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Institute for Public Economics
Department of Economics
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada

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Working papers

2014

  1. Lester C. Hunt & David L Ryan, 2014. "Economic Modelling of Energy Services: Rectifying Misspecified Energy Demand Functions," Surrey Energy Economics Centre (SEEC), School of Economics Discussion Papers (SEEDS) 147, Surrey Energy Economics Centre (SEEC), School of Economics, University of Surrey.

2010

  1. Plourde, André, 2010. "Oil and Gas in the Canadian Federation," Working Papers 2010-1, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.
  2. Plourde, André, 2010. "On Properties of Royalty and Tax Regimes in Alberta's Oil Sands," Working Papers 2010-6, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.

2009

  1. Gubanova, Tatiana & Adamowicz, Wiktor L. & McMillan, Melville, 2009. "‘Pocket and Pot’: Hypothetical Bias in a No-Free-Riding Public Contribution Game," 2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 49318, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  2. Galvani, Valentina & Plourde, Andre, 2009. "Spanning with Zero-Price Investment Assets," Working Papers 2009-5, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.
  3. Galvani, Valentina & Plourde, Andre, 2009. "Portfolio Diversification in Energy Markets," Working Papers 2009-6, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.
  4. Dahlby, Bev & Rodden, Jonathan & Wilson, Sam, 2009. "A Median Voter Model of the Vertical Fiscal Gap," Working Papers 2009-14, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.

2008

  1. Edward C. LeSage Jr. & Melville L. McMillan, 2008. "Alberta: Municipal System Overview," Information Bulletins 1110, Western Centre for Economic Research.

2005

  1. Peter C. Boxall, Wing H. Chan, and Melville L. McMillan, 2005. "The Impact of Oil and Natural Gas Facilities on Rural Residential Property," Working Papers eg0039, Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Economics, revised 2005.
  2. M.L. McMillan, W. Chan, 2005. "University Efficiency: A Comparison of Results from Stochastic and Non-Stochastic Methods," Working Papers eg0040, Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Economics, revised 2005.

2001

  1. Wilson, L.S., 2001. "The Canadian Health Care System: Lessons for Malaysia," Working Papers 25, John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy.

1996

  1. Wilson, L-S, 1996. "Federal-State Fiscal Arrangements in Malaysia," Working Papers 07, John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy.

1995

  1. Ryan, D.L. & Plourde, A. & Wang, Y., 1995. "Inter-Fuel Sustitution, Capital Equipment, and Asymmetric Price Responses of Residential Energy Demand," Working Papers 9502e, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.

1993

  1. Plourde, A. & Watkins, G.C., 1993. "Crude Oil Prices: How Volatile in relation to Other Commodities?," Working Papers 9304e, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.
  2. Plourde, A. & Ryan, D.L., 1993. "Government Policy and Access to Natural Gas Service in Canada," Working Papers 9320e, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.
  3. Plourde, A., 1993. "Natural Gas Trade in North America: Building Up to the NAFTA," Working Papers 9313e, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.

1992

  1. Lacasse, C. & Plourde, A., 1992. "Towards an Operational Definition of Security of Oil Supply," Working Papers 9202e, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.

1990

  1. Plourde, A., 1990. "Les enjeux de la politique energetique canadienne des annees quatre-vingts," Working Papers 9005, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.
  2. Plourde, A., 1990. "Canada'S International Obligations In Energy And The Free- Trade Aggeement," Working Papers 9002, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.

1986

  1. James E. Pesando & Andre Plourde, 1986. "The October 1979 Change in the Monetary Regime: Its Impact on the "Forecastability" of Interest Rates," NBER Working Papers 1874, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Journal articles

2013

  1. David L. Ryan & Junaid Bin Jahangir, 2013. "Are There Realistic Possibilities for a Higher "Batting" Average? On Improving Residential Energy Efficiency in Canada," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 39(s2), pages 125-142, August.

2010

  1. Galvani, Valentina & Plourde, André, 2010. "Portfolio diversification in energy markets," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 257-268, March.
  2. Plourde, André, 2010. "On properties of royalty and tax regimes in Alberta's oil sands," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(8), pages 4652-4662, August.

