Concurrent Sessions

1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 | 31-40 | 41-49 | 50-57

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1-10
Monday, June 16, 11:00am - 12:45pm

1. Energy and Economic Growth 1 (New Yorker Hotel Grand Ballroom)

Gurkan S Kumbaroglu, Presiding
Professor
Bogazici University

Oil, Economic Growth, Clean Transportation Technologies and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Carmine Difiglio
Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
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Energy and Economic Growth: The Stylized Facts
David I Stern
The Australian National University
Mar Rubio
Dept. of Economics, Universidad Publica de Navarra
Zsuzsanna Csereklyei
Dept. of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Energy Use and Economic Growth 1965 – 2012
Rognvaldur Hannesson
Professor, Norwegian School of Economics
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How Dependent is Growth from Primary Energy? An Empirical Answer on OECD Countries
Zeynep Kahraman
The Shift Project
Gaël Giraud
Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne
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The Role of Energy Technologies in Long Run Economic Growth
Fouquet Roger
London School of Economics
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2. Challenges in Energy Consumption Reduction (Herald Square Suite)

Jean-Thomas Bernard, Presiding
Professor
Universite d'Ottawa

New Evidence on the Decoupling of Income and Energy Consumption
David C Broadstock
Professor, Team for Integrated Energy and Environmental Research Studies
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Assessing the Energy and Emission Reduction Potentials in the UK Industry Sector in the Scope of an Energy Systems Analysis
Birgit Fais
Neil Strachan
Nagore Sabio
UCL Energy Institute, University College London
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Drivers of U.S. Household Energy Consumption, 1980-2009
Behjat Hojjati
Energy Information Administration
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Oil Phase Out in the Transportation Sector of Sweden – Costs and Consequences
Martin Börjesson
Erik O Ahlgren
Chalmers Univ of Technology
Robert Lundmark
Luleå Technical University
Dimitris Athanassiadis
Swedish Univ of Agricultural Sciences
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Role of Residential and Commercial Sectors in Meeting California’s 80 Percent GHG Emissions Reduction Goal by 2050 using CA-TIMES Model
Saleh Zakerinia
Sonia Yeh
Christopher Yang
University of California Davis
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3. Demand for Liquid Fuels (Gramercy Park Suite)

Sylvie D'Apote, Presiding
Managing Partner
Prysma E&T Consultores

Gasoline Demand in Brazil: An Empirical Analysis
Thais M Vilela
Marcelo C Medeiros
Leonardo B Rezende
Department of Economics, PUC-Rio
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Transportation Energy Demand and Emissions in China's Provinces to 2030
Paul N Kishimoto
Valerie J Karplus
MIT Joint Program on the Science & Policy of Global Change
Da Zhang
Tsinghua University, Institute for Energy, Environment & Economy
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Examining the Role of Technical Progress in Energy Demand and C02 Emissions in Nigeria: Policy Implications
Ibrahim A Tajudeen
University of Manchester
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How the Interaction of Supply and Demand Shapes Patterns of New Technology Adoption: Plug-In Electric Vehicles in California
Varun Rai
Vivek Nath
The University of Texas at Austin
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Looking to the Andes: Long-term Scenarios of Oil Supply and Demand for Peru, Colombia and Ecuador
Mauro F Chavez-Rodriguez
R. Esperanza Gonzalez
Andre FP Lucena
Alexandre Szklo
Roberto Schaeffer
Energy Planning Program COPPE/UFRJ
Alejandro Egüez
Lund University
Pablo Carvajal
National Polytechnic School of Ecuador
Juan Martinez Jaramillo
Santiago Arango Aramburo
National University of Colombia
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4. Investment in Electricity Markets (Sutton Place Suite)

Robert E Borgstrom, Presiding
Advisor on Regulation
Independent Consultant

Electricity Market Modelling of Network Investments: Comparison of Zonal and Nodal Approaches
Sadhvi Ganga
Iain F MacGill
University of New South Wales
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Interaction between Capacity Markets and Investment into Renewable Energy in the Netherlands and Germany
Kaveri K Iychettira
Pradyumna C Bhagwat
Jörn C Richstein
Laurens J De Vries
Delft University of Technology
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Modelling the Impact of Market Disequilibria on Power Plant Investment Profitability
Thomas Kallabis
Christoph Weber
University of Duisburg-Essen
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Optimal Operation and Expansion Planning of Electricity Generation and Transmission Based on a Benders Decomposition Approach Applied to the German Power System up to 2050
Viktor Slednev
Fichtner Wolf
Valentin Bertsch
Karlsruhe Institut of Technology (KIT), Institute for Industrial Production (IIP)
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Modeling the Efficiency of the U.S. Fossil Fleet
David Luke Oates
Paulina Jaramillo
Carnegie Mellon University
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5. Renewable Energies in Europe (Crystal Ballroom)

Amela Ajanovic, Presiding
Senior Research Scientist
Vienna University of Technology

Impact of German Electricity Generation from RES on European Electricity Markets
Fernando Oster
TU Berlin
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Aggregated Costs of the German Energiewende: How to Improve Cost Effectiveness?
Georg Erdmann
Professor, TU Berlin
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Effects of the German Energiewende on the Dutch Electricity Market
Machiel Mulder
Professor, University of Groningen / Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets
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Implementing Renewables for Electricity - Experiences in Europe and Germany
Hermann-Josef Wagner
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
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French Energy Transition: A Unique in Depth Debate Organized in France
Christophe Bonnery
French Association for Energy Economics
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6. GHG Emissions Reduction (Loews Theater 10)

Filiz Karaosmanoglu, Presiding
Professor
Istanbul Tech. University

Counting Consumption-Based Energy System Emissions: Linking an Energy System and EEIO Model
Hannah E Daly
Neil Strachan
UCL Energy Institute
Kate Scott
John Barrett
University of Leeds
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Is a Global Decrease in GHG Emissions Compatible With Some Local Increases in Oil Production?
Pierre-Olivier Pineau
Professor, HEC Montreal, Chair in Energy Sector Management
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Intergenerational Discounting and Market Rate of Return in OLG Version of RICE Model
Andrey Polbin
The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
Oleg Lugovoy
EDF; RANEPA
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Science and the Stock Market: Investors’ Recognition of Unburnable Carbon
Paul A Griffin
Amy Myers Jaffe
Rosa Dominguez-Faus
University of California, Davis
David Lont
School of Commerce, University of Otago
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Macroeconomic Impacts of the California Global Warming Solutions Act on the Southern California Economy
Dan Wei
Adam Rose
USC
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7. IAEE Best Student Paper Award (Brooklyn Suite)

Thomas E Drennen, Presiding
Professor of Economics
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Strategic Withholding Through Production Failures
Ewa Lazarczyk Carlson
Sara Fogelberg
IFN, Stockholm School of Economics
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Electricity Market Price Volatility: The Importance of Ramping Costs
Dan Werner
University of Maryland
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From Boom to Bust? A Critical Look at US Shale Gas Projections
Philipp M Richter
DIW Berlin
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Bribes, Bureaucracies, and Blackouts: Towards Understanding How Corruption Impacts the Quality of Electricity Supply to End-Users in Transition and Developing Economies
Jacquelyn Pless
Harrison Fell
Colorado School of Mines
Morgan Bazilian
Columbia University
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8. Carbon Pricing 1 (Loews Theater 11)

