Publications

Econometrics

  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. "Valuing Intangible Assets with a Nested Logit Market Share Model". Journal of Econometrics 2004-2005.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. "Empirical Studies in Applied Economics". Boston, Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. "Studies in Consumer Demand-Econometric Methods Applied to Market Data". Boston, Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998 (first printing cloth), 2000 (second printing, paper).
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Charles J. Cicchetti. "A Micro-Econometric Analysis of Risk-Aversion and the Decision to Self-Insure". Journal of Political Economy, 102 1994: 169-186.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and R. Douglas Rivers. "Experimental Estimates of the Effects of Wage Subsidies". Journal of Econometrics 56, 1993: 219-242.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Langche Zeng. "The Heterogeneous Logit Model". California Institute of Technology, Social Science Working Paper No. 759, February 1991, revised August 1991.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Louis L. Wilde. "Welfare Economics for Tobit Models". California Institute of Technology, Social Science Working Paper No. 753, January 1991, revised August 1991
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and R. Douglas Rivers. "Selection Bias in Linear Regression, Logit and Probit Models". Sociological Methods and Research 18, 1989/1990. Reprinted in J. Fox and S. Long, eds. Modern Methods of Data Analysis. Newbury Park, California: Sage Publications, 1990: 359-91.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Geoffrey S. Rothwell. "Risk and Reactor Safety Systems Adoption". Journal of Econometrics 42, 1989: 202-17.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Steven E. Henson. "An Engineering/Econometric Analysis of Seasonal Energy Demand and Conservation in the Pacific Northwest". Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 6, 1988: 121-34.

Energy

1. Demand

  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Daniel L. McFadden. "An Econometric Analysis of Residential Electric Appliance Holdings and Consumption". Econometrica 52, 1984: 345-62. Reproduced in Stigum, B. ed. Econometrics and the Philosophy of Economics: Theory - Data Confrontation in Economics, Princeton University Press, 2002.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. "Consumer Durable Choice and the Demand for Electricity". New York-Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1985.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. "Block Switching in Demand Subject to Declining Block Rates. A new Approach". International Association of Energy Economists, Papers and Proceedings of the Eighth Annual North American Conference, May 1987:243-47.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. "A Nested Logit Model for Appliance Holdings in the Pacific Northwest". Marketing Science 5, 1986: 112-24.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A., Allen K. Miedema and Ram V. Chandran. "Price Effects of Energy Efficient Technologies: A Study of Residential Demand for Heating and Cooling". Rand Journal of Economics 17 1986: 310-25.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. "Will Mandatory Conservation Promote Energy Efficiency in the Selection of Household Appliance Stocks?". The Energy Journal Vol 7, 1986: 99-118.

2. Energy Market Restructuring

  • Cicchetti, Charles J., Colin M. Long and Kristina M. Sepetys. Restructuring Electricity Markets: A World Perspective Post-California and Enron. May 2003.
  • Cicchetti, Charles J., Jeffrey A. Dubin and Colin M. Long. The California Energy Crisis: What, Why, and What's Next". Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.