2009

  1. Andre Plourde, 2009. "Oil Sands Royalties and Taxes in Alberta: An Assessment of Key Developments since the mid-1990s," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 1), pages 111-140.

2006

  1. Stuart Landon & Melville L. McMillan & Vijay Muralidharan & Mark Parsons, 2006. "Does Health-Care Spending Crowd Out Other Provincial Government Expenditures?," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 32(2), pages 121-142, June.
  2. Melville McMillan & Wing Chan, 2006. "University Efficiency: A Comparison and Consolidation of Results from Stochastic and Non-stochastic Methods," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(1), pages 1-30.
  3. Andre Plourde, 2006. "G. Campbell Watkins, 1939-2005: An Appreciation," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 1).

2005

  1. Boxall, Peter C. & Chan, Wing H. & McMillan, Melville L., 2005. "The impact of oil and natural gas facilities on rural residential property values: a spatial hedonic analysis," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 248-269, October.

2003

  1. L. S. Wilson, 2003. "Equalization, Efficiency and Migration: Watson Revisited," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 29(4), pages 385-395, December.
  2. Dahlby, Bev & Wilson, Leonard S., 2003. "Vertical fiscal externalities in a federation," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 87(5-6), pages 917-930, May.

2002

  1. Ryan, David L. & Plourde, Andre, 2002. "Smaller and smaller? The price responsiveness of nontransport oil demand," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 42(2), pages 285-317.

2000

  1. Ryan, David L. & Wales, Terence J., 2000. "Imposing local concavity in the translog and generalized Leontief cost functions," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 67(3), pages 253-260, June.

1999

  1. Plourde, Ander J., 1999. "United States and Canada Oil, the State, and Federalism: The Rise and Demise of Petro-Canada as a Statist Impulse. By John Erik Fossum. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997. Pp. viii, 368. $60, ," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 59(02), pages 536-537, June.
  2. David L. Ryan & Terence J. Wales, 1999. "Flexible And Semiflexible Consumer Demands With Quadratic Engel Curves," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 81(2), pages 277-287, May.

1998

  1. Melville L. McMillan & Debasish Datta, 1998. "The Relative Efficiencies of Canadian Universities: A DEA Perspective," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 24(4), pages 485-511, December.
  2. Plourde, André & Watkins, G. C., 1998. "Crude oil prices between 1985 and 1994: how volatile in relation to other commodities?," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 245-262, September.
  3. Ryan, David L & Wales, Terence J, 1998. "A Simple Method for Imposing Local Curvature in Some Flexible Consumer-Demand Systems," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, vol. 16(3), pages 331-38, July.

1997

  1. Stuart Landon & David L. Ryan, 1997. "The Political Costs of Taxes and Government Spending," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 30(1), pages 85-111, February.
  2. Ryan, David L. & Young, Denise, 1997. "Instrument Selection for Consistent IV Estimators—Solution," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, vol. 13(05), pages 758-760, October.

1996

  1. David L. Ryan & Yu Wang & Andre Plourde, 1996. "Asymmetric Price Responses of Residential Energy Demand in Ontario," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 29(s1), pages 317-23, April.
  2. Young, Denise & Ryan, David L., 1996. "Empirical testing of a risk-adjusted Hotelling model," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(3), pages 265-289, October.
  3. Ryan, David L. & Young, Denise, 1996. "Instrument Selection for Consistent IV Estimator," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, vol. 12(04), pages 743-743, October.

1995

  1. André Plourde & David L. Ryan, 1995. "Government Policy and Access to Natural Gas Service in Canada," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 21(3), pages 304-316, September.
  2. Chantale LaCasse & Andre Plourde, 1995. "On the Renewal of Concern for the Security of Oil Supply," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 2), pages 1-24.

1994

  1. B. Dahlby & L. S. Wilson, 1994. "Fiscal Capacity, Tax Effort, and Optimal Equalization Grants," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 27(3), pages 657-72, August.

