Akshaya Jha

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Start-up Costs and Market Power: Lessons from the Renewable Energy Transition

Number of pages: 124 Posted: 11 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2023
Akshaya Jha and Gordon Leslie
Carnegie Mellon University and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Start-up Costs, Dynamic Production Function, Market Power, Wholesale Electricity Markets, Renewables, Rooftop Solar, Intermittency

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The Health Costs of Coal-Fired Power Plants in India

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
Geoffrey Barrows, Teevrat Garg and Akshaya Jha
Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau - CMAP CNRS-UMR 7641 and Ecole Polytechnique, School of Global Policy and Strategy, UCSD and Carnegie Mellon University
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Coal, Electricity, India, Air Pollution, Infant Mortality, Economic Benefits, Spatial Externalities, Local versus Federal Regulation, Infrastructure

The Health Costs of Coal-Fired Power Plants in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12838
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Dec 2019
Geoffrey Barrows, Teevrat Garg and Akshaya Jha
Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau - CMAP CNRS-UMR 7641 and Ecole Polytechnique, School of Global Policy and Strategy, UCSD and Carnegie Mellon University
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coal, electricity, India, air pollution, infant mortality, infrastructure

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Can Forward Commodity Markets Improve Spot Market Performance? Evidence from Wholesale Electricity

Number of pages: 121 Posted: 29 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2022
Akshaya Jha and Frank Wolak
Carnegie Mellon University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Wholesale Electricity Markets, Virtual Bidding, Financial Trading, Forward Commodity Markets, Transaction Costs

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Dynamic Regulatory Distortions: Coal Procurement at U.S. Power Plants

Number of pages: 99 Posted: 21 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2023
Akshaya Jha
Carnegie Mellon University
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Gold-Plating, Capital Bias, Output Price Regulation, Rate-of-Return Regulation, Cost-of-Service Regulation, Utilities, Industry Restructuring, Working Capital, Coal Storage, Power Plants, Electricity

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Regulatory Induced Risk Aversion: Coal Procurement at U.S. Power Plants

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 29 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2021
Akshaya Jha
Carnegie Mellon University
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Coal, Electricity, Risk Aversion, Output Price Regulation, Utilities, Sharpe Ratio, Carbon Policy

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The Private and External Costs of Germany's Nuclear Phase-Out

NBER Working Paper No. w26598
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2022
University of California, Berkeley - Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Santa Barbara - College of Letters & Science - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University
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The External Costs of Transporting Petroleum Products by Pipelines and Rail: Evidence from Shipments of Crude Oil from North Dakota

NBER Working Paper No. w23852
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2023
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Blackouts in the Developing World: The Role of Wholesale Electricity Markets

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2022-01
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Jan 2022
Akshaya Jha, Louis Preonas and Fiona Burlig
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Maryland and University of Chicago
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Electricity supply, Wholesale electricity demand, Blackouts, Supply-side misallocation, India

Blackouts: The Role of India's Wholesale Electricity Market

NBER Working Paper No. w29610
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Akshaya Jha, Louis Preonas and Fiona Burlig
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Maryland and University of Chicago
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Can Financial Participants Improve Price Discovery and Efficiency in Multi-Settlement Markets with Trading Costs?

NBER Working Paper No. w25851
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 May 2019 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2023
Akshaya Jha and Frank Wolak
Carnegie Mellon University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Handle with Care: The Local Air Pollution Costs of Coal Storage

NBER Working Paper No. w23417
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2023
Akshaya Jha and Nicholas Z. Muller
Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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Polluting Public Funds: The Effect of Environmental Regulation on Municipal Bonds

NBER Working Paper No. w28210
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2022
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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Impacts of the Clean Air Act on the Power Sector from 1938-1994: Anticipation and Adaptation

NBER Working Paper No. w28962
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 28 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2023
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Montreal and Carnegie Mellon University
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Externalities of Policy-Induced Scrappage: The Case of Automotive Regulations

NBER Working Paper No. w30546
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University
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