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  • Fall 1998–: Professor of Economics, Oregon State University.
  • 1987-1998: Professor of Economics, Southern Illinois University.
  • 1983-1987: Associate Professor of Economics, Southern Illinois University.
  • 1978-1983: Assistant Professor of Economics, Southern Illinois University.
  • 1977: Instructor of Economics, Southern Illinois University.

Visiting  Appointments

  • January-March 2009:  Visiting  Scholar,  Auckland University  of Technology,  Auckland,  New Zealand. January-March 2005: Visiting Scholar, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • June 2001-2005: Research Associate, R.R. Institute of Applied Economics, Malm¨¨¨¨¨¨o, Sweden
  • Feb 15-25, 2005, Visiting Scholar, Center for Efficiency and Productivity, Univ. of Queensland,  Brisbane, Australia
  • Summer 1988-2000: Research Associate, The Swedish Institute for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden.
  • July-August 2000: Visiting Scholar, Economics, UNSW, Sydney, Australia. Visiting Scholar, Institutet  f¨¨¨¨¨¨or Arbetsmarknads Politisk Utv¨¨¨¨¨¨ardering, Uppsala, Sweden
  • August-December 1996: Kerstin Hesselgren Professor, Sweden.
  • August-December 1996: Guest Professor, Department of Economics, G¨oteborg University, G¨oteborg, Swe- den.
  • July-August 1995: Visitor, Center for Economic Studies, University of Munich, Germany.
  • January-February 1993: Visiting Professor, Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • February-March 1993: Visiting Professor, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
  • July-August  1992: Visiting  Scholar,  Resources and Technology  Division,  Economic Research  Service, U.S.D.A., Washington, D.C.
  • May-June 1991: Research Associate, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), Louvain-la Neuve, Belgium.
  • June-July 1990: Visiting Professor, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. December 1989: Visiting Fellow, Adelaide University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
  • Sept.-Nov. 1989: Visiting Fellow, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
  • August 1989: Visiting Fellow, LaTrobe University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia.
  • 1984-1985: Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University.

Professional Activities

  • 2003
    • Advisory Committee, European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity
  • 2002, 2004
    • Advisory Committee, North American Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity
  • 2001
    • Scientific Committee, European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity
  • 2000-present
    • (with R. Fare, R. R. Russell), coeditors for Studies in Productivity and Efficiency, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • 1997-present
    • Editorial Board, Health Care Management Science
  • 1986-present
    • Associate Editor, Journal of Productivity Analysis.
  • 1981-1982
    • Illinois Tax Reform Commission: Consultant for Excise and Consumption Tax Task Force (with K. Hayes).

Areas of Specialization

  • Public (State and Local) Finance Performance
  • Measurement Labor/Public Employment

Honors and Awards

  • 1977
    • Mattersdorf Award (NTA-TIA) for best student in public finance
  • 1996
    • Kerstin Hesselgren Chair: awarded by the Swedish parliament in honor of the first woman in the Swedish parliament.
  • 2000
    • Honorary Doctorate, Gothenburg University, Sweden.
  • 2002
    • Researcher of the Year Award, College of Liberal Arts
    • Who’s Who in Economics
  • 2005-present
    • ISI Web of Knowledge:  one of the 250 most highly cited scholars in Economics and Finance
  • 2007
    • Emerald Literati Network Highly commended award for Fare, Grosskopf, Førsund,Hayes and Heshmati, Measurement of productivity and quality in non-marketable services: with application to schools Quality Assurance in Education (2007) 14.

