A list of Dr. Peters' publications can be found below.

“Are ISOs and RTOs Really All They Claim To Be?”, Public Power, March-April 2010.

“The Impact of FERC Orders on the Value of Bidders in PJM”, The Electricity Journal, August/September 2009.

“The Impact of Auction Design on the Value of Bidders in PJM”, presented at the Eastern Conference of the Center for Research in Regulated Industries, Rutgers University, May 2009 (submitted; revisions under discussion).

“Control Area Operations:  The Debate over Consolidation”, June 2007 (revised May 2009).

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?  An Evaluation of Market Monitoring in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States”;  presented at the 18th Annual Western Conference of the Rutgers Advanced Workshop in Regulation and Competition, June 2005.

“RTOs:  An Idea Whose Time Has Not Yet Come”, Oregon’s Future, Electric Energy:  Northwest Issues, Vol. III, No. 1, Spring 2002, pp. 62-64.

“The Economic Analysis of Tax-Exempt Debt in the Electric Power Industry”, Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Conference on Taxation of the National Tax Association, Atlanta, October 1999; longer form in State Tax Notes, Vol. 18, No. 11, March 13, 2000, pp. 841-846, and in The Exempt Organization Tax Review, April 2000, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 53-58.

“More Heat Than Light:  A Critical Examination of Lights Out on Federal Power:  Privatization for the 21st Century”, prepared for the American Public Power Association, February 1998; excerpted in Public Power, May-June 1998.

“The Costs and Benefits of Federal Power Programs.  A Critique of the Report Should the Federal Government Sell Electricity? by the Congressional Budget Office, November 1997”, prepared for the American Public Power Association, May 1998.

“Guide to Open-Access Transmission Tariffs”, published by the American Public Power Association, Washington, D.C., May 1998.

“Power, Politics, and Salmon:  Restructuring the Northwest Power Industry”, Fiscal Insight #11,  Cascade Policy Institute, Portland, February 1996.

“Government Monopolies:  Facing the Voters, or the Competition?  Challenges of the New Ballot Measure Five”, Fiscal Insight #8, Cascade Policy Institute, October 1994.

“Competition versus Social Goals:  Is There Necessarily A Conflict?”, Bulletin, Northwest Public Power Association, May 1994.

“Non-Profit and For-Profit Electric Utilities in the United States:  Pricing and Efficiency”, Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, October-December 1993.

“Prices, Incentives, and Consumer Surplus:  What Does It Really ‘Cost’ To Protect Northwest Salmon?”, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference, Northwest Policy Center, University of Washington, Seattle, 1993.

“For-Profit and Non-Profit Firms: Limits of the Simple Theory of Attenuated Property Rights”, The Review of Industrial Organization, October 1993.

“Vertical Integration, Horizontal Co-ordination, and Innovation in the Electric Power Industry”, presented to the Fifth Annual Western Conference of the Rutgers University Advanced Workshop in Regulation and Public Utility Economics, San Diego, July 1992.

“Spending More Money Cannot Protect Endangered Salmon”, Environmental Insight #1, Cascade Policy Institute, Portland, February 1992.

“Protection of Large-Scale Common Property Resources with Existence Value”, February 1992.

“Rush to Consolidate Wrong Direction for Governments”, The Oregonian, Portland, January 28, 1992.

“Purchasing ‘Lost Opportunity’ Resources:  How Much Should We Pay Today To Avoid Costs Tomorrow?”, The Electricity Journal, June 1991.

“Managing Competing Demands on a Scarce Resource:  Non-Market Allocation of Water in the Columbia River Basin”, presented to the First Annual Meeting of the International Association for the Study of Common Property, Duke University, September 1990.

“When Are Power Markets ‘Workably Competitive’?”, The Electricity Journal, March 1990.

(with James Hagerman and Thaddeus Shannon) “Interactions Among Sellers on the Pacific Intertie”, presented at the Second Annual Western Conference of the Rutgers Advanced Workshop in Regulation and Public Utility Economics, Monterey, California, July 1989.

“Managing Competition in German Coal, 1893-1913”, The Journal of Economic History, June 1989 (reprinted in Selected Cliometric Studies on German Economic History, edited by John Komlos and Scott Eddie, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 1997).

“Evaluating an Industrial Policy:  The Bonneville Power Administration and the Northwest Aluminum Industry”, Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference, Northwest Policy Center, Univ. of Washington, 1989.

(with Thaddeus Shannon) “What Happens When the Government is the Dominant Firm?  Spot Market Energy Prices on the Pacific Intertie”, presented as “Price Formation on the Pacific Intertie” to the Oregon Academy of Science, Portland, February 1988.

(with Kenneth P. Seiden) “The Behavior of Publicly-Owned Utilities in Wholesale Electricity Markets:  The Case of the Pacific Northwest”, Energy Economics, October 1987.

“Are Cartels Unstable?  The German Steel Works Association Before World War I”, in Technique, Spirit and Form in the Making of Modern Economies: Essays in Honor of William N. Parker, edited by Gary Saxonhouse and Gavin Wright, JAI Press, 1984.

“Horses and Men in the Ruhr Coal Mines Before World War I”, prepared for the Eighth International Congress of Economic History, Budapest, Hungary, August 1982.

“Cooperative Competition in German Coal and Steel, 1893-1914”, The Journal of Economic History, March 1982.

“Cooperative Competition in German Coal and Steel, 1893-1914”, Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University, 1981.

“Evolving Entrepreneurial Attitudes toward Industrial Organization in Germany”, presented in the Yale Council on West European Studies lecture series on modern Europe, New Haven, Connecticut, January 1979.

“Coal and Bureaucrats”, presented to the Seventh International Congress of Economic History, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 1978.

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