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Robin C. Sickles
Professor
Reginald Henry Hargrove Chair in Economics and Professor of Statistics
 
e-mail:rsickles@rice.edu
 
  • B.S. Economics (1972) Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D. Economics (1976) University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 
Primary Department
   Department of Economics
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of Statistics
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    Research Areas
     Applied Econometrics, nonparametric econometrics, panel data econometrics
     
    Teaching Areas
     Econometrics, Applied Microecoomics
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    “Returns to Scale and Curvature in the Presence of Spillovers: Evidence from European Countries,” with Anthony Glass and Karligash Glass, Oxford Economic Papers 68, 2016, 40-63.

     
     

    “Spatial Autoregressive and Spatial Durbin Stochastic Frontier Models for Panel Data,” with Anthony Glass and Karligash Kenjegalieva, Journal of Econometrics 190, 289-300, 2016.

    (See also as RISE Working Paper # 15-014        http://economics.rice.edu/rise/working-papers/spatial-autoregressive-stochastic-frontier-model-panel-data-asymmetric )

     
     

    “Measuring Efficiency: A Kalman Filter Approach,” with M. Fethi and L. Kutlu, forthcoming in the Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2016.

     
     

    Anthony Glass, Karligash Glass, Robin Sickles "Returns to Scale and Curvature in the Presence of Spillovers: Evidence from European Countries." Oxford Economic Papers/Oxford University Press (2016, forthcoming.) : 24.In Press

     
     

    Anthony Glass, Karligash Kenjegalieva, Robin Sickles "Spatial Autoregressive and Spatial Durbin Stochastic Frontier Models for Panel Data." Journal of Econometrics/Elsevier, 190 (2016, forthcoming.) : 289-300.In Press

     
     

    Esfandiar Maasoumi and Robin Sickles "Introduction to the Special Issue of Econometric Reviews in Honor of Peter Schmidt." Econometric Reviews/Taylor & Francis (2016, forthcoming.) In Press

     
     

    Meryem Duygun, Mohamed Shaban, Robin Sickles, and Thomas Weyman-Jones "How Regulatory Capital Requirement Affects Banks’ Productivity: An Application on Emerging Economies Banks." Journal of Productivity Analysis/Springer, 44: 237-248.

     
     

    “The effects of efficiency and TFP growth on pollution in Europe: a multistage spatial analysis,” with Morakinyo Adetutu, Anthony J. Glass, Karligash Kenjegalieva, forthcoming in Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2015.

     
     

    Almanidis, Karagiannis,and Sickles "Semi-nonparametric Spline Modifications to the Cornwell-Schmidt-Sickles Estimator: An Analysis of U. S. Banking Productivity." Empirical EconomicsIn Press

     
     

     “How Regulatory Capital Requirement Affects Banks’ Productivity: An Application on Emerging Economies Banks,” with Meryem Duygun, Mohamed Shaban, and Thomas Weyman-Jones, Rice University, 2015.

     
     

    “Measuring Efficiency: A Kalman Filter Approach,” with M. Fethi and L. Kutlu, Rice University, 2014.

     
     

    Glass, Glass, and Sickles "Estimating Efficiency Spillovers with State Level Evidence for Manufacturing in the U.S.." Econmics Letters, 123: 154-159.

     
     

    “Spatial Autoregressive and Spatial Durbin Stochastic Frontier Models for Panel Data,” with Anthony Glass and Karligash Kenjegalieva, Rice University mimeo, 2014.

     
     

    Sickles, Hao and Shang "Panel Data and Productivity Measurement: An Analysis of Asian Productivity Trends." Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 12: 211-231.

     
     

    “Semiparametric Estimations under Shape Constraints,” with Ximing Wu, Rice University, 2014.

     
     

    Yoosoon Chang, Robin C. Sickles, and Wonho Song "Bootstrapping Unit Root Tests with Covariates." Econometric ReviewsIn Press

     
     

    “Semiparametric Estimations under Shape Constraints,” with Ximing Wu, Rice University, 2013.

     
     

     “Returns to Scale and Curvature in the Presence of Spillovers: Evidence from European Countries,” with Anthony Glass and Karligash Glass, Rice University, 2013.

     
     

    “Estimating Efficiency Spillovers with State Level Evidence for Manufacturing in the U.S.,” with Anthony Glass and Karligash Kenjegalievaa, Rice University, mimeo, 2014.

     
     

    “Analyzing Bank Efficiency: Are “too-big-to-fail” Banks Efficient?,” with H. Inanoglu, M. Jacobs, Jr., and Junrong Liu, Rice University, 2013.

     
     

      “Bayesian Treatments to Panel Data Models with an Application to Models of Productivity,” with Junrong Liu and E. G. Tsionas, Rice University, mimeo, 2013.

     
     

    “Measuring Efficiency: A Kalman Filter Approach,” with M. Fethi and L. Kutlu, Rice University, 2014.

     
     

    “Efficiency and Productivity Analysis in the Airlines Industry,” with Meryem Duygun Fethi, Mohamed Shaban, Thomas Weyman-Jones, Rice University, 2013.

     
     

     “How Regulatory Capital Requirement Affects Banks’ Productivity: An Application on Emerging Economies Banks,” with Meryem Duygun, Mohamed Shaban, and Thomas Weyman-Jones, Rice University, 2013.

     
     

     “Semi-nonparametric Spline Modifications to the Cornwell-Schmidt-Sickles Estimator: An Analysis of U. S. Banking Productivity” with P. Almanidis and G. Karagiannis, Rice University, 2013.

     
     

    “Banking Crises, Early Warning Models, and Efficiency,” with Pavlos Almanidis, Rice University, Rice University, 2013.

     
     

    “Bootstrapping Unit Root Tests with Covariates,” with Y. Chang and W. Song, 2013.

     
     Articles
     

     “A New Panel Data Treatment for Heterogeneity in Time Trends,” with A. Kneip and W.H. Song, Econometric Theory, 28, 590-628, 2012.

     
     

     “Stochastic Frontiers with Bounded Inefficiency,” with Pavlos Alminidis and Junhui Qian, mimeo, Rice University, 2012.

     
     

    “How Efficiently Do U.S. Cities Manage Roadway Congestion?”, with Anthony J. Glass and Karligash Kenjegalieva and Sickles. R. C., Special Issue of the Journal of Productivity Analysis in Honor of C. A. K. Lovell, Jesús T. Pastor Ciurana (Guest Editor), Luis Orea and Dr. Juan Aparicio (Guest Associate Editors), forthcoming in Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2013.

     
     

    “The effects of Efficiency and TFP growth on Nitrogen and Sulphur Emissions in Europe: a Multistage Spatial Analysis”, with Anthony J. Glass and Karligash Kenjegalieva, Rice University, 2012.

     
     

    “A Spatial Autoregressive Production Frontier Model for Panel Data: With an Application to European Countries,” with Anthony J. Glass and Karligash Kenjegalieva, Rice University, 2013.

     
     

     “The Economic Case for the Spatial Error Model with an Application to State Vehicle Usage in the U.S.,” with Anthony J. Glass and Karligash Kenjegalieva, Rice University, 2012.

     
     

    "Competition and Market Power in Physician Private Practices," with Timothy Gunning, forthcoming, Empirical Economics, 44, 2013.

     
     

    “Introduction to the Special Annals Issue of the Journal of Econometrics: The Econometrics of Auctions and Games,” with Subal Kumbhakar, Journal of Econometrics, 168, 1-3, 2012.