Ronald D Ripple, Presiding
Professor of Energy Bus. and Fin.
University of Tulsa

The Grey Paradox: How Owners Of Carbon-Emitting Resources Can Benefit
Renaud Coulomb
London School of Economics and Ecole Centrale Paris
Fanny Henriet
PSE, CNRS
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Would Border Carbon Adjustments Prevent Carbon Leakage and Heavy Industry Competitiveness Losses? Insights From a Meta-Analysis of Recent Economic Studies
Frederic Branger
Philippe Quirion
CIRED
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Designing a Global Differentiated Carbon Tax Scheme Based on the Cost Fairness Principle
Lei Zhu
Ying Fan
Lianbiao Cui
Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Estimating an Idealized Carbon Tax Via Dispatch Protocols
Amy Sopinka
Ariane Ouellette
Lawrence Pitt
University of Victoria
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Output-Based Rebating and Competitiveness: Optimal Unilateral Carbon Policies When Playing with Others
Taran Fæhn
Brita Bye
Statistics Norway
Knut Einar Rosendahl
University of Life Sciences
Christoph Böhringer
University of Oldenburg
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9. OPEC and Geopolitcal Issues (Loews Theater 12)

Arnold B Baker, Presiding
Principal
ABB Consulting

Major Geopolitical Developments That Could Impact on Oil Supplies from the Arab Gulf Region
Mamdouh G Salameh
World Bank, Washington DC / Oil Market Consultancy Service, UK
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Crude Oil Price Movements: Implications of World Oil Market Regime and Strategic Supply
Xin Jin
University of Aberdeen
Mine K Yucel
Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas
Nathan Balke
Southern Methodist University
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Market Power in the World Oil Market: Evidence for an OPEC Cartel and an Oligopolistic Non-OPEC Fringe
CY Cynthia Lin
University of California at Davis
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Output Adjusting Cartels Facing Dynamic, Convex Demand under Uncertainty: The Case of OPEC
Franz Wirl
University of Vienna
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OPEC's Kinked Demand Curve
Marc H Vatter
Economist, Economic Insight, Inc.
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10. Energy Efficiency (Loews Theater 14)

Ricardo Raineri, Presiding
Alternate Executive Director for Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay
The World Bank Group

Energy Efficiency and Price Regulation
Xuemei Zheng
Flavio Marques Menezes
The University of Queensland
Joisa Dutra
Centre for Regulation, FGV
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Energy Efficiency Determinants: An Empirical Analysis for Spanish Innovative Firms
Jose Garcia-Quevedo
M Teresa Costa-Campi
University of Barcelona
Agusti Segarra
Rovira i Virgili University
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Target versus Price: Improving Energy Efficiency of Industrial Firms in China
Kuangyuan Zhang
Penn State University
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The Impact of Increased Energy Efficiency: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis for Spain
Pablo Arocena
Sofía Peña
Antonio Gómez
Universidad Pública de Navarra
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Creating an Energy Efficiency "Marketplace" Within City Government Operations
Kristin Barbato
Emily Small
NYC DCAS Energy Management
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CONCURRENT SESSIONS 11-20
Monday, June 16, 4:00pm - 5:45pm

11. Energy and Economic Growth 2 (New Yorker Hotel Grand Ballroom)

Pierre O Pineau, Presiding
Professor
HEC Montreal

A Multiphases Analysis of China's Energy Consumption And Economic Growth Nexus
Xiaoqi Sun
Haizhong An
Xiaoliang Jia
Lijun Wang
China University of Geosciences, Beijing
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Energy and Chaos: Modelling Energy in a Dynamical Growth Model with Chaotic Bifurcation
Gaël Giraud
Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne
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Explaining the Causality between Economic Growth and CO2 Emissions in Taiwan: A Multivariate Sectoral Analysis
Cheng-Da Yuan
Fu-Kuang Ko
Hui-Chih Chai
Institute of Nuclear Energy Research (INER)/Center of Energy Economics and Strategy Research
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Power System and Economic Growth: Twenty Years after the End of the Soviet Era
Malika A Saidkhodjaeva
Moscow State University
Kholisakhon R Saidkhodjaeva
Tashkent State Techical University
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The Implication of Limited Conventional Fossil Fuels and Declining EROI on Economic Growth in China
Lianyong Feng
Jingxuan Feng
Chaoren Jin
Yingchao Chen
China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Bin Chen
Beijing Normal University
William Wei
Grant MacEwan University
Yan Hu
Sinopec Group Exploration & Production Research Institute
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12. Unconventional Natural Gas (Herald Square Suite)

Surya Rajan, Presiding
Director, Strategy
Baker Hughes

Can Natural Gas Be a Bridge to a Global Low-Carbon Energy System?
Christophe E McGlade
UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (University College London)
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A Comparison of Air Emissions from Natural Gas Pathways for Road Transportation
Fan Tong
Inês L Azevedo
Paulina Jaramillo
Carnegie Mellon University
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Unconventional Gas: What Value for the Option to Develop?
Oana Ionescu
EDDEN, Grenoble Institute of Technology
Catherine Locatelli
EDDEN-CNRS
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Marginal Cost Curves For Conventional And Unconventional Natural Gas Production
Chi Kong Chyong
David Reiner
Arjun Mahalingam
EPRG, University of Cambridge
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An Agent-Based Modeling Approach to Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Natural Gas Supply Shock Propagation
Alexander V Outkin
Vanessa N Vargas
Peter H Kobos
Barter Garrett
Melissa M Myerly
Sandia National Laboratories
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13. Cap-And-Trade (Gramercy Park Suite)

Adonis Yatchew, Presiding
Professor, Department of Economics
University of Toronto

What’s Impact of the Allocation of Carbon Permits on the Cost-Effectiveness of Carbon Trading Market?
Duan Hongbo
Fan Ying
Zhu Lei
University of Chinese Academy of Science
Gürkan Kumbaroglu
Bogazici University
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Study the Sector Coverage in the ETS in China
Ying Fan
CEEP, IPM, Chinese Academy of Science
Lei Zhu
Xu Wang
CEEP, IPM, Chinese Academy of Sci
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The Stability Reserve in EU Carbon Emission Trading: Does it Deliver What it Promises?
Joern C Richstein
Laurens J de Vries
Emile J Chappin
Delft University of Technology
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Resource Shuffling and the California Carbon Market
Danny Cullenward
Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute
David Weiskopf
Stanford Law School (former)
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Speculation Investigation from Microcosmic Traders Behaviors and Its Effects on Carbon Price in EU-ETS
Guo Jianfeng
Liu Yinpeng
Center for Energy & Environmental Policy Research, Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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14. Energy Subsidies and Taxes (Sutton Place Suite)

Carol A Dahl, Presiding
Research Professor
Colorado School of Mines

Fuel Subsidies and the Global Oil Market
Michael Plante
Mine K Yucel
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Nathan Balke
Southern Methodist University
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Rebound Effects and Fossil Subsidies Reform in China
Qin Bao
Liang Dong
Hong Li
Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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How OECD Countries Subsidizes Oil and Natural Gas Producers and Modeling the Consequences
Xu Zhao
China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Carol A Dahl
Colorado School of Mines
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Vertical Fiscal Externalities and the Environment
Hidemichi Yonezawa
Nicholas Rivers
University of Ottawa
Christoph Böhringer
University of Oldenberg
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A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Energy Taxation with Endogenous Resource Supply and Flexible Substitution
Andre J Barbe
Rice University
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15. Support Schemes for Renewable Energy (Crystal Ballroom)

