Presentations

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS:

 

2013

Tufts University: “Will Carbon Prices Reduce Emissions in the US Electricity Industry? Evidence from the Shale Gas Experience”, Fall.

International Industrial Organization Conference: “Vertical Commitments and the Price Effects of Mergers: Evidence from Electricity Markets,” Planned May 17.

Harvard University: “Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” Planned May 1.

University of Maryland: “Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” Planned April 18.

Resources for the Future: “Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” Planned April 18.

Environmental Protection Agency: “Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” Planned April 17.

Department of Justice: “Vertical Commitments and the Price Effects of Mergers: Evidence from Electricity Markets,” Planned April 16.

Princeton University: “Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” April.

National Bureau of Economic Research, Environmental and Energy Economics: “Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” March.

Georgia Institute of Technology: “Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” March.

University of Tennessee at Knoxville: “Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” March.

Carnegie Mellon University: “Vertical Commitments and the Price Effects of Mergers: Evidence from Electricity Markets,” January.

Carnegie Mellon University: “Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” January.

 

2012

University of Chicago: “Vertical Commitments and the Price Effects of Mergers: Evidence from Electricity Markets,” December.

University of Guelph: “Vertical Commitments and the Price Effects of Mergers: Evidence from Electricity Markets,” November.

Washington University in Saint Louis: “Vertical Commitments and the Price Effects of Mergers: Evidence from Electricity Markets,” November.

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy: “Costly Blackouts? Measuring Productivity and Environmental Effects of Electricity Shortages,” October.

HEC Montreal, CIRPEE Conference on Industrial Organization: “Vertical Position and Price Effects of Mergers in Electricity Markets,” July.

University of California Energy Institute: “How Stringent is the EPA’s Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants?” June.

University of California Energy Institute: “Temporal and Spatial Heterogeneity in Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” June.

University of California Energy Institute: “Vertical Position and Price Effects of Mergers in Electricity Markets,” (presented with Jim Bushnell) June.

National Bureau of Economic Research Climate Adaptation Conference: “Measuring Climatic Impacts on Energy Expenditures: A Review of the Empirical Literature,” (presented with Max Auffhammer) May.

Cornell Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics: “Temporal and Spatial Heterogeneity in Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and other Electricity-Shifting Policies,” May.

Austin Electricity Conference: “How Stringent is the EPA’s Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants?” April.

University of California Energy Institute POWER Conference: “Do Local Energy Prices and Regulation Affect the Geographic Concentration of Employment? A Border Pairs Approach,” March.

 

2011

Yale University: “Do Local Energy Prices and Regulation Affect the Geographic Concentration of Employment? A Border Pairs Approach,” April.

University of Michigan: “How Do Energy Prices, and Labor and Environmental Regulations Affect Local Manufacturing Employment Dynamics? A Regression Discontinuity Approach,” April.

University of Alberta: “How Do Energy Prices, and Labor and Environmental Regulations Affect Local Manufacturing Employment Dynamics? A Regression Discontinuity Approach,” March.

American Economic Association Meetings: “Vertical Targeting: Issues in Implementing Upstream versus Downstream Regulation,” January.

American Economic Association Meetings: “How Do Energy Prices, and Labor and Environmental Regulations Affect Local Manufacturing Employment Dynamics? A Regression Discontinuity Approach,” January.

 

2010

Amherst College: “How Do Energy Prices, and Labor and Environmental Regulations Affect Local Manufacturing Employment Dynamics? A Regression Discontinuity Approach,” December.

University of British Columbia: “Understanding the Role of Energy Prices and Public Policy in Determining Manufacturing’s Locational Patterns: A Regression Discontinuity Approach,” September.

National Bureau of Economic Research Climate Conference, Washington DC: “Upstream versus Downstream Implementation of Climate Policy,” May.

Boston University: “Profiting from Regulation: An Event Study of the European Carbon Market,” April.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: “Profiting from Regulation: An Event Study of the European Carbon Market,” April.

University of California Energy Institute POWER Conference: “Profiting from Regulation: An Event Study of the European Carbon Market,” March.

National Bureau of Economic Research, Environmental and Energy Economics: “Costly Blackouts? Measuring Productivity and Environmental Effects of Electricity Shortages,” March.

American Economic Association Meetings: “Profiting from Regulation: An Event Study of the European Carbon Market,” January.

American Economic Association Meetings: “Costly Blackouts? Measuring Productivity and Environmental Effects of Electricity Shortages,” January.

 

2009

Columbia University (Northeastern Conference in Environmental and Resource Economics): “Profiting from Regulation: An Event Study of the European Carbon Market,” December.

