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Workplace:Department of Economics, McGill University, (more information at EDIRC)
Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche en Économie Quantitative (CIREQ) (Center for Interuniversity Research in Quantitative Economics), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Sustainability of an Economy Relying on Two Reproducible Assets
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    Also in EconomiX Working Papers, University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX (2017) Downloads
    Working Papers, FAERE - French Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (2017) Downloads
    Working Papers, INRA, Economie Publique (2016) Downloads

2014

  1. An environmental-economic measure of sustainable development
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (12)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2013) Downloads View citations (8)
    EconomiX Working Papers, University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2014)

2006

  1. Sustained Development of a Population and a Resource
    2006 Conference (50th), February 8-10, 2006, Sydney, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads

2004

  1. Reinforcing Economic Incentives for Carbon Credits for Forests
    CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Forest Policy and Economics (2004)

2001

  1. Carbon Credits for Forests and Forest Products
    Cahiers de recherche du Département des sciences économiques, UQAM, Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des sciences économiques Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO (2001) Downloads View citations (1)

1985

  1. Sectoral Supply of Minerals of Varying Quality
    Cahiers de recherche, Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques View citations (5)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Economic Accounting in the Simple Hotelling Model
    Resource and Energy Economics, 2018, 51, (C), 18-27 Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. The odd notion of “reversible investment”
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2017, 81, (C), 172-180 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. Mineral Depletion and the Rules of Resource Dynamics
    The Energy Journal, 2015, Volume 36, (Adelman Special Issue) Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. An environmental-economic measure of sustainable development
    European Economic Review, 2014, 69, (C), 4-17 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. The green paradox of the economics of exhaustible resources
    Energy Policy, 2014, 65, (C), 78-85 Downloads View citations (11)

2013

  1. Sustainability or the measurement of wealth?
    Environment and Development Economics, 2013, 18, (5), 640-648 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. The fundamental problem of accounting
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2013, 46, (2), 634-655 Downloads View citations (11)

2012

  1. Good timing: The economics of optimal stopping
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2012, 36, (2), 255-265 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. OPEC: Market failure or power failure?
    Energy Policy, 2012, 50, (C), 570-580 Downloads View citations (32)

2011

  1. Accounting for Sustainability: A Dissenting Opinion
    Sustainability, 2011, 3, (9), 1-16 Downloads View citations (7)

2010

  1. Sustained development of a society with a renewable resource
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2010, 34, (6), 1048-1061 Downloads View citations (13)

2009

  1. Green Accounting for Black Gold
    The Energy Journal, 2009, Volume 30, (Number 4), 113-140 Downloads View citations (7)

2008

  1. Exhaustible Resources, Non-Convexity and Competitive Equilibrium
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2008, 40, (2), 177-193 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Value and income
    Ecological Economics, 2008, 66, (2-3), 417-424 Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. Implementing carbon credits for forests based on green accounting
    Ecological Economics, 2006, 56, (4), 610-621 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Maximin: a direct approach to sustainability
    Environment and Development Economics, 2006, 11, (3), 275-300 Downloads View citations (32)
  3. On accounting for sustainable development and accounting for the environment
    Resources Policy, 2006, 31, (4), 211-216 Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Rejecting the Hotelling Valuation Principle
    Empirical Economics, 2005, 30, (2), 473-478 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Green Accounting for an Externality, Pollution at a Mine
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2004, 27, (4), 409-427 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Principles of green accounting for renewable and nonrenewable energy resources
    Energy Policy, 2004, 32, (2), 261-267 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Reinforcing economic incentives for carbon credits for forests
    Forest Policy and Economics, 2004, 6, (3-4), 321-328 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. Two Proposals to Improve Price-Cap Regulation
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2004, 160, (2), 243-251 Downloads

2003

  1. Reconciling the Green Accounts
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2003, 25, (1), 51-63 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The choice of the cutoff grade in mining
    Resources Policy, 2003, 29, (3-4), 75-81 Downloads View citations (8)

2002

  1. Green accounting using imperfect, current prices
    Environment and Development Economics, 2002, 7, (2), 207-214 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Green national income and expenditure
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2002, 35, (1), 1-15 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Summaries
    Environment and Development Economics, 2002, 7, (2), 197-206 Downloads

2001

  1. Adelman's Rule and the Petroleum Firm
    The Energy Journal, 2001, Volume22, (Number 3), 31-54 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Capacity Choice and the Theory of the Mine
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2001, 18, (1), 129-148 Downloads View citations (18)
  3. Seeing the trees as a forest: what counts in green accounting
    Ecological Economics, 2001, 36, (1), 61-69 Downloads View citations (8)

2000

  1. ACCOUNTING FOR RESOURCE DEPLETION: A MICROECONOMIC APPROACH
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2000, 46, (1), 21-31 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Sustainability accounting and green accounting
    Environment and Development Economics, 2000, 5, (1), 49-54 Downloads View citations (7)

