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Robert A. Sproule

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Department of Economics, Hamilton Building (Room 210), Bishop's University, 2600 College Street, Sherbrooke, Québec, J1M 1Z7, Canada.
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Department of Economics
Bishop's University

Lennoxville, Canada
http://www.ubishops.ca/academic-programs/social-sciences/economics/

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Lennoxville, Québec, J1M 1Z7
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Working papers

  1. Sproule, R. & Hum, D. & Simpson, W., 1993. "Risk Always Reduces Output: Signing the Marginal Effect of Output-price Risk for the Competitive Firm," Papers 9301, Manitoba - Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Sproule, Robert, 2013. "A systematic analysis of the links amongst the Marshallian, Hicksian, and Frischian demand functions: A note," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 121(3), pages 555-557.
  2. Ambrose Leung & Cheryl Kier & Tak Fung & Linda Fung & Robert Sproule, 2011. "Searching for Happiness: The Importance of Social Capital," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(3), pages 443-462, June.
  3. Robert Sproule, 2010. "A note on the endogeneity of the price of utility within the consumer’s static profit function," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 101(2), pages 185-191, October.
  4. Robert Sproule & C?lin Vâlsan, 2009. "The student evaluation of teaching: its failure as a research program, and as an administrative guide," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 11(25), pages 125-150, February.
  5. Robert Sproule & Calin Valsan, 2009. "A simple test for the violation of the non-satiation axiom under uncertainty: The theory," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(4), pages 2656-2664.
  6. Calin Valsan & Robert Sproule, 2008. "Reservation Prices And Pre-Auction Estimates: A Study In Abstract Art," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 10(24), pages 257-272, June.
  7. Robert Sproule & Ambrose Leung, 2007. "Using the compensating and equivalent variations to define the Slutsky Equation under a discrete price change," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 4(11), pages 1-9.
  8. Calin Valsan & Robert Sproule, 2006. "Hedonic Models and Pre-Auction Estimates: Abstract Art Revisited," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 26(5), pages 1-10.
  9. Erskine, Michele & Kier, Cheryl & Leung, Ambrose & Sproule, Robert, 2006. "Peer crowds, work experience, and financial saving behaviour of young Canadians," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 262-284, April.
  10. Robert Sproule, 2006. "Sandmo´s Model of the Competitive Firm in a Two-Moment World," Economic Analysis Working Papers (2002-2010). Atlantic Review of Economics (2011-2016), Colexio de Economistas de A Coruña, Spain and Fundación Una Galicia Moderna, vol. 5, pages 1-16, June.
  11. Thomas Paulsson & Robert Sproule & Andreas Wagener, 2005. "The Demand For A Risky Asset: Signing, Jointly And Separately, The Effects Of Three Distributional Shifts," Metroeconomica, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 56(2), pages 221-232, May.
  12. Sproule, Robert, 2002. "The underdetermination of instructor performance by data from the student evaluation of teaching," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 287-294, June.
  13. Paulsson, Thomas & Sproule, Robert, 2002. "Stochastically dominating shifts and the competitive firm," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 141(1), pages 107-112, August.
  14. Wayne Simpson & Robert Sproule, 2000. "The Production Responses of the Competitive Firm to Three Conventional Distributional Shifts: a Unified Perspective," Metroeconomica, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 51(2), pages 168-181, May.
  15. Sproule, Robert & Vigneault, Marianne, 1996. "The duality between production and cost functions: A new finding," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 51(1), pages 67-70, April.
  16. Simpson, Wayne & Sproule, Robert & Hum, Derek, 1995. "Can the Sufficient Conditions Used to Sign the Global Effect of Risk Be Used to Sign the Marginal Effect of Risk?," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 47(4), pages 305-319, October.
  17. Sproule, R. A., 1994. "The short-run shutdown decision when output price and initial wealth are random," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 73(1), pages 33-38, February.
  18. Sproule, Robert A., 1987. "Consistent preferences and the allocation of effort under uncertainty : The case of risk-averse behavior," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 24(3), pages 213-218.
  19. Sproule, Robert A, 1985. "Tax Evasion and Labor Supply under Imperfect Information about Individual Parameters of the Tax System," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 40(3), pages 441-456.
  20. Sproule, Robert A, 1985. "An Optimal Allocation of Labor Supply and Savings under Interest-Rate Uncertainty: An Extension," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 37(2), pages 115-122, May.
  21. Sproule, Robert & Komus, David & Tsang, Eric, 1980. "Optimal Tax Evasion: Risk-neutral Behaviour under a Negative Income Tax," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 35(2), pages 309-317.

