Hosted by EPIC and the Kenneth C. Griffin Applied Economics Incubator

Well-functioning markets are essential for providing access to reliable, affordable energy.  This conference will explore the policies, prices and information needed to help energy markets work efficiently.

Agenda

Friday, April 8, 2022

8:00 am–9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am–10:30 am

Session 1: Electricity Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure

  • Fiona Burlig, Louis Preonas, Akshaya Jha; “Transmission constraints and electricity trade in India”
  • Robyn Meeks, Husnain F. Ahmad,  Ayesha Ali, Zhenxuan Wang, Javed Younas;  “The Economic and Environmental Effects of Infrastructure Improvements: Evidence from Pakistan’s Electricity Sector”
10:30 am–11:00 am

Break

11:00 am–12:30 pm

Session 2: Wholesale Markets, Dynamics, and Storage

  • Jackson Dorsey, Andrew Butters, Gautam Gowrisankaran; “Soaking Up the Sun: Battery Investment, Renewable Energy, and Market Equilibrium”
  • Christoph Graf, Federico Quaglia, Frank Wolak;  “Market Performance Assessment in Locational Markets with Non-Convexities”
12:30 pm–1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm–3:00 pm

Session 3: Retail Electricity Demand Policies

  • Kelsey Jack, Jeffrey Cross, Anders Jensen; “Collateral accounts: Prepaid technology and the recovery of municipal debts”
  • Koichito Ito, Takanori Ida, Takunori Ishihara, Daido Kido, Toru Kitagawa, Shosei Sakaguchi, Shusaku Sasaki; “Paternalism, Autonomy, or Both? Experimental Evidence from Energy Saving Programs”
3:00 pm–3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm–5:00 pm

Session 4: Decarbonization of Electricity Generation

  • Stephen Holland, Erin Mansur, Andrew Yates; “Electrification in the Long Run”
  • Nicholas Ryan; “Holding Up Green Energy”
5:00 pm–7:00 pm

Reception

Areas of Focus: Energy Markets
Definition
Energy Markets
Well-functioning markets are essential for providing access to reliable, affordable energy. EPIC research is uncovering the policies, prices and information needed to help energy markets work efficiently.