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Homepage:http://www.ucalgary.ca/~wdwalls
Postal address:Department of Economics, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Calgary, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Analysis of skewness preference for horse track gamblers in Hong Kong and Japan
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  2. Black Swan Models for the Entertainment Industry with an Application to the Movie Business
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  3. Pipeline Capacity Rationing and Crude Oil Price Differentials: The Case of Western Canada
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  4. Valuing Anti-Piracy Technology in the Motion-Picture Industry
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary

2016

  1. Fracking and the Elasticity of U.S. Oil Production
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  2. Shale Oil Boom and the Profitability of U.S. Petroleum Refiners
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (1)

2014

  1. Australian films at the Australian box office: Performance, distribution, and subsidies
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Cultural Economics (2013)
  2. Big budgets, big openings, and legs: Analysis of the blockbuster strategy
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (3)
  3. Cross-country analysis of movie piracy
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2008)
  4. Estimating the effects of movie piracy on box-office revenue
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Industrial Organization (2007)
  5. General stable models of the rate of return to Hollywood films
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  6. Holding companies, market liquidity, and the development of the electric power industry
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (1)
  7. Modeling heavy tails and skewness in film returns
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Financial Economics (2005)
  8. Natural gas and electricity markets
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
    See also Chapter (2009)
  9. Nonparametric reanalysis of movie profitability
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  10. Oil industry consolidation and refined product prices: Evidence from US gasoline terminals
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  11. Per-unit bidding rules and buyer under-performance in natural resource sales
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2007)
  12. Petroleum refining industry in China
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
    See also Journal Article in Energy Policy (2010)
  13. Power plant investment in restructured markets
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
    See also Journal Article in Energy (2007)
  14. Price effects of boutique motor fuels
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  15. Quality evaluations and the breakdown of statistical herding in the dynamics of box-office revenue
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (1)
  16. Robust analysis of film earnings
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  17. Superstars and heavy tails in recorded entertainment: Empirical analysis of the market for DVDs
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Cultural Economics (2010)
  18. The changing role of Hollywood in the global movie market
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Media Economics (2012)
  19. The market for motion pictures in Thailand: Rank, revenue, and survival at the box office
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Business and Economics (2009)
  20. Transitions in the Chinese market for refined petroleum products
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
    See also Journal Article in OPEC Energy Review (2012)

2013

  1. File-Sharing and Film Revenues: An Empirical Analysis
    Working Papers, University of Sydney, School of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  2. Refining for Export and the Convergence of Petroleum Product Prices
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
    See also Journal Article in Energy Economics (2015)

2011

  1. Biofuels Policy and the Market for Motor Fuels: Empirical Analysis of Ethanol Splashing
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (1)

2010

  1. Estimating the Impact of Refinery Outages on Petroleum Product Prices
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Energy Economics (2010)

2009

  1. DVD Movie Piracy in Hong Kong: Autopsy of a Brick-and-Mortar Market
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
  2. Highway Subfranchising and Tolling Competition
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary

2004

  1. Modeling movie success when "nobody knows anything": Conditional stable distribution analysis of film returns
    Econometric Society 2004 Far Eastern Meetings, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Cultural Economics (2005)

2000

  1. Does Hollywood make too many R-Rated Movies? Risk, Stochastic Dominance, and the Illusion of Expectation
    Working Papers, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Business (2002)

1999

  1. Uncertainty in the Movies: Does Star Power Reduce the Terror of the Box Office?
    Working Papers, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences View citations (37)

1997

  1. Price Dynamics in a Network of Power Markets
    Working Papers, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences

1994

  1. Information, Adaptive Contracting, and Distributional Dynamics: Bose-Einstein Statistics and the Movies
    Working Papers, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences
  2. The Law of One Price in a Network: Arbitrage and Price Dynamics in Natural Gas City Gate Markets
    Working Papers, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences View citations (9)

1993

  1. A Cointegration Rank Test of Market Linkages with an Application to the U.S. Natural Gas Industry
    University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers, University of California Transportation Center Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Competition and Prices in the Deregulated Gas Pipeline Network: A Multivariate Cointegration Analysis
    University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers, University of California Transportation Center Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Network Connectivity and Price Convergency: Gas Pipeline Deregulation
    University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers, University of California Transportation Center Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Pipeline Access and Market Integration in the Natural Gas Industry: Evidence from Cointegration Tests
    University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers, University of California Transportation Center Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Journal Article in The Energy Journal (1993)

