Tres Amigas gets half a loaf from FERC, tips on gaining other half

Michael Giberson On March 18, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission acted on the Tres Amigas project’s two regulatory requests submitted last October.  Tres Amigas has proposed to link the large scale power interconnections covering the eastern and western halves of the United States with the ERCOT interconnection in Texas.  The New Mexico-based project would facilitate … More Tres Amigas gets half a loaf from FERC, tips on gaining other half

I nominate “computational economic systems design”

Michael Giberson At his Oddhead Blog, Yahoo! researcher David Pennock reports several links of interest for folks working at the intersection of the fields of economics and computer science and then asks what this subfield should be called.  He finds several terms in use for projects or at conferences: Algorithmic Economics, Market Algorithms, Electronic Commerce, … More I nominate “computational economic systems design”