3. Utility Regulation

Alternative Regulation
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Lullit Getachew. "Econometric TFP Targets, Incentive Regulation, and the Ontario Gas Distribution Industry," 2009. Review of Network Economics 8 (4): 325-345.
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Lullit Getachew. "Alternative Regulation, Benchmarking, and Efficient Diversification, " 2009. Dialogue: United States Association for Energy Economics, 17 (2):27-31.
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Lullit Getachew. "Price Control Regulation in North America: Role of Indexing and Benchmarking," 2009. The Electricity Journal, 22: 63-76.
  • Lowry, Mark N. , Lullit Getachew, David Hovde, Steve Fenrick. “AltReg Rate Designs Address Declining Average Gas Use.” 2008. Natural Gas & Electricity 24 (9): 13-18.
  • Fenrick, Steve, Lullit Getachew, and Mark N. Lowry. “Regulation of Gas Distributors with Declining Use Per Customer." 2006. Dialogue: United States Association for Energy Economics, 14 (2): 17-21.
  • Kaufmann, Larry, and Mark N. Lowry. “Alternative Regulation for North American Electric Utilities." 2006. The Electricity Journal 19 (5): 15-26.
  • Lowry, Mark N., Lullit Getachew and David Hovde. “Econometric Benchmarking of Cost Performance: The Case of U.S. Power Distributors.” 2005. The Energy Journal , 26 (3): 75-92.
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "Performance-Based Regulation Developments for Gas Utilities". Natural Gas and Electricity, April 2004.
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "Performance-Based Regulation and Energy Utility Business Strategy". Natural Gas and Electric Power Industries Analysis 2003. Houston: Financial Communications.
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "Performance-Based Regulation and Business Strategy". Natural Gas and Electricity, February 2003.
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "Price Cap Regulation for Power Distribution". Washington: Edison Electric Institute, 1998.
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "Performance-Based Regulation of U.S. Electric Utilities: The State of the Art and Directions for Further Research". Palo Alto: Electric Power Research Institute, December 1995.
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "The Treatment of the Z Factors in Price Cap Plans". Applied Economic Letters 2, 1995.
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "A Price Cap Designers Handbook". Washington: Edison Electric Institute, 1995.
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Lawrence Kaufmann. "Performance-Based Regulation for Energy Utilities". Energy Law Journal, Fall 2002.
  • Lowry, Mark N., Lawrence Kaufmann and Eric Ackerman. "Price Caps for Distribution Service: Do They Make Sense?". Edison Times, 1999.
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Lawrence Kaufmann. "Forecasting the Productivity Growth of Natural Gas Distributors". AGA Forecasting Review, Vol 5, March 1996.
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Herb Thompson. "TFP Trends of U.S. Electric Utilities, 1975-92". Proceedings of the Ninth NARUC Biennial Regulatory Information Conference, Columbus: National Regulatory Research Institute, 1994.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Gas Supply Cost Incentive Plans for Local Distribution Companies". Proceedings of the Eight NARUC Biennial Regulatory Information Conference, Columbus: National Regulatory Research Institute, 1993.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Indexed Price Caps for U.S. Electric Utilities". The Electricity Journal, September-October 1991.
Benchmarking
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Lullit Getachew, 2009, "Statistical Benchmarking in Utility Regulation: Role, Standards and Methods", Energy Policy 37: 1323-1330.
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Lullit Getachew, 2009, "Price Control Regulation in North America: Role of Indexing and Benchmarking," The Electricity Journal, 22: 63-76.
  • Lowry, Mark N., Lullit Getachew and David Hovde. “Econometric Benchmarking of Cost Performance: The Case of U.S. Power Distributors.” 2005. The Energy Journal , 26 (3): 75-92.
Code of Conduct
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "The Cost Structure of Power Distribution with Implications for Public Policy". Washington: Edison Electric Institute, 1999.
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "Controlling for Cross-Subsidization in Electric Utility Regulation". Washington: Edison Electric Institute, 1998.
  • Kaufmann, Lawrence and Mark N. Lowry. "Branding Electric Utility Products: Analysis and Experience in Regulated Industries". Washington: Edison Electric Institute, 1997.
Rate Design
  • Cicchetti, Charles J., W. Gillen and P. Smolensky. The Marginal Cost and Pricing of Electricity: An Applied Approach. Ballinger Publishing Company, 1977.
  • Cicchetti, Charles J. "Energy System Forecasting, Planning and Pricing". ed. with W. Foell. National Science Foundation, Madison: University of Wisconsin Monograph, 1975.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Evaluating Alternative Measures of Credited Load Relief: Results from a Recent Study for New England Electric". Demand Side Management: Partnerships in Planning for the Next Decade, Palo Alto: Electric Power Research Institute, 1991.
Other Regulation
  • Cicchetti, Charles J. Going Green and Getting Regulation Right: A Primer for Energy Efficiency, Public Utilities Report, 2009.
  • Cicchetti, Charles J. and J. Jurewitz. Studies in Electric Utility Regulation. Ford Foundation Energy Policy Project, Cambridge: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1975.
  • Cicchetti, Charles, J., E. Berlin and W. Gillen. "Perspective on Power: A Study of the Regulation and Pricing of Electric Power". Ford Foundation Energy Policy Project, Cambridge: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1974.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A and Peter Navarro. "Regulatory Climate and the Cost of Capital". Regulatory Reform and Public Utilities. M. Crew, ed. Lexington, Massachusetts: Lexington Books (1982): 141-66.
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Lullit Getachew. “The Economics and Regulation of Power Transmission and Distribution: The Developed World Case.” International Handbook on the Economics of Energy, 2009.

