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Frank Wolak

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Frank Wolak

Director, Program on Energy & Sustainable Development

Frank Wolak, co-director of Bits & Watts, is a professor of economics and director of Stanford’s Program on Energy & Sustainable Development. Frank studies methods for introducing competition into infrastructure industries, including electricity, and on assessing the impacts of these competition policies on consumer and producer welfare. In addition, for more than a decade Frank chaired the Market Surveillance Committee of the California Independent System Operator, where he led the design and implementation of the ISO’s new nodal market.