Publications

Published Papers
  • (R. Fare) DEA, Directional Distance Functions and Positive, Affine Data Transformation, Omega, (in press).
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis, W.L. Weber) Technological Change and Timing Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Journal of Productivity Analysis, (in press).
  • (R. Fare, V. Tremblay) Market Power and Technology,  RIO Series Market Structure and Efficiency, (in press).
  • (N. Chau, R. Fare), Trade Restrictiveness and Pollution, Journal of Public Economic Theory, forthcoming.
  • (R. Fare,  H. Fukuyama and D. Margaritis),  ‘DEA  and Endogenous  Technical  Change,’European Journal of Operational Research, 210:2, 2011, 457-458.
  • (R. Althin,  L. Behrenz, R. Fare,  E. Mellander) ‘Swedish  Employment  Offices: A New Model   for Evaluating Effectiveness,’ European Journal of Operational Research, 207:3, 2010, 1535-1544.
  • (C.H. Tremblay, K. Yang) ‘Brainstorm: Occupational Choice, Bipolar Illness and Creativity, Journal of Economics and Human Biology, 8(10), July 2010, 233-241.
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis) ‘The Diet Problem and DEA,’ Journal of the Operational Research Society, (in press).
  • (R. Fare,  C. Pasurka, W.L.  Weber) ‘Substitutability  Among Undesirable Outputs,’  Applied Economics (in press).
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis), ‘Time Substitution with Application to Data Envelopment Analysis, European Journal of Operational Research, 2010, 686-690.
  • (R. Fare), ‘Directional Distance Functions and Slack-Based Measures of Efficiency:  Some clarifications, European Journal of Operational Research, 206, 2010, 702.
  • (R. Fare), ‘Directional Distance Functions and Slack-Based Measures of Efficiency,’ European Journal of Operational Research, 2010, 320-322.
  • (R. Fare, C. Pasurka) ‘Toxic Releases:  An Environmental Performance Index for Coal-Fired Power Plants,’ Energy Economics, 32, 2010, 158-165.
  • (D. Aiken, R. Fare,  C. Pasurka), ‘Pollution  Abatement and Productivity Growth:  Evidence from Germany, Japan, the Netherlands and the United States, Environmental and Resource Economics, 44, 2009, 11-28.
  • (P. Bogetoft, R. Fare,  ), ‘Rational (In)efficiency  and Price  Coordination,’ Zeitschrift fu¨r  Betrieb- swirtenschaft 2009, 1-6.
  • (R. Fare), ‘A Comment on dynamic DEA,’ Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2009, 275-276.
  • (P. Bogetoft, R. Fare, K. Hayes and L. Taylor) ‘Dynamic Network DEA: An Illustration,’ Journal of the Operations Research Society of Japan 52:2, 2009, 147-162.
  • (R. Fare, B.E. Roland and W.L. Weber), ‘License  Fees:  Norwegian Salmon Farming,’ Agricultural Economics and Management,  13:1, 2009, 1-21.
  • (R. Fare),  ‘A Comment on Weak Disposability in Nonparametric Production Analysis,’ AmericanJournal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 1-21.
  • (K. Hayes and L. Taylor), ‘The Relative Efficiency of Charter Schools,’ Annals of Public and Coop- erative Economics, Vol. 80, No. 1, 2009, 67-88.(G. Whittaker,  R. Confesor, S. Griffith,  R. Fare,  J. Steiner,  G. Mueller-Warrant,  G. Banowetz), A  Hybrid  Genetic Algorithm  for Multi-objective  Activity Analysis Models,’  European Journal of Operational Research, 193, 2009, 195-203.
  • (R. Fare, K. Hayes, D. Margaritis), ‘Estimating Demand with Distance Functions: Parameterizations in the Primal and Dual,’ Journal of Econometrics,  147, 2008, 266-274.
  • (R. Fare and V. Zelenyuk), ‘Aggregation of Nervolian Profit Indicator”, Applied Economics, 15, 2008, 845-847.
  • (R. Fare,  D. Margaritis),  ‘U.S. Productivity in Agriculture  and R &  D,’ Journal of Productivity Analysis 30, 2008, 7-12.
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis), ‘Rejoinder’ Journal of Productivity Analysis 30, 2008, 77-79.
