Now blogging at the Energy Institute at Haas blog: Energy Economics Exchange
|Cora Jane Flood Professor of Business Administration|
|Phone: (510) 642-2588 Fax:
|Office Hours: By appointment|
Faculty Scientist, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee on the Effects of Provisions in the Internal Revenue Code on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Board of Editors, The Energy Journal
Associate Editor, RAND Journal of Economics
"Powering Up China: Income Distributions and Residential Electricity Consumption," with Max Auffhammer. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 2014, Vol. 104 (May): forthcoming.
“Work Environment and `Opt-Out' Rates at Motherhood Across High-Education Career Paths,” with Jane Leber Herr, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2012, Vol.65 (October): 928-950.
"Deregulation, Consolidation and Efficiency: Evidence from U.S. Nuclear Power," with Lucas Davis, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012,Vol. 4 (October): 194-225.
“Enforcement of Vintage Differentiated Regulations: The Case of New Source Review,” with James Bushnell, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2012, Vol. 64 (September): 137-152. Online article. Data appendix.
"Dynamic Pricing of Electricity," with Paul Joskow. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 2012, Vol. 102 (May): 381-385.
"How Will Energy Demand Develop in the Developing World?" with Orie Shelef and Paul Gertler, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2012, Vol. 26 (Winter): 119-138.
"Local Solutions to Global Problems: Climate Change Policies and Regulatory Jurisdiction," with James Bushnell and Carla Peterman, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2008, Vol. 2 (Summer): 175-193.
“Inefficiencies and Market Power in Financial Arbitrage: A Study of California’s Electricity Markets,” with Severin Borenstein, James Bushnell, and Christopher Knittel, Journal of Industrial Economics, 2008, Vol.56 (June): 347-378.
"Do Markets Reduce Costs? Assessing the Impact of Regulatory Restructuring on U.S. Electric Generation Efficiency” with Kira Fabrizio and Nancy Rose, American Economic Review, 2007, Vol. 97 (September): 1250-1277.
“Coordinating on Lower Prices: Pharmaceutical Pricing under Political Pressure,” with Sara Fisher Ellison, RAND Journal of Economics, 2006, Vol. 37 (Summer): 325-341.
“Regulating Executive Pay: Using the Tax Code to Influence Chief Executive Officer Compensation,” with Nancy L. Rose, Journal of Labor Economics, 2002, Vol. 20 (April): S138-S175.
"Why Do Manufacturers Issue Coupons? An Empirical Analysis of Breakfast Cereals," with Aviv Nevo, RAND Journal of Economics, 2002, Vol. 33 (Summer): 319-339.
“Has the “Million-Dollar Cap” Affected CEO Pay?” with Nancy Rose, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2000, Vol. 90 (May): 197-202.
"Measuring Duopoly Power in the British Electricity Spot Market," American Economic Review, 1999, Vol. 89 (September): 805-826.
"Strategic Bidding in a Multiunit Auction: An Empirical Analysis of Bids to Supply Electricity in England and Wales," RAND Journal of Economics, 1998, Vol. 29 (Winter): 703-725.
"Increases in Executive Pay Following Privatization," Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 1998, Vol. 7 (Fall): 327-361 (lead article).
“Decomposing the Sources of Incumbency Advantage in the U.S. House,” with Steven D. Levitt, Legislative Studies Quarterly, 1997, Vol. 22 (February): 45-60.
"Political Constraints on Executive Compensation: Evidence From the Electric Utility Industry," with Paul Joskow and Nancy Rose, RAND Journal of Economics, 1996, Vol. 27 (Spring): 165-182.
"Energy Efficiency Needs More Research," with Elizabeth Bailey and Christopher R. Knittel, USA Today, February 28, 2013
"What Can California Learn from Clothier about Energy Efficiency?" Sacramento Bee, January 16, 2013
"Fighting Climate Change with Low-Tech Tools," Bloomberg Business Class, May 20, 2012
"Rising Middle Class Fuels Global Energy Surge," Bloomberg Business Class, Jan. 17, 2012
“The Guy at the Controls: Labor Quality and Power Plant Efficiency,” with James Bushnell, in Richard Freeman and Kathryn Shaw, eds., International Differences in the Business Practices and the Productivity of Firms. University of Chicago Press, 2009. (Pictures of our data collection process: turbine hall, control room.)
Book review of The Unsustainable Costs of Partial Deregulation, by Paul W. MacAvoy, Journal of Economic Literature, 2008, Vol. 46 (December): 1030-1032.
“Electricity Markets,” with James Bushnell, forthcoming in S. N. Durlauf and L. E. Blume, eds., The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics.
“The Efficiency of Electricity Generation in the U.S. After Restructuring,” in James Griffin and Steve Puller, eds., Electricity Deregulation: Choices and Challenges. University of Chicago Press, 2005.
“Pricing Security,” with L. Jean Camp, in L. Jean Camp and Stephen Lewis, eds., Economics of Information Security, vol. 12, Advances in Information Security. Springer-Kluwer, 2004.
“Comments on 'The Adoption and Impact of Advanced Emergency Response Services'," by Susan Athey and Scott Stern, and “Comments on 'Comparing Hospital Quality at For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Hospitals'," by Mark McClellan and Douglas Staiger, in David Cutler, ed., The Changing Hospital Industry. University of Chicago Press, 2000.
“Electricity Markets: Should the Rest of the World Adopt the United Kingdom’s Reforms?" Regulation, 1999, Vol. 22, (4): 48-53.
"Under the Grid? Barriers to Electrification in Rural Kenya," with Eric Brewer, Carson Christiano, Ken Lee, Francis Meyo, Edward Miguel, Matt Podolsky, and Javier Rosa.
"California’s Greenhouse Gas Policies: How Do They Add Up?" with James Bushnell and Carla Peterman. Revise and resubmit, Energy Journal.
“Consumption and Changes in Home Energy Costs: How Prevalent is the ‘Heat or Eat’ Decision?” with Julie Cullen and Leora Friedberg.
The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, edited with Don Fullerton. University of Chicago Press.
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