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Articles

  1. Ambrose Leung & Cheryl Kier & Tak Fung & Linda Fung & Robert Sproule, 2011. "Searching for Happiness: The Importance of Social Capital," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(3), pages 443-462, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Silke Boenigk & Marcel Lee Mayr, 2016. "The Happiness of Giving: Evidence from the German Socioeconomic Panel That Happier People Are More Generous," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 17(5), pages 1825-1846, October.
    2. Tim Tiefenbach & Florian Kohlbacher, 2015. "Happiness in Japan in Times of Upheaval: Empirical Evidence from the National Survey on Lifestyle Preferences," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 16(2), pages 333-366, April.
    3. Katarzyna Growiec & Jakub Growiec & Bogumil Kaminski, 2017. "Social Network Structure and The Trade-Off Between Social Utility and Economic Performance," Working Papers 2017-026, Warsaw School of Economics, Collegium of Economic Analysis.
    4. Sehee Han & Heaseung Kim & Eung-Sun Lee & Hee-Sun Lee, 2013. "The Contextual and Compositional Associations of Social Capital and Subjective Happiness: A Multilevel Analysis from Seoul, South Korea," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 1183-1200, August.
    5. Sarinda Taengnoi, 2014. "Economic man and social woman: Determinants of immigrants' life satisfaction," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 34(3), pages 1530-1549.
    6. Nazim Habibov & Elvin Afandi, 2015. "Pre- and Post-crisis Life-Satisfaction and Social Trust in Transitional Countries: An Initial Assessment," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 121(2), pages 503-524, April.
    7. Iddisah Sulemana, 2015. "An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship Between Social Capital and Subjective Well-Being in Ghana," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 16(5), pages 1299-1321, October.
    8. Katarzyna Growiec & Jakub Growiec, 2014. "Trusting Only Whom You Know, Knowing Only Whom You Trust: The Joint Impact of Social Capital and Trust on Happiness in CEE Countries," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(5), pages 1015-1040, October.
    9. Pawlowski, Tim & Downward, Paul & Rasciute, Simona, 2014. "Does national pride from international sporting success contribute to well-being? An international investigation," Sport Management Review, Elsevier, vol. 17(2), pages 121-132.
    10. Seth Kaplan & Joseph Luchman & Landon Mock, 2013. "General and Specific Question Sequence Effects in Satisfaction Surveys: Integrating Directional and Correlational Effects," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(5), pages 1443-1458, October.
    11. Sabatini, F, 2011. "The relationship between happiness and health: evidence from Italy," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 11/07, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
    12. Elena Bárcena-Martín & Cortés Aguilar Alexandra & Ana I. Moro Egido, 2013. "The role of proximity and social comparisons on subjective well-being," ThE Papers 13/10, Department of Economic Theory and Economic History of the University of Granada..
    13. Sehee Han & Heaseung Kim & Hee-Sun Lee, 2013. "A Multilevel Analysis of the Compositional and Contextual Association of Social Capital and Subjective Well-Being in Seoul, South Korea," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 111(1), pages 185-202, March.
    14. Anna Almakaeva & Eduard Ponarin & Christian Welzel, 2014. "Human Development And Generalized Trust: Multilevel Evidence," HSE Working papers WP BRP 58/SOC/2014, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
    15. Katarzyna Growiec & Jakub Growiec & Bogumil Kaminski, 2017. "Mapping the Dimensions of Social Capital," Working Papers 2017-025, Warsaw School of Economics, Collegium of Economic Analysis.
    16. Rok Spruk & Aleskandar Kešeljević, 2016. "Institutional Origins of Subjective Well-Being: Estimating the Effects of Economic Freedom on National Happiness," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 17(2), pages 659-712, April.
    17. Nalan Yetim & Ünsal Yetim, 2014. "Sense of Community and Individual Well-Being: A Research on Fulfillment of Needs and Social Capital in the Turkish Community," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 115(1), pages 93-115, January.
    18. Tae-Hwan Kim & Hoon Hong & Jonghyun Park & Chung Sik Yoo & Jongick Jang, 2017. "Statistical Estimation of the Casual Effect of Scoial Economy on Subjective Well-Being," Working papers 2017rwp-104, Yonsei University, Yonsei Economics Research Institute.
    19. Andrés Rodríguez-Pose & Viola Berlepsch, 2014. "Social Capital and Individual Happiness in Europe," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 357-386, April.
    20. Aguilar, Alexandra Cortés & García Muñoz, Teresa M. & Moro-Egido, Ana I., 2013. "Heterogeneous self-employment and satisfaction in Latin America," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 39(C), pages 44-61.
    21. Sabatini, Fabio, 2011. "Democracy or videocracy? An econometric analysis of the role of television in the Italian political arena," MPRA Paper 31117, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    22. Victoria Ateca-Amestoy & Alexandra Aguilar & Ana Moro-Egido, 2014. "Social Interactions and Life Satisfaction: Evidence from Latin America," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(3), pages 527-554, June.
    23. Piyapong Janmaimool & Chaweewan Denpaiboon, 2016. "Rural Villagers’ Quality of Life Improvement by Economic Self-Reliance Practices and Trust in the Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy," Societies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 6(3), pages 1-20, August.
    24. Jiayuan Li, 2016. "Why Economic Growth did not Translate into Increased Happiness: Preliminary Results of a Multilevel Modeling of Happiness in China," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 128(1), pages 241-263, August.
    25. Sabatini Fabio, 2011. "Who trusts Berlusconi? An econometric analysis of the role of television in the political arena," wp.comunite 0075, Department of Communication, University of Teramo.
    26. Takashi Oshio, 2017. "Which is More Relevant for Perceived Happiness, Individual-Level or Area-Level Social Capital? A Multilevel Mediation Analysis," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 18(3), pages 765-783, June.
    27. Tufan Ekici & Selda Koydemir, 2014. "Social Capital, Government and Democracy Satisfaction, and Happiness in Turkey: A Comparison of Surveys in 1999 and 2008," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 118(3), pages 1031-1053, September.
    28. Christoph Hauser & Urban Perkmann & Sibylle Puntscher & Janette Walde & Gottfried Tappeiner, 2016. "Trust Works! Sources and Effects of Social Capital in the Workplace," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 128(2), pages 589-608, September.
    29. Elena Bárcena-Martín & Alexandra Cortés-Aguilar & Ana I. Moro-Egido, 2017. "Social Comparisons on Subjective Well-Being: The Role of Social and Cultural Capital," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 18(4), pages 1121-1145, August.
    30. Cortés Aguilar Alexandra & Teresa Garcia-Muñoz & Ana I. Moro Egido, 2013. "Heterogeneous Self-employment and Subjective Well-Being. Evidence from Latin America," ThE Papers 13/05, Department of Economic Theory and Economic History of the University of Granada..