     
     

    “Estimation of Market Power in the Presence of Firm Level Inefficiencies,” with Levent Kutlu, Journal of Econometrics, 168, 141-155, 2012.

     
     

    “Health, Mental Health and Labor Productivity: The Role of Self-Reporting Bias,” with Justin Leroux and John Rizzo, Empirical Economics, 43, 525-536, 2012.

     
     

    Alois Kneip, Wonho Song, Robin C. Sickles, "A New Panel Data Treatment for Heterogeneity in Time Trends, forthcoming in Econometric Theory, 2011." In Press

     
     

    Justin Leroux, John Rizzo, Robin C. Sickles, "Health, Mental Health and Labor Productivity: The Role of Self-Reporting Bias, forthcoming in Empirical Economics, 2011." In Press

     
     

    Levent Kutlu, Robin Sickles, "Estimation of Market Power in the Presence of Firm Level Inefficiencies, forthcoming in the Journal of Econometrics, 2011." In Press

     
     

    Subal Kumbhakar, Robin Sickles, "Introduction to the Special Annals Issue of the Journal of Econometrics: The Econometrics of Auctions and Games,forthcoming in the Journal of Econometrics, 2012." In Press

     
     

    Timothy Gunning, Robin C. Sickles, "A Multi-product Cost Function for Physician Private Practices, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Volume 35, 119-128, 2011." In Press

     
     

    Timothy Gunning, Robin Sickles, "Competition and Market Power in Physician Private Practices, forthcoming in Empirical Economics, 2011." In Press

     
     

    “Knowledge and Geographical Spillovers in Wartime Shipbuilding,” with David Blazek, Economic Modeling, in honor of P.A.V.B. Swamy, L. R. Klein, G. S. Tavlas, and A. Zellner (eds.), Vol. 27, November, 1484-1497, 2010.

     
     

    “eBay in the Economic Literature: Analysis of an Auction Marketplace,” with Kevin Hasker, Review of Industrial Organization, 37, August, 3-42, 2010.

     
     

    "Optimal Dynamic Production Policy: The Case of a Large Oil Field in Saudi Arabia," with W. Gao and P. Hartley, Empirical Economics, 37, 153-184, 2009.

     
     

    "A Multi-product Cost Function for Physician Private Practices," with Tim Gunning, forthcoming in the Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2009.

     
     

    "Krugman and Young Revisited: A Survey of Sources of Productivity Growth in a World with Less Constraints," with Burcu Cigerli, Seoul Journal of Economics, 22, 29-54, 2009.

     
     

    "An Analysis of Strategic Behavior and Consumer Surplus in eBay Auctions," with K. Hasker and R. Gonzalez, Special Issue on the Econometric Analysis of Panel Data (edited by Jan Kiviet), Singapore Economic Review, 54, 441-472, 2009

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with D. Good and J. Weiher "A Hedonic Price Index for Airline Travel." Review of Income and Wealth, 54 (2008) : 438-465.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Jenny Williams "Introduction to the Special Issue of the Journal of Econometrics on the Use of Econometrics to Inform Public Policy Makers." Journal of Econometrics, 145 (2008) : 1-3.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Jenny Williams "The Role of Social Capital in Youth Crime: A Dynamic Structural Approach." Journal of Econometrics, 145 (2008) : 158-173.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with K, Hasker and R. Gonzalez "An Analysis of Strategic Bahavior and Consumer Surplus in eBay Auctions." Special Issue on Panel Data Studies, Singapore Economic Review (2008) In Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with W. Gao and P. Hartley "Optimal Dynamic Production Policy: The Case of a Large Oil Field in Saudi Arabia." Empirical Economics (2008) In Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin "Comments on Panel Data Analysis-Advantages and Challenges." Test, 16 (2007) : 31-32.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Robert Adams "Semi-Parametric Efficient Distribution Free Estimation of Panel Models." In Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with L. Getachew "Allocative Distortions and Technical Efficiency Change in Egypt's Private Sector Manufacturing Industries: 1987-1996." Journal of Applied EconometricsIn Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Ying Fang "Energy Economics." The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition, edited by Larry Blume and Steven Durlauf, Palgrave MacMillianIn Press

     
     

    Sickles, Ron with S. Grossgopf and R. Fare "Productivity of U. S. Airlines After Derugulation." Journal of Tranpsort Economics and PolicyIn Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin "Panel Estimators and the Identification of Firm-Specific Efficiency Levels in Semi-Parametric and Non-Parametric Settings." Journal of Econometrics, 126: 305-324.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with B. Park and L. Simar "Semiparametric Efficient Estimations of Dynamic Panel Data Models." Journal of EconometricsIn Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Adams, R. and Bauer, P. "Semi and Non-Parametric Measurement of Productivity in Federal Reserve Payment." Journal of Money, Creit and Banking, 36 (2004) : 943-958.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Jeon, B. "The Role of Environmental Factors in Growth Accounting." Journal of Applied Econometrics, 19 (2004) : 567-591.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Nadiri, M.I. and Hultberg, P. "Heterogeneous Rates of Catch-Up in Manufacturing Industries." Empirical Economics, 29 (2004) : 753-768.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Admas, R. and Bauer, P. "Semi-and Nonparametric Measurement of Productivity in Federal Reserve Payment Processing." Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2003) In Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Jeon, B. "The Role of Environmental Factors in Growth Accounting: A Nonparametric Analysis." Journal of Applied Econometrics (2003)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Park, B. and Simar, L. "Semiparametric Efficient Estimation of Panel Models with AR(1) Errors." Journal of Econometrics (2003)

     
     Books
     

    Measurement of Productivity and Efficiency: Theory and Practice, with Valentin Zelenyuk, 2012 (Cambridge University Press).

     
     

    Sickles, Robin C. and Jaffe, A. "Unlocking the Assests: Energy and the Future of Central Asia and the Caucasus: A Political, Economic, and Cultural Analysis." 

     
     

    Sickles, R., Behrman, J., and Taubman, P. "The Causes, Correlates and Consequences of Death Among Older Adults: Some Methodological Approaches and Substantive Analysis." : 1-186.

     
     Editor of books
     

    William H. Greene, Robin Sickles, Lynda Khalaf, Michael Veall, and Marcel-Cristian Voila (Eds.) "Productivity and Efficiency Analysis."  Springer International Publishing AG (forthcoming in 2016) : 1-331.In Press

     
     

    Special Symposium of the Journal of Productivity Analysis in Memory of Cathy Morrison-Paul(Managing Editor) with Guest Editor Lilyan E. Fulginiti, New York: Springer, 41:1, 1-50, 2014.

     
     

    Special Issue of the Journal of Productivity Analysis on Selected Papers from the Asian Pacific Productivity Conference 2010 (Managing Editor) with Guest Editors Tsu-Tan Fu, Cliff J. Huang, C. A. Knox Lovell, New York: Springer, 41:2, 173-337, 2014.

     
     

    Festschrift in Honor of Peter Schmidt: Econometric Methods and Applications. RC Sickles and WC Horrace (eds.) Springer Science & Business Media, New York, NY, 1-409, 2014.

     
     

    Festschrift in Honor of Peter Schmidt, with William Horrace (eds.), Springer, 2013.

     
     

    Special Issue of Econometric Reviews in Honor of Peter Schmidt, with Esfandiar Maasoumi (eds.), Taylor & Francis, 2013.

     
     Book chapters
     

    “How to Measure Spillover Effects of Public Capital Stock: A Spatial Autoregressive Stochastic Frontier Model,” with Jaepil Han and Deockhyun Ryu, forthcoming in Advances in Econometrics, Volume 37, Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing, Limited, 2016.

