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Ashley C. Brown
Executive Director
Harvard Electricity Policy Group
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University

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2014

"Evolution of Brazilian Electricity Market." World Bank/NEA Seminar, Bejing, China. January 17, 2014.

"Evolution of Electricity Markets in U.S.A." World Bank/NEA Seminar, Beijing, China. January 17, 2014.

"Valuation and Pricing of Distributed Solar PV." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Santa Monica, CA, February 28, 2014.

"Trade Policy Implications of Developments in Infrastructure & Energy Sectors." Presentation to the United Nations Conference on Trade Development, Multi-Year Meeting on Trade Services and Developments, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. April 18, 2014.

"Open Transmission Access: Scope, Dimensions, and Meaning." The World Bank, ESMAP Knowledge Exchange Event, Istanbul, Turkey. April 25, 2014.

"The Traditional Utility Business Model: Challenges and Potential Changes." Northwest Public Power Association Annual Meeting, Billings, Montana. May 22, 2014.

"Unconventional Resource Development: Economic Incentives for, and Barriers to the Development of Natural Gas." FIESP, The Infrastructure Week, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. May 20, 2014.

"Economic Environment for the Sustainable Development of Natural Gas." IBP Gas Seminar, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. June 3, 2014.

"Megawatts and Negawatts: Energy and Economic Efficiency Choices for Customers." Guatemala City, Guatemala. June 11, 2014.

"Evolution of Electricity Markets in U.S.A." Florence School of Regulation, Florence, Italy. July 1, 2014.

"Evolution of Natural Gas Markets in United States." Florence School of Regulation, Florence, Italy. July 1, 2014.

"Coordinating Networks and Markets: Options for Open Transmission Access." Florence School of Regulation, Florence, Italy. July 1, 2014.

"Modes of Regulation: Where Does Brazil Fit?" Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Regulatory Seminar, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. July 31, 2014.

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2013

"Critical Issues Regarding Belmont Municipal Light Department Regarding Pricing, Distributed Generation, and New Sub-Stationl." Sustainable Belmont Meeting, January 16, 2013.

"Experiencia Internacional sobre Reestructuración del Sector Eléctrico Enfocado en África." Malabo, Guinea Ecuatorial, February 6, 2013.

"Infrastructure Regulatory Incentives for Innovation: Trade Related Issues." United Nations Council on Trade and Development, Geneva, Switzerland. February 27, 2013.

"Regulatory and Public Policy Considerations Regarding Purchase Power Agreements." Meeting of Energy and Regulatory Officials, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. June 26, 2013.

"The Brazilian Electricity Market: Options for a More Competitive Environment." 14th FIESP, International Energy Conference, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. August 5, 2013.

"Trends and Principles for Infrastructure Market Reform in African Economies." African Growth and Opportunity Act Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. August 11, 2013.

"Smart Grid: An Example of Technology Innovation and Issues in Regulated Markets." Telecoms for Smart Grids, London, England, September 24, 2013.

"Gas and Electricity Markets in Brazil: The Missing Synergies." University of Sao Paulo, Energy Seminar, October 2, 2013.

"Natural Gas and Transport: Status in U.S. - Update and Observations." Natural Gas in Transportation Seminar, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP Brazil. October 3, 2013.

"Can Traditional Cost of Service & Rate of Return Regulation be Refined to Address Changes in Industry? Sorting out Values, Risks, and Allocations." Joint CREPC/SPSC Meeting, San Diego, CA. October 31, 2013.

"Metering Technology and Distributed Generation: Matching Smart Grid with Smart Pricing." Smart Grid Forum, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. November 26, 2013.

"Open Transmission Access: Scope, Dimensions, and Meaning." The World Bank, Washington, D.C., December 3, 2013.

"The Utility Business Model Going Forward: Policy, Perception, and Risk Considerations." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Marana, AZ, December 12, 2013.

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2012

"Smart Grid and Demand Response: Challenges for Electricity Markets." Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, May 5, 2012.