  2. Robert Sproule, 2010. "A note on the endogeneity of the price of utility within the consumer’s static profit function," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 101(2), pages 185-191, October.

    Cited by:

    1. Sproule, Robert, 2013. "A systematic analysis of the links amongst the Marshallian, Hicksian, and Frischian demand functions: A note," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 121(3), pages 555-557.

  3. Robert Sproule & C?lin Vâlsan, 2009. "The student evaluation of teaching: its failure as a research program, and as an administrative guide," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 11(25), pages 125-150, February.

    Cited by:

    1. Nicoleta Dospinescu & Maria Tătăruşanu & Gina Ionela Butnaru & Lucian Berechet, 2011. "The Perception of Students from the Economic Area on the New Learning Methods in the Knowledge Society," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 13(30), pages 527-543, June.

  4. Robert Sproule & Calin Valsan, 2009. "A simple test for the violation of the non-satiation axiom under uncertainty: The theory," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(4), pages 2656-2664.

    Cited by:

    1. Olila, Dennis & Nyikal, Rose & Otieno, David, 2015. "What Do Farmers Want from Crop Insurance Schemes: A Stated Preference Approach," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 212596, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

  5. Calin Valsan & Robert Sproule, 2008. "Reservation Prices And Pre-Auction Estimates: A Study In Abstract Art," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 10(24), pages 257-272, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Marinelli, Nicoletta & Palomba, Giulio, 2011. "A model for pricing Italian Contemporary Art paintings at auction," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 51(2), pages 212-224, May.

  6. Calin Valsan & Robert Sproule, 2006. "Hedonic Models and Pre-Auction Estimates: Abstract Art Revisited," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 26(5), pages 1-10.

    Cited by:

    1. Ünsal Özdilek, 2013. "Visual autocorrelation of prices," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International, vol. 37(2), pages 203-223, May.
    2. François Marechal & Pierre-Henri Morand, 2012. "The public release of information in first-price sealed-bid auctions," Post-Print hal-01313434, HAL.
    3. Charlin, Ventura & Cifuentes, Arturo, 2013. "A new financial metric for the art market," MPRA Paper 50186, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Alex Gershkov & Flavio Toxvaerd, 2013. "On seller estimates and buyer returns," Economic Theory Bulletin, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 1(1), pages 47-55, May.
    5. Bruno, Brunella & Garcia-Appendini, Emilia & Nocera, Giacomo, 2016. "Experience and Brokerage in Asset Markets: Evidence from Art Auctions," Working Papers on Finance 1605, University of St. Gallen, School of Finance.