     RISE Working Paper # 15-015 http://economics.rice.edu/rise/working-papers/how-measure-spillover-effects-public-capital-stock-spatial-autoregressive.

     
     

    “Banking Crises, Early Warning Models, and Efficiency,” with Pavlos Almanidis, Advances in Efficiency and Productivity, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, C.A.K. Lovell, Jesus T. Pastor, and Juan Aparicio (eds.) New York:  Springer, 331-364, 2016.

     
     

    “Spillover Effects of Public Capital Stock using Spatial Frontier Analyses: A First Look at the Data” with Jaepil Han and Deockhyun Ryu, Chapter 5 of Productivity and Efficiency Analysis: Proceedings from the 2014 North American Productivity Workshop, William H. Greene, Robin Sickles, Lynda Khalaf, Michael Veall, and Marcel-Christian Voia (Eds.), New York: Springer Publishing, 2016, 83-98.

     
     

    “Productivity Measurement, Model Averaging, and World Trends in Productivity Growth,” with Jiaqi Hao and Chenjun Shang, Productivity and Efficiency Analysis: Proceedings from the 2014 North American Productivity Workshop, William H. Greene, Robin Sickles, Lynda Khalaf, Michael Veall, and Marcel-Cristian Voia (Eds.), New York: Springer Publishing, 2016, 305-324. (See also as RISE Working Paper # 15-019

    http://economics.rice.edu/rise/working-papers/productivity-measurement-model-averaging-and-world-trends-growth-and-inequality )

     
     

    Pavlos Almanidis and Robin Sickles "Banking Crises, Early Warning Models, and Efficiency." Advances in Efficiency and Productivity, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Springer, New York, (2016, forthcoming.) In Press

     
     

    “ A Preliminary Study of Spillover Effects of Public Capital Stock using Spatial Analyses,” with Jaepil Han and Deockhyun Ryu, Productivity and Efficiency Analysis: Proceedings from the 2014 North American Productivity Workshop, William H. Greene, Robin Sickles, Lynda Khalaf, Michael Veall, and Marcel-Cristian Voia (Eds.), New York: Springer Publishing, forthcoming, 2015.

     
     

     “Analyzing Bank Efficiency: Are “too-big-to-fail” Banks Efficient?,” with H. Inanoglu, M. Jacobs, Jr., and Junrong Liu, submission (requested) to Handbook of Post-Crisis Financial Modeling, Emmanuel Haven, John Wilson, Phil Molyneux, Sergei Fedotov, Meryem Duygun (Eds.), London: Palgrave MacMillan Handbook, 2015.

     
     

    "Productivity and Panel Data," with Hao, J., and Shang, C.  Chapter 17 of Oxford Handbook of Panel Data, Badi Baltagi (ed.) New York: Oxford University Press, 517-547, 2015.

     
     

     “Estimating Consumer Surplus in e-Bay Computer Monitor Auctions,” with K. Hasker, and Bibo Jiang, Chapter 4 of Festschrift in Honor of Peter Schmidt: Econometric Methods and Applications. RC Sickles and WC Horrace (eds.) Springer Science & Business Media, New York, NY, 83-102, 2014.

     
     

    “Stochastic Frontiers with Bounded Inefficiency,” with Pavlos Alminidis and Junhui Qian, mimeo, Rice University, Chapter 3 of Festschrift in Honor of Peter Schmidt: Econometric Methods and Applications. RC Sickles and WC Horrace (eds.) Springer Science & Business Media, New York, NY, 47-82, 2014.

     
     

    “Productivity Measurement, Model Averaging, and World Trends in Growth and Inequality," with J. Hao and C. Shang, Productivity and Efficiency Analysis: Proceedings from the 2014 North American Productivity Workshop, William H. Greene, Robin Sickles, Lynda Khalaf, Michael Veall, and Marcel-Cristian Voia (Eds.), New York: Springer Publishing, forthcoming, 2015.

     
     

    “Introduction to Festschrift in Honor of Peter Schmidt,” with William Horrace, Chapter 1 of Festschrift in Honor of Peter Schmidt: Econometric Methods and Applications. RC Sickles and WC Horrace (eds.) Springer Science & Business Media, New York, NY, 1-4, 2014.

     
     

    “Panel Data, Factor Models, and the Solow Residual,” with Alois Kneip, Chapter 5 of Exploring Research Frontiers in Contemporary Statistics and Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honor of Leopold Simar, Ingrid Van Keilegom and Paul Wilson (eds.), Springer Publishing: New York, 83-114, 2012.

     
     

    “The Skewness Problem in Stochastic Frontier Models: Fact or Fiction?”, with Pavlos Almanidis, Chapter 10 in Exploring Research Frontiers in Contemporary Statistics and Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honor of Leopold Simar, Ingrid Van Keilegom and Paul Wilson (eds.), Springer Publishing: New York, 201-227, 2012.

     
     

     “Estimating Consumer Surplus in e-Bay Computer Monitor Auctions,” with T. Giray, K. Hasker, and Bibo Jiang, mimeo, Rice University, 2012.

     
     

    “The Skewness Problem in Stochastic Frontier Models: Fact or Fiction?”, with Pavlos Almanidis, Chapter 10 in Exploring Research Frontiers in Contemporary Statistics and Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honor of Leopold Simar, Ingrid Van Keilegom and Paul Wilson (eds.), Springer Publishing: New York, 201-227, 2012.

     
     

    “Panel Data, Factor Models, and the Solow Residual,” with A. Kneip, in Exploring Research Frontiers in Contemporary Statistics and Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honor of Leopold Simar, Ingrid Van Keilegom and Paul Wilson (eds.), Springer Publishing: New York, 83-114, 2011.

     
     

    “The Skewness Problem in Stochastic Frontier Models: Fact or Fiction?,” with Pavlos Almanidis, in Exploring Research Frontiers in Contemporary Statistics and Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honor of Leopold Simar, Ingrid Van Keilegom and Paul Wilson (eds.), Springer Publishing: New York, 201-228, 2011.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin "The Aviation Industry." In Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with P. Captain, D. Good, and A. Ayyar "What if the European Airline Industry had Deregulated in 1979?: A Counterfactual Dynamic Simulation." Volume 2: The Economics of Airline Institutions, Operations and Marketing, Edited by Darin Lee, Amsterdam:Elsevier, North HollandIn Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Ying Fang "Energy Economics." In Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin "Evaluation of Damage Claims in Texas Trade Secrets Cases." in Economic Damages in Intellectual Property: A Hands-On Guide to Litigation, Daniel Slotjee (ed.), NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.In Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with J. Williams "An Intertemporal Model of Rational Criminal Choice." in Panel Data Econometrics: Theoretical Contributions and Empircial Applications, Badi Baltagi (eds.), Elsevier Science, AmsterdamIn Press

     
     

    Sickles, Robin with Perloff, J. and Weiher, J. "An Analysis of Market Power in the U. S. Airline Industry."  (2003) : 309-323.

     
     

    “The Skewness Problem in Stochastic Frontier Models: Fact or Fiction?”, with P. Almanidis, in Exploring Research Frontiers in Contemporary Statistics and Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honor of Leopold Simar, Ingrid Van Keilegom and Paul Wilson (eds.), Springer Publishing: New York, 201-228, 2011.

     
     Other
     

    Esfandiar Maasoumi and Robin Sickles (eds.) "Special Issue of Econometric Reviews in Honor of Peter Schmidt." Econometric Reviews/Taylor & Francis (2016, forthcoming.) In Press

     
     

    Special Issue of the Journal of Productivity Analysis in Honor of C. A. Knox Lovell, (Managing Editor) with Guest Editors  Jesus T. Pastor, Juan Aparicio, Luis Orea, Springer, 2013.