Christophe Bonnery, Presiding
President
F-AEE

On the Economics of Decentralized Battery-Supported Photovoltaic Systems
Albert Hiesl
Reinhard Haas
Vienna University of Technology
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Are Households with Solar Rooftop PV Systems More or Less Likely to Support Energy Service Company (ESCO) Services?
Zaida M Contreras
Michelle Rodriguez
Peta Ashworth
Lygia Romanach
CSIRO
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Joint Support Scheme as Solution to the Post 2020 Problem
Lise-Lotte Pade
Henrik K Jacobsen
Lise Skovsgaard
Technical University of Denmark
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The Cost Effectiveness of Renewable Energy Support Schemes in the European Union
Arjun Mahalingam
David MG Newbery
David M Reiner
EPRG, University of Cambridge
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Financial Impacts of Distributed PV on Utility Rates and Profitability
Andrew Satchwell
Galen Barbose
Andrew Mills
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
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16. Electricity Modeling 1 (Loews Theater 10)

Karen Palmer, Presiding
Sr. Fellow & Research Director
Resources for the Future

A Structural Econometric Model of the Dynamic Hourly Electricity Production Game in California
Derek Nixon
CY Cynthia Lin
University of California, Davis
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Modelling Welfare Loss in Iranian Electricity Market
Ali Nazemi
Mehdi Mashayekhi
University of Economic Sciences of Tehran
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Forecasting Electricity Spot Prices Using Time-Series Models with a Double Temporal Segmentation
Sophie Meritet
Julien Fouquau
Marie Bessec
Université Paris Dauphine
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Modeling the Ability of Thermal Units to Perform Load Changes in Energy Systems
Sonja Babrowski
Wolf Fichtner
Patrick Jochem
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Transforming Electric Generation Planning Models to Meet Sustainable Energy Policy Goals
Cynthia D Bothwell
Johns Hopkins University
Mariano Ventosa
Universidad Pontificia Comillas
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17. Case Competition (Brooklyn Suite)

Eric Hittinger, Presiding
Assistant Professor
Rochester Institute of Technology

Team #1 - Case Competition
Firas Abu-Sneneh
Jeff Kessler
Jacob Humber
University of California, Davis
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Team #2 - Case Competition
Markus Lang
William Martin
Dillon Nichols
Ethan Rutledge
Jerrod Penn
University of Kentucky
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Team #3 - Case Competition
Yichen Du
Arthur Yip
Justin Montgomery
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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18. Energy Price Analysis (Loews Theater 11)

Jerald J Fletcher, Presiding
Professor and Director - NRAC
West Virginia University

Welfare Effects of Nonlinear Electricity Pricing
Jung You
Rice University
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The Relationship Between Seller Density and Retail Prices: Empirical Evidence for the Spanish Automotive Fuels Market
Ignacio Contín
Alejandro Bello
Pablo Arocena
Universidad Pública de Navarra
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The Potential for Real-Time Pricing in Sweden
Mattias Vesterberg
Chandra Kiran B Krishnamurthy
Umeå University
Oben Bayrak
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
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Forward-looking Energy Elasticity Parameters for Nested CES Production Function
Oleg Lugovoy
Environmental Defense Fund
Vladimir Potashnikov
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
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The Long-Run Evolution of Energy Prices
Frederick Joutz
KAPSARC
Mine K Yucel
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
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19. Social Impacts of Oil (Loews Theater 12)

Shree Vikas, Presiding
Director, Tech. & Projects
ConocoPhillips

On Relating US and UK Energy Expenditures (Net Energy), Debt, and Interest Rates
Carey W King
Assistant Director, Energy Institute, University of Texas at Austin
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What is the Welfare Social Cost of Oil Price?
Marc Joëts
Ipag Business School
Tovonony Razafindrabe
University of Paris West
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The Impact of Local Market Conditions on the Federal Disability Insurance Program: Evidence from the Bakken Oil Boom
Mallory C Vachon
Syracuse University
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The Oil Price Boom in the 2000's: A Relief to the Oil Curse?
Thiago Periard
Petrobras
Luciano D. Losekann
UFF
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Implications of an Inflation-Adjusted Fuel Tax on Government Revenue and Consumer Welfare
John Marron
Indiana University Public Policy Institute
Jerome Dumortier
Fengxiu Zhang
IUPUI
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20. Rebound Effect Analysis (Loews Theater 14)

Peter R Hartley, Presiding
Professor & Baker Institute Scholar
Rice University

Beyond National Economy-Wide Rebound Effects: An Applied General Equilibrium Analysis Incorporating International Spillover Effects
Karen Turner
Heriot Watt University
John K Swales
University of Strathclyde
Simon Koesler
ZEW
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Energy Efficiency and Household Behavior: The Rebound Effect in the Residential Sector
Erdal Aydin
Dirk Brounen
Tilburg University
Nils Kok
Maastricht University
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Rebound Effects from Efficiency Improvement: Estimating Income and Substitution Effects for UK Households
Mona Chitnis
University of Aberdeen
Angela Druckman
University of Surrey
Steve Sorrell
University of Sussex
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Promoting Dieselization of the European Car Fleet: Was it Worth it?
Amela Ajanovic
Reinhard Haas
Vienna University of Technology
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An Empirical Analysis of Marginal Efficiency Gains Within and Across End Uses: Implications for the Rebound Effect for Households
Nour El Imane Bouhou
Michael F Blackhurst
University of Texas at Austin
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CONCURRENT SESSIONS 21-30
Tuesday, June 17, 11:00am - 12:45am

21. Shale Gas Analysis (New Yorker Hotel Grand Ballroom)

James L Smith, Presiding
Professor of Finance
Southern Methodist University

Modeling the Impact of the Shale Gas Revolution on the Petrochemical and Crude Oil Refining Sectors of North America
Robert E Brooks
President, RBAC Inc
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Can the U.S. Shale Revolution Be Duplicated in Europe?
Aurélien Saussay
French Economic Observatory
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Shale Oil and Gas Booms and Emission Reduction Targets: Tradeoffs between Gains and Costs
Farzad Taheripour
Wallace E Tyner
Purdue University
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Shale Gas Development and Housing Values Over a Decade: Evidence from the Barnett Shale
Jeremy G Weber
Irene M Xiarchos
U.S. Dept of Agriculture
Wesley Burnett
West Virginia University
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Technical Efficiency Among Gas Producers in the Barnett Shale Play
Likeleli Seitlheko
Rice University
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22. Carbon Regulation and Electricity (Herald Square Suite)

Michael J. Grubb, Presiding
Professor
Cambridge University

Carbon Emissions in the Western Interconnect - Estimating the Impact of VERs
Amy Sopinka
Lawrence Pitt
University of Victoria
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Cost of Carbon Emissions Abatement in the Ontario Electricity Market: 2006 to 2011
Derek E H Olmstead
Economist, Market Surveillance Administrator & Carleton University
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Low-Carbon Power Policy and its Implication on Electricity Prices and Demand
Isaac Dyner
Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano
Oscar Fernandez
Empresas Publicas de Medellin
Laura Cardenas
Carlos Franco
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
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Incentives for Early Adoption of Carbon Capture Technology
Stephen D Comello
Stefan J Reichelstein
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Energy and Capacity Market Price Effects of Carbon Mitigation Policies in Restructured Markets
Jared T Moore
M Granger Morgan
Jay Apt
Carnegie Mellon University
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23. Electricity Market Regulation 1 (Gramercy Park Suite)

