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Chinese Name: 胡志強

Prof. Woo specializes in applied microeconomics and energy economics. He teaches Regulation and Regulatory Governance and Environmental Policy and Governance.

With 30 years of industry experience, he has over 150 publications in such journals as Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Economics Letters, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Energy Law Journal, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, OMEGA, Applied Energy, Energy, Energy Economics, The Energy Journal, Energy Policy, Resource and Energy Economics, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, and IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. A majority of his publications is based on research projects funded by electricity companies and government agencies in North America, Israel and Hong Kong.

Recognized by Who’s Who in America, Dr. Woo is: (a) a senior fellow elected in 2012 by the United States Association for Energy Economics; (b) an editorial board member of Energy (5-year impact factor: 5.182) and a guest editor of a 2006 special issue on electricity market reform and deregulation and a 2010 special issue on demand response resources; (c) an editorial board member of Energy Policy (5-year impact factor: 4.599) and a guest editor of a 2011 special issue on renewable energy; and (d) an editorial board member of The Energy Journal (5-year impact factor: 2.652) and a guest editor of a 1988 special issue on electricity reliability.


Research interests

  • Energy Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

Professional information

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Chi Keung WOO is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Electricity Engineering & Materials Science
electricity Earth & Environmental Sciences
Costs Engineering & Materials Science
Natural gas Engineering & Materials Science
Industry Engineering & Materials Science
market Earth & Environmental Sciences
Electric utilities Engineering & Materials Science
Decarbonization Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Outputs 1988 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

A nice electricity market design

WOO, C. K. & ZARNIKAU, J., Jul 2019, In : The Electricity Journal. 32, 9, 106638.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Power markets

A wholesale electricity market design sans missing money and price manipulation

WOO, C. K., MILSTEIN, I., TISHLER, A. & ZARNIKAU, J., Sep 2019, In : Energy Policy. 134, 110988.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Electricity market prices for day-ahead ancillary services and energy: Texas

ZARNIKAU, J., WOO, C. K., ZHU, S., BALDICK, R., TSAI, C-H. & MENG, J., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Energy Markets. 12, 1, p. 43-74

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity market
Market price
Ancillary services
2 Citations (Scopus)

Investment in electricity capacity under fuel cost uncertainty: Dual-fuel and a mix of single-fuel technologies

GAL, N., MILSTEIN, I., TISHLER, A. & WOO, C. K., Mar 2019, In : Energy Policy. 126, p. 518-532

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural gas
Natural gas
5 Citations (Scopus)

Market price behavior of wholesale electricity products: Texas

ZARNIKAU, J., WOO, C. K., ZHU, S. & TSAI, C. H., Feb 2019, In : Energy Policy. 125, p. 418-428

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy market
Natural gas