     
     

    Special Symposium of the Journal of Productivity Analysis Selected Papers from the 2010 Conference of the EURO Working Group on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis on Global Trends in the Efficiency and Risk Management of Financial Services (Managing Editor) with Guest Editors Meryem Duygun Fethi, Fotios Pasiouras, Constantin Zopounidis, Springer, 2013.

     
     

    Special Symposium of the Journal of Productivity Analysis on Plenary Talks from the North American Productivity Conference 2010, with Guest Editor C. A. Knox Lovell, Springer, 2012.

     
     

    Special Issue of the Journal of Productivity Analysis on Empirical and Theoretical Treatments on Goods and Bads in Efficiency and Productivity Measurement (Managing Editor) with Guest Editors  Rolf Färe, Shawna Grosskopf, and Dimitris Margaritis, Springer, 2012.

     
     

    Special Annals Issue of the Journal of Econometrics on The Econometrics of Auctions and Games, with Subal Kumbhakar (ed.), Volume 168, Issue 1, Elsevier/North-Holland: Amsterdam, May 2012.

     
     

    Special Annals Issue of the Journal of Econometrics on The Econometrics of Auctions and Games, with Subal Kumbhakar (ed.), Elsevier/North-Holland: Amsterdam, forthcoming, 2011.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin "On 'Productivity of the U. S. Agricultural Sector: The Case of Undesirable Outputs by Ball, Fare, Grosskoph, and Nehring'." New Directions in Productivity Analysis (2001) : 577-585.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with A. Jaffe, Y. Kalyuzhnova and D. Lynch "No Title." Energy in the Caspain Region: Past and Present (forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with I. Semenick Alam and L. Ross) "Time Series Analysis of Strategic Pricing Behavior in the US Airline Industry." Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 16 (2001) : 49-62.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with J. Williams) "An Analysis of the Crimes as Work Model: Evidence from the 1958 Philadelphia Borth Cohort Study." Journal of Human Resources (forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with L. Getachew and D. Good) "Specification of Distance Functions Using Semi-and Nonparametric Methods With an Application to the Dynamic Performance of Eastern and Western European Air Carriers." Journal of Productivity Analysis (forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with P. Hartley) "A Model of Optimal Dynamic Extraction From a Large Middle Eastern Field." Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 15 (2001) : 59-71.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with P. Hultberg) "Convergent Economies: Implications For World Energy Use." Energy in the Caspian Region: Past and Present (Forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with S. Ahn and D. Good) "Estimation of Long-Run Inefficiency Levels: A Dynamic Frontier Approach." Econometric Reviews, Vol. 19 (2000) : 461-492.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with S. Gaudin Hultberg and R. Griffin) "Municipal Water Demand Estimation: Evaluation of the Stone-Geary Form Using Panel Data." Land Economics, Vol. 77 (2001) : 399-422.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin "No Title." Unlocking the Assets: Energy and the Future of Central Asia and the Caucasus: A Political, Economic, and Cultural Analysis (forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin "On 'Producivity of the U.S. Agricultural Sector: The Case of Undesirable Outputs by Ball, Fare, Grosskoph, and Nehring'." New Issues in Productivity Measurement (forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with Ila M. Semenick Alam) "A Time Series Analysis of Deregulatory Dynamics and Technical Efficiency: The Case of the U.S. Airline Industry." International Economic Review, Vol. 41 (2000) : 203-218.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with Ila Semenick Alam and L. Ross) "Comovement of Price Dispersions in the Airline Industry." Journal of Productivity Analysis (forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with Lars-Hendrik Roller) "Capacity and Product Market Competition: Measuring Market Power in a 'Puppy-Dog' Industry." International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 18 (2000) : 845-865.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with Lullit Getachew and David Good) "Specification of Distance Functions Using Semi-and Nonparametric Methods With An Application to the Dynamic Performance of Eastern and Western European Air Carriers." Journal of Productivity Analysis (forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with P. Hultberg) "Convergent Economies: Implications for World Energy Use." Unlocking the Assests: Energy and the Future of Central Asia and the Caucasus: A Political, Economic, and Cultural Analysis (forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with Patrik Hultberg and M. Ishaq Nadiri) "Technology Adoption and Efficiency." Annales d'Economie et de Statistique Special Issue on the Econometrics of Panel Data, Vol. 55-56 (2000) : 449-474.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin (with Peter Hartley) "A Model of Optimal Dynamic Extration From A Large Middle Eastern Field." Journal of Productivity Analysis (forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin C. "On 'Productivity of the U.S. Agricultural Sector: The Case of the Undesirable Outputs by Ball, Fare, Grosskoph, and Nehring'." New Directions in Productivity Analysis (2000)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin C. and Alam, Ila M. S. "A Times Series Analysis of Deregulatory Dynamics and Technical Efficiency: The Case of the U.S. Airline Industry." International Economic Review (2000)

     
     

    Sickles, Robin C. and Lovell, C.A.K "Causes and Consequences of Expert Disagreement: Methodological Lessons From the U.S. V. AT&T Debate." The Role of the Academic Economist in Litigation Support (1999) : 189-206.

     
     

    Sickles, Robin C., Adams Robert M. and Berger, Alan "Semiparametric Approaches to Schochastic Panel Frontiers with Applications to the Banking Industry." Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 17 (1999) : 349-358.

     
     

    Sickles, R. "On 'Productivity of the U.S. Agricultural Sector: the Case of Undesirable Outputs by Ball, Fare, Grosskpoh, and Nehring'." New Directions in Productivity Analysis (1998, forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, R., Adams, R. M., and Berger, A. "Semiparametric Approaches to Stochastic Panel Frontiers with Applications to the Banking Industry." Journal of Business and Economic Statistics (1998, forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, R., Ahn, S., and Good, D. "Assessing the Relative Efficiency of Asian and North American Airline Firms." Economic Efficiency and Productivity Growth in the Asia Pacific Region (1998) : 65-89.

     
     

    Sickles, R., Getachew, L., Good., D., and Postert, A. K. "A Model of World Aircraft Demand." Proceedings of the 25th International Air Transport Conference (1998)

     
     

    Sickles, R., Huh, K., aad Postert, A.K. "Maximum Penalized Likelihood Estimation of Mixed Proportional Hazard Models." Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, 27 (1998) : 2143-2164.

     
     

    Sickles, R., Park, B., and Simar, L. "Stochastic Panel Frontiers: A Semiparametric Approach." Journal of Econometrics, 84 (1998) : 273-301.

     
     

    Sickles, R., and Lovell, C.A.K. "Causes and Consequences of Expert Disagreement: Methodological Lessons From the U.S. V. AT&T Debate." The Role of the Academic Economist in Litigation Support (1998, forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, R., and Postert, A. "Air Liberalization: the Record in Europe." Taking Stock of Air Liberalization (1998) : 85-113.

     
     

    Sickles, R., and Roller, L. "Capacity and Product Market Competition: Measuring Market Power in a 'Puppy-Dog' Industry." International Journal of Industrial Organization (1998, forthcoming)

     
     

    Sickles, R., and Semenick Alam, I.M. "The Relationship Between Stock Market Returns and Technical Efficiency Innovations: Evidence from the US Airline Industry." Journal of Productivity Analysis, 9 (1998) : 35-51.

