Publications
Archive 2015
Article
December 22, 2015
Published in Law360
Report
Cost-Benefit Analysis of ERCOT’s Future Ancillary Services (FAS) Proposal
December 21, 2015
Prepared for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)
Article
Correct Application of Event Studies in Securities Litigation
December 17, 2015
Published in Event Study Tools
Book
The Legal and Economic Implications of Hydraulic Fracturing Bans
December 15, 2015
Mark P. Berkman and Earl Hagström
Published in Hydraulic Fracturing: Environmental Issues
Article
Understanding the UK’s Potential for Demand Response
December 12, 2015
Published in Utility Week
Presentation
The National Landscape of Residential Rate Reform
December 10, 2015
Presented at the 2015 SNL Utility Regulation Conference, Washington, DC
Article
December 9, 2015
Published in the ABA’s Securities Litigation Journal
Presentation
The Global Context for Alaskan LNG
December 7, 2015
Presented to LSI Energy in Alaska Conference
Article
December 2015
Published in Practice Points, a publication of the ABA’s Securities Litigation Committee
Article
Making the Most of Document Analytics
December 1, 2015
Published in Law360
Article
Determining Injury From Trade Secret Misappropriation At ITC
December 2015
Mark L. Whitaker, Pallavi Seth, and Kevin Neels
Published in Law360
Article
A Theory of Risk Capital
December 2015
Published in the December 2015 issue of Journal of Financial Economics
Article
Efficient Tariff Structures for Distribution Network Services
December 2015
Published in Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol. 48
Article
The unaccounted cost of accounting – sounding terms in purchase agreements
December 2015
Published in the December 2015 issue of Financier Worldwide
Report
New York’s Upstate Nuclear Power Plants’ Contribution to the State Economy
December 2015
Prepared for the New York State IBEW Utility Labor Council, Rochester Building and Construction Trades Council, and the Central and Northern New York Building and Construction Trades Council
Article
An Economic Framework for Identifying the Tested Party
November 30, 2015
Published in Tax Notes
Report
Country Risk and Damages in Investment Arbitration
November 27, 2015
Florin Dorobantu, M. Alexis Maniatis, and Natasha Dupont
Published in the ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal
Presentation
The Critical Role of Transmission in Clean Power Plan Compliance
November 17, 2015
Presented at the Kinetic Conference on Competitive Bidding for Transmission Expansion
Article
November 12, 2015
Published in Practice Points, a publication of the ABA’s Securities Litigation Committee
Presentation
A Path Forward for Residential Demand Charges
November 10, 2015
Presented at the 2015 NASUCA Annual Meeting, Austin, TX
Presentation
Transmission as a Market Enabler: The Costs and Risks of an Insufficiently Flexible Electricity Grid
November 9, 2015
Presented at the EUCI Conference Transmission Expansion in Midwest, Indianapolis, IN
Presentation
The Movement Towards Deploying Demand Charges for Residential Customers
November 8, 2015
Presented at the NARUC Annual Meeting
Brochure
Global Transportation Expertise
November 2015
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Insistence - Redefining How We Think of Antitrust
November 2015
Published in Perspectives in Antitrust, a publication of the Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association
Report
Enhancing the Efficiency of Resource Adequacy Planning and Procurements in the Midcontinent ISO Footprint: Options for MISO, Utilities, and States
November 2015
Prepared for NRG
Article
Impact Measurement of Tariff Changes when Experimentation is Not an Option - A Case Study of Ontario, Canada
October 30, 2015
Published in Energy Economics
Presentation
The Clean Power Plan: Retirements and Reliability
October 13, 2015
Presented at the Wisconsin Energy Institute 2015 Energy Summit, Madison, WI
Presentation
Comments on the Straw Proposal on behalf of the California Water Association
October 13, 2015
Presented at the CPUC Workshop Balanced Rates Rulemaking (R.) 11-11-008, San Francisco, CA
Report
Is inexpensive natural gas hindering the grid energy storage industry?
