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Privatization Watch | Page 3
A new study commissioned by the Economic Policy Institute suggests that selling or privatizing the Tennessee Valley Authority would raise power costs and hurt economic development and research in TVA's seven-state region. . . . "Over its 80-year existence, the TVA has had an excellent track record in almost every area of its operation, and its success has delivered substantial benefits throughout the Tennessee Valley," Dr. Joel Yudken, an economist and principal of High Road Strategies LLC, concluded in a 44-page study of TVA's finances.
A national industrial policy analyst for credible solutions | High Road Strategies
At the cross section of economic and environmental issues Joel has a great knack for finding the key insight, either through his vast network or his exceptional analytical capacity."
Joel S. Yudken, Ph.D. is Principal and Founder of High Road Strategies, LLC.
is a nationally known expert on policy issues that relate to manufacturing, energy, technology, workforce and economic development.
In a career spanning four decades, Dr. Yudken
has held a wide range of professional positions in labor, government, academia, industry, and public interest organizations.
broad background and training in engineering, political, and socio-economic systems enables him to apply a range of qualitative and quantitative research and analytical tools to his
federal government experience instilled in him a keen understanding of how the legislative process and government institutions work, critical to developing pragmatic policy solutions.
As Congressional staff in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives
organized hearings, drafted legislation, served on task forces, and developed policy recommendations incorporated into legislation.
has analyzed and drafted legislative proposals and made presentations to Congressional members and staff on various issues, and his
work has been cited in Congressional testimony.
While on staff at the AFL-CIO, he
participated in a Senate Manufacturing Caucus panel chaired by U.S. Senators Hilary Clinton (D-NY) and Lindsay Graham (R-SC); a U.S. House of Representatives
Committee on Small Business roundtable on manufacturing productivity; a labor delegation to the U.N. Framework Convention
on Climate Change in The Hague, Netherlands; and, OECD Ministerial Conferences on electronic commerce in Ottawa, Canada and Paris, France.
has written and spoken extensively on a wide range of policy issues, including manufacturing competitiveness, climate, energy and electricity regulation, economic conversion, the Internet, workforce development, and technology R&D.
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Making It Here Conference Panel in Cleveland, Ohio | High Road Strategies
July 11-12, 2012, High Road Strategies' principal Dr. Joel S. Yudken was featured in two panels in the Making It Here: Manufacturing Our Energy Future conference held in Cleveland, Ohio.
The first session, "Manufacturing Opportunities in Solar," also included Tom Bullock, Ohio Representative of the Pew Charitable Trust, who was both a moderator and speaker, and Sylvia Minton, Sr. Vice President of Corporate, Institutional & Government Affairs, MAGE Solar (download Dr. Yudken's presentation "Solar Power Manufacturing: Opportunities and Challenges").
The second session, "Policy to Drive Advanced Transportation," also included Michael Stepp, National Field Director of Transportation for America, Brian Lombardozzi, Senior Policy Analyst, BlueGreen Alliance, and James Fine, Senior Economist, Environmental Defense Fund (download Dr. Yudken's presentation "Clean Transportation Manufacturing Opportunities").
Manufacturing | High Road Strategies
On June 11, 2013, High Road Strategies (HRS) principal Dr. Joel S. Yudken moderated a webinar entitled A Roadmap for Industrial Energy Efficiency in Ohio, presented by the Consortium for Energy, Economics & the Environment (CE3) at the Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.
High Road Strategies Principal Dr. Joel Yudken first conducted a comprehensive assessment of the federal policy landscape as it relates to clean energy manufacturing (CEM). [...]
High Road Strategies' principal Dr. Joel S. Yudken participated on panels in two of the four Good Jobs Green Jobs Regional Conferences held in 2012.
first appeared on a panel on state clean energy manufacturing policies, in the Good Jobs Green Jobs regional conference held in Atlanta, Georgia, February 23-24.
The February 23 morning [...]
BlueGreen Alliance Clean Energy Manufacturing Studies | High Road Strategies
High Road Strategies Principal Dr. Joel Yudken first conducted a comprehensive assessment of the federal policy landscape as it relates to clean energy manufacturing (CEM).
This was followed by research and policy reports summarizing the trends, status, and policies supporting clean CEM growth in Michigan and California.
The Michigan Green Manufacturing Action Plan: Next Steps in a Clean Energy Manufacturing Policy, a report released by the Michigan BlueGreen Apollo Alliance in October 2011, built upon an initial set of policy recommendations that had been developed by Dr. Yudken, drawing upon the CEM research report.
A similar policy report, The California Green Action Plan, based on initial recommendations developed by Dr. Yudken, and reflecting the input of the California Green Manufacturing Action Project (GreenMAP) Task Force and BlueGreen Apollo Alliance Project staff, was released November 13, 2012 (click here for more information).