Andrew Coleman, Presiding
Senior Program Manager, Strategy
EPRI

Electricity Regulation under Market Information Disclosure
Lavinia Hollanda
Humberto Moreira
Rafael Mourao
FGV Energia
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Capacity Markets in Europe – Assessing the Benefits of Coordinated Mechanisms versus National Approaches
Michael Bucksteeg
Christoph Weber
University of Duisburg-Essen, Chair for Management Science and Energy Economics
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Electricity Market Reform in Turkey: Developments and Lessons Learned from 2001 to 2013
Mustafa Gozen
Deniz Dastan
Energy Market Regulatory Authority of Turkey
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Designing the Market Design for the Electricity System of the Future
Hamilcar Knops
Laurens De Vries
Delft University of Technology
Annelies Huygen
TNO
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Factoring Strategic and Sustainability Considerations into Energy Sector Regulation
Michael J Grubb
Jennifer Mills
Ofgem
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24. Change in the Transportation Sector (Sutton Place Suite)

Paul N. Leiby, Presiding
Group Leader, Energy Analysis
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Effects of Life Cycle Cost Information Disclosure on the Purchase Decision of Hybrid and Plug-In Vehicles
Jerome Dumortier
Saba Siddiki
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Sanya Carley
John Graham
Joshua Cisney
John A Rupp
Indiana University
Bradley W Lane
Rachel M Krause
University of Kansas
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Global Hydrogen Resource Analysis for the Transport Sector
Thomas Drennen
Sandia National Laboratories
Susan M Schoenung
Longitude 122 West Inc
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Optimal Policy for Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Adoption
Emrah Ozkaya
Paul V Preckel
Andrew Liu
Purdue University
Douglas J Gotham
State Utility Forecasting Group
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Analysis Of Policies Aimed At Increasing Use Of Natural Gas In The Transportation System
Kemal Sarica
Isik University
Wallace E. Tyner
Purdue University
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The Energy Security Benefits Of Electric Vehicles
Paul Leiby
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Edmund Coe
Michael Shelby
U.S. EPA OTAQ
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25. Renewable Subsidies (Crystal Ballroom)

Georg Erdmann, Presiding
Professor
Berlin University of Technology

Combining Tariffs, Investment Subsidies and Soft Loans in a Renewable Electricity Deployment Policy
Pere Mir-Artigues
Professor, Chair of Energy and Environmental Sustainability
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Market Structure and Subsidy Pass-through for Distributed Solar: Lessons from California
Changgui Dong
Varun Rai
University of Texas at Austin
Ryan Wiser
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Optimal Subsidy Design: Is California Solar Initiative Over-subsidizing or Under-subsidizing?
Changgui Dong
Varun Rai
University of Texas at Austin
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The Economic Effect of Net-Metering Schemes on Cross Subsidies Between Network Users
Cherrelle Eid
Pablo Frías Marín
Javier Reneses Guillén
Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica, Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Rudi Hakvoort
Delft University of Technology
View Abstract | View Paper

An Econometric Analysis of Support Scheme Effects on Investment in Renewable Energy
Torjus F Bolkesjø
Nygaard Erik
Eltvig Petter
Norwegain University of Life Sciences
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26. Electricity Modeling 2 (Loews Theater 10)

Yukari Yamashita, Presiding
Board Member Director
Institute of Energy Economics

Power Systems Modeling: Common Methodologies to Address Fuel, CO2, and Water Needs
Chris Nichols
Tim Grant
Chuck Zelek
National Energy Technology Laboratory
Peter H Kobos
Sandia National Laboratories
View Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Integrated Electric System Planning and Dispatch: Coal Retirement Decisions with Gas Market Stability Issues
Donald A Hanson
David K Schmalzer
Argonne National Lab
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

The Decisive Role of the Carbon Storage Potential in the Deployment of the CCS Option
Sandrine Selosse
MINES ParisTech - Centre for Applied Mathematics
Govind Malhotra
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)
Olivia Ricci
University of Reunion
View Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Photovoltaics and Storage Plants: Efficient Capacities in a System View
Benjamin Böcker
Christoph Weber
Bjarne Steffen
Chair for Management Sciences and Energy Economics, University Duisburg-Essen
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Stochastic Modeling of the Feed in of Wind Using a Second Order Markov Chain
Thiemo Pesch
Research Center Jülich
Jürgen-Friedrich Hake
FZ Jülich
Hans-Josef Allelein
RWTH Aachen University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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27. Oil Prices and Finance (Brooklyn Suite)

Amy Bason, Presiding
Research Analyst
Aramco Services Company

Financialization of Oil Futures Markets and Oil Futures Market Efficiency: A Multifractal Perspective
Marc Gronwald
University of Aberdeen Business School
Cristina Sattarhoff
University of Hamburg
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Do Major Brands Have Market Power in the German Retail Gas Market?
Nolan Ritter
Colin J Vance
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
Alex Kihm
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

How Persistent Are Shocks to Oil Prices?
Atanu Ghoshray
University of Bath
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Fundamentals, Derivatives Market Information, and Crude Oil Price Swings
Michel A Robe
Jonathan Wallen
American University
View Extended Abstract | View Paper

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28. Biofuels (Loews Theater 11)

Mark McCarthy, Presiding
Senior Energy Researcher
Toyota Motor North America Inc.

Economical and Environmental Life Cycle Analysis for Bioethanol
Merve Nazli Borand
Yalova University
Filiz Karaosmanoglu
Istanbul Technical University
Asli Isler
The Scientific and Technological Resource Council of Turkey
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Measuring the Effects of Ethanol and Flex-Fuel Vehicles on Brazilian Gasoline Supply and Demand: A Simultaneous Equations Approach
Justin P Martinez
EAI Inc / Colorado State University
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Compliance Costs and RIN Prices under the Renewable Fuel Standard
Gabriel Lade
CY Cynthia Lin
Aaron Smith
University of California, Davis
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

A Commercialization Case Study of CO2 Conversion to Alcohol Fuels as an Economic Growth Strategy
Mark A Edelman
Iowa State University / AGG LLC
Gary C Young
Bio-Thermal-Energy Inc.
John C Wooley
EE-CO2 LLC
Eric Wagner
Technip, Stone & Webster Process Technology, Inc.
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

The Impact of Grain Biofuels on Global Grain Prices: A Counterfactual Economic Analysis
Brian D Wright
University of California at Berkeley
Di Zeng
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Eugenio Bobenrieth
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
View Extended Abstract

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29. Oligopolistic Behavior in Energy Markets (Loews Theater 12)

Andre Plourde, Presiding
Dean, Faculty of Public Affairs
Carleton University

Quantitative Analysis of Gas Supply Strategies from a German Plant Operator´s Perspective
Andreas Henke
Nadja Loeper
Technische Universitaet Dortmund
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Measuring Oligopsony Market Power in Italian Electricity Market. Preliminary Results
Carlo Andrea Bollino
Professor, University of Perugia and AIEE
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

A Game Between Two Interconnected Players
Sébastien Debia
Georges Zaccour
Pierre-Olivier Pineau
HEC Montréal
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Modelling the Australian Domestic Gas Market: A Mixed Complementarity Approach to with Oligopolistic Behaviour
Liam Wagner
Research Fellow, University of Queensland
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Short-Run Effects of Bleaker Prospects for Oligopolistic Producers of a Non-Renewable Resource
Kristine M Grimsrud
Halvor Briseid Storrøsten
Statistics Norway
Marina Tsygankova
Thomson Reuters Point Carbon
Knut Einar Rosendahl
UMB School of Economics and Business and Statistics Norway
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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30. Analysis of Electricity Market (Loews Theater 14)