1999

  1. Valuing Petroleum Reserves Using Current Net Price
    Economic Inquiry, 1999, 37, (2), 295-311 View citations (14)

1998

  1. An assessment of Thailand's new telecommunications plan
    Telecommunications Policy, 1998, 22, (2), 145-155 Downloads
  2. Are mineral deposits valuable? A reconciliation of theory and practice
    Resources Policy, 1998, 24, (1), 19-24 Downloads
  3. On Using Current Information To Value Hard-Rock Mineral Properties
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1998, 80, (4), 658-663 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Optimal Exploration for and Exploitation of Heterogeneous Mineral Deposits
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1998, 35, (2), 164-189 Downloads View citations (17)
  5. Simple Analytics of Valuing Producing Petroleum Reserves
    The Energy Journal, 1998, Volume19, (Number 4), 133-142 Downloads View citations (7)
  6. Sufficient conditions for a class of investment problems
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 1998, 23, (1), 55-69 Downloads View citations (8)

1996

  1. Competition and regulation in the taxi industry
    Journal of Public Economics, 1996, 59, (1), 1-15 Downloads View citations (34)
  2. Uncertain contestability
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1996, 30, (1), 125-131 Downloads View citations (1)

1994

  1. On Gray’s Rule and the Stylized Facts of Non-Renewable Resources
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1994, 28, (3), 777-798 Downloads

1993

  1. The optimal auction: A mechanism for optimal third-degree price discrimination
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1993, 20, (2), 213-225 Downloads View citations (2)

1992

  1. La recherche de rentes en situation d’incertitude avec ou sans opposition
    L'Actualité Economique, 1992, 68, (3), 477-498 Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. Rent seeking with uncertain opposition
    European Economic Review, 1991, 35, (6), 1223-1235 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. The role of investment in multiple-deposit extraction: Some results and remaining puzzles
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1991, 21, (1), 52-66 Downloads View citations (7)

1990

  1. A Contribution to the Theory of Depletable Resource Scarcity and Its Measures
    Economic Inquiry, 1990, 28, (4), 744-55 View citations (2)
  2. A note on discreteness and Jevonsian deterioration in non-renewable resource exploration
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1990, 19, (3), 297-299 Downloads
  3. A partial characterization of a history-dependent, subgame-perfect equilibrium: The case of an exhaustible resource duopoly
    Economics Letters, 1990, 32, (1), 81-84 Downloads
  4. Artificial Compatibility, Barriers to Entry, and Frequent-Flyer Programs
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1990, 23, (4), 807-16 Downloads View citations (16)
  5. Geological influences, metal prices and rationality
    Resources and Energy, 1990, 12, (2), 143-171 Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Les ressources non renouvelables: le côté offre
    L'Actualité Economique, 1990, 66, (4), 444-460 Downloads View citations (1)
  7. The Economics of Exploration for Non-renewable Resources
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 1990, 4, (4), 361-95 View citations (20)

1989

  1. A Note on MacLeod's Treatment of Contestability
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1989, 22, (2), 434-37 Downloads
  2. Dynamic rent seeking
    Journal of Public Economics, 1989, 39, (3), 315-334 Downloads View citations (10)

1988

  1. The Softwood Lumber Agreement and Resource Politics
    Canadian Public Policy, 1988, 14, (2), 186-196 Downloads

1987

  1. An Economic Assessment of the Resource Amendment
    Canadian Public Policy, 1987, 13, (4), 502-514 Downloads
  2. On Public Utility Pricing and Forgone Economic Benefits
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1987, 20, (1), 152-63 Downloads

1986

  1. A model of exhaustible resource exploitation with ricardian rent
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1986, 13, (4), 313-324 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. More on depletion in the nickel industry
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1986, 13, (1), 93-98 Downloads View citations (3)

1985

  1. Nickel depletion and pricing: Further considerations
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1985, 12, (4), 395-396 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Reform of Exhaustible Resource Taxation
    Canadian Public Policy, 1985, 11, (4), 649-658 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Rent Seeking, Deregulation and Regulatory Reform
    Canadian Public Policy, 1985, 11, (3), 591-601 Downloads

1983

  1. Policy quandary: the Canadian nickel industry in recession
    Resources Policy, 1983, 9, (2), 140-141 Downloads

1982

  1. Assessment of risk in a minerals industry: Canadian nickel
    Resources Policy, 1982, 8, (1), 59-64 Downloads
  2. The measurement of resource rents: An application to Canadian nickel
    Resources Policy, 1982, 8, (2), 109-116 Downloads View citations (1)

1981

  1. A Reconsideration of Ontario Nickel Policy
    Canadian Public Policy, 1981, 7, (4), 526-533 Downloads
  2. An Application of Depletion Theory to a Base Metal: Canadian Nickel
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1981, 14, (4), 635-48 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Constitution as Regulation: The Case of Natural Resources
    Canadian Public Policy, 1981, 7, (1), 66-74 Downloads
 
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