1993

  1. McGreer Edward & McMillan Melville L., 1993. "Public Output Demands from Alternative Congestion Functions," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 33(1), pages 95-114, January.
  2. Andre Plourde, 1993. "Natural Gas Trade in North America: Building up to the NAFTA," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 3), pages 51-74.
  3. L. S. Wilson, 1993. "Regional Employment Subsidies and Migration," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 26(2), pages 366-79, May.

1992

  1. Ryan, David L., 1992. "The timber bubble that burst: Government policy and the bailout of 1984 : Joe P. Mattey, (Oxford University Press, New York, 1990), pp. viii+109, $29.95 (cloth)," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 254-258, October.
  2. David L. Ryan & Guy A. Bridgeman, 1992. "Judging the Roles of Legislation, Education and Offsetting Behaviour in Seat Belt Use: A Survey and New Evidence from Alberta," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 18(1), pages 27-46, March.
  3. Wilson, L. S., 1992. "The Harambee movement and efficient public good provision in Kenya," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 48(1), pages 1-19, June.

1991

  1. André Plourde, 1991. "The NEP Meets the FTA," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 17(1), pages 14-24, March.
  2. Peter C. Coyte & David L. Ryan, 1991. "Subscribe, Cancel, or Renew: The Econometrics of Reading by Subscription," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 24(1), pages 101-23, February.

1990

  1. Plourde, André, 1990. "Les enjeux de la politique énergétique canadienne des années quatre-vingt," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 66(4), pages 381-402, décembre.
  2. Ryan, David L. & Von Hohenbalken, Balder & West, Douglas S., 1990. "An econometric-spatial analysis of the growth and decline of shopping centers," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 313-326, November.

1989

  1. McMillan, Melville L., 1989. "On measuring congestion of local public goods," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 131-137, September.
  2. Livernois, John R & Ryan, David L, 1989. "Testing for Non-jointness in Oil and Gas Exploration: A Variable Profit Function Approach," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 30(2), pages 479-504, May.

1988

  1. McMillan, Melville L & Amoako-Tuffour, Joe, 1988. "An Examination of Preferences for Local Public Sector Outputs," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 70(1), pages 45-54, February.
  2. Pesando, James E & Plourde, Andre, 1988. " The October 1979 Change in the U.S. Monetary Regime: Its Impact on the Forecastability of Canadian Interest Rates," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 43(1), pages 217-39, March.
  3. Lipumba, Nguyuru & Ndulu, Benno & Horton, Sue & Plourde, Andre, 1988. "A supply constrained macroeconometric model of Tanzania," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 5(4), pages 354-376, October.
  4. Philip K. Verleger, Jr. & Leonard Waverman & Andre Plourde & Arlon R. Tussing & Henry Lee & Jean-Thomas Bernard, 1988. "Special Feature U.S.-Canadian Trade Agreement: An Energy Colloquium," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 4), pages 93-134.

1987

  1. Helliwell, John F. & MacGregor, Mary E. & McRae, Robert N. & Plourde, Andre & Chung, Alan, 1987. "Supply oriented macroeconomics : The MACE model of Canada," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 4(3), pages 318-340, July.
  2. André Plourde, 1987. "The Impact of $(US)15 Oil on the Canadian Economy: Evidence from the MACE Model," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 13(1), pages 19-25, March.

1986

  1. John F. Helliwell & Mary E. MacGregor & Robert N. McRae & André Plourde, 1986. "The Western Accord and Lower World Oil Prices," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 12(2), pages 341-355, June.

1985

  1. Taher, M. A. & McMillan, M. L. & Buse, A. & Gillen, D. W., 1985. "Renewable and non-renewable resource demand in Canadian manufacturing industries," Resources and Energy, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 217-239, June.
  2. Melville L. McMillan, 1985. "L'Ouest en Transition: L'Avenir Économique de l'Ouest Canadien: Introduction," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 11(s1), pages 275-282, July.
  3. Melville L. McMillan, 1985. "Western Transition: The Economic Future of the West: Introduction," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 11(s1), pages 268-282, July.
  4. Taher, M. A. & McMillan, M. L. & Buse, A., 1985. "Canadian manufacturing : The impacts of natural resource price increases on input demands and costs," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 11(1), pages 17-24, March.
  5. John F. Helliwell & Mary E. MacGregor & Robert N. McRae & André Plourde, 1985. "Energy Deregulation and Uncertain World Oil Prices: What Are the Connections?," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 11(s1), pages 479-491, July.
  6. Andre Plourde & David Ryan, 1985. "On the Use of Double-Log Forms in Energy Demand Analysis," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 4), pages 105-113.
  7. L. S. Wilson, 1985. "The Socialization of Medical Insurance in Canada," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 18(2), pages 355-76, May.