4. Petroleum

  • Cicchetti, Charles J. "Alaskan Oil: Alternative Routes and Markets". Resources for the Future, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, December 1972.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Futures Prices and Hidden Stocks of Refined Oil Products". In O. Guvanen, W.C. Labys, and J.B. Lesourd, editors, International Commodity Market Models: Advances in Methodology and Applications, London: Chapman and Hall, 1991.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Competitive Speculative Storage and the Cost of Petroleum Supply". The Energy Journal Vol 10(1), 1989.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Modeling the Convenience Yield from Precautionary Storage: The Case of Distillate Fuel Oil". Energy Economics 10(4), 1988.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "A Competitive Model of Primary Sector Storage of Refined Oil Products". Resources and Energy 10(2), 1988.
  • Lowry, Mark N. Review of Oil Prices, Market Response, and Contingency Planning, George Horwich and David Leo Weimer. (Washington, American Enterprise Institute, 1984). Energy Journal 8(3), 1988.
  • Lowry, Mark N. and Bok Jae Lee. "Modeling the Convenience Yield from Precautionary Storage of Refined Oil Products". In John Rowse, ed. World Energy Markets: Coping with Instability, Calgary, AL: Friesen Printers, 1987.
  • Lowry, Mark N. Review of Energy, Foresight, and Strategy, Thomas Sargent ed. Baltimore: Resources for the Future, 1985. Energy Journal 6(4), 1986.


Environment

  • Cicchetti, Charles J. and V.K. Smith. The Costs of Congestion: An Econometric Analysis of Wilderness Recreation. Cambridge: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1976.
  • Cicchetti, Charles J. "A Primer for Environmental Preservation: The Economics of Wild Rivers and Other Natural Wonders". New York: MSS Modular Publication, 1973.
  • Cicchetti, Charles J. Forecasting Recreation in the United States: An Economic Review of Methods and Applications to Plan for the Required Environmental Resources. Lexington: Lexington Books, June 1973.
  • Cicchetti, Charles J. "The Demand and Supply of Outdoor Recreation: An Econometric Analysis". Ph.D. Thesis: Rutgers University , 1969. Also, with J.J. Seneca and P. Davidson, Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, Contract No. 7-14-07-4, 1969.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A., Charles J. Cicchetti and Louis L. Wilde. "The Use and Misuse of Surveys in Econometric Analysis: Natural Resource Damage Assessment Under CERCLA". California Institute of Technology, Social Science Working Paper No. 768, July 1991.

Political Economy

  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Gretchen A. Kalsow. "An Aggregate Nested Logit Model of Political Participation". California Institute of Technology, Social Science Working Paper No. 998, January 1997.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Gretchen A. Kalsow. "Participation in Direct Legislation: Evidence from the Voting Booth". California Institute of Technology, Social Science Working Paper No. 997, January 1997.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Gretchen A. Kalsow. "Comparing Absentee and Precinct Voters: Voting on Direct Legislation". Political Behavior, 18(2), June 1996:393-411.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Gretchen A. Kalsow. "Comparing Absentee and Precinct Voters: A View Over Time". Political Behavior, 18(2), June 1996:369-393.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Mathew Spitzer. "Testing Minority Preferences in Broadcasting". California Law Journal, 68(4), May 1995.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. with Elisabeth R. Gerber. "Patterns of Voting on Ballot Propositions: A Mixture Model of Voter Types". California Institute of Technology, Social Science Working Paper No. 795, April 1992.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A., D. Roderick Kiewiet and Charles Noussair. "Voting on Growth Control Measures: Preferences and Strategies". Economics and Politics 4, 1992: 191-213.