1992

  1. Competition in a Network of Markets: The Natural Gas Industry
    University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers, University of California Transportation Center Downloads
  2. When Barriers to Markets Fail: Pipeline Deregulation, Spot Markets, and the Topology of the Natural Gas Market
    University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers, University of California Transportation Center Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences (1992) View citations (1)

Undated

  1. Bestsellers and Blockbusters: Movies, music, and books
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Calgary View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. File Sharing and Film Revenues: Estimates of Sales Displacement at the Box Office
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2016, 16, (1), 25-57 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Special Edition: The impact of the oil price on the global economy
    OPEC Energy Review, 2016, 40, (4), 337-353 Downloads

2015

  1. Economics of motion pictures: the state of the art
    Journal of Cultural Economics, 2015, 39, (1), 1-13 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Refining for export and the convergence of petroleum product prices
    Energy Economics, 2015, 47, (C), 206-214 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Australian films at the Australian box office: performance, distribution, and subsidies
    Journal of Cultural Economics, 2013, 37, (2), 247-269 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2012

  1. The Changing Role of Hollywood in the Global Movie Market
    Journal of Media Economics, 2012, 25, (4), 198-219 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Transitions in the Chinese market for refined petroleum products
    OPEC Energy Review, 2012, 36, (3), 349-373 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2011

  1. Biofuels policy and the US market for motor fuels: Empirical analysis of ethanol splashing
    Energy Policy, 2011, 39, (7), 3999-4006 Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Estimating the impact of refinery outages on petroleum product prices
    Energy Economics, 2010, 32, (6), 1291-1298 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Oil industry consolidation and refined product prices: Evidence from US wholesale gasoline terminals
    Energy Policy, 2010, 38, (7), 3498-3507 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Petroleum refining industry in China
    Energy Policy, 2010, 38, (5), 2110-2115 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  4. Superstars and heavy tails in recorded entertainment: empirical analysis of the market for DVDs
    Journal of Cultural Economics, 2010, 34, (4), 261-279 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2009

  1. Robust Analysis of Movie Earnings
    Journal of Media Economics, 2009, 22, (1), 20-35 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Screen wars, star wars, and sequels
    Empirical Economics, 2009, 37, (2), 447-461 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The Market for Motion Pictures in Thailand: Rank, Revenue, and Survival at the Box Office
    International Journal of Business and Economics, 2009, 8, (2), 115-131 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2008

  1. Cross-country analysis of movie piracy
    Applied Economics, 2008, 40, (5), 625-632 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2007

  1. Estimating the Effects of Movie Piracy on Box-office Revenue
    Review of Industrial Organization, 2007, 30, (4), 291-301 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Per-unit bidding rules and buyer under-performance in natural resource sales
    Applied Economics Letters, 2007, 15, (2), 79-83 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Power plant investment in restructured markets
    Energy, 2007, 32, (8), 1403-1413 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  4. Price Effects of Boutique Motor Fuels: Federal Environmental Standards, Regional Fuel Choices, and Local Gasoline Prices
    The Energy Journal, 2007, Volume 28, (Number 3), 145-164 Downloads View citations (5)

2005

  1. Demand stochastics, supply adaptation, and the distribution of film earnings
    Applied Economics Letters, 2005, 12, (10), 619-623 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Modeling Movie Success When ‘Nobody Knows Anything’: Conditional Stable-Distribution Analysis Of Film Returns
    Journal of Cultural Economics, 2005, 29, (3), 177-190 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Modelling heavy tails and skewness in film returns
    Applied Financial Economics, 2005, 15, (17), 1181-1188 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2004