  7. Erskine, Michele & Kier, Cheryl & Leung, Ambrose & Sproule, Robert, 2006. "Peer crowds, work experience, and financial saving behaviour of young Canadians," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 262-284, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Tam, Leona & Dholakia, Utpal M., 2011. "Delay and duration effects of time frames on personal savings estimates and behavior," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 114(2), pages 142-152, March.
    2. Mauro Mastrogiacomo & Rob Alessie, 2011. "Did you really save so little for your retirement? An analysis of retirement savings and unconventional retirement accounts," CPB Discussion Paper 200, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.
    3. Jinhee Kim & Jaslean LaTaillade & Haejeong Kim, 2011. "Family Processes and Adolescents’ Financial Behaviors," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 32(4), pages 668-679, December.
    4. Oppewal, Harmen & Paas, Leonard J. & Crouch, Geoffrey I. & Huybers, Twan, 2010. "Segmenting consumers based on how they spend a tax rebate: An analysis of the Australian stimulus payment," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 510-519, August.

  8. Thomas Paulsson & Robert Sproule & Andreas Wagener, 2005. "The Demand For A Risky Asset: Signing, Jointly And Separately, The Effects Of Three Distributional Shifts," Metroeconomica, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 56(2), pages 221-232, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Eichner, Thomas & Wagener, Andreas, 2011. "Increases in skewness and three-moment preferences," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 61(2), pages 109-113, March.

  9. Sproule, Robert, 2002. "The underdetermination of instructor performance by data from the student evaluation of teaching," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 287-294, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Robert Sproule & C?lin Vâlsan, 2009. "The student evaluation of teaching: its failure as a research program, and as an administrative guide," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 11(25), pages 125-150, February.
    2. Mohammad Alauddin & Temesgen Kifle, 2014. "Does the student evaluation of teaching instrument really measure instructorsù teaching effectiveness? An econometric analysis of studentsù perceptions in economics courses," Economic Analysis and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 44(2), pages 156-168.
    3. Bastian Gawellek & Bernd Süssmuth & Daniel Singh, 2016. "Tuition Fees and Instructional Quality," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 36(1), pages 84-91.
    4. Huybers, Twan & Louviere, Jordan & Islam, Towhidul, 2015. "What determines student satisfaction with university subjects? A choice-based approach," Journal of choice modelling, Elsevier, vol. 17(C), pages 52-65.
    5. Wagner, N. & Rieger, M. & Voorvelt, K.J., 2016. "Gender, ethnicity and teaching evaluations : Evidence from mixed teaching teams," ISS Working Papers - General Series 617, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS), The Hague.
    6. Rieger, Matthias & Voorvelt, Katherine, 2016. "Gender, ethnicity and teaching evaluations: Evidence from mixed teaching teamsAuthor-Name: Wagner, Natascha," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 79-94.
    7. Langbein, Laura, 2008. "Management by results: Student evaluation of faculty teaching and the mis-measurement of performance," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 417-428, August.

  10. Wayne Simpson & Robert Sproule, 2000. "The Production Responses of the Competitive Firm to Three Conventional Distributional Shifts: a Unified Perspective," Metroeconomica, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 51(2), pages 168-181, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Paulsson, Thomas & Sproule, Robert, 2002. "Stochastically dominating shifts and the competitive firm," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 141(1), pages 107-112, August.

  11. Simpson, Wayne & Sproule, Robert & Hum, Derek, 1995. "Can the Sufficient Conditions Used to Sign the Global Effect of Risk Be Used to Sign the Marginal Effect of Risk?," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 47(4), pages 305-319, October.

    Cited by:

    1. Paulsson, Thomas & Sproule, Robert, 2002. "Stochastically dominating shifts and the competitive firm," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 141(1), pages 107-112, August.

  12. Sproule, R. A., 1994. "The short-run shutdown decision when output price and initial wealth are random," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 73(1), pages 33-38, February.

    Cited by:

    1. Paulsson, Thomas & Sproule, Robert, 2002. "Stochastically dominating shifts and the competitive firm," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 141(1), pages 107-112, August.

  13. Sproule, Robert & Komus, David & Tsang, Eric, 1980. "Optimal Tax Evasion: Risk-neutral Behaviour under a Negative Income Tax," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 35(2), pages 309-317.

    Cited by:

    1. Rosella Levaggi & Francesco Menoncin, 2015. "Dynamic Tax Evasion with Audits based on Conspicuous Consumption," Working papers 33, Società Italiana di Economia Pubblica.
    2. Rosella Levaggi & Francesco Menoncin, 2016. "Dynamic tax evasion with audits based on visible consumption," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 119(2), pages 131-146, October.
    3. Emilio Albi Ibáñez, 1988. "Elusión y evasión fiscales (La investigación económica)," Documentos de trabajo de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales 88-27, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales.
    4. Hannelore Weck-Hannemann & Werner W. Pommerehne, 1989. "Einkommensteuerhinterziehung in der Schweiz: Eine empirische Analyse," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 125(IV), pages 515-556, December.

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