3rd International Workshop on Empirical Methods in Energy Economics – Programme

Thursday 24th June 2010

08:30 – 08:45 Registration
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome and Introduction Lester C Hunt
Session 1. Coal and Power Markets Chair: Lester C Hunt
09:00 – 09:45 The Globalization of Steam Coal Markets and the Role of Logistics: An Empirical Analysis A. Zaklan, A. Cullmann, A. Neumann & C. von Hirschhausen
(Discussant: J. Smith)
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09:45 – 10:30 Estimating market power using a composed error model: application to the California electricity market L. Orea & J. Steinbuks
(Discussant: M. Filippini)
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10:30 – 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 2. Household Energy Use Chair: Massimo Filippini
11:00 – 11:45 Household energy expenditure and income groups: evidence from Great Britain
T. Jamasb & H. Meier
(Discussant: A. Plourde)
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11:45 – 12:30 Energy Use in Canadian Multi‐Family Dwellings
L. Maruejols & D. Young
(Discussant: T. Jamasb)
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12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
Session 3. Household Energy Use & Efficiency Chair: André Plourde
14:00 – 14:45 The Value of Continuous Power Supply for Flemish Households
G. Pepermans
(Discussant: D. Ryan)
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14:45 – 15:30 The economies of scale in the French power distribution utilities
M Farsi, M. Filippini, M-A. Plagnet & R. Saplacan
(Discussant: K. Turner)
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15:30 – 16:00 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 4. Poster Presentations Chair: Lester C Hunt
16:00 – 16:15 Forecasting Daily Peak Electricity Demand in Australia with an economic-based Evaluation Z. M. Contreras Castro Poster

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16:15 – 16:30 Making the transition from an energy intensive transport system: Evidence from a generalised cost based quadratic almost ideal demand system (GC-QUAIDS) D. C. Broadstock Poster

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16:30 – 16:45 Overcoming data limitations in nonparametric benchmarking: applying PCA-DEA to natural gas transmission M. Nieswand, A. Cullmann, & A. Neumann Poster

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16:45 – 17:00 Local Energy Supply and Negative Rebound Effects
J. K. Swales & K. Turner
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17:00 – 17:15 Assessing the power sector-related environmental and cost impacts of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in GermanyC. Mazur & R. Madlener Poster

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17:15 – 17:30 US Residential Energy Demand and Energy Efficiency: A Stochastic Demand Frontier Approach M. Filippini & L. C. Hunt Poster

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17:30 – 19:00 Poster discussion and reception
19:00 Workshop Dinner

Thursday 24th June & Friday 25th June 2010

General Posters
Production functions with energy: empirical estimates of nested elasticities for the US and UK
S. J.Ha, I. Lange, & K. Turner
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Market behaviour of OPEC countries: An Application of Panel Data Models
M. Alaeifar, M. Farsi, & M. Filippini
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Fuel demand in Swiss border regions: a spatial econometrics approach
M. Filippini, F. Heimsch, & L. C. Hunt
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Lessons from Price Capping Regulation of Energy Networks
P. Burns & T. Weyman-Jones
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An asymmetric structural model on drainage oil leases
S. Toklu K. Toklu
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An Econometric Analysis of Irish Residential Energy Expenditures
J. Eakins
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The Economic Effects of Electricity Deregulation: An Empirical Analysis of Indian States
A. Sen & T. Jamasb
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The dynamic response of the crude oil supply to changes in crude oil prices
A. Neumann, G. Zachmann, & A. Zaklan
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Friday 25th June 2010

Session 5. Gasoline Chair: David Ryan
08:30 – 09:15 Estimating a structural model of gasoline-crude crack spreads
H. Ghoddusi, S. Titman, & S. Tompaidis
(Discussant: J-T. Bernard)
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09:15 – 10:00 A comparison of different time series econometric models of US gasoline demand
Z. Dilaver, L. C. Hunt, & H. Huntington
(Discussant: J. Dimitropoulos)
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10:00 – 10:30 offee/Tea Break
Session 6. Oil Chair: James Smith
10:30 – 11:15 Oil Prices: Heavy Tails, Mean Reversion and the Convenience Yield
J-T. Bernard, L. Khalaf & M. Kichian
(Discussant: P. Stewart)
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11:15 – 12:00 A structural model of entry and bidding on wildcat Oil leases
K. Toklu
(Discussant: J. Steinbuks)
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12:00 –  13:30 Lunch
Session 7. Gas Markets & Energy Supply Chair: Lester C Hunt
13:30 – 14:15 Price Convergence in German Natural Gas Markets
C. Growitsch, R. Nepal, & M. Stronzik
(Discussant: R. Madlener)
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14:15 – 15:00 Capital-Energy Relationships: An Analysis of Three Panel Data Estimation Methods
M. A. Tovar Reanos & E. M. A. Iglesias
(Discussant: D. Young)
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15:00 – 15:30 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 8. Electricity Chair: Lester C Hunt
15:30 – 16:15 Eliciting Public Support for Greening the Electricity Mix Using Random Parameter Techniques P. Grösche & C. Schröder
(Discussant: M. Filippini)
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16:15 – 17:00 Is Privatization enough? Finding Performance Breaks for UK Power Plants
T. Triebs & M. Pollit
(Discussant: A. Neumann)
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17:00 – 17:15 Closing remarks Lester C Hunt, Massimo Filippini, and David Ryan
17:30 Optional: Short walk and dinner in an ‘English Pub’ in Guildford.

Saturday 26th June 2010

09:00 Optional: EMEE chartered Boat trip on River Wey from Guildford to Farncombe and walk along towpath back to Guildford.

 

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