     
     

    Sickles, R., and Streitwieser, M. "The Structure of Technology, Substitution and Productivity in the Interstate Natural Gas Transmission Industry Under the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978." Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13 (1998) : 377-395.

     
     

    Sickles, R., and Yazbeck, A.S. "On the Dynamics of Demand for Leisure and Production of Health: Evidence from the Retirement History Survey." Journal of Business and Economic Statistics (1998) : 187-197.

     
    Presentations
     Conference Paper
     

    “A Spatial Autoregressive Stochastic Frontier Model for Panel Data with Asymmetric Efficiency Spillovers,” 21st Panel Data Conference, Central European University, Budapest, June 28-30, 2015.

     
     

    “Banking Crises, Early Warning Models, and Efficiency,” International Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity, Santander Chair of Efficiency & Productivity, University Research Institute Center of Operations Research (CIO) University Miguel Hernandez of Elche, June 12-13, 2015.

     
     

    “Semiparametric Estimations under Shape Constraints,” International Association of Applied Econometrics (IAAE) 2015 Annual Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 25-28, 2015.

     
     

    “Algorithmic Trading, Market Timing, and Market Efficiency,” 6th IFABS Conference on Alternative Futures for Global Banking: Competition, Regulation and Reform, Lisbon, June 18-20, 2014.

     
     

    Impact of ICT Capital on Manufacturing Productivity: Evidence from Turkey, Asian Pacific Productivity Conference, July 8-11, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

     
     

    Spatial Autoregressive and Spatial Durbin Stochastic Frontier Models for Panel Data with Asymmetric Efficiency Spillovers, Asian Pacific Productivity Conference, July 8-11, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

     
     Invited Papers
     

    “Banking Crises, Early Warning Models, and Efficiency,” 18th International Panel Data Conference, Banque de France, Paris, July 5-6, 2012.

     
     

    "“Bounded Stochastic Frontiers with an Application to the US Banking Industry: 1984-2009,” Econometric Society 10th World Congress, Shanghai, China, 17 - 21 August, 2010.." (August)

     
     

    "“Bounded Stochastic Frontiers with an Application to the US Banking Industry: 1984-2009,” Invited paper, International Econometrics Workshop, East Hall, Guanghua Campus, SWUFE, Chengdu, China, August 12, 2010.." (August)

     
     

    "“Measuring World Productivity,” Texas Camp Econometrics 15, La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa, Lake Conroe, Texas, February 20-21, 2010.." (February )

     
     

    "“Stochastic frontiers with bounded inefficiency,” Invited paper, 20th Meeting of the New Zealand Econometric Study Group, Hosted by the Department of Finance, AUT University, Friday-Saturday 26-27 February 2010.." (February)

     
     

    "Krugman and Young Revisited: Sources of Productivity Growth in a World with Less Constraints." 2008 Asia-Pacific Productivity Conference, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. (July 17-19, 2008)

     
     

    "Competition and Market Power in Physician Private Practices." New York Camp Econometrics, Saratoga Springs, NY. (March 2007)

     
     

    "Competition and Market Power in Physician Private Practices." Texas Camp Econometrics XI, Houston, TX. (February 2007)

     
     

    "Estimating Consumer Surplus in E-Bay Computer Monitor Auctions." Auctions and Games: A Conference for the Journal of Econometrics Annals Issue, Blacksburg, VA. (October 2007)

     
     

    "Stochastic Frontiers with Bounded Inefficiency." Tenth European Workshop on Effieciency and Productivity Analysis, Lille, France. (June 2007)

     
     

    "A New Panal Data Treatment for Hetergeneity in Time Trends." 3rd Hellenic Workshop on Productivity and Efficiency Measurement, University of Patras, Greece. (June 2006)

     
     

    "Estimating Consumer Surplus in E-Bay Computer Monitor Auctions." 13th International Conference on Panel Data, University of Cambridge, UK. (July 2006)

     
     

    "Estimating Consumer Surplus in E-Bay Computer Monitor Auctions." North American Productivity Workshop IV, New York University, NY. (June 2006)

     
     

    "A New Panel Data Treatment for Hetergeneity in Time Trends." 2005 Econometric Society World Congress, University College, London. (August, 2005)

     
     

    "Estimating Consumer Surplus in E-Bay Computer Monitor Auctions." FTC Roundatable: Economics of Internet Auctions, Washington D. C.. (October, 2005)

     
     

    "Measuring Depreciation for Commerical Aircraft." Conference on the Empirical Foundations for Capital Measurment, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington D. C.. (September, 2005)

     
     

    "On Estimating the Mixed Effect Model." European Workshop of Effieiency and Productivity, Brussels. (July, 2005)

     
     Invited Talks
     

    “Bayesian Treatments to Panel Data Models with Time Varying Heterogeneity,” NY Camp Econometrics XI, The 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel, Clayton, NY, April 8-10, 2016.

     
     

    "Treatments for Heterogeneity in Regression Parameters and in Unobservables," 22nd International Panel Data Conference, The Esplanade, Fremantle, Western Australia, June 28-29, 2016.

     
     

    A Spatial Autoregressive Stochastic Frontier Model for Panel Data with Asymmetric Efficiency Spillovers, invited lecture at the University of Melbourne/Department of Economics

     
     

    Algorithmic Trading, Market Timing, and Market Efficiency, lecture given at the University of Sydney, Business Analytics, August 1, 2014.

     
     

    Algorithmic Trading, Market Timing, and Market Efficiency, invited lecture at Monash University, Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, November 7, 2014.

     
     

    Algorithmic Trading, Market Timing, and Market Efficiency, School of Economics, University of Queensland, Economics Seminar, October 3, 2014.

     
     

    “Productivity Measurement, Model Averaging, and World Trends in Growth and Inequality,” Centre for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, University of Queensland, July 25, 2014.

     
     

    World Productivity Growth and Income Inequality, The W. A. Franke College of Business Lecture at Northern Arizona University February 14, 2014.

     
     

    “Banking Crises, Early Warning Models, and Efficiency,” Renmin University, Beijing, July 13, 2012.

     
     

    “World Productivity Growth and Income Inequality,” Economic Research and Policy Analysis Branch at Industry Canada and the Department of Economics at Carleton University, May 3, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.

     
     

    “Banking Crises, Early Warning Models, and Efficiency,” 18th International Panel Data Conference, Banque de France, Paris, July 5-6, 2012.

     
     

    “Bayesian Treatment to Panel Data Models with Time-varying Heterogeneity,” invited presentation, Conference in Memory of Lennart Hjalmarsson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, December 7-8, 2012.

     
     

    “Pricing Housing and its Characteristics: An Application of Shephard's Dual Lemma,” 2012 Asian Pacific Productivity Conference, July 24-27, Bangkok, Thailand.

     
     

    "“Analyzing Bank Efficiency: Are “too-big-to-fail” Banks Efficient?,” Conference in Honor of Peter Schmidt, South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center, League City, TX.." (July)

     
     

    "“Estimating Consumer Surplus in eBay Computer Monitor Auctions, “Texas Camp Econometrics XVI, Northwest Forest Conference Center, Cypress.." (February)

     
     

    "“Propensity Scoring Approaches to Address Problems with Two-Stage DEA and Stochastic Frontier Analyses,” Invited Speaker, Conference on Efficiency Measurement: New Methods and Application to the Food Sector, University of Toulouse.." (June)

     
     

    "“World Productivity Growth and Income Inequality,” Invited speaker at the Economic Measurement Group (EMG) 11th Annual Workshop in Honor of Erwin Diewert’s 70th Birthday, Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia. ." (December)

     
     

    “Analyzing Bank Efficiency: Are “too-big-to-fail” Banks Efficient?,” Int. Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity in Honor of Prof. Knox Lovell, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche (Alicante), Spain, Sept. 30-Oct. 5, 2010.

