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Marcelo De Oliveira Torres

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First Name:Marcelo
Middle Name:De Oliveira
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Departamento de Economia
Faculdade de Economia, Administração, Contabilidade e Ciência da Informação e Documentação (FACE)
Universidade de Brasília

Brasília, Brazil
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Working papers

  1. Torres, M. & Howitt, R. & Rodrigues, L., 2018. "Analyzing Climate Change Precipitation Effects on Irrigated Agriculture: Why Temporal Resolution Matters?," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 276947, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  2. Marcelo De Oliveira Torres & Richard Howitt & Lineu Rodrigues, 2016. "Modeling The Economic Benefits Of Supplemental Irrigation," Anais do XLIII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 43rd Brazilian Economics Meeting] 190, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pós-Graduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
  3. Torres, Marcelo & Howitt, Richard & Rodrigues, Lineu, 2014. "On the Modeling of Precipitation and Surface Water as Agricultural Inputs for the Analysis of Drought Impacts on Agricultural Income," 2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota 170647, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  4. Torres, Marcelo de Oliveira & Felthoven, Ronald G., 2012. "Productivity Growth and Product Choice in Fisheries: the Case of the Alaskan Pollock Fishery Revisited," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124851, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  5. Marcelo de Oliveira Torres, 2011. "Examining the Effectsof Water Use Regulations on Agriculture in the São FranciscoRiver Basin, Brazil: An Application of a Linked Hydro-Economic Model," Anais do XXXVII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 37th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 189, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pós-Graduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
  6. Torres, Marcelo & Vosti, Stephen A. & Bassoi, Luis H. & Howitt, Richard E. & Maneta, Marco P. & Rodrigues, Lineu N. & Wallender, Wesley W. & Young, Julie A., 2007. "Spatial Patterns of Rural Poverty in the Sao Francisco River Basin, Brazil," 2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon 9733, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  7. Maneta, Marco P. & Torres, Marcelo & Howitt, Richard E. & Vosti, Stephen A. & Wallender, Wesley W. & Bassoi, Luis H., 2007. "A Detailed Hydro-Economic Model for Assessing the Effects of Surface Water and Groundwater Policies: A Demonstration Model from Brazil," 2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon 9705, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  8. Felthoven, Ronald G. & Morrison Paul, Catherine J. & Torres, Marcelo, 2006. "Measuring Productivity Change and Its Components for Fisheries: The Case of the Alaskan Pollock Fishery, 1994-2003," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25721, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

Articles

  1. Torres, Marcelo de O. & Felthoven, Ronald G., 2014. "Productivity growth and product choice in catch share fisheries: The case of Alaska pollock," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 50(PA), pages 280-289.
  2. Torres, Marcelo de O. & Maneta, Marco & Howitt, Richard & Vosti, Stephen A. & Wallender, Wesley W. & Bassoi, Luís H. & Rodrigues, Lineu N., 2012. "Economic impacts of regional water scarcity in the São Francisco River Basin, Brazil: an application of a linked hydro-economic model," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 17(2), pages 227-248, April.
  3. Morrison Paul, Catherine J. & Felthoven, Ronald G. & de O. Torres, Marcelo, 2010. "Productive performance in fisheries: modeling, measurement, and management," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 54(3), pages 1-18.
  4. Maneta, M.P. & Torres, M. & Wallender, W.W. & Vosti, S. & Kirby, M. & Bassoi, L.H. & Rodrigues, L.N., 2009. "Water demand and flows in the São Francisco River Basin (Brazil) with increased irrigation," Agricultural Water Management, Elsevier, vol. 96(8), pages 1191-1200, August.
  5. Torres, Marcelo & Morrison Paul, Catherine J., 2006. "Driving forces for consolidation or fragmentation of the US water utility industry: A cost function approach with endogenous output," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(1), pages 104-120, January.

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Working papers

  1. Felthoven, Ronald G. & Morrison Paul, Catherine J. & Torres, Marcelo, 2006. "Measuring Productivity Change and Its Components for Fisheries: The Case of the Alaskan Pollock Fishery, 1994-2003," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25721, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

    Cited by:

    1. Sauer, J. & Morrison-Paul, C., 2011. "Technologies and Localized Technical Change," Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.”, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA), vol. 46, March.
    2. Morrison Paul, Catherine J. & Felthoven, Ronald G. & de O. Torres, Marcelo, 2010. "Productive performance in fisheries: modeling, measurement, and management," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 54(3), pages 1-18.
    3. Johannes Sauer, 2011. "The Empirical Identification of Heterogenous Technologies and Technical Change," Post-Print hal-00768585, HAL.
    4. Solis, Daniel & Agar, Juan & del Corral, Julio, 2015. "The impact of IFQs on the productivity of the US Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Fishery," 2015 Annual Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia 196639, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.

