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Jay Zarnikau

Jay Zarnikau headshotAs president of Frontier Associates – a consulting firm with a professional staff of forty, Jay assists utilities and government agencies in the design and evaluation of energy efficiency programs, renewable energy programs, electricity pricing, and energy policy.
Jay teaches courses in empirical methods in the LBJ School of Public Affairs and courses in applied regression analysis through UT’s Division of Statistics.
Jay formerly served as an economist and the Director of Electric Utility Regulation at the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
His publications include articles on energy pricing, water pricing, energy taxes, pollution taxes, energy modeling, and energy resource planning.
Jay has a Ph.D. in economics from The University of Texas at Austin.