     
     

    "The Skewness Problem in Stochastic Frontier Models: Fact or Fiction." Workshop on Exploring Research Frontiers in Contemporary Statistics and Econometrics,, Institute of Statistics of the Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. (May 2009)

     
     

    "Krugamn and Young Revisited: A Survey of Sources of Productivity Growth in a World with Less Constraints." 16th SJE-KER-KIF International Symposium Productivity, Growth and Trade in East Asia, Seoul National University. (November 27, 2008)

     
     

    "Stochastic Frontiers with Bonded Inefficiency." Texas Camp Econometrics XIII, Kerrville, TX. (February 16-17, 2008)

     
     

    "Looking Forward to Your Research." Asia-Pacific Productivity Conference, Brisbane, Australia. (July 2004)

     
     

    "On Estimating the Mixed Effect Model." North American Productivity Workshop, Toronto, Canada. (June 2004)

     
     

    "Panel Estimators and the Identification of Firm-Specific Efficiency Levels in Semi-Parametric and Non-Parametric Settings." 2nd Helenic Workshop on Productivity and Efficiency Measurement, Patras, Greece. (May-June 2003)

     
     

    "Panel Estimators and the Identification of Firm-Specific Levels in Semi-Parametric and Non-Parametric Settings." 8th International Conference on Productivity and Efficiency, Oviedo, Spain. (September 2003)

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    “Productivity, Efficiency, and Endogeneity," Keynote address to the 2016 Asian Pacific Productivity Conference, Tianjin, China, July 7-10, 2016.

     
     

    “Total Factor Productivity: Secular Movements and Income Inequality,” Keynote Address to the North American Productivity Workshop IX, Quebec City, Canada, June 15-18, 2016.

     
     

    “A Spatial Autoregressive Stochastic Frontier Model for Panel Data with Asymmetric Efficiency Spillovers,” Keynote Address, EconAnadolu 2015, Anadolu International Conference in Economics, June, 10-12, 2015, Eskişehir, Turkey.

     
     

    “A Spatial Autoregressive Stochastic Frontier Model for Panel Data with Asymmetric Efficiency Spillovers,” Keynote Address 1, IX Spatial Econometrics Association World Conference, University of Miami, School of Business, Coral Gables, Florida, May 21-23, 2015.

     
     

    “Business Schools Driving Productivity,” Keynote address to the Chartered Association of Business Schools Annual Conference 2015, Delivering Value, Driving Growth, 9-10 November, Manchester, UK.

     
     

    “Panel Data and Parametric and Semi-Parametric Stochastic Frontier Models-First Generation Approaches,” Keynote Lecture # 1, Workshop on New Developments in DEA and Stochastic Frontiers, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, July 4-5, 2015.

     
     

    “Panel Data and Parametric and Semi-Parametric Stochastic Frontier Models-Second Generation Approaches,” Keynote Lecture # 2, Workshop on New Developments in DEA and Stochastic Frontiers, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, July 4-5, 2015.

     
     

    “Algorithmic Trading, Market Timing, and Market Efficiency,” Keynote address for the 3rd International Workshop 'Measuring Banking Performance,' Loughborough University School of Business and Economics, June 26, 2014.

     
     

    “Panel Data Models: Slope Heterogeneities, Regime changes, and Multiple Jump Discontinuities in the Parameters,” Keynote Address, 15th International Symposium on Econometrics, Operations Research and Statistics, Süleyman Demirel University, Department of Econometrics, Isparta, Turkey, May 22-25, 2014.

     
     

    “Productivity Measurement, Model Averaging, and World Trends in Growth and Inequality,” Plenary Session Lecture, North American Productivity Workshop VIII, Ottawa, Canada, June 4 - June 7, 2014.

     
     

    “Productivity Measurement, Model Averaging, and World Trends in Growth and Inequality,” Plenary Keynote Session on SFA prepared for the Asian Pacific Productivity Conference 2014, July 8-11, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

     
     

    "“A Spatial Autoregressive Production Frontier Model for Panel Data: With Application to European Countries,”  Loughborough University,  UK,  July 8-10, 2013.." (July, 2013)

     
     

    "“Looking Forward to Your Research,” Plenary Lecture, European Workshop for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Helsinki, Finland, June 16-21, 2013.." (June, 2013)

     
     

    ‘Measuring Economic Performance’- International Workshop on the Evaluation of Economic Performance of Firms, Banks and other Agents, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, UK,  March 22, 2012.   The conference launched the School's Centre for Post-Crisis Finance.

     
     

    “World Productivity Growth and Income Inequality,” Plenary speaker, Third International Workshop on Chinese Productivity-Knowledge Production, Regional Development, and International Comparisons, Tsinghua University, Beijing, July 14, 2012.

     
     

    "“Analyzing Bank Efficiency: Are “too-big-to-fail” Banks Efficient?,” Anadolu International Conference in Economics, Eskisehir, Turkey.." (June)

     
     

    "“Measuring World Productivity,” International Conference on Productivity in East Asia, The Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Seoul, October 20, 2010.." (October)

     
     

    "Panel Data, Factor Models, and the Solow Residual." Anadolu University International Conference in Economics: Developments in Economic Theory, Modeling and Policy, Eskişehir, Turkey. (June 2009)

     
     

    "Panel Data, Factor Models, and the Solow Residual." 15th Conference on Panel Data, Bonn, Germany. (July 2009)

     
     

    "The Use of Econometrics in Informing Public Policy Makers." Missouri Economic Conference, Columbia, MO. (March 29-30, 2008)

     
     Lectures
     

    “Bayesian Treatment to Panel Data Models with an Application to the Translog Distance Function,” University of Rochester, April 7, 2016.

     
     

    “Treatments for Heterogeneity in Regression Parameters and in Unobservables,” International Economic Policy Seminar, ETH Zurich/KOF Swiss Economic Institute and the University of Zurich, March 3, 2016.

     
     

    "“Research Trends in Firm Level Productivity,” Rouen Business School, Rouen, France, April 29, 2013.." (April, 2013)

     
     

    ""Banking Crises, Early Warning Models, and Efficiency," University of Queensland, Australia.." (December)

     
     

    "On the Productivity of Nations." The XI European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Pisa, Italy. (June 2009)

     
     Other
     

    "No Title." Seminars at University of Southern California, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of California at Berkeley, and University of Miami at Ohio,

     
     

    "On a New Hedonic Price Index for Airline Travel." Brookings Institute Workshop on Transportation Output and Productivity, Washington, D.C.. (May, 2001)

     
     

    "Productivity ? of U.S. Airlines After Deregulation." International Conference on Productivity and Efficiency, Oviedo, Spain. (October, 2001)

     
     

    "The Role of Environmental Factors in Growth Accounting: a Nonparametric Analysis." North American Meetings of the Econometric Society, New Orleans, LA. (January, 2001)

     
     

    "Are Airfares Fair?: On a New Hedonic Price Index for Airline Travel." Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference on "Issues in Measuring Price Changes and Consumption, Washington, D. C.

     
     

    "Heterogeneous Rates of Catch-Up in Manufactoring Industries." The North American Productivity Workshop, Union College, NY.

     
     

    "No Title." Invited Panel Discussant for National Science Foundation Conference on Engineering Applications for DEA, Union College, NY.