Articles

  1. Torres, Marcelo de O. & Felthoven, Ronald G., 2014. "Productivity growth and product choice in catch share fisheries: The case of Alaska pollock," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 50(PA), pages 280-289.

    Cited by:

    1. Thunberg, Eric & Walden, John & Agar, Juan & Felthoven, Ron & Harley, Abigail & Kasperski, Stephen & Lee, Jean & Lee, Todd & Mamula, Aaron & Stephen, Jessica & Strelcheck, Andy, 2015. "Measuring changes in multi-factor productivity in U.S. catch share fisheries," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 294-301.
    2. Fissel, Benjamin E. & Felthoven, Ronald G. & Kasperski, Stephen & O’Donnell, Christopher, 2015. "Decomposing productivity and efficiency changes in the Alaska head and gut factory trawl fleet," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 337-346.

  2. Torres, Marcelo de O. & Maneta, Marco & Howitt, Richard & Vosti, Stephen A. & Wallender, Wesley W. & Bassoi, Luís H. & Rodrigues, Lineu N., 2012. "Economic impacts of regional water scarcity in the São Francisco River Basin, Brazil: an application of a linked hydro-economic model," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 17(2), pages 227-248, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Amjath-Babu, T.S. & Sharma, Bikash & Brouwer, Roy & Rasul, Golam & Wahid, Shahriar M. & Neupane, Nilhari & Bhattarai, Utsav & Sieber, Stefan, 2019. "Integrated modelling of the impacts of hydropower projects on the water-food-energy nexus in a transboundary Himalayan river basin," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 239(C), pages 494-503.
    2. Torres, M. & Howitt, R. & Rodrigues, L., 2018. "Analyzing Climate Change Precipitation Effects on Irrigated Agriculture: Why Temporal Resolution Matters?," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 276947, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    3. Francisco J. Fernández & Roberto D. Ponce & Maria Blanco & Diego Rivera & Felipe Vásquez, 2016. "Water Variability and the Economic Impacts on Small-Scale Farmers. A Farm Risk-Based Integrated Modelling Approach," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 30(4), pages 1357-1373, March.

  3. Morrison Paul, Catherine J. & Felthoven, Ronald G. & de O. Torres, Marcelo, 2010. "Productive performance in fisheries: modeling, measurement, and management," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 54(3), pages 1-18.

    Cited by:

    1. Daraio, Cinzia & Kerstens, Kristiaan & Nepomuceno, Thyago & Sickles, Robin C., 2019. "Empirical Surveys of Frontier Applications: A Meta-Review," Working Papers 19-005, Rice University, Department of Economics.
    2. Solis, Daniel & del Corral, Julio & Perruso, Lawrence & Agar, Juan J., 2015. "Individual fishing quotas and fishing capacity in the US Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 59(2), April.

  4. Maneta, M.P. & Torres, M. & Wallender, W.W. & Vosti, S. & Kirby, M. & Bassoi, L.H. & Rodrigues, L.N., 2009. "Water demand and flows in the São Francisco River Basin (Brazil) with increased irrigation," Agricultural Water Management, Elsevier, vol. 96(8), pages 1191-1200, August.

    Cited by:

    1. Rebecka Törnqvist & Jerker Jarsjö, 2012. "Water Savings Through Improved Irrigation Techniques: Basin-Scale Quantification in Semi-Arid Environments," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 26(4), pages 949-962, March.
    2. Althoff, Daniel & Rodrigues, Lineu Neiva & da Silva, Demetrius David & Bazame, Helizani Couto, 2019. "Improving methods for estimating small reservoir evaporation in the Brazilian Savanna," Agricultural Water Management, Elsevier, vol. 216(C), pages 105-112.
    3. Hagel, Heinrich & Hoffmann, Christa & Doluschitz, Reiner, 2014. "Mathematical Programming Models to Increase Land and Water Use Efficiency in Semi-arid NE-Brazil," International Journal on Food System Dynamics, International Center for Management, Communication, and Research, vol. 5(4), pages 1-9, December.

