RESEARCH LIBRARY
Research Papers

Miscellaneous
(Including Electricity Futures and Economic Principles)

2012 |2011 |2010 |2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1990-1993

2012

Thomas, Glen. "Race to the Bottom: Two Eastern governors make war against markets." Public Utilities Fornightly, March 2012.

A Public Address by President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff. Harvard Kennedy School Forum, April 10, 2012.

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2011

Bradford, Peter. Memorial talk for Alfred Kahn, delivered on June 25, 2011.

Rubin, Jonathan L. "The Premature Post-Chicagoan: Alfred E. Kahn." Antitrust, Summer 2011.

Harvard Kennedy School JFK50 - a new website launched in celebration of the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address.

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2010

Wilde, Dean. Financial Reform - Intended and Unintended Consequences. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Fifty-Ninth Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA. May 20, 2010. 3 pages.

Coscia, Carl. Constellation Energy: Comments on Proposed OTC Reforms. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Fifty-Ninth Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA. May 20, 2010. 10 pages.

Cusenza, Paul. Financial Reform: Intended and Unintended Consequences. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Fifty-Ninth Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA. May 20, 2010. 15 pages.

Koster, Evan. OTC Energy Derivatives and Financial Reform: A Solution to Financial Stability or a Solution in Search of a Problem? Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Fifty-Ninth Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA. May 20, 2010. 15 pages.

McBride Johnson, Philip. Financial Reform: A Rough View. Distributed to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Fifty-Ninth Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA. May 20, 2010. 6 pages.

McBride Johnson, Philip. "Turf Wars" - an Essay. Distributed to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Fifty-Ninth Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA. May 20, 2010. 4 pages.

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2009

Giudice, Philip. Perspectives on Transmission Needs. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group. October 2, 2009. 19 pages.

Brown, Ashley. Equitable Access to Basic Utilities: Public versus Private Provision and Beyond. Poverty in Focus. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Poverty Practice, Bureau for Development Policy, UNDP. Number 18, August 2009. 36 pages.

Bodmer, Edward. The Deregulation Penalty: Losses for Consumers and Gains for Sellers. A Report to the American Public Power Association, May 2009. 20 pages. Appendices, 25 pages.

Schmalensee, Richard. Getting Microeconomic Policy WRONG: How to Break Economists’ Rules. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, May 28-29, 2009, Cambridge, MA. 6 pages.

2008
2007

Tierney, Susan. Decoding Developments in Today's Electric Industry - Ten Points in the Prism. October 2007. 38 pages.

Murphy, Frederic and Yves Smeers. On the Impact of Forward Markets on Investment in Oligopolistic Markets with Reference to Electricity. Part I: Deterministic Demand. 15 June 2007, 38 pages.

Murphy, Frederic and Yves Smeers. On the Impact of Forward Markets on Investments in Oligopolistic Markets with Reference to Electricity. Part II: Uncertain Demand. 18 June 2007, 39 pages.

Hartridge, Olivia. Carbon Markets: Why and How? 1 June 2007. Presentation, 19 pages.

Pizer, William. U.S. Federal Proposals. 1 June 2007. Presentation, 10 pages.

Stavins, Robert. Global Climate Change: What is to be Done? An Economic Perspective. 1 June 2007. Presentation, 15 pages. See also Beyond Kyoto: Getting Serious About Climate Change. The Milken Institute Review, First Quarter 2005. Article, 10 pages.

University of California Energy Institute. A New Design Tool for Visualizing the Energy Implications of California's Climates. April 2007. Paper, 11 pages.

Sotkiewicz, Paul and Lynne Holt. Public Utility Commission Regulation and Cost-Effectiveness of Title IV: Lessons for CAIR. March 2005. Article, 13 pages.

Zachmann, Georg and Christian von Hirschhausen. First Evidence of Asymmetric Cost Pass-through of EU Emissions Allowances: Examining Wholesale Electricity Prices in Germany. March 2007. Paper, 8 pages.

Ellison, Chris. Transmission Chickens and Alternative Energy Eggs. 16 March 2007. Presentation, 17 pages.

Grueneich, Dian. Transmission Chickens and Alternative Energy Eggs: The CPUC Solution. 16 March 2007. Presentation, 7 pages.

Mansour, Yakout. Transmission Chickens and Alternative Energy Eggs. 16 March 2007. Presentation, 5 pages.

Woodfin, Dan. Competitive Renewable Energy Zones: Texas' Solution to the Poultry Dilemma? 16 March 2007. Presentation, 15 pages.