Ramses Omar Cabrales, Presiding
Energy Industry Analyst
Federal Energy Regulatory Comm

Market Power versus Risk Premium: The Cases of PJM and JEPX
Masahiro Ishii
Sophia University
Motokazu Ishizaka
Fukuoka University
Koichiro Tezuka
Nihon University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Exploring the Reliability of U.S. Electric Utilities
Peter Larsen
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory/Stanford University
Joseph Eto
Kristina Hamachi-LaCommare
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
James Sweeney
Stanford University
View Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

On the Future of Electricity Supply: Competitive Markets or Planned Economies?
Reinhard Haas
EEG, TU Wien
Michael Hartner
Hans Auer
EEG
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Internalizing the Environmental Externalities of Power Generation in the USA: Exploration of the Effects Using an Air Pollution Model and a New National Grid Model
Daniel Shawhan
Biao Mao
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Nan Li
Daniel Tylavsky
Arizona State University
Ray Zimmerman
Jubo Yan
William Schulze
Cornell University
Charles Marquet
University of Southern California
John Taber
US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Risk Hedging and Competition : The Case of Energy Markets
Raphaël Homayoun Boroumand
Associate Professor, ESG Management School Paris
View Abstract

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CONCURRENT SESSIONS 31-40
Tuesday, June 17, 4:00pm - 5:45pm

31. Climate Issues (New Yorker Hotel Grand Ballroom)

Seth Blumsack, Presiding
Associate Professor
Penn State University

Do Individuals’ Perceptions of International Climate Policy Affect Their Climate-Friendly Activities?
Claudia Schwirplies
Andreas Ziegler
University of Kassel
Joachim Schleich
Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Karlsruhe
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

The Climate and Health Effects of a USA Switch from Coal to Gas
Roger Lueken
Kelly Klima
W Michael Griffin
Jay Apt
Carnegie Mellon University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

The Importance of Adaptability and Inertia in Optimal Abatement Trajectories: A Simple Analytic Model
Michael J Grubb
Cambridge Centre for Mitigation Research
Rutger-Jan Lange
Pablo Salas
Cambridge University
View Extended Abstract | View Paper

Evidence of Causality between Carbon Dioxide Concentrations and Temperature
Kevin F Forbes
Associate Professor, The Catholic University of America
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Policy Implications of a Scientific Assessment of Black Carbon: Cookstove Adoption as Climate Change Mitigation
James Plummer
Climate Economics Institute
Dale Manning
Colorado State University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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32. Energy Innovation (Herald Square Suite)

John C Felmy, Presiding
Chief Economist
American Petroleum Institute

Public Policies and Solar PV Innovation: An Empirical Study Based on Patent Data
Kristoffer Bäckström
Robert Lundmark
Patrik Söderholm
Luleå University of Technology
View Extended Abstract | View Paper

The Performance Effect Of Environmental Innovations
Tobias Stucki
Martin Woerter
ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Christian Soltmann
European Patent Office
View Extended Abstract | View Paper

Timing is Everything: Technology Readiness Level, Regulatory and Market Adoption Constraints for Energy Technologies
Peter H Kobos
La Tonya N Walker
Leonard A Malczynski
David J Borns
Sandia National Laboratories
View Extended Abstract

Geography and Growth: Clustering in the Diffusion of Innovations
Varun Rai
Karthik Anantha Padmanabhan
Matthew Stringer
The University of Texas at Austin
View Extended Abstract

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33. Electricy Market Regulation 2 (Gramercy Park Suite)

Einar Hope, Presiding
Professor of Energy Economics
Norwegian School of Econ. and Bus. Admin

Transition Towards Smart Distribution Systems: Rethinking the Institutional Organization of European Electricity DSOs
Sophia Ruester
Florence School of Regulation
View Abstract

China’s Ability to Achieve National Energy Objectives Depends on Coordination of Infrastructure and Policy Initiatives
Gang He
Daniel Kammen
Ana Mileva
Anne-Perrine Avrin
Josiah Johnston
University of California, Berkeley
Jianwei Tian
China National Institute of Standardization
James H Nelson
Union of Concerned Scientists
View Abstract

What’s Killing Coal: The Effects of Natural Gas Abundance and Renewables on Coal-Fired Plants
Harrison Fell
Colorado School of Mines
Kaffine K Daniel
University of Colorado
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Virtual Energy: Making Money On The Bias Between ISO Day Ahead Markets And Real Time Markets
Mark B Lively
Consulting Engineer, Utility Economic Engineers
View Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Ex-Ante Trade of Balancing Power Reserves in German Electricity Markets: The Cure to the Missing Money or a New Disease?
Joonas Paivarinta
Reinhard Madlener
RWTH Aachen University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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34. LNG (Sutton Place Suite)

Reinhard Haas, Presiding
Professor
Vienna University of Technology

Global LNG Contract Terms and Revisions: An Empirical Analysis
Mark J Agerton
Rice University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Exploring Shipping Inefficiencies in Global LNG Trade Patterns
Anastasia V Shcherbakova
University of Texas, at Dallas
Bagas Dhanurendra
KPMG Advisory
Andrew N Kleit
Penn State University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Maritime Transport for LNG, Power Generation, and Electric Transmission
Ryuta Takashima
Tokyo University of Science
Keisuke Inada
Shigeki Toriumi
Chuo University
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

LNG Pricing Differences Across the Atlantic - a Comparison Between the United States and Europe
Virginie Krone
Anne Neumann
Micaela Ponce
Universität Potsdam
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Impacts of Market Uncertainties on Liqueafied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports from the United States
Tuladhar D Sugandha
Patel Reshma
NERA Economic Consulting
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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35. Intermittent Energy Integration (Crystal Ballroom)

Edmar Luiz de Almeida, Presiding
Professor Inst. de Economia
Federal Univ. of Rio de Janeiro

The Electricity Supply Reliability from the Perspective of the Expansion Planning and the Power Systems Operation Regarding the Integration of Intermittent Sources in the Brazilian Energy Matrix
Mauricio Dester
Sergio V Bajay
State University of Campinas
View Extended Abstract | View Paper

Blowing Water Away: Increased Wind Power Production in a Stored Hydro Power System
Olvar Bergland
NMBU
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Fleets of Electric Vehicles as Adjustable Loads - Facilitating the Integration of Electricity Generation by Renewable Energy Sources
Katrin Seddig
Energy Solution Center e. V.
Wolf Fichtner
Patrick Jochem
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

The Stabilizing Effect of Hydro Reservoir Levels on Intraday Power Prices Under Wind Forecast Errors
Mehtap Kilic
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Elisa Trujillo-Baute
University of Barcelona and CES-IEB
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Time to Rethink How to Support Intermittent Renewable Energy? Linking Policy Instruments to the Value of Energy
Patrick A Narbel
PhD Research Scholar, Norwegian School of Economics
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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36. Electricity Modeling 3 (Loews Theater 10)

Hermann-Josef Wagner, Presiding
Chair, Energiesysteme & Energiewirts
Ruhr-Universitat Bochum

DEA Efficiency Analysis of Solar Photovoltaic Power Stations in Germany and the United States
Mika Goto
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Toshiyuki Sueyoshi
New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Capturing Renewable Resource Information in Top-Down Energy Models: A Hybrid Method Applied to Offshore Wind in China
Da Zhang
MIT, Tsinghua University
Sebastian Rausch
ETH
Valerie J Karplus
MIT
Xiliang Zhang
Tsinghua University
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

