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First Name: Robert
Middle Name: Douglas
Last Name: Cairns
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RePEc Short-ID: pca824

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(50%) Department of Economics
McGill University
Location: Montréal, Canada
Homepage: http://www.mcgill.ca/economics/
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Phone: (514) 398-3030
Fax: (514) 398-4938
Postal: 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montréal, Québec, H3A 2T7
Handle: RePEc:edi:demcgca (more details at EDIRC)
(50%) Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche en Économie Quantitative (CIREQ)
Location: Montréal, Canada
Homepage: http://www.cireqmontreal.com/
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Phone: (514) 343-6557
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Postal: C.P. 6128, Succ. centre-ville, Montréal (PQ) H3C 3J7
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Robert D. Cairns & Vincent Martinet, 2012. "An Environmental-Economic Measure of Sustainable Development," EconomiX Working Papers 2012-2, University of Paris West - Nanterre la Défense, EconomiX.
  2. Robert C. Cairns & Pierre Lasserre, 2004. "Reinforcing Economic Incentives for Carbon Credits for Forests," CIRANO Working Papers 2004s-12, CIRANO.
  3. Robert Cairns & Pierre Lasserre, 2001. "Carbon Credits for Forests and Forest Products," Cahiers de recherche du Département des sciences économiques, UQAM 20-02, Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des sciences économiques.
  4. Cairns, R. & Lasserre, P., 1985. "Sectoral Supply of Minerals of Varying Quality," Cahiers de recherche 8534, Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques.