October 5, 2015
Roger Lueken and Eric Hittinger
Published in Energy Policy
Presentation
Coal Plant Retirements and Power Markets
October 2015
Prepared for the American Public Power Association Legal Seminar, Key West, Florida
Book
Supporting Experienced Long-Term Unemployed Professionals: Preliminary Lessons from a Boston-Area Case Study
October 2015
Rand Ghayad, Ofer Sharone, Gokce Basbug, Alex Vasquez, and Michelle Rosin
Published in Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century
Report
International Review of Demand Response Mechanisms
October 2015
Prepared for the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)
Presentation
The Critical Role of Transmission in Clean Power Plan Compliance
September 28, 2015
Presented at the Transmission Summit West 2015
Presentation
PJM Capacity Auction Results and Market Fundamentals
September 18, 2015
Prepared for the Bloomberg Analyst Briefing
Presentation
Benefit-Cost Analysis of Proposed New York AC Transmission Upgrades
September 15, 2015
Presented to NYISO and DPS Staff
Article
Delaware Appraisal Case Reaffirms Valuation Premium for S Corporations
September 15, 2015
Published in Deal Points
Article
Decoupling and the Cost of Capital
September 8, 2015
Published in The Electricity Journal
Presentation
Residential Rate Design: Emerging Issues
August 27, 2015
Presented at the EEI WebTalks webinar
Presentation
Toward More Effective Transmission Planning
August 21, 2015
Presented at the EEI Energy Delivery Public Policy Executive Advisory Meeting, Boston, MA
Report
Analysis of the Boston 2024 Proposed Summer Olympic Plans
August 17, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon, Pallavi Seth, Steven Herscovici, Mark P. Berkman, Allen R. Sanderson, Brad Humphreys, Joseph J. Floyd , and Michael P. Abasciano
Prepared for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Governor, President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House
Report
Analysis of the Boston 2024 Proposed Summer Olympic Plans - Executive Summary
August 17, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon, Pallavi Seth, Steven Herscovici, Mark P. Berkman, Allen R. Sanderson, Brad Humphreys, Joseph J. Floyd, and Michael P. Abasciano
Prepared for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Governor, President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House
Presentation
A Global Perspective on Time-Varying Rates
August 12, 2015
Presented at the Stanford Bits & Watts Program
Presentation
Anaylsis of Ontario's Full Scale Roll-out of TOU Rates
August 11, 2015
Presented at the International Energy Program Evaluation Conference, Long Beach, CA
Article
Corporate Inversion Transactions: Valuation Considerations
August 3, 2015
Evan Cohen, Michael I. Cragg, Jehan deFonseka, and Ryan Tholanikunnel
Published in Tax Notes
Presentation
Section 337 at the U.S. International Trade Commission: Patents and Beyond
July 30, 2015
Pallavi Seth, Karin Norton , Mark L. Whitaker , Elizabeth Winston , and Charlie McMahon
Presented at the American Bar Association's Annual Meeting
Presentation
Transmission: A Valuable Investment for New England’s Energy Future
July 23, 2015
Presented at the New England Energy Policy Discussion, Boston, MA
Presentation
Investment Trends and Fundamentals in U.S. Transmission and Electricity Infrastructure
July 17, 2015
Presented to the JP Morgan Investor Conference
Report
A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Radio Spectrum
July 15, 2015
Published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Report
The Nuclear Industry’s Contribution to the U.S. Economy
July 7, 2015
Prepared for Nuclear Matters
Article
An Empirical Approach To Reverse Payment Settlements
July 6, 2015
Published on Law360
Report
Comparative Generation Costs of Utility-Scale and Residential-Scale PV in Xcel Energy Colorado’s Service Area
July 2015
Prepared for First Solar
Article
Hurry or Wait – The Pros and Cons of Going Fast or Slow on Climate Change
July 2015
Eleanor Denny and Jürgen Weiss
Published in The Economists' Voice, Volume 12, Issue 1
Article
Growth Prospects and Shifting Electric Utility Business Models: Retail, Wholesale and Telecom Markets
July 1, 2015
Published in The Electricity Journal
Presentation
Hidden Values, Missing Markets, and Electricity Policy: The Experience with Storage and Transmission
June 25, 2015
Presented at the Harvard Electricity Policy Group 79th Plenary Session, Washington, DC
Presentation
The case for introducing demand charges in residential tariffs
June 25, 2015
Presented to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group 79th Plenary Session, Washington, DC
