Date(s) - 03/28/18
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
University of Chicago - Saieh Hall
Wed, March 28, 2018 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Featuring Matthew White, Chief Economist at ISO New England
Matthew White is the Chief Economist at ISO New England. His responsibilities include market design and development for ISO New England’s $10 billion suite of auction-based electricity markets. Prior to joining the ISO, Dr. White held faculty appointments at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, the University of Chicago (Visiting), and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. There he received numerous teaching awards for his lectures on how markets work. Dr. White’s public service includes appointments as a senior economist at the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U.S Federal Trade Commission, and as a member of the Technology Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Dr. White was a Faculty Research Fellow for twelve years at the National Bureau of Economic Research, the nation’s premier economic think tank. Dr. White’s work centers on energy markets and electricity market design, including market microstructure, pricing practices, and demand analysis. His studies appear in leading research journals, including the Review of Economic Studies, the RAND Journal of Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. He has served as an evaluator and referee for more than 25 peer-reviewed journals spanning economics, engineering, and political science. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.