Articles

  1. Robert D. Cairns, 2011. "Accounting for Sustainability: A Dissenting Opinion," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 3(9), pages 1341-1356, August.
  2. Cairns, Robert D. & Tian, Huilan, 2010. "Sustained development of a society with a renewable resource," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 34(6), pages 1048-1061, June.
  3. Robert D. Cairns, 2009. "Green Accounting for Black Gold," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 4), pages 113-140.
  4. Robert Cairns, 2008. "Exhaustible Resources, Non-Convexity and Competitive Equilibrium," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 40(2), pages 177-193, June.
  5. Cairns, Robert D., 2008. "Value and income," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 66(2-3), pages 417-424, June.
  6. Cairns, Robert D. & Long, Ngo Van, 2006. "Maximin: a direct approach to sustainability," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 11(03), pages 275-300, June.
  7. Cairns, Robert D. & Lasserre, Pierre, 2006. "Implementing carbon credits for forests based on green accounting," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 56(4), pages 610-621, April.
  8. Cairns, Robert D., 2006. "On accounting for sustainable development and accounting for the environment," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 211-216, December.
  9. Robert Cairns & Graham Davis, 2005. "Rejecting the Hotelling Valuation Principle," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 30(2), pages 473-478, 09.
  10. Robert Cairns, 2004. "Green Accounting for an Externality, Pollution at a Mine," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 27(4), pages 409-427, April.
  11. Robert D. Cairns & Anthony G. Heyes, 2004. "Two Proposals to Improve Price-Cap Regulation," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 160(2), pages 243-, June.
  12. Cairns, Robert D., 2004. "Principles of green accounting for renewable and nonrenewable energy resources," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 261-267, January.
  13. Cairns, Robert D. & Lasserre, Pierre, 2004. "Reinforcing economic incentives for carbon credits for forests," Forest Policy and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(3-4), pages 321-328, June.
  14. Cairns, Robert D. & Shinkuma, Takayoshi, 2003. "The choice of the cutoff grade in mining," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 29(3-4), pages 75-81.
  15. Robert Cairns, 2003. "Reconciling the Green Accounts," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 25(1), pages 51-63, May.
  16. Cairns, Robert D., 2002. "Summaries," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(02), pages 197-206, May.
  17. Robert D. Cairns, 2002. "Green national income and expenditure," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 35(1), pages 1-15, February.
  18. Cairns, Robert D., 2002. "Green accounting using imperfect, current prices," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(02), pages 207-214, May.
  19. Robert D. Cairns and Graham A. Davis, 2001. "Adelman's Rule and the Petroleum Firm," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 3), pages 31-54.
  20. Robert Cairns, 2001. "Capacity Choice and the Theory of the Mine," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 18(1), pages 129-148, January.
  21. Cairns, Robert D., 2001. "Seeing the trees as a forest: what counts in green accounting," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(1), pages 61-69, January.
  22. Cairns, Robert D, 2000. "Accounting for Resource Depletion: A Microeconomic Approach," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 46(1), pages 21-31, March.
  23. Cairns, Robert D., 2000. "Sustainability accounting and green accounting," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 5(01), pages 49-54, February.
  24. Davis, Graham A & Cairns, Robert D, 1999. "Valuing Petroleum Reserves Using Current Net Price," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 37(2), pages 295-311, April.
  25. Robert D. Cairns & Graham A. Davis, 1998. "On Using Current Information To Value Hard-Rock Mineral Properties," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 80(4), pages 658-663, November.
  26. Cairns, Robert D & Long, Ngo Van, 1998. "On Opposition to Rent Seeking: Implications for Developing Countries," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 2(3), pages 282-92, October.
  27. Cairns, Robert D., 1998. "Are mineral deposits valuable? A reconciliation of theory and practice," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 19-24, March.
  28. Cairns, Robert D., 1998. "Sufficient conditions for a class of investment problems," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 55-69, September.
  29. Graham A. Davis & Robert D. Cairns, 1998. "Simple Analytics of Valuing Producing Petroleum Reserves," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 4), pages 133-142.
  30. Cairns, Robert D. & Van Quyen, Nguyen, 1998. "Optimal Exploration for and Exploitation of Heterogeneous Mineral Deposits," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 164-189, March.
  31. Cairns, Robert D & Nikomborirak, Deunden, 1998. "An assessment of Thailand's new telecommunications plan," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 22(2), pages 145-155, March.
  32. Cairns, Robert D. & Liston-Heyes, Catherine, 1996. "Competition and regulation in the taxi industry," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(1), pages 1-15, January.
  33. Cairns, Robert D., 1996. "Uncertain contestability," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 125-131, July.
  34. Cairns, Robert D., 1993. "The optimal auction : A mechanism for optimal third-degree price discrimination," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 20(2), pages 213-225, February.
  35. Cairns, Robert D., 1992. "La recherche de rentes en situation d’incertitude avec ou sans opposition," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 68(3), pages 477-498, septembre.
  36. Cairns, Robert D, 1992. " Exhaustible Resources, Non-convex Costs and Contestability. A Reply," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 94(4), pages 619-23.
  37. Cairns, Robert D. & Lasserre, Pierre, 1991. "The role of investment in multiple-deposit extraction: Some results and remaining puzzles," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 52-66, July.
  38. Cairns, Robert D, 1991. " On Non-convex Costs and Dynamic Consistency in an Exhaustible-Resource Market," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 93(1), pages 89-100.
  39. Cairns, Robert D. & Van Long, Ngo, 1991. "Rent seeking with uncertain opposition," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 35(6), pages 1223-1235, August.
  40. Cairns, Robert D, 1990. "A Contribution to the Theory of Depletable Resource Scarcity and Its Measures," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 28(4), pages 744-55, October.
  41. Cairns, Robert D., 1990. "Geological influences, metal prices and rationality," Resources and Energy, Elsevier, vol. 12(2), pages 143-171, July.
  42. Cairns, Robert D, 1990. " The Economics of Exploration for Non-renewable Resources," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 4(4), pages 361-95.
  43. Robert D. Cairns & John W. Galbraith, 1990. "Artificial Compatibility, Barriers to Entry, and Frequent-Flyer Programs," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 23(4), pages 807-16, November.
  44. Cairns, Robert D., 1990. "A note on discreteness and Jevonsian deterioration in non-renewable resource exploration," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 19(3), pages 297-299, November.
  45. Cairns, Robert D., 1990. "Les ressources non renouvelables : le côté offre," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 66(4), pages 444-460, décembre.
  46. Cairns, Robert D. & Moreaux, Michel, 1990. "A partial characterization of a history-dependent, subgame-perfect equilibrium : The case of an exhaustible resource duopoly," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 81-84, January.
  47. Cairns, Robert D., 1989. "Dynamic rent seeking," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(3), pages 315-334, August.
  48. Robert D. Cairns, 1989. "A Note on MacLeod's Treatment of Contestability," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 22(2), pages 434-37, May.
  49. Cairns, Robert D & Mahabir, Dhanayshar, 1988. "Contestability: A Revisionist View," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 55(218), pages 269-76, May.
  50. F. J. Anderson & Robert D. Cairns, 1988. "The Softwood Lumber Agreement and Resource Politics," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 14(2), pages 186-196, June.
  51. Robert D. Cairns, 1987. "An Economic Assessment of the Resource Amendment," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 13(4), pages 502-514, December.
  52. Jean-Thomas Bernard & Robert D. Cairns, 1987. "On Public Utility Pricing and Forgone Economic Benefits," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 20(1), pages 152-63, February.
  53. Cairns, Robert D., 1986. "More on depletion in the nickel industry," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 13(1), pages 93-98, March.
  54. Cairns, Robert D., 1986. "A model of exhaustible resource exploitation with ricardian rent," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 13(4), pages 313-324, December.
  55. Cairns, Robert D, 1986. " Intergenerational Equity and Heterogeneous Resources," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 88(2), pages 401-16.
  56. Robert D. Cairns, 1985. "Reform of Exhaustible Resource Taxation," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 11(4), pages 649-658, December.
  57. Robert D. Cairns, 1985. "Rent Seeking, Deregulation and Regulatory Reform," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 11(3), pages 591-601, September.
  58. Cairns, Robert D., 1985. "Nickel depletion and pricing: Further considerations," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 12(4), pages 395-396, December.
  59. Cairns, R. D., 1983. "Policy quandary: the Canadian nickel industry in recession," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 140-141, June.
  60. Cairns, Robert D., 1982. "Assessment of risk in a minerals industry : Canadian nickel," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 8(1), pages 59-64, March.
  61. Cairns, Robert D., 1982. "The measurement of resource rents : An application to Canadian nickel," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 109-116, June.
  62. Robert D. Cairns, 1981. "A Reconsideration of Ontario Nickel Policy," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 7(4), pages 526-533, Autumn.
  63. Robert D. Cairns, 1981. "An Application of Depletion Theory to a Base Metal: Canadian Nickel," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 14(4), pages 635-48, November.
  64. Robert D. Cairns, 1981. "The Constitution as Regulation: The Case of Natural Resources," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 7(1), pages 66-74, Winter.

NEP Fields

3 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2001-05-16. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2001-02-08. Author is listed
  3. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (2) 2001-02-08 2012-03-08. Author is listed
  4. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2001-02-08. Author is listed

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