1984

  1. Taher, M. A. & McMillan, M. L., 1984. "Production relationships in selected canadian manufacturing industries with disaggregated material inputs," Resources and Energy, Elsevier, vol. 6(4), pages 373-396, December.
  2. John F. Helliwell & Mary E. MacGregor & André Plourde, 1984. "Energy Policy and Industrial Activity: A Reply [The National Energy Program Meets Falling World Energy Prices]," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 10(4), pages 476-480, December.

1983

  1. Melville McMillan, 1983. "A further consideration of coalitions under the demand-revealing process," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 40(2), pages 227-230, January.
  2. John F. Helliwell & Mary E. MacGregor & André Plourde, 1983. "The National Energy Program Meets Falling World Oil Prices," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 9(3), pages 284-296, September.
  3. Wilson, L. S. & Katz, Michael L., 1983. "The socialization of commodities," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 347-356, April.

1982

  1. Ryan, D L & Wales, T J & Woodland, A D, 1982. "Engel Curves for Meat Consumption in Australia," Australian Economic Papers, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(38), pages 106-22, June.
  2. Kenneth H. Norrie & M. B. Percy & L. S. Wilson, 1982. "Financing Confederation: Principles and Practices of Equalization," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 8(3), pages 290-293, Summer.
  3. Kenneth H. Norrie & M. B. Percy & L. S. Wilson, 1982. "Financing Confederation: Rejoinder," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 8(4), pages 623-625, Autumn.

1981

  1. Melville L. McMillan & W. Robert Wilson & Louise M. Arthur, 1981. "The Publicness of Local Public Goods: Evidence from Ontario Municipalities," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 14(4), pages 596-608, November.

1980

  1. Melville L. McMillan & Kenneth H. Norrie, 1980. "Province-Building vs. a Rentier Society," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 6(s1), pages 213-220, February.
  2. Melville L. McMillan & Bradford G. Reid & David W. Gillen, 1980. "An Extension of the Hedonic Approach for Estimating the Value of Quiet," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 56(3), pages 315-328.

1979

  1. Melville L. McMillan, 1979. "A Residential Interest Deduction as a Potential Approach to Taxing Imputed Rent," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 5(2), pages 195-205, Spring.
  2. McMillan, Melville L, 1979. " Estimates of Households' Preferences for Environmental Quality and Other Housing Characteristics from a System of Demand Equations," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 81(2), pages 174-87.
  3. Wilson, L S, 1979. "The Incidence of Subsidies to the Nationalized Fuel Industries, 1970-1975," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 26(3), pages 261-73, November.

1977

  1. Wilson, Leonard S., 1977. "The interaction of equity and efficiency factors in optimal pricing rules," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 7(3), pages 351-363, June.

1976

  1. McMillan, Melville, 1976. "Criteria for jurisdictional design : Issues in defining the scope and structure of river basin authorities and other public decision-making bodies," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 3(1), pages 46-68, June.

1975

  1. Melville McMillan, 1975. ""Open Space Preservation in Developing Areas: An Alternative Policy": Reply," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 51(4), pages 385-393.
  2. Melville McMillan, 1975. ""Measuring Benefits Generated by Urban Water Parks": Comment," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 51(4), pages 379-381.

1974

  1. Wilson, Leonard S, 1974. "Two Aspects of the Payment of Interest on Money," The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, University of Manchester, vol. 42(3), pages 283-89, September.

1973

  1. Melville McMillan & Robert Ross & Paul Portney & Eugene Swimmer, 1973. "Reviews," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 155-165, March.