Report
Substantial Licensed Spectrum Deficit (2015-2019): Updating the FCC’s Mobile Data Demand Projections
June 23, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon and Giulia McHenry
Prepared for CTIA - The Wireless Association
Presentation
A global perspective on time-varying rates
June 23, 2015
Presented to the CAMPUT Energy Regulation Course, Kingston, Ontario
Presentation
Scenarios-Based Transmission Planning for Texas
June 15, 2015
Presented at the Platts 2015 Transmission Planning and Development Conference, Arlington, VA
Article
Growing Apart: The Evolution of Income vs. Wealth Inequality
June 10, 2015
Published in The Economists' Voice
Article
A Subject of Interest: Pre-award Interest Rates in International Arbitration
June 1, 2015
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
The Emergence of Organic Conservation
June 2015
Ahmad Faruqui, Ryan Hledik, and Wade Davis
Published in The Electricity Journal
Report
Integrating Renewable Energy into the Electricity Grid: Case studies showing how system operators are maintaining reliability
June 2015
Prepared for the Advanced Energy Economy Institute
Article
The Implications of Transfer Pricing in Bankruptcy
May 29, 2015
Bin Zhou and Steven D. Felgran
Published in Bloomberg BNA
Article
Big Data’s Big Impact In Financial Investigations
May 28, 2015
Paul Hinton, Mark Sarro, Rand Ghayad, and Kevin Rosenberg
Published on Law360
Presentation
The Top 10 Questions About Demand Charges
May 14, 2015
Presented at the EUCI Residential Demand Charges Symposium, Denver, CO
Presentation
Rolling Out Residential Demand Charges
May 14, 2015
Presented to the EUCI Residential Demand Charges Summit, Denver, CO
Presentation
The global movement toward cost-reflective tariffs
May 14, 2015
Presented at the EUCI Residential Demand Charges Summit, Denver, CO
Report
Mobile Broadband Spectrum: A Vital Resource for the American Economy
May 11, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon and Giulia McHenry
Prepared for CTIA—The Wireless Association
Presentation
Currents of Change in the Design of Tariffs for Distribution Networks
May 7, 2015
Presented at Energy Network Association: Energy Transformed, Sydney, Australia
Presentation
Do We Need a New Way to Regulate Electric Utilities?
May 6, 2015
Presented at the 2015 Energy Bar Association Annual Meeting
Article
Inequities in Tax Policy
May 4, 2015
Published in the Huffington Post
Report
Statistical review of U.S. macronutrient consumption data, 1965-2011: Americans have been following dietary guidelines, coincident with the rise in obesity
May 2015
Evan Cohen, Michael I. Cragg, Bin Zhou, Jehan deFonseka, Melanie Rosenberg, and Adele Hite
Published in the Nutrition journal
Presentation
Impacts of Distributed Storage on Electricity Markets, Utility Operations, and Customers
May 1, 2015
Presented at the 2015 MIT Energy Initiative Associate Member Symposium
Report
Lake Erie Connector Market Assessment Report
May 2015
Prepared for ITC Lake Erie Connector LLC
Report
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Policy Review for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
May 2015
Jürgen Weiss, Ahmad Faruqui, Ryan Hledik, Neil Lessem, Greg Wikler, Surya Swamy, Keith Downes, Jon Strahl, Amjad Alkam, and John Gulliver
Prepared for The Electricity and Co-generation Regulatory Authority
Report
Hedge Fund Characteristics and Performance Persistence: Evidence from 1996-2006
April 27, 2015
Published in the Quarterly Journal of Finance (June 2015)
Article
Just Passing Through? Cartel Damages Under The New EU Directive
April 24, 2015
Published in Corporate Disputes Magazine
Presentation
Transmission As a Market Enabler: The Costs and Risks of an Insufficiently Flexible Electricity Grid
April 21, 2015
Presented at WIRES University, "Electric Transmission--The Survey Course," Washington, DC
Article
Fit to be Tied? Antitrust Implications of Collins Inkjet Co. v. Eastman Kodak Co.
April 20, 2015
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Points of Inflection Loom Ahead for Demand Response and Distributed Generation
April 10, 2015
Presented at the Comverge Utility Conference, St. Petersburg, FL
Presentation
EPA's Proposed Clean Power Plan Rules: Economic Modeling and Effects on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas Region
April 8, 2015
Presented at the Central Texas Association for Energy Economics and Energy Institute Workshop, Austin, TX
Book
Market Power and Market Manipulation in Energy Markets: From the California Crisis to the Present
April 2015
Gerald A. Taylor, Shaun D. Ledgerwood, Romkaew P. Broehm, and Peter S. Fox-Penner
Published by PUR Inc.