"Smart Grid: An Example of Technology Innovation and Issues in Regulated Markets." World Forum on Energy Regulation, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, May 16, 2012.

"The Brazilian Natural Gas Market: Barriers to a Fully Functional Market." Projeto Estratégico do Gás Workshop, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, June 13, 2012.

"The Brazilian Natural Gas Market: Market Barriers and High Prices." FIESP, 13th International Energy Meeting, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, August 7, 2012.

"Regulators and Clean Energy." The World Bank, Washington, D.C. September 19, 2012.

"Concessões, Mercados e Política Pública." Ashley C. Brown, Diretor Executivo, Grupo de Política de Eletricidade de Harvard, Escola Harvard Kenned,y Universidade de Harvard; Advogado Greenberg Traurig LLP. Brasília, 11 de setembro de 2012.

"Smart Grid: An Example of Technology Innovation and Issues in Regulated Markets." BIT's 1st Annual World Congress of i-Grid 2012, Wanda Vista Taiyuan, China. September 24, 2012.

"The Independent Regulator Model." State Electricity Regulatory Commission, Beijing, China. September 27, 2012.

"Distributed Generation: Policy Objectives vs. Economics Efficiency?" Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group 68th Plenary Session, Cambridge, MA, October 12, 2012.

"The Brazilian Natural Gas Market: A Combustible Mix of Inflexibility and Unreliability of Supply and High Prices." Forum Estadão Brazil Competitivo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. October 17, 2012. 6 pages.

"Regulatory Decision-Making in a Political Environment/Consumer Complaints." PURC/ARSESP Training, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. October 22-26, 2012.

"Concessões, Mercados E Política Pública." PURC/ARSESP Training, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. October 22-26, 2012.

"Comparison Case Study: Two Neighbors in Contrast: The Restructuring of the Power Sectors of Argentina and Brazil." PURC/ARSESP Training, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. October 22-26, 2012.

"Elements of Effective Regulatory Agencies: Legitimacy, Credibility, and Transparency." PURC/ARSESP Training, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. October 22-26, 2012.

"Regulatory Decision-Making in a Political Environment/Consumer Complaints/Stakeholders." PURC/ARSESP Training, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. October 22-26, 2012.

"Role of Regulators in Competitive Infrastructure Markets." PURC/ARSESP Training, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. October 22-26, 2012.

"Regulation in Energy Sector: Comparative Study in Natural Gas." PURC/ARSESP Training, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. October 22-26, 2012.

"Smart Grid: An Example of Technology Innovation and Issues in Regulated Markets." PURC/ARSESP Training, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. October 22-26, 2012.

"Medida Provisória Nº 579, De 11 De Setembro De 2012: Implications For Smart Grid." Smart Grid Forum/2012, Sao Paulo, S.P., Brazil. November 27, 2012.

"Regulacao Independente: Desafio e Opportunidade, Uma Perspectiva Global." Anniversario de 15 Anos de AGERGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil. 28 Novembre, 2012.

"Regulação Independente: Desafios e Oportunidades, Uma Perspectiva Global." Aniversário de 15 Anos da AGERGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil. 28 de Novembro de 2012.

"Cost Reflective Tariffs: Implications for Smart Grid." Smart Grid Forum/2012, Sao Paulo, S.P., Brazil. November 29, 2012.

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2011

"Smart Grid and Competition Policy." IV Fórum, Latino Americano de Smart Grid 2011, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, November 29, 2011. 11 pages.

"Comparing Natural Gas Markets in Brazil and the United States." Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, R.J., Brazil, November 28, 2011. 11 pages.

"Brazilian Power Sector: Lessons from the Past, Challenges Going Forward." Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies. Washington, D.C., October 5, 2011. 31 pages.

"Design and Implementation of Independent System Operators in the United States: Unlocking the Electricity Transmission Grid: An Independent System and Market Operator for South Africa." Sandton, South Africa, June 9, 2011. 16 pages.

"Economic Regulation: It's Rationale and Function." 2nd CUTS-CIRC International Conference on Reviewing the Global Experience with Economic Regulation. New Delhi, India. April 19, 2011. 7 pages.