  • (B. Balk, R. Fare, and D. Margaritis), ‘Exact Relations Between Luenberger Productivity Indicators and Malmquist Productivity Indexes,’ Economic Theory 35, 2008, 187-190.
  • (R. Fare, R. Sickles), ‘Productivity of U.S. Airlines After Deregulation,’ Journal of Transport Eco- nomics and Policy, 41:1, 2007, 93-112.
  • (R. Fare,  D. Margaritis),  ‘Productivity,  Convergence and policy:  a study of OECD countries and industries, Journal of Productivity Analysis 28, 2007, 87-106.
  • (R. Fare and C. Pasurka), ‘Pollution Abatement Activities and Traditional Productivity,’ Ecological Economics, 62, 2007, 673-682.
  • (R. Fare and C. Pasurka),‘Environmental Production Functions and Environmental Directional Distance Functions,’ Energy, 2007, 1055-1066.
  • (S. Self,  O. Zaim), Estimating  the  Efficiency of the  System of Healthcare Financing in Achieving Better Health, Applied Economics, 38:13, July 2006, 1477-1488.
  • (R. Fare), ‘Resolving a Strange Case of Efficiency,’ Journal of the Operational Research Society, 57, 2006, 1366-1368.
  • (Fare, R. and C. Pasurka), ‘Social Responsibility:  U.S. Power Plants 1985-1998,’ Journal of Productivity Analysis, 26, 2006, 259-267.
  • (R. Fare, F. Forsund, K. Hayes, A. Heshmati), ‘Measurement of Productivity and Quality in Non-marketable Services: with application to schools,’ Quality Assurance in Education, 14, no. 1, 2006, 21-36.
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis), Productivity Growth and Convergence in the European Union, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 25:1, 2006, 111-141.
  • (S. Self ), ‘Factor  Accumulation or TFP? A Reassessment  of Growth in Southeast  Asia, Pacific Economic Review, 11:1, 2006, 39-58.
  • (Fare, R., W. Weber), ‘Shadow Prices and Pollution Costs in U.S. Agriculture,’ Ecological Economics 56, 2006, 89-103.
  • (E. Ball,  R. Fare,  O. Zaim ), ‘Accounting for Externalities  in the Measurement  of Productivity Growth:  The Malmquist Cost Productivity Measure,’ Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 16, 2005, 374-394.
  • (T.  Helvoigt) ‘Productivity Growth, Technical Efficiency and Returns to Scale in the Washington State Sawmill Industry.’  International Journal of Information  Technology & Decision Making 4:3, 2005, 1-14.
  • (R. Fare, D. W. Noh, W. Weber), ‘ Characteristics of a Polluting Technology: Theory and Practice, Journal of Econometrics,  126, 2005, 469-492.
  • (R. Fare, B. Seldon, V. Tremblay), ‘ Advertising Efficiency and the Choice of Media Mix:  A Case of Beer,’ International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2004, 503-522.
  • (R. Fare,  F. Hernandez-Sancho), ‘Environmental Performance:  An Index Number Approach,’ Resource and Energy Economics, 26, 2004, 343-352.
  • (R. Fare, W. Weber), ‘The Effect of Risk-based Capital Requirements on Profit Efficiency in Banking,’ Applied Economics 36, 2004, 1-13.
  • (R. Fare,  V.  Zelenyuk), ‘Aggregation of Cost  Efficiency:   Indicators and Indexes Across Firms,’ Academic Economic Papers, 32:3, 2004, 397-409.
  • (R. Fare, V. Zelenyuk), ‘Aggregation Bias and Its Bounds in Measuring Technical Efficiency, Applied Economics Letters, 2004, 343-352.
  • (R. Fare,  G. Whittaker),  ‘On Value Efficiency and Data Envelopment  Analysis,”  Special Issue in Honor of W.W. Cooper, Indian Economic Review, 39:1, 2004, 81-88.
  • (R. Fare), “Modeling Undesirable Factors in Efficiency Evaluation: Comment,” European Journal of Operational Research, 157, 2004, 242-245.
  • (B. Balk, R. Fare), The Theory of Economic Price and Quantity Indicators,’ Economic Theory, 23, 2004, 149-164.
  • (D. Margaritis,  V. Valdmanis), ‘Competitive  Effects  on Teaching Hospitals,’  European Journal of Operational Research, 154, 2004, 515-525.
