Mark Andrew M. Bonardelli
Canadian Citizen, U.S.
Permanent Resident Alien
University of Ottawa: Master of Arts in Economics, Ottawa, Ontario.
Bachelor of Social
Sciences (Honours) Economics, minor in history
English, working knowledge of French, learning Spanish
Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Springfield,
Illinois, (formerly Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources)
Energy & Environmental Assessment Section, Research Economist,
employment and income analysis;
Impact analysis on issues
such as: environmental degradation, oil/energy import taxes, pollution
compliance on industries and regions, the value of recreational
facilities, enlarging the gaming industry in Illinois, location of an
automobile plant, retaining of industries, U.S.-Canada Free Trade
The results of these
analyses led to the development of policy to support the findings. Many
polluting companies lost their waiver to existing laws; state park
facilities maintained their level of funding; construction of a Chicago
Casino was not approved; Diamond-Star auto plant chose an Illinois
location; policies developed to protect Illinois jobs.
Economic research on issues
such as decommissioning of nuclear power plants, which led to addressing
this topic in utility resource plans;
of electric and natural gas utility sales;
Publishing the quarterly Illinois
Energy Data Review, a newsletter with a feature article and pertinent
current energy information, which became one of the premier data sources
for Illinois energy information.
electric rates to determine Illinois utilities' susceptibility to retail
Comparison of the cost and
revenue structure of Illinois and regional utilities to determine impacts of
a competitive market;
Reviewing utility resource
plans and providing testimony at regulatory hearings leading to utility
commitment to improve demand-side management (DSM) plans.
administration of a general equilibrium forecasting model (REMI) of Illinois
and sub-state regions for use in economic impact analysis;
Using an energy demand and
supply model (E2020) for utility planning process;
Knowledgeable in government
and other data bases;
Proficient in word processor
(Word), spreadsheet (Excel), packages (SAS), Internet.
Learning web site
Other work experience and summer
Springfield College in
Illinois and Lincolnland Community
College, Springfield, Illinois.
Instructor of Principles of
Economics course (macro- and micro-) at a two-year liberal arts college and
a public junior college, respectively.
Canadian Medical Association,
Consultant to the Chief of
Research on the U.S. health-care system.
DPA Consulting, Ltd.,
Provided economic analysis at
international consulting firm on a variety of projects:
Marketing of papain, a meat
Data gathering on aid to
Development of a data base
and economic indicators for Northern Canada Economic Development Strategy
Development of work
standards for inmate jobs for the Correctional Service.
Illinois Department of Public
Health, Springfield, Illinois.
Economic and financial
analysis of health-facility capital investments which investigated
financial statements, debt data, revenues and expenses and other business
indicators to determine impacts on health-care costs;
Studying various areas
related to health planning and government health programmes.
Canada Ministry of Transport,
Air Administration, Ottawa, Ontario.
Duties in the Planning
Section included coordination of the budgetary cycle;
Maintenance of files on
airports and air navigation projects;
Economic studies such the
viability of capital projects.
Recently Published Papers:
"Analysing the Impact
of Lost Coal Sales Using the Illinois REMI Model", International
Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 18, No. 1, 1995.
Regional Planning Models: A Comment" with Donald Grimes and George
Fulton (University of Michigan), Growth and Change, Fall 1992.
Nuclear Power Plants", Illinois Statewide Electric Utility Plan,
Other Research Papers:
The Illinois REMI Model:
Aspects for the User, 1993
Recent Economic and Energy
Sales and Revenue Econometric
Model of Illinois’ Electric and Gas Utilities, 1986
Health-Care Cost Containment
and the Reimbursement Process, 1982
Expectations: Basis of Present Economic Policy, 1982
Monetarists vs. Keynesians: A
Summary of the Debate
Was the New Deal Keynesian?
Transportation and the Urban
Music: as sound engineer,
P.A. system operator for various bands and at clubs (Springfield Hilton);
toured with Dixieland band for Swiss concerts at Montreux, Brienz, and
Brissago (1996); as publicity person with "Cats on Holiday" and
other bands, design and distribute handbills, order and sell records and
Performing: with "Ice
Capades", as costumed character in photo-opportunity concession.
Writing: music, entertainment