"Smart Grid: Regulatory Policy Issues in Retail Markets Global and Brazilian Contexts." Smart Grid Seminar, Brasilia, D.F., Brasil April 5, 2011. 18 pages.

"Critical Issues in Energy Regulation: Attainment of Efficiency Gains from Pricing, Regional Integration, Deployment of New Technology." United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Multi-Year Expert Meeting on Services and Trade: The Regulatory and Institutional Dimension. Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. April 7, 2011. 10 pages.

"The  Brazil Natural Gas Market in an International Context – Can a Complex and Growing Country like Brazil Afford a Primitive Market in Natural Gas?" Brazil Gas Congress, São Paulo, SP, Brasil. 15 February 2011. 11 pages.

"The Brazilian Electricity Market: Options for Change." Presentation to Seminario de COPEL, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
February 11, 2011. 9 pages.

"Impact of FERC Order 1000 on State Siting Processes." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fourth Plenary Session. Nashville, TN, September 22, 2011.

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2010

"Controversies and Sources of Resistance to Smart Grid Deployment." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Sixtieth Plenary Session, Cambridge, MA. September 30, 2010. 11 pages.

Bases para o Pensamento Estratégico das Agências de Regulação: Avaliando o Desempenho da Regulação. Apresentado na AGERGS, Porto Alegre, RS., Brasil, 26 de agosto de 2010. 31 pages.

Smart Grid: Regulatory and Policy Issues in Retail Markets. American Bar Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. August 7, 2010. 11 pages.

Docketing Systems for Regulatory Agencies. Bangladesh Regulatory Training, Dhaka, Bangladesh. June 29, 2010. (On behalf of IRG Ltd., USAID Sponsorship.) 17 pages.

Professionalism in Practice Before Quasi Judicial Regulatory Agencies. Bangladesh Regulatory Training, Dhaka, Bangladesh. June 28, 2010. (On behalf of IRG Ltd., USAID Sponsorship.) 6 pages.

Choices in Regulation. Bangladesh Regulatory Training, Dhaka, Bangladesh. June 26, 2010. (On behalf of IRG Ltd., USAID Sponsorship.) 8 pages.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND SETTLEMENT STRATEGIES: A Seductive Idea, But Will It Cause “Morning After” Regrets? A Policy Perspective. Bangladesh Regulatory Training, Dhaka, Bangladesh. June 26, 2010. (On behalf of IRG Ltd., USAID Sponsorship.) 9 pages.

Choices in Regulation. Bangladesh Regulatory Training, Dhaka, Bangladesh. June 26, 2010. (On behalf of IRG Ltd., USAID Sponsorship.) 8 pages.

Infrastructure Regulation: Applying Standards, Norms, and Assessing Outcomes. Bangladesh Regulatory Training, Dhaka, Bangladesh. June 25, 2010. (On behalf of IRG Ltd., USAID Sponsorship.) 28 pages.

A Evolução do Mercado de Gás Natural nos Estados Unidos. Gas Summit, Latin America 2010. Rio de Janeiro. May 25, 2010. 25 pages.

Reliability in a Carbon Constrained World. PJM Annual Meeting, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. May 5, 2010. 13 pages.

Investindo em Infraestutura no Brasil: Mudanca no ponto de vista do capital estrangeiro. Martorelli e Gouveia Advogados & Harvard University. April, 2010.

Regulatory Options for District Heating in Ukraine. Kiev, Ukraine. February 10, 2010. 12 pages.

Electric Industry Privatization and Restructuring: Lessons from Brazil. David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. January 20, 2010, 25 pages.

Mechanisms to Promote Renewable Resources in Electricity Markets in Americas. Ankara Bar Association, Ankara, Turkey. January 13, 2010. 29 pages.

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2009

Observations on Proposed Law. National Commission of Communal Services Market Regulation of Ukraine. November, 2009. 17 pages.