European Energy Forward Markets and EU ETS Phase II: An Empirical Assessment
Giorgio Castagneto Gissey
Imperial College London
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Impact of Day-Ahead Market Pricing Rules on Generation Capacity Expansion
Ignacio Herrero
Pablo Rodilla
Institute for Research in Technology
Carlos Batlle
MIT & Institute for Research in Technology
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Negative Bidding by Wind Generation: A Unit Commitment Analysis of Cost and Emission Impacts
Lin Deng
Benjamin Hobbs
The Johns Hopkins University
Piet Renson
Comillas Pontifical University
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

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37. Future Supply of Oil (Brooklyn Suite)

John Kingston, Presiding
Director of News
Platts

The Future of Oil: Mind the Gap
Michael Kumhof
Jaromir Benes
Douglas Laxton
Junior Maih
Serhat Solmaz
Fan Zhang
International Monetary Fund
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

The Effect of Oil Price on Field Production: Evidence from the Norwegian Continental Shelf
Johannes Mauritzen
NHH Norwegian School of Economics
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Economic Analysis of Undiscovered Petroleum Resources in the Arctic: Case Barents Sea South East in Norway
Terje Sorenes
Mari Kvaloy
Benvenutta Henriksen
Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

What if Oil is Less Substitutable? A New-Keynesian Model with Oil, Price and Wage Stickiness including Capital Accumulation
Verónica Acurio Vásconez
Université Paris 1, Paris School of Economics
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Managing Midstream Mayhem: Mixing New Oil With Old Infrastructure
Peter Whitman
Robert W Anderson
U.S. Department of Energy
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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38. Nuclear (Loews Theater 11)

Jurgis Vilemas, Presiding
Leading Scientist
Vytautas Magnus University

Financing the Cost of Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants and Spent Fuel Management: The Swedish Model
Lars Bergman
Stockholm School of Economics
Ulf Jakobsson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

The Impacts of Nuclear Phasing-Out in Japan from Carbon Mitigation and Energy Independence Point of View
Hiroshi Hamasaki
Fujitsu Research Institute
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Electricity Market Restructuring, Grid Reliability, and Nuclear Power Plant Safety in the United States
Chen-Hao Tsai
Penn State University
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Measuring the Effect of Government Interventions: Evidence from Restructuring the US Nuclear Power Sector
Michel Berthelemy
University College London, UCL Australia
Soderberg Magnus
Damien Dussaux
Mines ParisTech
View Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Voting on Nuclear Power - How Much Do Risk Perceptions Matter, and to Whom?
Piia Aatola
Anni Huhtala
Government Institute for Economic Research
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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39. Auctions and Bid Analysis (Loews Theater 12)

Burcu Cigerli, Presiding
Energy Analyst
Centrica Plc

Strategic Bidding in Multi-unit Auctions with Capacity Constrained Bidders: The New York Capacity Market
Sebastian Schwenen
DIW Berlin
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Manipulation of Day-Ahead Electricity Prices Through Virtual Bidding
Chiara Lo Prete
William W Hogan
Harvard University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Bidding Under a Price Cap - Evidence from an Electricity Market Experiment
Chloe Le Coq
Stockholm School of Economics, SITE
Henrik Orzen
University of Mannheim
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Nuclear Capacity Auctions
Sven-Olof Fridolfsson
Thomas Tangerås
Research Institute of Industrial Economics
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Pollution Permit Consignment Auctions: Theory and Experiments
Noah C Dormady
Paul J Healy
The Ohio State University
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40. Economic Analysis of Technological Innovations (Loews Theater 14)

Maureen S Lorenzetti, Presiding
Sr. Communications Officer
The World Bank

Unraveling the Paradox: The Economics of Using Otherwise Wasted Heat for Cooling
Lori Smith Schell
Empowered Energy
Kyle S Hosford
University of California-Irvine
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Assessment of Residential Battery Systems (RBS): Profitability, Perceived Value Proposition, and Potential Business Models
Markus Graebig
Georg Erdmann
Technische Universität Berlin
Stefan Röder
Steinbeis-Hochschule Berlin
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

The Impact of PV Tilt Angle and Azimuth on the Market Value of PV Systems and Electricity Generation Costs
Michael Hartner
André Ortner
TU Vienna
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Solar PV Technology Adoption in the United States: An Empirical Investigation of State Policy Effectiveness
Christine L Crago
Ilya Chernyakhovskiy
University of Massachusetts Amherst
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Cost and Price Dynamics of Solar Modules
Anshuman Sahoo
Stefan Reichelstein
Stanford University
View Extended Abstract

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CONCURRENT SESSIONS 41-49
Wednesday, June 18, 11:00am - 12:45pm

41. Energy Access (New Yorker Hotel Grand Ballroom)

Gerardo Rabinovich, Presiding
Manager Executive
Instito Argentino de la Energia

A Recipe for Success? Randomized Free Distribution of Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal
Jörg Peters
Gunther Bensch
RWI
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Paying for Improved Electricity Services in Developing Countries: Any Role for Previous Mitigation Action?
Musiliu O Oseni
University of Cambridge, UK
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Inside the Metrics – An Empirical Comparison of Energy Poverty Indices for Sub-Saharan Countries
Gunther Bensch
RWI
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Exploiting the Full Potential? Cost-Efficiency and Impacts of Rwanda's Electricity Access Roll-Out Program
Joerg Peters
Maximiliane Sievert
RWI
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Grid Access in Remote Alaska: Evaluating Costs and Benefits
Nathaniel C Horner
Paul Tisa
Parth Vaishnav
Carnegie Mellon University
View Extended Abstract

Planning & Modeling Under Uncertainty -- Development of the Mozambique Gas Master Plan
Ananth P Chikkatur
Leonard Crook
ICF International
Lex Huurdeman
World Bank
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

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42. Forecasting Technological Progress, Consumer Adoptions, and Energy Technology Diffusion (Herald Square Suite)

Eric Williams, Presiding
Rochester Institute of Technology

The Valley of Death for New Energy Technologies
Peter R Hartley
Rice University, Baker Institute, Uni of West Aust
Kenneth B Medlock III
Rice University, Baker Institute
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Modeling Technology Learning for Electricity Supply Technologies
Inês L Azevedo
Ed Rubin
Paulina Jaramillo
Carnegie Mellon University
Sonia Yeh
University of California Davis
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Analyzing Subsidies Policies with Experience and Market Curves
Eric Williams
Schuyler Matteson
Rochester Institute of Technology
Seth Herron
WSP Environment & Energy
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Leveraging Peer Effects: The Impact of Social Interaction-based Programs on the Diffusion of Solar Panels
Kenneth T Gillingham
Hilary Staver
Yale University
Bryan Bollinger
New York University
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Determinants of the Rate of Improvement in Energy Technologies: A Focus on Photovoltaics
Jessika E Trancik
MIT
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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43. Natural Gas and Energy Security (Sutton Place Suite)

