Frank Wolak is the Director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD) and a Professor in Economics at Stanford University. His fields of specialization are industrial organization and econometric theory.  Wolak’s recent work studies methods for introducing competition into infrastructure industries – telecommunications, electricity, water delivery and postal delivery services – and on assessing the impacts of these competition policies on consumer and producer welfare.  He is the Chairman of the Market Surveillance Committee of the California Independent System Operator for electricity supply industry in California.  He is a visiting scholar at University of California Energy Institute and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

September 14, 2011
Frank Wolak