Capturing The Value Of Smart Grid:The Need for Smart Pricing, Smart Incentives, Smart Customer Interface, and Smart Market Structure. Smart Grid Latin American Forum, Sao Paulo, Brazil. November 9-10, 2009. 8 pages.

Two Critical Barriers to Transmission Development: Siting & Cost Allocation. TAPS Conference, Portland, Maine. October 19, 2009. 46 pages.

Electricity Market Design in the U.S.A.: More Market Or More Politics? Saltsjöbaden/Stockholm, Sweden. September 17, 2009. 10 pages.

Innovations and Emerging Issues in Rate Cases. Utility Rate Case Seminar, Washington, DC. September 10, 2009. 10 pages.

Emerging U.S. Electricity and Environment Policy. Management Retreat of Clyde Bergman Power Group. Palma de Mallorca, Spain. August 29, 2009. 22 pages.

O Papel dos Tipos de Regulação em Mercados de Eletricidade. Seminário Treinamento de CNELEC, Instituções e Relações Regulatórias, Maputo, Moçambique. August 20, 2009. 12 pages.

As Formas e Processos da Regulação. Seminário Treinamento de CNELEC, Instituções e Relações Regulatórias, Maputo, Moçambique. August 19, 2009. 15 pages.

Instituções e Relações Regulatórias. Seminário Treinamento de CNELEC. Maputo, Moçambique. August 19, 2009. 27 pages.

Siting Transmission Lines in a Changed Milieu: Evolving Notions of “Public Interest” in Balancing State and Regional Considerations. National Renewable Energy Laboratory Conference on Multistate Planning for Renewable Energy and Transmission: Spotlight on Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Denver, Colorado. August 11, 2009. 17 pages.

Distribution Tariffs and Energy Efficiency: Aligning Financial Incentives and Public Policy Objectives. Seminário Internacional de Estrutura Tarifária Brasilia, D.F., Brazil 17 de Junho, 2009. 16 pages.

Liberalizing Retail Markets in Natural Gas: Issues and Lessons from the United States Experience. Seminário: A Experiência Americana como Subsídio para Antecipar o Impacto da Lei do Gás no Estado de São Paulo. American Chamber of Commerce of São Paulo – Energy Strategy Committee. São Paulo, S.P., Brazil. June 16, 2009. 26 pages.

U.S. Electricity and Environment Policy In the Age of Obama: Smart EU Energy Policy With the Next European Commission in 2010-2014. Florence, Italy. April 29, 2009. 15 pages.

The Design of Regulatory Institutions and Consumer Empowerment. ISEG/Technical University of Lisbon. Lisbon, Portugal, April 28, 2009. 16 pages.

The Design of Regulatory Institutions and Consumer Empowerment. DECO (Associação Portuguesa para a Defesa do Consumidor), Lisbon, Portugal April 27, 2009. 7 pages.

Federalism in the Regulation of Electricity Markets – The U.S. Experience. Zurich, Switzerland. April 23, 2009.

Flow of Information in Regulatory Proceedings. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh. April 1, 2009. 9 pages.

Docketing Systems for Regulatory Agencies. Dhaka, Bangladesh. March 2009, 17 pages.

Critical Federal/State Jurisdictional Issues in the Regulation of US Electricity Markets. Presentation to the Harvard Law School, March 9, 2009. 7 pages.

Energy Policy and Climate Change: Directions In The Obama Administration. Annual Technology Evening, European Power Plant Suppliers Association. Brussels, Belgium. January 28, 2009. 14 pages.

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2008

Energy Policy and Climate Change: Directions In The Obama Administration. Presentation to the Annual Technology Evening, European Power Plant Suppliers Association. Brussels, Belgium, January 28, 2009 . 14 pages.

Poverty Issues in Infrastructure Regulation: Choices and Dilemmas, Opportunities and Pitfalls. Presentation to the International Workshop on Equitable Access to Basic Services: Insights for Latin America. São Paulo, Brazil December 5, 2008. 17 pages.

The Case for a National Electric Grid: Obstacles Along the Way. Speech to the National Press Club, Washington, DC, October 14, 2008, 9 pages.

