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Edouard Turkisch is a Senior Economist and Policy Analyst at the European Commission, where he has been dealing with fiscal issues, investment and structural reforms, as well as with euro area issues. Previously he was an Economist at the OECD, where his work focused on emerging economies, sovereign wealth funds, China's development and its impact on developing countries, economic diversification in Russia and other related issues. At the OECD, he also dealt with public governance in OECD and emerging economies. He also worked at the French Treasury on financial sector issues.
He is also currently a research associate at the University of Paris West Nanterre, and sometimes teaches economics in France, Russia and Slovakia.
Mr. Turkisch holds a Master’s degree in Economics and a PhD in International Economics from the University of Paris West Nanterre. He also holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan.
Silvester van Koten
Associate professor and Chair of the Department of Institutional Economics at the University of Economics in Prague, Visiting professor at the New Economic School in Moscow
He is an economist specializing in Energy Economics and Economics Experiments with a special interest in the economics of electricity markets, renewables and regulation. He received Ph.D. at CERGE-EI in 2009. He is also hold a MA in Psychology from Utrecht University. Presently, is an Associate Professor (docent) at the Department of Institutional Economics at the University of Economics in Prague and a visiting Professor at CERGE-EI and the New Economic School in Moscow.
His present research appraises the effect of the structure of spot market prices on the forward premium in electricity markets and the effectiveness of self-regulating organizations using both theory and economics experiments. In previous research, he analyzed the effects of more transparent financial markets on competition and prices in the EU electricity markets, also using economics experiments.
His previous research has been published in journals such as Energy Economics, Energy Policy, European Economic Review, and the European Journal of Law & Economics. He also presented his research at numerous international conferences (such as EEA-ESEM, EARIE, ESA, EEM, and Economics of Energy Markets).
- Van Koten, S. and Ortmann, A., In Print. Self-regulating organizations under the shadow of governmental oversight: An experimental investigation. Research in Experimental Economics.
- Van Koten, S. and Ortmann, A., 2013. Structural versus Behavioral Remedies in the Deregulation of Electricity Markets: An Experimental Investigation Guided by Theory and Policy Concerns. European Economic Review 64, 256-265.
- Van Koten, S., Ortmann, A. & Babický, V., 2013. "Fairness in Risky Environments: Theory and Evidence". GAMES.
- Van Koten, S., 2013. Legally separated joint ownership of buyer and seller in electricity markets. European Journal of Law and Economics.
- Van Koten, S., 2012. Merchant Interconnector Projects by Generators in the EU: Effects on Profitability and Allocation of Capacity. Energy Policy.
- Van Koten, S. & Ortmann, A., 2008. The Unbundling Regime for Electricity Utilities in the EU: A Case of Legislative and Regulatory Capture?, Energy Economics.
- Raaijmakers, M., Van Koten, S. & Molenaar, P.C.M., 1996. On the validity of simulating stagewise development by means of PDP networks: application of catastrophe analysis and an experimental test of rule-like network performance. Cognitive Science.
- Van Koten, S., Ortmann, A. 2013. Self-Regulating Organizations Under the Shadow of Governmental Oversight: An Experimental Investigation. UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-13.
- Van Koten, S. Do Emission Trading Schemes Facilitate Efficient Abatement Investments? An Experimental Study. CERGE-EI Working paper 503.
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