  5. Torres, Marcelo & Morrison Paul, Catherine J., 2006. "Driving forces for consolidation or fragmentation of the US water utility industry: A cost function approach with endogenous output," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(1), pages 104-120, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Carvalho, Pedro & Marques, Rui Cunha & Berg, Sanford, 2011. "A meta-regression analysis of benchmarking studies on water utilities market structure," MPRA Paper 32894, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. François Destandau & Serge Garcia, 2014. "Service quality, scale economies and ownership: an econometric analysis of water supply costs," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 46(2), pages 152-182, October.
    3. Erik Amdal & Gunnar Bårdsen & Kåre Johansen & Morten Welde, 2007. "Operating costs in Norwegian toll companies: a panel data analysis," Transportation, Springer, vol. 34(6), pages 681-695, November.
    4. Francisco González Gómez & Miguel Angel García Rubio, 2008. "Efficiency in the management of urban water services. What have we learned after four decades of research?," Hacienda Pública Española / Review of Public Economics, IEF, vol. 185(2), pages 39-67, July.
    5. Thomas C. Kinnaman & Kenji Takeuchi (ed.), 2014. "Handbook on Waste Management," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14571, July.
    6. Germà Bel, 2013. "Local government size and efficiency in capital-intensive services: what evidence is there of economies of scale, density and scope?," Chapters, in: Santiago Lago-Peñas & Jorge Martinez-Vazquez (ed.),The Challenge of Local Government Size, chapter 6, pages 148-170, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    7. Saal, David S. & Arocena, Pablo & Maziotis, Alexandros & Triebs, Thomas, 2013. "Scale and Scope Economies and the Efficient Vertical and Horizontal Configuration of the Water Industry: A Survey of the Literature," Munich Reprints in Economics 59563, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
    8. Michael G. Pollitt & Stephen J. Steer, 2011. "Economies of Scale and Scope in Network Industries: Lessons for the UK water and sewerage sectors," Working Papers EPRG 1124, Energy Policy Research Group, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
    9. FuloP ARPAD ZOLTAN & BAKO KINGA ERZSEBET, 2017. "The Analysis Structures Of The Costs And Of The Relationship Between Costs And Revenues In The Sector Of Sewerage And Wastewater Treatment In Romania," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 2, pages 188-196, December.
    10. Picazo-Tadeo, Andrés J. & Sáez-Fernández, Francisco J. & González-Gómez, Francisco, 2008. "Assesing Performance in the Management of the Urban Water Cycle," Efficiency Series Papers 2008/01, University of Oviedo, Department of Economics, Oviedo Efficiency Group (OEG).
    11. Andrea Guerrini & Giulia Romano & Bettina Campedelli, 2013. "Economies of Scale, Scope, and Density in the Italian Water Sector: A Two-Stage Data Envelopment Analysis Approach," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 27(13), pages 4559-4578, October.
    12. Zschille, Michael, 2012. "Consolidating the Water Industry: An Analysis of the Potential Gains from Horizontal Integration in a Conditional Efficiency Framework," CEPR Discussion Papers 8737, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    13. Ferro, Gustavo & Lentini, Emilio & Mercadier, Augusto & Romero, Carlos A., 2010. "Retornos a escala en agua y saneamiento: estimaciones para América Latina
      [Returns to scale in water and sanitation: estimates for Latin Amercia]
      ," MPRA Paper 20324, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Jan 2010.
    14. Walter, Matthias & Cullmann, Astrid & von Hirschhausen, Christian & Wand, Robert & Zschille, Michael, 2009. "Quo vadis efficiency analysis of water distribution? A comparative literature review," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 17(3-4), pages 225-232, September.
    15. Marques, Rui Cunha & De Witte, Kristof, 2011. "Is big better? On scale and scope economies in the Portuguese water sector," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 28(3), pages 1009-1016, May.
    16. Klien, Michael & Michaud, David, 2019. "Water utility consolidation: Are economies of scale realized?," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 61(C).
    17. Fiocco, Raffaele & Guo, Dongyu, 2014. "Mergers between regulated firms with unknown efficiency gains," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 464, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
    18. Magnus Soderberg, 2011. "Firm-level inefficiency and its determinants in the Swedish water and wastewater sector," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(12), pages 1149-1153.
    19. Graziano Abrate & Fabrizio Erbetta & Giovanni Fraquelli & Davide Vannoni, 2012. "Size and Density Economies in Refuse Collection," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 274, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
    20. Abbott, Malcolm & Cohen, Bruce, 2009. "Productivity and efficiency in the water industry," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 17(3-4), pages 233-244, September.