Michael C Lynch, Presiding
President
Strategic Energy & Economic Res Inc

Out of Gas: An Empirical Analysis of the Fiscal Regime for Exploration in India, 1999-2010
Anupama Sen
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Security of Natural Gas Supply for Europe in the Special Case of Austria Under Consideration of Grid and Storage Expansion
Andreas Fleischhacker
Hans Auer
Georg A Lettner
Vienna University of Technology
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Case Study: A Long Term View of the United Kingdom's Natural Gas Requirements with Special Emphasis on the Opportunities for US LNG Supplies
John Holding
Independent Practitioner, JHIPEMS
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Spreads in International Natural Gas Prices – Explanations and Analysis of Intertemporal Market Equilibrium under (Political) Uncertainty
Yuri A Yegorov
Franz Wirl
University of Vienna
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

EU Energy Security Through Supply Diversification: Do Natural Gas Discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean Present A Viable Option?
Isabella Ruble
Associate Professor, American University of Beirut
View Extended Abstract

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44. Hydropower (Crystal Ballroom)

Isaac Dyner, Presiding
Dean
Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano

Pumped-storage Hydroelectricity
Finn R Førsund
Professor, University of Oslo
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Climate Change: An Opportunity for New Investment in Hydropower
Ludovic Gaudard
University of Geneva
View Extended Abstract

Costs and Benefits of Renewables Portfolio Standards in the United States
Galen Barbose
Ryan Wiser
Samantha Weaver
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Jenny Heeter
Francisco Flores-Espino
Lori Bird
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
View Extended Abstract | View Paper

The Brazilian Conundrum: More Hydropower, Greater Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Antonio Oliveira
Cristiano Prado
Tatiana Lauria
Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro - FIRJAN System
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Enhanced Hydropower Representation in a Long-Term Planning Model for a Low-Carbon European Power System
Christian Skar
Olav B Fosso
Sondre H Brovold
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
View Abstract

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45. Electricity Prices Analysis (Loews Theater 10)

Ilhan Or, Presiding
Professor
Bogazici University

The Effect of Intermittent Renewables on the Electricity Price Variance
Christoph Graf
David Hirschmann
University of Vienna
David Wozabal
Technical University Munich
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Spatially Explicit Prediction of Wholesale Electricity Prices
Wesley Burnett
Xueting Zhao
West Virginia University
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

The Effects of Market Deregulation on Electricity Rates in U.S. and Canada
Jean-Thomas Bernard
Wenlie Qiu
Catherine Liston Heyes
University of Ottawa
View Abstract

Quantitative Risk Assessment of Rising Electricity Prices in Japan
Kenichi Wada
Takashi Homma
Keigo Akimoto
RITE
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Elasticities of Residential Electricity Demand in Chile
Claudio A Agostini
Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
Eduardo Saavedra
ILADES-Unversidad Alberto Hurtado
Cecilia Plottier
Universidad Catolica del Uruguay
View Extended Abstract

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46. Fuel Efficiency in the Automobile Sector (Brooklyn Suite)

Meaghan Casey, Presiding
Market Intelligence Manager
Baker Hughes

Effectiveness of Car Fuel Taxes in Europe
Julian F Dieler
Markus Zimmer
ifo Institute for Economic Research
Darko Jus
University of Munich
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Designing Effective Policies to Promote Low Emissions Vehicles in the UK
George A Day
Head of Economic Strategy, Energy Technologies Institute
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard – Review of Compliance Trends
Julie Witcover
Sonia L Yeh
University of California - Davis
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

A Regional Demand Forecasting Study for Transportation Fuels in Turkey
Özlem Atalay
Gürkan Kumbaroglu
Bogaziçi University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Who Cares About the Fuel Efficiency Evidences Based on Chinese Automobile Registration Data
Yang Yu
Stanford University
Yang Shu
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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47. Carbon Pricing 2 (Loews Theater 11)

Carlo Andrea Bollino, Presiding
Professor
University of Perugia

Robust Dynamic Optimal Taxation and Environmental Externalities
Ted Temzelides
Xin Li
Rice University
Borghan Narajabad
Federal Reserve Board
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

The Demand for Voluntary Carbon Offsets: Field Experimental Evidence from the Long-Distance Bus Market in Germany
Martin Kesternich
Daniel Römer
Andreas Löschel
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

The Determinants of Voluntary Carbon Offsetting: A Micro-Econometric Analysis of Individuals from Germany and the United States
Andreas Ziegler
Claudia Schwirplies
University of Kassel
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

Economic Efficiency of Wind Production Tax Credit versus Carbon Tax
Michael Goggin
Senior Electric Industry Analyst, American Wind Energy Association
View Extended Abstract | View Paper | View Conference Presentation

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48. Electricity Market Integration (Loews Theater 12)

Marisa Leon, Presiding
Gerente Comercial y de Administration
Administracion del Mercado Electric

Testing for Market Integration in the Australian National Electricity Market
Rabindra Nepal
John Foster
University of Queensland
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Renewable Electricity Policy and Market Integration
Thomas Tangerås
Research Institute of Industrial Economics
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Assessing the Economies of Scope from Vertical Integration: Empirical Evidence from European Electricity Utilities
Klaus Gugler
Stephan Schmitt
Mario Liebensteiner
Research Institute for Regulatory Economics / Vienna University of Economics
View Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Network Expansion and Market Power - How More Integration Promotes Welfare
Alexander Zerrahn
Daniel Huppmann
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Optimal Infrastructure Investments for Renewable Energy Integration in Germany
Wolf-Peter Schill
DIW Berlin
Jonas Egerer
DIW Berlin and TU Berlin
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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49. Price Linkages (Loews Theater 14)

Matt King, Presiding
Strategic Sourcing Specialist
ConocoPhillips

WTI-Brent Spread and the Value of Refining Firms
Amir H Sabet
Richard Heaney
Andrew Caminschi
University of Western Australia
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

Reconsidering the Oil-Linked Pricing Rule Based on Evidence of Unstable Cointegrating Relations in Asian LNG Markets
Hui Chih Chai
Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan
Fu-Kuang Ko
Cheng-Da Yuan
Institute of Nuclear Energy Research
View Extended Abstract | View Paper

An Analysis of the Effect of the WTI-Brent De-Linking on the Futures Trading of Both the NYMEX and the ICE
Ronald D Ripple
Professor, University of Tulsa
View Abstract

Impact of U.S. Shale Gas and Corn Markets on Ammonia Prices
Vignesh Natrajan
Troy Thompson
Chevron
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

The Viability of Energy Storage and its Dependence on Natural Gas Prices
Eric S Hittinger
Rochester Institute of Technology
Roger Lueken
Carnegie Mellon University
View Extended Abstract | View Conference Presentation

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CONCURRENT SESSIONS 50-57
Wednesday, June 18, 2:00pm - 3:45pm

50. Renewable Energy Integration (New Yorker Hotel Grand Ballroom)

Reinhard Madlener, Presiding
Full Professor of Energy Econ Mgmt
RWTH Aachen Univ EON Energy Res

A Squirrel's Dilemma: The Value of Distributed Storage in the Transition to a Low Carbon Electric Grid
Alberto J Lamadrid
Lehigh University
Hao Lu
Wooyoung Jeon
Tim D Mount
Cornell University
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Efficiency of Solar Net Metering & Related Policies in the United States
James A Heidell
Director, PA Consulting Group
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Are Targets for Renewable Portfolio Standards Too Low? A Complementarity-Based Policy Analysis
Afzal S Siddiqui
University College London
Makoto Tanaka
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Yihsu Chen
University of California at Merced
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Linking Heat and Electricity Market for Cost Effective Renewable Energy Integration
Philipp Riegebauer
Lukas Volkmann
Dieter Oesterwind
Centre of Innovative Energy Systems
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Assessment of European RES Policy Pathways for the Period Beyond 2020
Gustav Resch
Sebastian Busch
Andre Ortner
Vienna University of Technology, Energy Economics Group
Pablo del Rio
CSIC
Mario Ragwitz
Fraunhofer ISI
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51. Energy and its Impact on Other Sectors (Herald Square Suite)