Infrastructure Regulation: Why, What, and How? Presentation to "Infrastructure in a Market Economy: Public - Private Partnerships in a Changing World." Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program, Cambridge, MA. July 10, 2008, 8 pages.

Alternative Dispute Resolution and Settlement Strategies: A Seductive Idea, But Will It Cause “Morning After” Regrets? A Policy Perspective. Presentation to the Utility Rate Cases Conference, Law Seminars International, Las Vegas, NV. February 8. 9 pages.

The State of the U.S. Electricity Market: Competitive, Regulated, or Merely Confused and Paralyzed? Presentation to the 35th Annual PURC Conference: The Real Climate Change: Planning and Investing Under Uncertainty. Public Utilities Research Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. February 6. 8 pages.

Electric Industry Privatization and Restructuring: Lessons from Brazil. Presentation to the World Bank/Public Utilities Research Center, University of Florida Training Program, Gainesville, FL. 15 January. 25 pages.

Evaluating Infrastructure Regulation: Applying Standards, Norms, and Assessing Outcomes. Presentation to the World Bank/Public Utilities Research Center, University of Florida Training Program, Gainesville, FL. 14 January. 30 pages.

Market Reform: Trends and Principles for Utility Reforms. Presentation to the World Bank/Public Utilities Research Center, University of Florida Training Program, Gainesville, FL. 14 January. 15 pages.

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2007

Retail Procurement: Default Service vs. Monopoly Service Considerations. Presentation to the HEPG Forty-Eighth Plenary Session. October, 2007. 10 pages.

Competition in Electricity Markets: The Regulatory Framework. Seminar on Development of Power Markets. Bhurban, Pakistan. 10 September. 26 pages.

Crossing Legal Systems and Cultures in the Practice of Law. Presentation to LaBoeuf, Lamb, Greene and MacRae Summer Associates. 19 July. 12 pages.

Mechanisms to Promote Renewables. Market Design 2007. Saltsjobaden, Sweden. 18-19 June. 32 pages.

Judicialization of Regulatory Decision-Making: Asymmetry Between Process and Substance. University of Dayton School of Law. 19 May. 17 pages.

Professionalism in Practice Before Quasi-Judicial Regulatory Agencies. University of Dayton School of Law. 19 May. 6 pages.

Evaluating Infrastructure Regulation: Applying Standards, Norms, and Assessing Outcomes. TERI Presentation. 22 March. 30 pages.

Walking the Tightrope: Balancing Competing Interests in Pursuit of Good Public Policy. Fair Trading Commission of Barbados, Third Annual Lecture. 23 February. 42 pages. Link to the presentation transcript (19 pages).

Regulatory Decision Making: What is the Public Entitled to Expect? Fair Trading Commission of Barbados, Workshop Presentation. 23 February. 6 pages.

2006

Regulatory Oversight of Distribution Company Power/Energy Procurement: Demand Side Considerations. National Association of Energy Service Companies. 15 November. 11 pages.

Regional Markets: Do They Require Regional Regulation? 3rd Annual Energy Integration Congress: La Geopolitizacion de la Integracion Energetica en Latinoamerica. 24 October. 8 pages.

The Independent Regulator Model. World Forum on Energy Regulation III. 19 October. 21 pages.

Northeast Power Markets: Transmission and Generation Siting, Exercise of Eminent Domain Powers, and Greenhouse Gas Controls. Mid-Atlantic Power Markets Forum. 28 September. 41 pages.

LSE's and Hedging: Critical Regulatory Issues. Harvard Electricity Policy Group Forty-Fourth Plenary Session. 21 September. 7 pages.

Global Supply Options: Sustainability and Viability: A Perspective From North America. 2006 Bordeaux Symposium. 15 September. 9 pages.

Competition in North American Electricity Markets: The Balance Sheet. Northeast Public Power Association Conference. 21 August. 11 pages.

Transmission Issues in Emerging Regional Electricity Markets. Black Sea Regional Energy Conference. 3-5 April. 9 pages.

