Research Papers

Lessons from Other U.S. Industries

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Hoskins, Anne. “The Solar Market in New Jersey.” Presentation to Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 68th Plenary Session, October 11, 2012. 12 pages.

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Gray, Jeffrey McIntyre. The Regulatory Environment and Industrial Restructuring: The Case of U.S. Electric Power. December 2004. Unpublished dissertation, 173 pages.


Hemphill, Ross, Mark Meitzen and Philip Schoech. Incentive Regulation in Network Industries: Experience and Prospects in the US Telecommunications, Electricity, and Natural Gas Industries. Review of Network Economics, Vol. 3, Issue 4, December 2003, pages 316-337.

National Commission on Energy Policy. Increasing US Natural Gas Supplies. October 2003. Discussion paper, 40 pages.


Ramirez, Jose Carlos, and Juan Rosellon. Pricing Natural Gas Distribution in Mexico. "Single copies of this article may be downloaded and printed for the reader's personal research and study." © Elsevier Science. 9 December 2002. Paper, 26 pages.

Brito, Dagobert and Juan Rosellon (IAEE). Pricing Natural Gas in Mexico: An Application of the Little-Mirrlees Rule. Ther Energy Journal. Vol. 23, No 3. 2002. Paper, 14 paper, 40 pages.


Halpern, Jonathan and Juan Rosellon. Regulatory Reform in Mexico’s Natural Gas Industry: Liberalization in the Context of a Dominant Upstream Incumbent. World Bank Working Paper No. 2537. January 2001. 37 pages.


Columbia Gas of Ohio. Gas Choice Program. January 1999. Presentation. Apples to Apples Chart.


California Public Utilities Commission. Rulemaking on the Commission's Own Motion to Assess and Revise the Regulatory Structure Governing California's Natural Gas Industry. Filed Public Utilities Commission, January 21, 1998. San Francisco Office. R.98-01-011.

California Public Utilities Commission (Division of Strategic Planning). Strategies for Natural Gas Reform: Exploring Options for Converging Energy Markets. 21 January 1998.


Witkind-Davis, Vivian. Regulation of Residual Monopolies: Examples from the US Telecommunications Industry. Draft. 18 April 1996. Presentation.

Financial Accounting Standards Board. Facts about FASB. 1996.


Milgrom, Paul. Putting Auction Theory to Work. 1995 Churchill Lecture. Draft. 25 August 1995.

Witkind-Davis, Vivian. Breaking Away from Franchises and Rate Cases: A Perspective on the Evolution of State Telecommunications Policy. NRRI 95-06. February 1995.

Witkind-Davis, Vivian, Nancy Zearfoss and Catherine Reed. Aspects of Telecommunications Reform: Results of a Survey of State Regulatory Commissions. NRRI 95-05. February 1995.

Rosenblum, Lisa. The Changing Regulatory Paradigm in Telecommunications: The Emerging Competitive Framework. Draft. 26 January 1995. Presentation.


Ellig, Jerry. Regulatory Reform in Electricity: Precedents from Other Industries. Draft. 4 November 1994.

Pierce, Richard. The State of the Transition to Competitive Markets in Natural Gas and Electricity. April 1994.


Harvey, Scott. Why Is Electricity Different than Gas? 2 December 1993. Memo, 7 pages.

Simmons, W.M. Gas Industry Evolution. Draft. December 1993.

Hogan, William. Gas and Electricity Transition Costs. Draft Presentation/Supplement to Natural Gas Transition Costs Aggregate Electricity Transition Model. 26 October 1993.

Pierce, Richard. Gas Industry Transition Costs and Their Allocation. Draft. September 1993.

Pierce, Richard. Update on "Reconstituting the Natural Gas Industry." Draft. September 1993.

Selim, Jahan, Parveen Baig and Jennifer Schmidt (Utilities Division, Iowa Department of Commerce Research, Economics and Finance Section). Electric and Gas Company Sizes and Numbers in Iowa: A Comparative Analysis. August 1993.


Pierce, Richard. Reconstituting the Natural Gas Industry from Wellhead to Burner Tip. Energy Law Journal. 1988.

Noll, Roger. The Role of Antitrust in Telecommunications. Stanford CEPR Publication No. 406. 1988.


Capacity Markets

Climate Change


Competitive Market Models and Transitions to Competition

Electric Storage

Demand Response

Demand Side Management/Conservation

Distributed Generation

EPAct and Predictions for the Future

FERC Rulings and Reports

Financial Markets

Financial Transmission Rights

Investment Incentives/Risk Allocation

Lessons from Abroad

Lessons from Other US Industries


Market Liquidity

Market "Manipulation"

Merchant Transmission

Mergers, Market Power and Anti-Trust

National Energy Policy

Natural Gas

Nuclear Power

PEV (Plug-in Electric Vehicles)

Public Power

Regional Transmission Organizations

Regulation, Governance and Judicial Review


Renewable Energy

Research and Development

Resource Adequacy

Retail Pricing

Scarcity Pricing


Smart Grid

Standard Market Design and Demand-Side Activities

State and Regional Activities


Stranded Benefits (Including Public Policy, Environment, DSM, IRP)

Stranded Investments, Assets, Costs (Including the Nuclear Question)

Transmission Cost Allocation

Technology Incentives

Transmission Investment

Transmission Planning

Wholesale and Retail Competition

Miscellaneous (Including Electricity Futures, Economic Principles, Financial Reform)