bin Zhou, Melvin Brosterman, and Quinlan Murphy
Published in Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis
Article
Using Economics to Measure Consumer Damages in Private Advertising Litigation
2010
In The Adviser, published by the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law Private Advertising Litigation Committee, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010)
Article
The impact of informational feedback on energy consumption - A survey of the experimental evidence
2010
Ahmad Faruqui, Sanem Sergici, and Ahmed Sharif
Published in Energy
Book
Economic Approaches to Understanding and Promoting Innovation
2010
Joshua Gans, L. Mann, and J. Chan
Published by Routledge
Book
Intel and Blocking Practices
2010
Joshua Gans, L. White, and John E. Kwoka, Jr.
Published in The Antitrust Revolution
Newsletter
Marginal Cost Analysis in Evolving Power Markets: The Foundation of Innovative Pricing, Energy Efficiency Programs, and Net Metering Rates
2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Newsletter
Corporate Pension Plans: New Developments and Litigation
2010
George S. Oldfield, Bente Villadsen, and Urvashi Malhotra
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Effective Communication in Economics: Lessons from Peter Boettke
2010
Published in The Journal of Private Enterprise
Newsletter
Price Re-Openers in Natural Gas Supply Contracts: Avoiding Costly Mistakes in Arbitration
2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Rethinking Prices
January 2010
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Article
Optimal Energy Efficiency Policies and Regulatory Demand-Side Management Tests: How Well Do They Match?
2010
Published in Energy Policy