Measuring Effectiveness of Regulatory Agencies. Seminário de Regulação do Cone Sul. 27 March. 30 pages.

Evaluating Brazilian Electricity Regulation for Legitimacy, Independence, and Accountability. Platts 10th Annual Brazil Energy. 23-24 March. 52 pages.

Measuring Effectiveness of Regulatory Agencies. The World Bank Group Energy Week 2006. 9 March. 26 pages.

Mid-level and In-depth Evaluations. The World Bank Group Energy Week 2006. 9 March. 6 pages.

Processes of Evaluation. The World Bank Group Energy Week 2006. 9 March. 7 pages.

2005

Evaluating Regulatory Systems for: 1) Legitimacy, Independence and Accountability; 2) Substantive Results. Agra, India. 27-28 October. 53 pages.

Regulation: Best International Practices. Third Seminar on Public Utilities Regulation. 11 August. 41 pages.

Regulation: Best International Practices - A. Forms and Processes of Regulation. Third Seminar on Public Utilities Regulation. 11 August. 27 pages.

Regulation: Best International Practices - B. Regulatory Substance. Third Seminar on Public Utilities Regulation. 11 August. 15 pages.

Evaluating Brazilian Electricity Regulation for Legitimacy, Independence and Accountability. Workshop: “Regulation and Finance of Infrastructure in Latin America: Experience on Case Development”. 14-16 August. 52 pages.

Policy Perspective and Analysis of the Regulatory Regime in the Restructured Russian Power Sector. 14 July. 13 pages.

Impact of Security of Supply on Electricity Market Design: Are Reliability and Competition Compatible? Conference on Security of Supply in Competitive Electricity Markets. 7 June. 12 pages.

The Electric Whiffenpoof Song? Are We the "Poor Little Lambs Who've Lost Their Way?" 2005 Eastern RTO/ISO Conference. 11 May. 18 pages.

Alguns exemplos setoriais da experiência internacional: a re-estructuração e regulação do setor elétrico especialmente na África. 6 April. 28 pages. English version.

Independência e Autonomia das Agências Reguladoras. A Relação Agências Reguladoras- Ministérios, Quem Faz o Quê?: Uma Visão da Experiência Internacional. 6 April. 27 pages.

Transparency and Good Decision-Making: Irreconcilable Differences or Happy Bedfellows? Harvard Electricity Policy Group Plenary Session. 3 March. 17 pages.

Resource Adequacy and Federal-State Regulatory Approaches to Markets and to Affiliate Transactions. Presentation to the NARUC Electricity Committee. 14 February. 15 pages.

2004

Critical Elements for the Restructuring of Electricity Sector: Issues and Lessons. International Energy Agency Conference on Electric Restructuring. 2 November. 10 pages.

Manage the Transition Out of Price Freezes - Life After Rate Caps. Rate Case and Pricing Symposium. 25 October. 9 pages.

Turnaround/Insolvency Issues in Electric Sector: International Experience and Its Lessons For Brazil. IBGT Conference. 22 October. 15 pages.

Cost Recovery for Energy Efficiency Programs: New Paradigm/Old Dilemma. Midwest Energy Solutions: Efficiency Policy, Programs and Regional Planning. 28 September. 9 pages.

Markets and Regulation in Infrastructure. Institute of PUblic Utilities, Michigan State University. 8 August. 27 pages.

A Regulacao No Mercado Brasileiro: Tendencias Do Poder Normativo Da Atividade Regulatoria No Brasil. In English. Energy Summit. 28 July. 19 pages.

Infrastructure in a Market Economy: Regulatory Issues. 21 July. 25 pages.

Independence and Autonomy of Infrastructure Regulatory Agencies: Their Importance and Their Elements. 24 May. 16 pages.

The Siting of Infrastructure Facilities: Striking the Right Balance. Workshop on Siting, Institute of Public Utilities, Michigan State University. 5 April. 8 pages.

The New Model: Institutional Roles, Investor Risks, and Opportunities. Center for Business Intelligence Conference: Brazil Energy. 22 March. 12 pages.