Report
Electricity Baseline Report for the US Power System
April 2015
Prepared for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Report
A Bibliography on Dynamic Pricing and Time-of-Use Rates Version 6.0
April 2015
Report
Toward More Effective Transmission Planning: Addressing the Costs and Risks of an Insufficiently Flexible Electricity Grid
April 2015
Prepared for WIRES
Article
The Paradox of Inclining Block Rates
April 2015
Ahmad Faruqui, Ryan Hledik, and Wade Davis
Published in the April 2015 issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly
Presentation
The Clean Power Plan: Retirements and Reliability
April 1, 2015
Presented at the EUCI Conference, Houston, TX
Article
State Cooperation Under the EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan
April 2015
David Luke Oates and Paulina Jaramillo
Published in The Electricity Journal
Presentation
Time-Variant Pricing (TVP) in New York
March 31, 2015
Presented at the Time-Variant Pricing Forum, NYU School of Law, New York
Presentation
High-Frequency Trading in Litigation
March 26, 2015
Paul Hinton, Pavitra Kumar, and Lauren J. Schreur
Presented to The Knowledge Group
Presentation
Emerging Business Models for Non-Incumbent Transmission Projects
March 12, 2015
Presented at the 18th Annual INFOCAST Transmission Summit 2015, Washington, DC
Presentation
The Many Futures of Demand Response and Distributed Generation
March 5, 2015
Presented to Eastern Interconnection States Planning Council, Newark, NJ
Report
The Value of Distributed Electricity Storage in Texas - Proposed Policy for Enabling Grid-Integrated Storage Investments (Full Technical Report)
March 2015
Ioanna Karkatsouli, James Mashal, Lauren Regan, Judy Chang, Matthew K. Davis, Johannes P. Pfeifenberger, and Kathleen Spees
Prepared for Oncor
Report
Surviving The Storm
March 2015
Mark P. Berkman and Stephen Lagos
Prepared for the Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Presentation
The Five Forces Shaping the Future of Demand Response (DR)
February 19, 2015
Presented at the Demand Response Virtual Summit 2015
Presentation
Differentiating a Legitimate Hedge From a Target for Manipulation
February 19, 2015
Presented at the EUCI Conference on Integrating Energy Trading, Valuation, Market and Credit Risk Management, Denver, CO
Presentation
The U.S. International Trade Commission Beyond Tech Patents—Fashion, Digital Downloads, Trademarks & Trade Secrets
February 9, 2015
Pallavi Seth, Kate Bouquard , Josh Pond , Gillian Thackray, and Vaishali Udupa
Presented at the New York State Bar Association's 138th Annual Meeting
Article
What the Islands Can Teach Us About Hybrid Energy
February 3, 2015
Published in North American Wind Power
Report
EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Reliability: Assessing NERC's Initial Reliability Review
February 2015
Prepared for Advanced Energy Economy Institute
Presentation
The Value of Distributed Electrical Energy Storage in Texas: Proposed Policy for Enabling Grid-Integrated Storage Investments
January 29, 2015
Presented at the Energy Storage Policy Forum 2015, Washington, DC
Article
Market Manipulation Push is Widening the Compliance Gap
January 23, 2015
Published in Risk.net
Article
Equity Market Microstructure and the Challenges of Regulating HFT
January 16, 2015
Published in Financier Worldwide
Report
Brief of Antitrust Economists as Amici Curiae in Support of Defendants-Appellants
January 15, 2015
Lisa J. Cameron, Steven Herscovici, Henry G. Grabowski, Sheila Coombs Branyan, Kenneth G. Elzinga, Paul Greenberg, James W. Hughes, Anne Layne-Farrar, Kevin M. Murphy, Janusz A. Ordover, Ann E. Querns, Bradley N. Reiff, Jeremy A. Rist, John Rizzo, William H. Roberts, Edward A. Snyder, Bruce Stangle, Robert H. Topel, and Michael Wohlgenant
Prepared for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Presentation
The Impact of an Uncertain Economic Outlook on Electric Utilities
January 15, 2015
Presented at the New Mexico Economic Outlook Conference 2015
Presentation
EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Potential Impacts on Asset Values
January 13, 2015
Presented at Infocast's 7th Annual Projects & Money Summit 2015
Report
An Evaluation of SRP’s Electric Rate Proposal for Residential Customers with Distributed Generation
January 5, 2015
Prepared for the Salt River Project
Article
What can (or should) we take away from Germany’s renewable energy experience?
January 2015
Published in Electricity Daily
Article
Valuing Urban Water Shortages
2015
Published in the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
Article
Returns to Acquirers of Public and Subsidiary Targets
January 2015
Torben Voetmann, Jeffrey Jaffe, Jan Jindra, and David Pedersen
Published in the Journal of Corporate Finance
Report
Valuing Demand Response: International Best Practices, Case Studies, and Applications
January 2015
Prepared for EnerNOC