Isabella Ruble, Presiding
Associate Professor
American University of Beirut

Energiewende: Manufacturing Sector at Risk?
Hubertus Bardt
Hanno Kempermann
Cologne Institute for Economic Research
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The Effect of Electricity Taxation on the German Manufacturing Sector: A Regression Discontinuity Approach
Florens S Flues
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Benjamin J Lutz
ZEW
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Natural Gas and Crude Oil Price Impacts on Corn-Based and Cellulosic Ethanol Use in the United States: An Analysis Using an Integrated Regional Agricultural-Energy Modeling Framework
Rebecca S Dodder
Ozge Kaplan
US Environmental Protection Agency
Simla Tokgoz
International Food Policy Research Institute
Amani Elobeid
Iowa State University
Lyubov A Kurkalova
North Carolina A&T University
Silvia Secchi
Southern Illinois University
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Input-Output Based Estimation of Power Interruption Costs in Economic Sectors
Aaron J Praktiknjo
TU Berlin
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U.S. Iron and Steel Sector and Potential Trading with China and India: Analysis with ISEEM Energy Model
Nihan Karali
Jayant Sathaye
TengFang Xu
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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52. Modelling and Understanding Oil and Gas Markets (Sutton Place Suite)

Helen Currie, Presiding
Senior Economist
ConocoPhillips

Optimal Capacity and Two-Part Pricing for Natural Gas Pipelines under Alternative Regulatory Constraints
Matthew E Oliver
Georgia Institute of Technology
Charles F Mason
David Finnoff
University of Wyoming
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Uncertainty Transmission in Commodity Markets
Marc Joëts
Ipag Business School
Tovonony Razafindrabe
Valérie Mignon
University of Paris West
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The Development of Gas Hubs in Europe
Caterina Miriello
Michele Polo
Centre for Research on Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy, Bocconi University
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Natural Gas Supply Behavior Under Intervention: The Case of Argentina
Fernando H Navajas
University of Buenos Aires and FIEL
Diego Barril
University of La Plata, Argentina
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Competition and Cooperation in Expanding the Demand Base of Natural Gas for Russia and Qatar
Youngho Chang
Thi Quynh Trang Dang
Tsiat Siong Tan
Kar Woon Lau
Nanyang Technological University
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53. Wind (Crystal Ballroom)

Lars Bergman, Presiding
Former President and Professor
Stockholm School of Economics

Local Impacts of Wind Farms on Property Values: A Spatial Difference-In-Differences Analysis
Yasin Sunak
Reinhard Madlener
RWTH Aachen University
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The Role of Federal and State Policies in Wind Energy Deployment in the U.S.
Gireesh Shrimali
MIIS, Middlebury College
Melissa Lynes
Kansas State University
Joe Indvik
Spark Community Investment Co.
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Wind Energy Can Mitigate Market Power
Ofir D Rubin
Ori Ben-Moshe
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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CDM and National Policy: Synergy or Conflict? The Case of Wind Technology Diffusion in China?
Yang Liu
School of Management, Harbin Institute of Technology,China
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International Knowledge Spillovers in the Wind Power Industry – Evidence from Europe
Jonas A Grafstrom
Luleå University of Technology
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54. Electricity Price Impacts (Loews Theater 10)

Frederick L Joutz, Presiding
Senior Research Fellow
KAPSARC

Distributional Effects of the Australian Renewable Energy Target (RET) through Wholesale and Retail Electricity Price Impacts
Johanna M Cludius
Iain MacGill
University of New South Wales
Sam Forrest
University of New South Wales/NERA Economic Consulting
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Residential Response to Critical Peak Events of Electricity: A Green Mountain Power Experience
Seth Blumsack
Suman Gautam
Pennsylvania State University
Paul Hines
University of Vermont
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Effects of E-33 Time-of-Use Price Plan on Summer Energy Usage of Business/Commercial Customers
Lucy Qiu
Arizona State University
Loren Kirkeide
Salt River Project
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Retail Price Effects of Feed-in Tariff Regulation
Elisa Trujillo-Baute
University of Barcelona, CES-IEB
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Household Customers Choice of Electricity Contract in a Liberalized Electricity Market
Kari-Anne Fange
Ostfold University College
Olvar Bergland
School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
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55. Climate Strategy (Loews Theater 11)

Paulina Jaramillo, Presiding
Asst. Research Professor
Carnegie Mellon University

Climate Change Policy and the Balance of Trade
Gal Hochman
Rutgers University
David Zilberman
University of California Berkeley
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A Pragmatic Approach to Energy Development and Climate Strategy
Donald A Hanson
David K Schmalzer
Deena M Patel
Argonne National Lab
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Toward a New Climate Regime Establishment (4) U.S.-Japan-China Trilateral Cooperation
Fengjun Duan
Tetsuo Yuhara
Takahisa Yokoyama
The Canon Institute for Global Studies
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Macroeconomics, Climate Change and a New Carbon Policy Proposal
Etienne Espagne
Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Développement
Thomas Brand
CEPII/CES
Baptiste Perrissin Fabert
CIRED/CGDD
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Leadership in Climate Policy: Is There a Role for Early Unilateral Unconditional Mitigation?
Gunnar S Eskeland
Professor, Norwegian School of Economics
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56. Demand Response in Electricity Markets (Loews Theater 12)

Jonathan McClelland, Presiding
Senior Manager
KPMG

Measurement and Verification of Demand Response at PJM
Shira Horowitz
Demand Response Operations, PJM
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Impacts of Electricity Rates, Income and DSM Expenditures on Residential Electricity Demand: A Case Study of British Columbia
Michael Li
BC Hydro
Woo C. K.
Kahn-Lang Jenya
Ren Oran
Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc
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Price Responsiveness in Retail and Wholesale Market: Implications on Demand Response and Emissions in the Midwest ISO
Derya Eryilmaz
Timothy M Smith
University of Minnesota
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Behavioral and Appliance-specific Determinants of the Effectiveness of Residential Electricity Demand Response Programs
Li Zhao
Benjamin F Hobbs
The Johns Hopkins University
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Economic Impact of Demand Response on Costs to Distribution System Operators
Elta Koliou
Angela Picciariello
Lennart Söder
Tobias Eklund
Karin Alvehag
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Rudi A Hakvoort
Delft University of Technology
Cajsa Bartusch
Uppsala University
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57. Energy and Environmental Challenges (Loews Theater 14)

John Holding, Presiding
Independent Energy Analyst

Implications of Residual Fuel Oil Phase Out
David Ramberg
Center for Engergy and Environmental Policy Research MIT
Sam Van Vactor
Economic Insight Inc
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Price Formation Of Exhaustible Resources: An Experimental Investigation of the Hotelling Rule
Christoph Neumann
Energy Research Center of Lower Saxony
Mathias Erlei
Clausthal University of Technology
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Increasing Water Use Intensity and Produced Water Intensity of California Petroleum Extraction
Kate M Tiedeman
Sonia Yeh
Jacob Teter
Gouri Shankar Mishra
University of California, Davis
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Substituting Wind for Coal: The Effects of an Increasing Share of Wind in the United States
Braeton J Smith
Colorado School of Mines
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