2004

Anderson, Steven. Analyzing Strategic Interaction in Multi-Settlement Electricity Markets: A Closed-Loop Supply Function Equilibrium Model. May 2004. Dissertation. 479 pages.

Baldick, Ross and William Hogan. Polynomial Approximations and Supply Function Equilibrium Stability. 27 August 2004. Paper, 43 pages.

Workshop on Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle: Financing and Deploying IGCC Technology in this Decade. Februrary 2004. Rapporteur's Report, 21 pages.

Rosenberg, William, Dwight Alpern and Michael Walker. Financing IGCC - 3 Party Covenant. February 2004. Draft,
143 pages.

2003

Genc, Talat, Stanley Reynolds and Sen Suvrajeet. Dynamic Oligopolistic Games Under Uncertainty: A Stochastic Programming Approach. May 2003. Paper, 39 pages.

Casazza, Jack and Frank Delea. Understanding Electric Power Systems. November 2003. Book, 232 pages.

National Commission on Energy Policy. Reviving the [US] Electricity Sector. Fall 2003. 12 pages.

Hogan, William and Brendan Ring. On Minimum-Uplift Pricing for Electricity Markets. 19 March 2003. Paper, 30 pages.
Example Spreadsheet. 1 page.

2002

O'Neill, Richard, Paul Sotkiewicz, Benjamin Hobbs, Michael Rothkopf and William Stewart, Jr. Efficient Market-Clearing Prices in Markets with Nonconvexities. 9 December 2002. Paper, 34 pages.

Bradford, Peter (Regulatory Assistance Project). Testimony Before the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure and Nuclear Safety - Renewal of the Price Anderson Act. 23 Januaryr 2002. Testimony, analysis, 4 pages.

2001

Joskow, Paul. UW Energy Policy During the 1990s. 11 July 2001. Paper, 105 pages.

Dworkin, Michael. EIA Information Disclosure. 11 June 2001. Presentation.

Johnston, Lucy. The Importance of Publicly Available Power Plant Information. 11 June 2001. Presentation.

Werden, Gregory. Competitive Effects of Keeping Electric Power Plant Information Confidential. 11 June 2001. Presentation.

Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Economics and of Policy Planning. Comments on Energy Information Administration Proposed Revision and Extension of EIA Form 767 and Other Electric Power. May 2001.

Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration. Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Federal Register, Volume 66, Number 49. 13 March 2001.

O'Neill, Richard. Market Turmoil, Trading and Risk Management. March 2001.

1998

Hopf, Joe. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group's 17th Plenary Session. 10-11 September 1998.

O'Neill, Richard. Summer of '98. 10 September 1998. Presentation.

Weiss, Jürgen. Individual Behavior in Experimental Electricity Markets: Implications of Using Industry Subjects in Complex Experiments. 7 January 1998.

1997

McKelvey, Richard and Talbot Page. An Experimental Study of the Effect of Private Information in the Coase Theorem. November 1997.

Tierney, Susan. Electricity Policy Issues: A Few Unanswered Questions. 26 September 1997. Presentation.

1996

Hogan, William and Carrie Cullen Hitt. Memorandum on Merchant Plants Draft. 7 March 1996.

1995

White, Matthew. Dynamic Efficiency and the Regulated Firm: Evidence from Inter-firm Trade in Electricity Markets Stanford University. September 1995.

Klitzman, Karen (NYMEX). Electricity Futures in a Competitive Marketplace Draft. July 1995.

Seetin, Mark (NYMEX). Regulation of US Futures Exchanges - Risk Management in the Emerging Competitive Electricity Marketplace Draft. July 1995.

Treat, John. Will Electricity Futures Work? Draft. 17 May 1995.

1994

Foley, Cheryl. Regulation of US Utility Investment in Foreign Utility Operations. 23-25 March 1994.

Quirk, Sherry, Jeanette Pablo and Montina Cole. Utility Diversification. 13 May 1994.
(With related documents: Levitt, Arthur: Letter to Chairman Markey, Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance, 17 February 1994; and Division of Investment Management Memorandum, 17 February 1994).

1990-1993

Merrill Lynch. Electric Utility Industry Competitive Position - A Distinguishing Factor. 1 September 1993.

Putnam, Hayes and Bartlett, Inc.; and The NorthBridge Group. Future Risks and Financial Performance. February 1993.

Ostrom, Elinor. "Design Principles Illustrated by Long-Enduring Common Property Resource Limitations" Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action. Table 3.1., p. 90. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 1990.

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