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Peter Reginald Hartley

George and Cynthia Mitchell Chair in Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics, Professor of Economics

Baker Hall 262
Ph: 713.348.2534
Fax: 713.348.5278
Email: hartley@rice.edu

 Curriculum Vitae 

 
EDUCATION: Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 1980
M.Ec., Economics, Australian National University, 1977
B.A., Mathematics, Australian National University (First Class Honors), 1974
  
RESEARCH INTERESTS:  Energy economics; energy and growth; money, credit and banking
  
WORKING PAPERS AND FORTHCOMING PAPERS: “The Valley of Death for New Energy Technologies”, joint with Kenneth B. Medlock III

“Energy Sector Innovation and Growth”, joint with Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ted Temzelides and Xinya Zang

“Local Employment Impacts of Competing Energy Sources: the Case of Shale Gas Production and Wind Generation in Texas”

“The Relationship between Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices: The Role of the Exchange Rate”, joint with Kenneth B. Medlock III, forthcoming The Energy Journal

“The Future of Long-term LNG Contracts” forthcoming The Energy Journal
  
RECENT PUBLICATIONS:“Changes in the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies”, joint with Kenneth Medlock III, The Energy Journal, 2013, 34 (2): 27–57

“Empirical Evidence on the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies,” joint with Stacy Eller and Kenneth Medlock III, Empirical Economics, 2011, 40 (3): 623-643

“Potential Futures for Russian Natural Gas Exports,” joint with Kenneth Medlock III, The Energy Journal, 2009 Special Issue, 73–95.

“Optimal Dynamic Production from a Large Oil Field in Saudi Arabia,” joint with Jack Gao and Robin Sickles, Empirical Economics, 2008

“The Relationship between Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices,” joint with Jennifer Rosthal and Kenneth Medlock III, The Energy Journal, 29(3) June 2008, pp 47–65.

“A Model of the Operation and Development of a National Oil Company,” joint with Kenneth Medlock III, Energy Economics, 30(5) September 2008, pp 2459-2485.

“Expectations and the Evolving World Gas Market,” joint with Dagobert Brito, The Energy Journal, 28(1) January 2007, pp 1–24.
  

SELECTED OLDER PUBLICATIONS:

"The Baker Institute World Gas Trade Model", joint with Kenneth Medlock III, chapter 11 of Natural Gas and Geopolitics: From 1970 to 2040, edited by David Victor, Amy Jaffe and Mark Hayes, Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006

"Political and Economic Influences on the Future World Market for Natural Gas", joint with Kenneth Medlock III, chapter 12 of Natural Gas and Geopolitics: From 1970 to 2040, edited by David Victor, Amy Jaffe and Mark Hayes, Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006

"Northeast Asia Energy: Opportunites and Challenges" ,  joint with Amy Myers Jaffe, Kenneth Medlock III, Joint U.S. - Korea Academic Studies, vol 16, 2006: 37­60

"Macroeconomic Fuctuations: Demand or supply, permanent or temporary?" joint with Joseph Whitt Jr, European Economic Review 47(2003): 61-94

“Inside Money as a Source of Investment Finance”, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, vol 30 (2, May, 1998): 193–217.

“Numerical Approximation of a Value Function in the Presence of Inequality Constraints: An Application to the Demand for Credit Cards”, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol 20, 1996, 63-92.

“Consumer Rationality and Credit Cards”, joint with Dagobert L. Brito, Journal of Political Economy, April 1995, 400-433.

“Interest Rates in a Credit Constrained Economy”, International Economic Review, February 1994, Vol 35, No. 1, 23-60.

“A Generalized Method of Moments Approach to Estimating a Structural Vector Autoregression”, joint with Carl E. Walsh, Journal of Macroeconomics, 199-232, Vol 14(2), Spring 1992.

“Hoarding in General Equilibrium”, Economica, 467-483, vol 57 (228) November, 1990

“Equilibrium in an Industry with Lumpy Investment”, joint with A.S. Kyle, The Economic Journal, 392-407, June 1989.

“The Liquidity Services of Money”, International Economic Review, 1–24, vol 29 (1) February, 1988