  1. Motion picture profit, the stable Paretian hypothesis, and the curse of the superstar
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2004, 28, (6), 1035-1057 Downloads View citations (65)
  2. Revenues, Profitability, and Returns: Clinical Analysis of the Market for Mobster Films
    International Journal of Business and Economics, 2004, 3, (2), 93-106 Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Broken odds and the favourite-longshot bias in parimutuel betting: a direct test
    Applied Economics Letters, 2003, 10, (5), 311-314 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. John Sedgwick: 2001, Popular Filmgoing in 1930s Britain: A Choice of Pleasures
    Journal of Cultural Economics, 2003, 27, (3), 298-301 Downloads
  3. Laboratory markets in counterfeit goods: Hong Kong versus Las Vegas
    Applied Economics Letters, 2003, 10, (14), 883-887 Downloads View citations (11)

2002

  1. Does Hollywood Make Too Many R-Rated Movies? Risk, Stochastic Dominance, and the Illusion of Expectation
    The Journal of Business, 2002, 75, (3), 425-452 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. PROFESSIONAL BETTORS, ODDS-ARBITRAGE COMPETITION, AND BETTING MARKET EQUILIBRIUM
    The Singapore Economic Review (SER), 2002, 47, (01), 111-127 Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. Breakage and betting market efficiency: evidence from the horse track
    Applied Economics Letters, 2001, 8, (9), 601-604 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Lifting the Alaskan Oil Export Ban: An Intervention Analysis
    The Energy Journal, 2001, Volume22, (Number 4), 81-94 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Red bus, green bus: Market organization, driver incentives, safety, and sorting
    Research in Transportation Economics, 2001, 6, (1), 121-142 Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. DECISION COSTS AND BETTING MARKET EFFICIENCY
    Rationality and Society, 2000, 12, (4), 477-492 Downloads View citations (4)

1999

  1. Cointegration analysis of spot electricity prices: insights on transmission efficiency in the western US
    Energy Economics, 1999, 21, (5), 435-448 Downloads View citations (67)
  2. Price Dynamics in a Network of Decentralized Power Markets
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 1999, 15, (2), 123-40 Downloads View citations (27)
  3. Scaling laws, talent amplification, and executive compensation in the commercial bank industry
    Journal of Economics and Finance, 1999, 23, (2), 133-142 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Uncertainty in the Movie Industry: Does Star Power Reduce the Terror of the Box Office?
    Journal of Cultural Economics, 1999, 23, (4), 285-318 Downloads View citations (91)
  5. Volatility, volume and maturity in electricity futures
    Applied Financial Economics, 1999, 9, (3), 283-287 Downloads View citations (12)

1998

  1. Product survival at the cinema: evidence from Hong Kong
    Applied Economics Letters, 1998, 5, (4), 215-219 Downloads View citations (15)

1997

  1. Increasing returns to information: evidence from the Hong Kong movie market
    Applied Economics Letters, 1997, 4, (5), 287-290 Downloads View citations (28)
  2. The Market for Motion Pictures: Rank, Revenue, and Survival
    Economic Inquiry, 1997, 35, (4), 783-97 View citations (44)

1996

  1. Betting volume and market efficiency in Hong Kong race track betting
    Applied Economics Letters, 1996, 3, (12), 783-787 Downloads
  2. Bose-Einstein Dynamics and Adaptive Contracting in the Motion Picture Industry
    Economic Journal, 1996, 106, (439), 1493-1514 Downloads View citations (109)

1995

  1. An Econometric Analysis of the Market for Natural Gas Futures
    The Energy Journal, 1995, Volume16, (Number 1), 71-84 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. VEHICULAR EMISSIONS AND CONTROL POLICIES IN HONG KONG
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1995, 13, (1), 50-61 Downloads

1994

  1. Natural gas industry transformation, competitive institutions and the role of regulation: Lessons from open access in US natural gas markets
    Energy Policy, 1994, 22, (9), 755-763 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. OPEN ACCESS AND THE EMERGENCE OF A COMPETITIVE NATURAL GAS MARKET
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1994, 12, (2), 77-96 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Price Convergence Across Natural Gas Fields and City Markets
    The Energy Journal, 1994, Volume15, (Number 4), 37-48 Downloads View citations (14)

1993

  1. Pipeline Access and Market Integration in the Natural Gas Industry: Evidence from Cointegration Tests
    The Energy Journal, 1993, Volume14, (Number 4), 1-20 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

Chapters

2009

  1. Natural Gas and Electricity Markets
    Chapter 20 in International Handbook on the Economics of Energy, 2009 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
 
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