Ph.D., economics, Northwestern University
Summary of Experience
Professor Kiesling is an expert in energy and regulatory economics, energy history, energy market design, and technology in the development of energy markets, with a particular interest in the electricity industry. Her research focuses on electricity policy and market design issues related to regulation and technological change; the economics of smart grid technologies; and the interaction of market design and innovation in the development of retail energy markets, products, and services. Professor Kiesling has provided expert testimony in proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the California Public Utilities Commission, the Illinois Commerce Commission, and the New York Public Service Commission. She teaches at economics workshops for regulators, and lectures to academic, industrial, and regulatory groups about regulatory policy, institutional change, and the economic analysis of electric power market design. Professor Kiesling is the author of two books and numerous articles, book chapters, policy studies, and public interest comments. She serves on the Electricity Advisory Committee for the US Department of Energy, as well as the Academic Advisory Council for the UK Institute of Economic Affairs. Previously, Professor Kiesling was a visiting associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University and held positions in the economics departments of Purdue University and Northwestern University.