Working Papers

“Price Perceptions and Electricity Demand with Nonlinear Prices” (with Robyn Meeks). [please email for a copy]

Vertical Integration and Price Differentials in the U.S. Crude Oil Market”.
(Winner of the Public Utility Research Center Prize for the Best Paper in Regulatory Economics at the 13th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference, April 2015.)

Fueling Alternatives: Evidence from Real-World Driving Data” (with Ashley Langer).

Step on It: Approaches to Improving Existing Vehicles’ Fuel Economy” (with Ashley Langer).

Efficiency and Equity Effects of Electricity Metering: Evidence from Colombia”.

“Climate Change and Non-Residential Electricity Consumption in Colombia”.

“This Paper is Not Yet Rated: Self-Regulation in the U.S. Motion Picture Industry” (with Ryan Lampe).

Reliability, Appliance Choice, and Electricity Demand”.


“Infrastructure Quality and the Subsidy Trap,” American Economic Review, January 2015, 105(1): 35-66.
[AEAweb]   |   [pdf]

“Book review: ‘The Economics of Electricity Markets: Theory and Policy'”, Journal of Economic Literature, 2014, 52(2), p.554-5. [pdf]

“How Do Firms Exercise Unilateral Market Power? Evidence from a Bid-Based Wholesale Electricity Market,” (with Frank Wolak), in Manufacturing Markets: Legal, Political and Economic Dynamics, Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2014.

“Merger Analysis in Restructured Electricity Supply Industries: The Proposed PSEG and Exelon Merger (2006),” (with Frank Wolak), in The Antitrust Revolution: Economics, Competition and Policy, John E. Kwoka and Lawrence J. White (eds), Oxford University Press, 2009.

“Testing the convergence hypothesis: a new approach” (with Erkin Bairam), Economics Letters, 1999, v.64: pp. 351-355.