Regulatory and Public Policy Considerations Regarding Purchase Power Agreements. 25 February. 11 pages.

Private Investment Opportunities in the Brazilian Power Sector. Inter-American Development Bank Seminar. 20 February. 6 pages.

2003

Striking a Balance in the Regulation of Imperfect Markets: Are We in Transition or in Never Never Land? Conference on Reconciling Markets and Regulations. 10 December. 8 pages.

Latin American Power Sector: Taking the Next Steps. 20 November. 20 pages.

Destabilizing Elements in Energy Regulation: The Need for a Second Generation of Reform and Standards. Colombian Energetic Conference - ENERCOL 2003. 11 September. 11 pages.

International Standards in Infrastructure Regulation: Rationale, Substance and Methods. Inter-American Development Bank. 15 July. 19 pages.

The Voyage from Promiscuity to Virginity: From Sector Reform to Regulation in a Democratic Framework. 14 July. 14 pages.

Regulating Monopoly Distribution Services in Restructured Power Markets. 16 June. 12 pages.

Tendencies in Regulatory Activity: Politics, Structure and Process (title page in Portuguese). 25-28 May. 14 pages.

Corporate Governance in Energy: Post-Enron. 8 May. 13 pages.

Second-Generation Reforms in Electric Regulation: Brazilian Case Study. World Bank Energy Forum 2003. 24 February. 10 pages.

Second-Generation Institutional Reforms in Electric Regulation (Recommendations): Brazilian Case Study. World Bank Energy Forum 2003. 24 February. 6 pages.

Issues in Power Sector Reform (Namibia). 20 February. 36 pages.

2002

Electricity Regulation in the US: History, Evolution and Features. 26 October. 23 pages.

Transmission and Generation Siting and Exercise of Eminent Domain Powers, Background Perspective and the Case for a Federal Role. 26 July. 16 pages.

The Forms and Processes and Regulation. 19 July. 14 pages.

Infrastructure Privatization and Regulation. 21 pages.

RTO Governance. Harvard Electricity Policy Group Plenary Session. 3 April. 12 pages.

Electric Industry Privatization and Restructuring: Lessons from Brazil. New England Chapter: International Association for Energy Economics. 27 March. 25 pages.

Transmission Markets and Institutional Arrangements: A Perfect Mismatch. 6 February. 16 pages.

2001

Competitive Energy Markets: Issues for the States. Presentation to State ATtorneys General of The Northeast U.S. 4 November. 6 pages.

Infrastructure Market Design. South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation. 9 October. 9 pages.

Reform of Infrastructure Sectors. South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation. 8 October. 21 pages.

Regulatory Rules and Processes. South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation. 8 October. 27 pages.

Opportunities for Native American Reservations in Licensing and Regulating Energy Resources: Achieving Social Objectives Efficiently. CERT Conference on Energy Solutions. 20 June. 9 pages.

Energy Efficiency and the Competitive US Electricity Industry. 14 May. 12 pages.

California Dreaming: Fallout from a Nightmare. 9 May. 9 pages.

California Restructuring Problems. 9 May. 13 pages.

Convergence and Public Policy: A Regulatory Perspective. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Telecommunications Working Group: Regulators' Roundtable. 13 March. 31 pages.

Sustainability of Infrastructure Regulatory Reform in Developing Countries. 27 February. 13 pages.

Public Services and the Process of Regulation. Global Social Forum. 26 January. 34 pages.

2000

Role of Regulators in Competitive Infrastructure Markets. 4 December. 20 pages.

Issues in Restructuring, Privatization and Regulation of Infrastructure Industries. 4 December. 20 pages.

Two Neighbors in Contrast: The Restructuring of the Power Sectors of Argentina and Brazil. 4 December. 35 pages.

Links Between Policy and Finance: Private Power in Africa. 14 September. 12 pages.

Retail Competition in Electricity: From Where Did It Come? Where Is It Going? 2 June. 3 pages.

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