Working papers and ongoing research

From AirBnB to Solar: Toward A Transaction Cost Model of the Platform Economy.” Manuscript, November 2018. Joint with Michael Munger and Alexander Theisen. Presented at: British Institute of Energy Economics, Midwest Economic Association, College of Charleston, Tilburg University Law & Economics Center, Property & Environment Research Center Energy Research Workshop. Earlier versions presented at: Boston University Platform Symposium, Public Choice Society, King’s College London, University of Cambridge.

“Innovation, Interconnection, and Institutions: Evolving Electric Power Systems in the Early 20th Century.” Manuscript, July 2016. Joint with Karen Clay. Presented at: Public Choice Society, Searle Center at Northwestern University Energy Research Roundtable, Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics, Property & Environment Research Center Lone Mountain Fellow Workshop, Property & Environment Research Center Energy Research Workshop.

 

Published work-books

L. Lynne Kiesling and Andrew N. Kleit, editors. Electricity Restructuring: The Texas Story, Washington, DC: AEI Press, 2009

Deregulation, Innovation, and Market Liberalization: Electricity Restructuring in a Constantly Evolving Environment. Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks. London: Routledge, 2008

 

Published work-papers and book chapters

Toward a Market Epistemology of the Platform Economy, Advances in Austrian Economics, 2018

Implications of Smart Grid Innovation for Organizational Models in Electricity DistributionWiley Handbook of Smart Grid Development, 2016

Regulation, Innovation, and Experimentation: The Case of Residential Rooftop SolarAnnual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations (Upton Forum, Beloit College), forthcoming (joint with Mark Silberg)

Competitive Joint Venture Ownership of Networks as an Alternative to Regulation, in Arnold Picot, Massimo Florio, Nico Grove, and Johan Kranz, eds. The Economics of Infrastructure Provisioning: The (Changing) Role of the State. MIT Press, 2015 (joint with Federico Boffa)

Introduction, in Avner Greif, Lynne Kiesling, and John Nye, editors. Institutions, Innovation, and Industrialization: Essays in Economic History and Development. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015

Incumbent Vertical Market Power, Experimentation, and Institutional Design in the Deregulating Electricity Industry, Independent Review 19:2 (2014): 239-264

Regulation’s Effect on Experimentation in Retail Electricity MarketsAnnual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations Volume IV (2011-2012)

The Knowledge Problem, Learning, and Regulation: How Regulation Affects Technological Change in the Electric Power IndustryStudies in Emergent Order 3(2010): 149-171

Promoting Innovation in the Electricity Industry, Economic Affairs (June 2010): 6-12

Introduction, in Lynne Kiesling and Andrew Kleit, eds., Electricity Restructuring: The Texas Story, Washington, DC: AEI Press, 2009 (joint with Andrew Kleit)

Retail Restructuring and Market Design in Texas, in Lynne Kiesling and Andrew Kleit, eds., Electricity Restructuring: The Texas Story, Washington, DC: AEI Press, 2009

Markets, Technology and Institutions: Increasing Energy Efficiency Through Decentralized CoordinationProject Energy Code, EcoAlign white paper series, Issue 2, 2009

Decentralized Coordination through Digital Technology, Dynamic Pricing, and Customer-Driven Control: The GridWise Testbed Demonstration Project, Electricity Journal 21 (October 2008): 51-59 (joint with David Chassin)

Achieving Decentralized Coordination in the Electric Utility Industry, The Utilities Project, Volume 8, 2008

D. Hammerstrom, Ambrosio, R., Brous, J., Carlon, T., Chassin, D., DeSteese, J., Guttromson, R., Horst, G., Järregren, O., Kajfasz, R., Katipamula, S., Kiesling, L., Le, N., Michie, P., Oliver, T., Pratt, R., Thompson, S., and Yao, M. Pacific Northwest GridWise™ Testbed Demonstration Projects, Volume I: The Olympic Peninsula Project. Technical Report to the U.S. Department of Energy, 2007

An Experimental Analysis of the Effects of Automated Mitigation Procedures on Investment and Prices in Wholesale Electricity MarketsJournal of Regulatory Economics, 31 (2007): 313-334 (joint with Bart Wilson)

The Role of Retail Pricing in Electricity Restructuring, in Andrew Kleit, ed., Electric Choices: Deregulation and the Future of Electric Power. Rowman and Littlefield, 2007

Post-Blackout Transmission Policy: A Dynamic 21st-Century Grid,” in Andrew Kleit, ed., Electric Choices: Deregulation and the Future of Electric Power. Rowman and Littlefield, 2007 (joint with Michael Giberson)

Retail Electricity Deregulation: Prospects and Challenges for Dynamic Pricing and Enabling Technologies, Annual Review of Regulation, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University, May 2007

L’électricité, est-elle un bien public? Révue de l’OFCE 101 (2007): (joint with Evens Salies and Michael Giberson)

Using Economic Experiments to Test Electricity Policy, Electricity Journal 18 (November 2005): 43-50

Analyzing the Blackout Report’s Recommendations: Alternatives For A Flexible, Dynamic Grid, Electricity Journal 17 (July 2004): 51-59 (joint with Michael Giberson)

The North American Blackout and Electricity Policy: Alternatives to Transmission ConstructionEconomic Affairs 24 (March 2004): 53-57

Standard Market Design in Wholesale Electricity Markets: Can FERC’s Proposed Structure Adapt to the Unknown? Electricity Journal 16 (March 2003): 11-19 (joint with Brian Mannix)

Institutional Change and Contestability:  Electricity Transmission Policy, Technology, and Entry Barriers. Proceedings of the U.S. Association of Energy Economics, October 2002 (joint with Adrian Moore)