Taxes

  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. "Criminal Investigation Enforcement Activities and Taxpayer Noncompliance". California Institute of Technology Social Science Working Paper No. 1200. Forthcoming in Statistics of Income, 2004.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Gretchen A. Kalsow and Michael A. Udell. "Tax Return Preparers and Tax Evasion". California Institute of Technology, Social Science Working Paper No. 1031, April 1998.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. et al. "The Demand for Tax Return Preparation Services". The Review of Economics and Statistics 74, 1992: 75-82.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A., Michael J. Graetz and Louis L. Wilde. "State Income Tax Amnesties: Causes". Quarterly Journal of Economics, 107 August 1992: 1057-1070.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Michael J. Graetz and Louis L. Wilde. "The Changing Face of Tax Enforcement, 1978-1988". The Tax Lawyer 43, 1990: 893.914. Reprinted in R. Westin, R. Hishon, and B. Green, eds. Criminal Tax Prosecutions. Anderson Publishing Company, 1991.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A., Michael J. Graetz and Louis L. Wilde. "The Effect of Audit Rates on the Federal Individual Income Tax, 1977-1986". National Tax Journal 43, 1990: 395-409.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. "State Tax Amnesties II: Consequences". mimeo, California Institute of Technology, July 1990.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A., Michael J. Graetz and Louis L. Wilde. "The Report of the United States to the International Fiscal Association on the Administrative and Compliance Cost of Taxation". Cahiers of the International Fiscal Association 43 Congress, Kluwer, The Netherlands, 1989: 310-47.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Louis L. Wilde. "An Empirical Analysis of Federal Income Tax Auditing and Compliance". National Tax Journal 16, z1988: 61-74.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Steven E. Henson. "The Distributional Effects of the Federal Energy Tax Act." Resources and Energy 10, 1988: 192-211.
  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. and Michael J. Graetz and Louis L. Wilde. "Are We a Nation of Tax Cheaters? New Econometric Evidence on Tax Compliance." American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 77, 1987: 240-45.

Miscellaneous Topics

1. Agriculture

  • Lowry, Mark N. et al. "Theory of Pricing and Storage of Field Crops With an Application to Soybeans. University of Wisconsin - Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Research Report no. R3421, 1988.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Speculative Stocks and Working Stocks". Economic Letters 28, 1988.
  • Lowry, Mark N. et al. "Pricing and Storage of Field Crops: A Quarterly Model Applied to Soybeans". American Journal of Agricultural Economics 69 (4), November, 1987.

2. Minerals and Metals

  • Lowry, Mark N. "Monopoly Power, Rigid Prices, and the Management of Inventories by Metals Producers". Materials and Society 12(1), 1988.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Storage, Monopoly Power, and Sticky Prices". les Cahiers du CETAI no. 87.03 March 1987.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Assessing Metals Demand in Less Developed Countries: Another Look at the Leapfrog Effect". Materials and Society 10(3), 1986.
  • Lowry, Mark N. "The Changing Role of the United States in World Mineral Trade". In W.R. Bush, editor, The Economics of Internationally Traded Minerals. (Littleton, CO: Society of Mining Engineers, 1986).
  • Lowry, Mark N. "Public vs. Private Management of Mineral Inventories: A Statement of the Issues". Earth and Mineral Sciences 53(3), Spring 1984.

3. Other

  • Dubin, Jeffrey A. et al. "Initial Virological and Immunologic Response to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Predicts Long-Term Clinical Outcome". Clinical Journal of Infectious Diseases 33, 2001:466-472.
  • Dubin, Jeffrety A. and Peter Navarro. "How Markets for Impure Public Goods Organize: The Case of Household Refuse Collections". Journal of Law, Economics and Organization 4, 1998:217-241.