Professor Sullivan Rocks!

Lynne Kiesling Congratulations to Dennis Sullivan, my former undergrad professor (to whom I owe my undying gratitude for, among other things, having me read Sen’s Paretian liberal paradox argument), who has been named the 2005-2006 Miami University Alumni Association Effective Educator. I concur; he’s been an inspiration to me for (gaack!) decades, both in and … More Professor Sullivan Rocks!More Professor Sullivan Rocks!

Adam Smith Lives!

Lynne Kiesling For you KP readers who don’t eat, sleep and breathe electricity policy, this new blog called Adam Smith Lives! might be more to your taste. Written by Sandra Peart, a historian of economic thought, it is a good read that puts a lot of great shape and nuance on the history of economic … More Adam Smith Lives!More Adam Smith Lives!

Resource Adequacy, Investment, and Capacity Markets in Electricity

Lynne Kiesling Resource adequacy is the current hot topic in electricity policy. Fueled by the glacially incremental restructuring process in the states and concerns about service reliability in this persistent policy limbo, states and regional system operators have explored a variety of means of providing forward-looking reliability incentives in the absence of the regulatory mandate … More Resource Adequacy, Investment, and Capacity Markets in ElectricityMore Resource Adequacy, Investment, and Capacity Markets in Electricity