Georgetown University: “Profiting from Regulation: An Event Study of the European Carbon Market,” November.

Harvard University: “Profiting from Regulation: An Event Study of the European Carbon Market,” October.

National Bureau of Economic Research, Industrial Organization: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” July.

University of California Energy Institute: “Firms’ Costs (and Benefits) of Environmental Regulation: An Event Study of the EU Emission Trading Scheme,” (presented with Jim Bushnell and Howard Chong) June.

University of California Energy Institute: “Energy Prices and Manufacturing Agglomeration,” (presented with Matt Kahn) June.

Industry Studies Annual Conference: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” May.

University of Pittsburgh: “What Do Emissions Markets Deliver and to Whom? Evidence from Southern California's NOx Trading Program,” April.

Environmental Defense Fund: “Firms' Costs (and Benefits) of Environmental Regulation: An Event Study of the EU Emission Trading Scheme,” (presented with Jim Bushnell) April.

International Industrial Organization Conference: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” April.

 

2008

Dartmouth College: “Evaluating Emissions Trading Using a Nearest (Polluting) Neighbor Estimator,” December.

Ohio State University: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” November.

Harvard University: “Evaluating Emissions Trading Using a Nearest (Polluting) Neighbor Estimator,” October.

Dartmouth College, Tuck: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” October.

Iowa State University: “Evaluating Emissions Trading Using a Nearest (Polluting) Neighbor Estimator,” September.

New York University, IO Day: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” (presented with Matt White) September.

University of California Energy Institute: “Evaluating Emissions Trading Using a Nearest (Polluting) Neighbor Estimator,” (presented with Meredith Fowlie and Stephen Holland) June.

University of California Energy Institute: “Costly Blackouts? Measuring Productivity and Environmental Effects of Electricity Shortages,” June.

Dartmouth College: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” April.

Rutgers University: “Averting Regulatory Enforcement: Evidence from New Source Review,” March.

Washington University in St. Louis: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” March.

University of California-Berkeley / University of California Energy Institute: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” January.

 

2007

Duke University / North Carolina State University / RTI International (TREE Seminar Series): “Averting Regulatory Enforcement: Evidence from New Source Review,” December.

University of Connecticut: “Averting Regulatory Enforcement: Evidence from New Source Review,” November.

University of California-Santa Barbara: “Averting Regulatory Enforcement: Evidence from New Source Review,” October.

University of California Energy Institute: “Do Firms Respond to Market Based Environmental Instruments? Evidence from Bidding Behavior in Electricity Markets,” (presented with Steve Puller) June.

University of California Energy Institute: “Market Organization and Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” (presented with Matt White) June.

National Bureau of Economic Research, Environmental Economics: “Averting Enforcement: Strategic Response to the Threat of Environmental Regulation,” (presented with Nat Keohane) April.

University of California Energy Institute POWER Conference: “Market Organization and Market Efficiency in Electricity Markets,” (presented with Matt White) March.

Dartmouth College, Tuck Winter IO Conference: “Averting Enforcement: Strategic Response to the Threat of Environmental Regulation,” January.

 

2006

Resources for the Future: “Averting Enforcement: Strategic Response to the Threat of Environmental Regulation,” November.

Texas A&M University: “Averting Enforcement: Strategic Response to the Threat of Environmental Regulation,” November.

Rice University / University of Houston: “Averting Enforcement: Strategic Response to the Threat of Environmental Regulation,” November.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst: “Is Real-Time Pricing Green?: The Environmental Impacts of Electricity Demand Variance,” October.

Colby College: “Does Restructuring the Electricity Industry Have Environmental Consequences?” October.

University of California Energy Institute: “Market Organization, Price Discovery, and Market Efficiency: Empirical Evidence from Electricity Markets,” June.

University of California Energy Institute: “Nearest (Polluting) Neighbor Estimates: An Empirical Assessment of the RECLAIM Market,” (presented with Meredith Fowlie and Stephen Holland) June.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: “Vertical Arrangements, Market Structure, and Competition: An Analysis of U.S. Electricity Restructuring,” May.

Harvard University: “The Value of Scarce Water: Measuring the Inefficiency of Municipal Regulations,” (presented with Sheila Olmstead) March.

Dartmouth College: “The Value of Scarce Water: Measuring the Inefficiency of Municipal Regulations,” (presented with Sheila Olmstead) March.

 

2005

National Bureau of Economic Research, Environmental Economics: “A Discrete-Continuous Choice Model of Climate Change Impacts on Energy,” August.

University of California Energy Institute: “A Discrete-Continuous Choice Model of Climate Change Impacts on Energy,” June.

