Research

Journal Articles

  1. Graf, C., Quaglia, F., and Wolak, F. A. (2021). (Machine) learning from the COVID-19 lockdown about electricity market performance with a large share of renewables. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Volume 105: 102398.
    doi | open access link | bibtex
  2. Verde, S. F., Graf, C., and Jong, T. (2019). Installation entries and exits in the EU ETS: Patterns and the delay effect of closure provisions. Energy Economics, Volume 78: 508–524.
    doi | open access link | bibtex
  3. Graf, C. and Marcantonini, C. (2017). Renewable energy and its impact on thermal generation. Energy Economics, Volume 66: 421–430.
    doi | open access link | bibtex
  4. Wozabal, D., Graf, C., and Hirschmann, D. (2016). The effect of intermittent renewables on the electricity price variance. OR Spectrum, Volume 38(3): 687–709.
    doi | open access link | bibtex
  5. Graf, C. and Wirl, F. (2014). Corporate social responsibility: a strategic and profitable response to entry? Journal of Business Economics, Volume 84(7): 917–927.
    doi | open access link | bibtex
  6. Graf, C. and Six, M. (2014). The effect of information on the quality of decisions. Central European Journal of Operations Research, Volume 22(4): 647–662.
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  7. Graf, C. and Wozabal, D. (2013). Measuring competitiveness of the EPEX spot market for electricity. Energy Policy, Volume 62: 948–958.
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  8. Graf, C., Vetschera, R., and Zhang, Y. (2013). Parameters of social preference functions: measurement and external validity. Theory and Decision, Volume 74(3): 357–382.
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Working Papers

  1. Graf, C., Zobernig, V., Schmidt, J., and Klöckl, C. (2021). Computational Performance of Deep Reinforcement Learning to find Nash Equilibria.
    arXiv link | github link
  2. Graf, C. and Wolak, F. A. (2020). Measuring the Ability to Exercise Unilateral Market Power in Locational-Pricing Markets: An Application to the Italian Electricity Market. Revise and Resubmit at RAND Journal of Economics.
    open access link
  3. Graf, C., Quaglia, F., and Wolak, F. A. (2020). Simplified Electricity Market Models with Significant Intermittent Renewable Capacity: Evidence from Italy. Submitted.
    NBER | open access link
  4. Graf, C., Quaglia, F., and Wolak, F. A. (2020). Market Performance Assessment in Locational Markets with Non-Convexities.
    open access link
  5. Graf, C., Huppmann, D., and Ortner, A. (2013). Efficient reserve capacity prices in electricity balancing markets with long-term contracts.

Other Publications

  1. Wozabal, D., Graf, C., and Hirschmann, D. (2013). Renewable Energy and its Impact on Power Markets. In: Handbook of Risk Management for Energy Production and Trading (Kovacevic, Pflug, and Vespucci; Eds.), International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Volume 199, Springer. 283–311.
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  2. Ortner, A. and Graf, C. (2013). Multi-market unit-commitment and capacity reserve prices in systems with a large share of hydro power: A case study. in 10th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM). IEEE, pp. 1–8.
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Selected Talks and Presentations

Referee Services

  • Applied Energy, Economics Letters, Energy Economics, Energy Journal, Energy Policy, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, OR Spectrum, RAND, Utilities Policy

Community Services

  • 2017--2018: Head of the Austrian Scientists in North America (ASciNA) Bay-Area Chapter (link).
  • 2014--2015: Head of the Vienna Energy Group (VEG) which I founded in 2014. Purpose of the group is to connect Viennese Energy Economists/Scientists (link).