    21. Michael Zschille, 2012. "Consolidating the Water Industry: An Analysis of the Potential Gains from Horizontal Integration in a Conditional Efficiency Framework," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1187, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
    22. Kristof Witte & Rui Marques, 2011. "Big and beautiful? On non-parametrically measuring scale economies in non-convex technologies," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 35(3), pages 213-226, June.
    23. Augusto C. Mercadier & Walter A. Cont & Gustavo Ferro, 2016. "Economies of scale in Peru’s water and sanitation sector," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 45(2), pages 215-228, April.
    24. James I. Price & Steven Renzetti & Diane Dupont & Wiktor Adamowicz & Monica B. Emelko, 2017. "Production Costs, Inefficiency, and Source Water Quality: A Stochastic Cost Frontier Analysis of Canadian Water Utilities," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 93(1), pages 1-11.
    25. Ángel M. Prieto & José L. Zofío & Inmaculada Álvarez, 2015. "Cost economies, urban patterns and population density: The case of public infrastructure for basic utilities," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 94(4), pages 795-816, November.
    26. Guerrini, Andrea & Romano, Giulia & Leardini, Chiara, 2018. "Economies of scale and density in the Italian water industry: A stochastic frontier approach," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 103-111.
    27. Carvalho, Pedro & Marques, Rui Cunha, 2014. "Computing economies of vertical integration, economies of scope and economies of scale using partial frontier nonparametric methods," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 234(1), pages 292-307.
    28. Konstantinos Tsagarakis, 2013. "Does Size Matter? Operating Cost Coverage for Water Utilities," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 27(5), pages 1551-1562, March.
    29. Frija, Aymen & Buysse, Jeroen & Speelman, Stijn & Chebil, Ali & Van Huylenbroeck, Guido, 2010. "Effect of scale on water users’ associations’ performance in Tunisia: nonparametric model for scale elasticity calculation," 2010 AAAE Third Conference/AEASA 48th Conference, September 19-23, 2010, Cape Town, South Africa 95982, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).
    30. Malcolm Abbott & Bruce Cohen, 2010. "Industry Structure Issues in the Water and Wastewater Sectors in Australia," Economic Papers, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 29(1), pages 48-63, March.
    31. Liu, Junqing & Fukushige, Mototsugu, 2020. "Efficiency and pricing of water supply and sewerage services in Japan," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 62(C).
    32. Cruz, Nuno Ferreira da & Carvalho, Pedro & Marques, Rui Cunha, 2013. "Disentangling the cost efficiency of jointly provided water and wastewater services," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 24(C), pages 70-77.
    33. Humberto Brea-Solis & Sergio Perelman & David Saal, 2017. "Regulatory incentives to water losses reduction: the case of England and Wales," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 47(3), pages 259-276, June.
    34. Bottasso, Anna & Conti, Maurizio, 2009. "Scale economies, technology and technical change in the water industry: Evidence from the English water only sector," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 138-147, March.
    35. Jorge Guardiola & Francisco González-Gómez & Miguel A. García-Rubio, 2008. "Is the time dimension really important in research into contracting out?," FEG Working Paper Series 08/02, Faculty of Economics and Business (University of Granada).
    36. Lijesen Mark G., 2013. "Solving the Endogeneity Problem in Empirical Cost Functions: An Application to US Banks," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 13(2), pages 1051-1070, September.
    37. Michael Zschille, 2015. "Consolidating the water industry: an analysis of the potential gains from horizontal integration in a conditional efficiency framework," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 44(1), pages 97-114, August.
    38. Anne-Kathrin Faust & Andrea Baranzini, 2014. "The economic performance of Swiss drinking water utilities," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 41(3), pages 383-397, June.
    39. Romano, Giulia & Guerrini, Andrea, 2011. "Measuring and comparing the efficiency of water utility companies: A data envelopment analysis approach," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 19(3), pages 202-209.
    40. Yu, Xiaoman & Geng, Yong & Dong, Huijuan & Ulgiati, Sergio & Liu, Zhe & Liu, Zuoxi & Ma, Zhixiao & Tian, Xu & Sun, Lu, 2016. "Sustainability assessment of one industrial region: A combined method of emergy analysis and IPAT (Human Impact Population Affluence Technology)," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 107(C), pages 818-830.

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  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2011-11-07 2014-12-03 2018-12-03
  2. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (3) 2012-06-25 2014-12-03 2018-12-03
  3. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2011-11-07

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