Resources for the Future: “A Discrete-Continuous Choice Model of Climate Change Impacts on Energy,” March.

University of Maryland: “A Discrete-Continuous Choice Model of Climate Change Impacts on Energy,” March.

Columbia University: “A Discrete-Continuous Choice Model of Climate Change Impacts on Energy,” February.

 

2004

New York University, IO Day: “Market Structure and Competition: A Cross-Market Analysis of U.S. Electricity Deregulation,” September.

National Bureau of Economic Research, Environmental Economics: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” August.

University of California Energy Institute: “The Political Economy and Environmental Effects of Realtime Pricing Adoption in Competitive Electricity Markets,” (presented with Stephen Holland) June.

University of California Energy Institute: “Prices vs. Quantities for Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets,” June.

International Industrial Organization Conference: “Market Structure and Competition: A Cross-Market Analysis of U.S. Electricity Deregulation,” April.

International Industrial Organization Conference: “Is Real-Time Pricing Green?: The Environmental Impacts of Electricity Demand Variance,” (presented with Stephen Holland) April.

Colby College: “Market Structure and Competition: A Cross-Market Analysis of U.S. Electricity Deregulation,” March.

Wesleyan University: “Market Structure and Competition: A Cross-Market Analysis of U.S. Electricity Deregulation,” March.

National Bureau of Economic Research, Industrial Organization: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” February.

University of Toulouse (Electricity Conference): “Market Structure and Competition: A Cross-Market Analysis of U.S. Electricity Deregulation,” (presented with Jim Bushnell) January.

American Economic Association Meetings: “Vertical Integration in Restructured Electricity Markets: Measuring Market Efficiency and Firm Conduct,” January.

 

2003

University of California Energy Institute: “Raising Rivals’ Costs in the RECLAIM Permit Market,” (presented with Meredith Fowlie and Stephen Holland) August.

University of California Energy Institute POWER Conference: “Is Real-Time Pricing Green?: The Environmental Impacts of Electricity Demand Variance,” March.

University of Florida: “Market Power and Vertical Integration: A Study of Firm Behavior in Restructured Electricity Markets,” February.

 

2002

World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists: “The Impact of Retail Rate Deregulation on Electricity Consumption in San Diego,” June.

University of California-Irvine: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” June.

University of California Energy Institute POWER Conference: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” March.

California Public Utilities Commission: “The Impact of Retail Rate Deregulation on Electricity Consumption in San Diego,” February and March.

Tufts University: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” February.

Yale School of Management: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” January.

Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” January.

Hamilton College: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” January.

George Washington University: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” January.

Resources for the Future: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” January.

University of California-San Diego: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” January.

University of Indiana-Bloomington, Kelley Business School: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” January.

 

2001

California Public Utilities Commission: “Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring,” October and December.

Electric Utilities Environmental Conference: “Environmental Implications of Market Power in Wholesale Electricity Markets: Examining the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland Electricity Market,” January.

 

1999

National Atmospheric Deposition Program, Technical Committee Meeting: “The Environmental Effects of SO2 Trading and Banking,” October.

Electric Utilities Environmental Conference: “The Environmental Effects of SO2 Trading and Banking,” January.

 

DISCUSSANT:

 

2012 National Bureau of Economic Research, Environmental and Energy Economics Summer Meetings, Cambridge, MA

2011 Green Building, the Economy, and Public Policy Conference, Maastricht, Netherlands

2011 Allied Social Science Association Meetings, AEA Session, Denver, CO

2010 National Bureau of Economic Research Climate Conference, Washington DC

2009 National Bureau of Economic Research, Environmental and Energy Economics Spring Meetings, Cambridge, MA

2007 National Bureau of Economic Research, Environmental and Energy Economics Summer Meetings, Cambridge, MA

2007 National Bureau of Economic Research, Industrial Organization Summer Meetings, Cambridge, MA

2007 Allied Social Science Association Meetings, TPUG Session, Chicago, IL

2006 National Bureau of Economic Research, Industrial Organization Summer Meetings, Cambridge, MA

2006 National Bureau of Economic Research, Environmental Economics Spring Meetings, Cambridge, MA

2006 Allied Social Science Association Meetings, CSWEP Session, Boston, MA

2005 National Bureau of Economic Research, Regulation Conference, Cambridge, MA

2005 University of California Energy Institute POWER Conference, Berkeley, CA

2004 International Industrial Organization Conference, Chicago, IL

2004 Allied Social Science Association Meetings, TPUG Session, San Diego, CA

2002 World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Monterey, CA

 

IN-HOUSE PRESENTATIONS