     
     

    "Semiparametric Efficient Estimation of Panel Models with AR(1) Errors." The Eigth World Congress, Seattle, WA.

     
     

    "Semiparametric Efficient Estimation of Panel Models with AR(1) Errors." The Ninth International Conference on Panel Data, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

     
     

    "Turning from Crime: A Dynamic Perspective." North American Meetings of the Econometric Society, Boston, MA.

     
     

    "Efficient Semiparametric Estimation of Panel Models." North American Winter Meetings of the Econoometric Society, New York, NY. (January, 1999) With Robert Adams

     
     

    "Technology Adoption and Efficiency." International Economics Association Summer Meetings, Buenos Aries. (July 1999)

     
     Seminar Speaker
     

    "A New Panel Data Treatment for Heterogeneity in Time Trends." Joint Econometrics Seminar with University of Quebec at Montreal and University of Montreal, (September 2007)

     
     Workshops
     

    "“A Panel Data Analysis of World Productivity Growth: Heterogeneity, Parameter drift, and Jump Discontinuities,” U. of Miami, Oct. 25, 2013.." (October, 2013)

     
     

    "“Bayesian Treatment to Panel Data Models with Time-varying Heterogeneity,” 19th International Panel Data Conference, Cass Business School, City University London, July 3-6, 2013.." (July, 2013)

     
     

    "“Bounded Stochastic Frontiers with an Application to the US Banking Industry: 1984-2009,” 17th International Panel Data Conference, Montreal (McGill University- Business School).." (July)

     
     

    "“How Efficiently Do U.S. Cities Manage Roadway Congestion?”, XII European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Verona, Italy.." (June)

     
     

    "Stochastic Frontiers with Bounded Inefficiency." Texas Camp Econometrics XIV, New Braunfels, Texas. (January 2009)

     
     

    "A Panel Data Model with Nonparametric Time Effects." North American Productivity Workshop, New York University. (June 24-27, 2008)

     
     

    "Recent Methodological Developments in Stochastic Frontier Data Envelopment Analysis: Where Will They Take Us?." Workshop of te 2008 Asia-Pacific Productivity Conference, National Taiwan University, Taipaei, Taiwan. (July 17-19, 2008)

     
     

    "Panel Estimators and the Identification of Firm-Specific Efficiency Levels in Semi-Parametric and Non-Parametric Settings." Department of Economics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

     
     

    "Panel Estimators and the Identification of Firm-Specific Efficiency Levels in Semi-Parametric and Non-Paramtric Settings." Department of Economics, Rice University, Houston, TX. (April 2004)

     
    Editorial Positions
     Associate Editor, Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies. Taylor & Francis. (2014 - 2015)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Econometric Reviews/Taylor & Francis. (2016 - 2016)

     Other, JPA, JEC, EE See "Ppsitions Held". (2010 - 2010)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Ecoomics. (2016 - 2016)

     Editor in Chief, Journal of Productivity Analysis. Springer. (2012 - 2012)

     Editor in Chief, Journal of Productivity Analysis. Springer. (2009 - 2009)

     Editor, Journal of Productivity Analysis. Springer. (2011 - 2011)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. Springer. (2009 - 2009)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. Elsevier/North Holland. (2009 - 2009)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. Springer. (2011 - 2011)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. Springer. (2012 - 2012)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. Elsevier. (2011 - 2011)

     Editor for Special Issue, Econometric Reviews. Taylor & Francis. (2012 - 2012)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Ecoometrics. (2016 - 2016)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. Springer. (2014 - 2015)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. Elsevier. (2014 - 2015)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. Elsevier. (2000 - 2000)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. Elsevier. (2013 - 2013)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. Springer. (2013 - 2013)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. Elsevier. (2012 - 2012)

     Editor in Chief, Journal of Productivity Analysis. (2005 - 2005)

     Associate Editor, Communications in Statistics, Theory & Methods. (2003 - 2003)

     Editor in Chief, Journal of Productivity Analysis. (2008 - 2008)

     Editor in Chief, Journal of Productivity Analysis. (2007 - 2007)

     Editor in Chief, Jurnal of Productivity Analysis. (2004 - 2004)

     Editor in Chief, Journal of Productivity Analysis. (2006 - 2006)

     Associate Editor, Communications in Statistics. (2004 - 2004)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. (2007 - 2007)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. (2003 - 2003)

     Associate Editor, Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods. (2005 - 2005)

     Associate Editor, Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods. (2006 - 2006)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. (2008 - 2008)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. (2003 - 2003)

     Associate Editor, Theory and Methods. (2004 - 2004)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. (2005 - 2005)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. (2007 - 2007)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Buniness and Economic Statistics. (2006 - 2006)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. (2008 - 2008)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. (2007 - 2007)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Busniness and Economic Statistics. (2004 - 2004)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. (2006 - 2006)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. (2005 - 2005)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. (2003 - 2003)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. (2004 - 2004)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. (2005 - 2005)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. (2006 - 2006)

     Editor, Journal of Productivity Analysis. (2003 - 2003)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. (2004 - 2004)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Ick Jin, Ph.D. Risk Adjusted Rate of Return: Directional Distance Function Approach. (2003) (Thesis Director)

     Hulushi Inanoglu, Ph.D. Essays on Heterogeneous Technologies in Banking and Finance. (2004) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Alexander Ruiz, Ph.D. Late Bidding, Seller's Reputations and Competing Auctions: Empirical Essays on eBay Auctions. (2004) (Thesis Director)

     Bibo Jiang, Ph.D. Essays of Nonstationary Time Series. (2008) (Thesis Director)

     Nguyen Nguyen, Ph.D. Institution and Development: Evidence from Vietnam. (2008) (Thesis Director)

     Chad Dacus, Ph.D. Essays on the Economic History of Slavery. (2008) (Thesis Director)

     Levent Kutlu, Ph.D. Market Power and Efficiency. (2010) (Thesis Director)

     Ying Fang, Ph.D. Essays in Airline Competition and Dynamics. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Jiaqi Hao, Ph.D. Comparing and combining Methods in Measuring world Productivity. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Pavlos Almanidis, Ph.D. Essays in Commercial Banking: Survival, Performance, and Heterogenous Technologies. (2011) (Thesis Director)

      Trang Donh, Ph.D. Dynamic Treatments of Heterogeneity . (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Pavlos Almanidis, Ph.D. Essays on Heterogeneous Technologies . (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Andre Barbe, Ph.D. Efficiency of State Business Taxes. (2012) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Ronghua Guo, Ph.D. Essays in Treatment Effect Evaluation. (2012) (Thesis Director)

     Michael Naaman, Ph Essays in Panel Data Econometrics. (2012) (Thesis Director)

     Kerem Toklu, Ph.D. Analysis of Bying and Selling Behavior in Alternative Selling Mechanisms. (2012) (Thesis Director)

     Pavlo Demchuk, Ph.D. Essays in Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. (2012) (Thesis Director)

     Seda Bulba Toklu, Ph.D. Structural Estimation of Auctions with Applications to Energy Industry. (2012) (Thesis Director)

     Seda Tuklu, PhD Essays in Structural Econometrics of Auctions. (2012) (Thesis Director)

     Ronghua Gua, Ph.D. Essays on the Treatment of Treatment Effects. (2012) (Thesis Director)

     Yoshiharu Kobayashi, Ph.D. Implementation of Economic Sanctions. (2012) (Thesis Committee Member)

     David Fortunato, PhD Essays on Voter and Legislative Behavior in Coalitional Democracies. (2012) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Pavlo Demchuk, PhD Essays in Efficiency Analysis. (2013) (Thesis Director)

