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Jonathan Falk

Associate Director

Contact

New York City
Tel: +1 212 345 5315
Fax: +1 212 345 4650

Email: jonathan.falk@nera.com
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Education

PhD examination requirements completed, Yale University
MA and BA in economics, Yale University

Experience

In NERA's Global Energy, Environment, Communications & Infrastructure Practice, Mr. Falk has worked on a variety of issues involving the modeling of investment and industry structure. He has advised on the structure of market rules in both capacity and energy markets for various entities and has testified on those issues before numerous regulatory bodies. He has testified on the measurement, pricing, and environmental effects of demand response. He has been involved in the creation of novel insurance products to transfer price risk in electric markets. He has studied market power questions in emerging electricity markets and has estimated the social benefits of real-time pricing options for electricity, as well as questions of valuation and the financial risks associated with restructured electric markets. He has also advised on the structure of market rules and has created a number of models to value flexibility in utility planning. 

In NERA's Communications Practice, Mr. Falk has participated in studies on residential access demand to the telephone system, choice of service among telephone company offerings, optimal pricing structures, and estimation of the marginal costs of telephone service.

In environmental economics, Mr. Falk has estimated benefits in recreational activity and increased property values resulting from tighter discharge standards for paper mills and for nuclear power plants.

Mr. Falk has also worked on several cases involving credit discrimination in automobile and housing markets. He has performed statistical analyses to predict credit decisions.

Finally, in labor economics, Mr. Falk has testified both on statistical estimations of liability in termination and promotion processes and in calculations of lost earnings in both wrongful termination and wrongful death cases. He has also testified in several cases on contract damages and has extensive experience in the estimation of damages arising from contract disputes.

Title Type Author
The Net Neutrality Order: It’s Worse Than We Thought White Paper By Dr. Christian Dippon and Jonathan Falk
NERA Reports on Ofcom's Consultation on Annual Licence Fees for 900 MHz and 1800 MHz ... Report By Richard Marsden, Jonathan Falk, and Jonathan Pike; and Tomas Haug, Philipp Kröger, and Alexander Malanyuk
Economic Repercussions of Applying Title II to Internet Services White Paper By Dr. Christian Dippon and Jonathan Falk
Effective Use of Demand Side Resources: The Continued Need for Availability Payments White Paper By Jonathan Falk and Stephen Buryk (with Dr. Noah Kaufman)
An Economic Debate Over Electric Demand-Side Response Published Article By Jonathan Falk and Dr. Michael Rosenzweig with Robert Borlick
Capacity Markets: Prices vs. Quantities Brief By Jonathan Falk
Capacity Markets: Prices vs. Quantities Brief By Jonathan Falk
Paying for Demand-Side Response at the Wholesale Level Published Article By Jonathan Falk
NRG Power Marketing: An Economist's Assessment Published Article By Jonathan Falk
Statistical Lessons of Ricci v. De Stefano Published Article By Jonathan Falk