     Kerem Tuklu, PhD Analysis of Bying and Selling Behavior in Alternative Selling Mechanisms . (2013) (Thesis Director)

     Michael Naaman, PhD Essays on Labor Supply Dynamics, Home Production, and Case-based Preferences. (2013) (Thesis Director)

     Pavlo Demchuk, Ph.D. Essays in Efficiency and Productivity Analysis . (2013) (Thesis Director)

     Junrong Liu, PhD Essays on Productivity and Panel Data Econometrics. (2013) (Thesis Director)

     James Gualtieri II, Ph.D. Models for Corporate Debt with Stochastic Volatility and the Effects. (2014) (Thesis Director)

     Trang Dinh, PhD Dynamic Treatments of Heterogeneity. (2014) (Thesis Director)

     Junrong Liu, PhD Essays on Productivity and Panel Data Econometrics. (2014) (Thesis Director)

     Alexander Alexander Chaudhry, PhD Coupon Campaign Samples “Measuring the Effects of Different Types of Retailer Targeted Coupons on Retailer Profits: A Basket-Level Econometric Analysis” . (2014) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Kerem Tuklu, PhD Structural Analysis of the "Best Offer" Mechanism on eBay. (2014) (Thesis Director)

     Andre Barbe, PhD Tax Policy Analysis in a Flexiable Computable General Equilibrium Model: Application to Energy and Gross Receipts Taxation. (2014) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Junrong Liu, PhD Essays on Productivity and Panel Data Econometrics. (2014) (Thesis Director)

     Trang Dinh, PhD Dynamics Treatments of Heterogeneity. (2014) (Thesis Director)

     Alexander Chaudhry, PhD Essays on Multicategory Dependence Models of Consumer Choice. (2014) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Andre Barbe, PhD Tax Policy Analysis in a Flexible Computable General Equilibrium Model: Applications to Energy and Gross Receipts Taxation. (2014) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Kerem Yener Toklu, PhD Structural Analysis of the "Best Offer" Mechanism on eBay . (2014) (Thesis Director)

     James Gualtieri II, PhD Models for Corporate Debt with Stochastic Volatility and the E ects of Leverage on Equity Returns. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     Chenjun Shang, PhD The Use of Robust Empirical Methods, Panel Treatments, and Model Averaging to Assess Economic Valuations of Components of and Growth in the World Economy. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     Chenjun Shang, PhD The Use of Robust Empirical Methods, Panel Treatments, and Model Averaging to Assess Economic Valuations of Components of and Growth in the World Economy. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     Chenjun Shang, PhD The Use of Robust Empirical Methods, Panel Treatments, and Model Averaging to Assess Economic Valuations of Components of and Growth in the World Economy. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     James Gualtieri II, PhD Models for Corporate Debt with Stochastic Volatility and the E ects of Leverage on Equity Returns. (2015) (Thesis Co-Director)

     Devin Garcia, PhD Competition and the Effort to Innovate. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     Jan Dudek, BS-Economics Do Children from Non-Nuclear Families Leave Home Early?. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Devin Garcia, PhD Essays on Competition, Innovation, and Productivity. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Jaepil Han, PhD Essays on Treatments of Cross-Sectional Dependence in Panel Data Models. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Jaepil Han, PhD Essays on Treatments of Cross-Sectional Dependence in Panel Data Models. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Binlei Gong, PhD Essays on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Devin Garcia, PhD Essays on Competition, Innovation, and Productivity. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Binlei Gong, PhD Essays on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Edward Hu, PhD Measuring Information in Financial Markets. (2016) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Devin Garcia, PhD Examination of the Relationship Between Competition and Innovation: Toward a Robust Approach. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Binlei Gong, PhD Efficiency and Productivity Analysis of Multidivisional Firms. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Jaepil Han, PhD Essays on Treatments of Cross-section Dependance in Panel Data Models. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Shiyi Zhang, BS-Economics Determinants of Income Inequality in the US.: Decomposition Methods. (2017) (Thesis Director)

     Ronghua Guo, PhD Essays on Treatment Effects Evaluation. (Thesis Director)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Baker College Special Service Award, Baker College (April 2014)

     Reginald Henry Hargrove Chair in Economics, (2008)

     Outstanding Faculty Associate, (2008)

     Fellowship, Journal of Econometrics (2005)

     Marquis Who's Who in America, (2004)

     Marquis Who's Who in the World, (2004)

     Academic Keys Who's Who in Social Sciences Higher Education, (2004)

     Who's Who in Economics, Who's Who in Economics (2003)

     Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in America (2003)

     Member of the Nominating Committee for the Nobel Prize in Economics,

     Member, American Economic Assoication,

     Member, Econometric Society,

     Member of the Nominating Committee for the Nobel Prize in Economics,

     Member, American Economic Association,

     Member, Econometric Society,

     Member, Econometric Society

     Member, American Economic Association

    Positions Held
     Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics. (2010 - 2010)

     Visiting Scholar, University of Melbourne/Department of Economics (sabbatical leave May-Jan). (2014 - 2014)

     Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate., Rice University. (2010 - 2010)

     Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Productivity Analysis. (2010 - 2010)

     Visiting Fellow, Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics, University of Bonn, Germany. (2010 - 2010)

     Associate Editor, Empirical Economics. (2010 - 2010)

     Nominating committee member of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. (2011 - 2011)

     Member of the Scientific Committee of the International (annual) Conference on Panel Data Econometrics., International (annual) Conference on Panel Data Econometrics.. (2012 - 2012)

     Scientific Committee of European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. (2012 - 2012)

     Scientific Committee of the DEA Conference, The DEA Conference. (2012 - 2012)

     Local Organizer-North American Productivity Workshop at Rice University, North American Productivity Workshop. (2012 - 2012)

     Scientific Committee of Asian Pacific Productivity Workshop, Asian Pacific Productivity Workshop. (2012 - 2012)

     Scientific Committee of the The EURO Working Group on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (EWG-EPA), The EURO Working Group on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (EWG-EPA). (2012 - 2012)

     Scientific Committee North American Productivity Workshop, North American Productivity Workshop. (2012 - 2012)

     Research Associate of the Oviedo (Spain) Efficiency Group (OEG), Oviedo (Spain) Efficiency Group (OEG). (2013 - 2013)

     Sciientific Committee, The EURO Working Group on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (EWG-EPA). (2014 - 2014)

     Scientific Committee, International Panel Data Conference . (2014 - 2014)

     Scientific Committee, DEA Conference. (2014 - 2014)

     Member of the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Executive Committee, International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS). (2013 - 2013)

     Scientific Committee, North American Productivity Workshop . (2014 - 2014)

     Visiting Professor of Production Econometrics, University of Loughborough School of Business and Economics (sabbatical leave May-Jan)). (2014 - 2014)

     Visiting Scholar, School of Economics/Center for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (CEPA), University of Queensland (sabbatical leave May-Jan)). (2014 - 2014)

     Scientific Committee, European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. (2014 - 2014)

     Member-Nomination Committee - Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel. (2015 - 2015)

     Scientific Committee - DEA Conference. (2015 - 2015)

     Scientific Committee - European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. (2015 - 2015)

     Scientific Committee - International Panel Data Conference. (2015 - 2015)

     Scientific Committee - North American Productivity Workshop. (2015 - 2015)

     Sciientific Committee - The EURO Working Group on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (EWG-EPA). (2015 - 2015)

     Visiting Fellow, Institut de Statistique, Universite Catholique de Louvain. (2003 - 2003)