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis), ”Productivity Growth in New Zealand: 1978-1998” New Zealand Economic Papers, vol 37 (1), June, 2003, pp 93-118.
  • (N. H. Chau and R. Fare ), “Trade Restrictiveness and Efficiency,” International Economic Review, vol. 44, No. 3, August 2003, 1079-1095.
  • (R. Fare), “Nonparametric Productivity Analysis with Undesirable Outputs: Comment,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, 1070-1074.
  • (J.C. Bureau, N. Chau, R. Fare),  ‘Economic Performance, Trade Restrictiveness  and Efficiency, Review of Development Economics, vol. 7, No. 4, 527-542, 2003.
  • “Some Remarks on the Malmquist Productivity Index and Its Decomposition,” Journal of Productivity Analysis, 20, 2003, 459-474.
  • (R. Fare, V. Zelenyuk), ‘Comment on How not to Measure the Efficiency of Public Services, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Vol 165, part 3, 429-430, 2002.
  • R. Fare, D. Margaritis), ”Economic Reform and Productivity Growth:  The Case of Australia and New Zealand”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 59, 143-152, 2002.
  • (R. Fare, Zaim, O.), ‘Hyperbolic Efficiency and Return to the Dollar,’ European Journal of Operational Research, 136, 671-679, 2002.
  • (R. Fare), ‘Two Perspectives on DEA: Unveiling the Link between CCR and Shephard,’ Journal of Productivity Analysis, 17:1/2, January 2002, 41-48.
  • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor and W. Weber), ‘On the Determinants of School District Efficiency: Competition and Monitoring,’ Journal of Urban Economics, 49, 2001, 453-478.
  • (O. Zaim, R. Fare  ), ‘An Economic Approach to Achievement  and Improvement  Indexes,’ Social Indicators Research, 56, 2001, 91-118.
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis), ‘APEC and the Asian Economic Crisis: Early Signals from Productivity Trends,’ Asian Economic Journal 15:3, September 2001, 325-341.
  • (T.  Anderson,  R. Fare,  L. Inman and X. Song), ‘Further  Examination of Moore’s Law with data envelopment analysis,’ Technological Forecasting and Social Change 69, 465-477, 2002.
  • (R. Fare, W. Weber), ‘Shadow Pricing of Missouri Public Conservation Land,’ Public Finance Review, 29:6, November 2001, 444-460.
  • (R. Fare, C. Pasurka), ‘Accounting for Air  Pollution Emissions in Measuring State Manufacturing Productivity Growth,’ Journal of Regional Science, 381-409, 2001.
  • (R. Fare and P. Roos), ‘The Use of Indicators for the Measurement of Price and Quantity Changes,’ Statistics and Democracy, Statistics Sweden, 2001.
  • (R. Fare, W. F. Lee), ‘Productivity  and Technical Change: The Case of Taiwan,’ Applied Economics, 33, 1911-1925, 2001.
  • (D. Margaritis, V. Valdmanis) “The Effects of Teaching on Hospital Productivity”, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 35, 189-204, 2001.
  • (R. Fare),  ‘When Can Slacks be used to Identify  Congestion? An Answer  to W. W. Cooper, L. Seiford and J. Zhu,’ Socio-economic Planning Sciences, 35, 217-221, 2001.
  • (J. E. Kirkley, R. Fare, K. McConnell, D. E. Squires and I. Strand) ‘Assessing Capacity and Capacity Utilization  in Fisheries when Data are Limited,’ North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 21:3, 482-497, August 2001
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis), ‘Productivity Trends in Australian and New Zealand Manufacturing, Aus- tralian Economic Review 34:2, 125-34, 2001.
  • (R. Fare, F. Førsund, K. Hayes, A. Heshmati), “A Note on Decomposing the Malmquist Productivity Index by Means of Subvector Homotheticity,” Economic Theory 17, 239-245, 2001.
  • (D. Margaritis, V. Valdmanis), ‘Comparing Teaching and Non-teaching Hospitals: A Frontier Approach (Teaching vs. Non-Teaching Hospitals)’, Health Care Management Science 4, 83-90, 2001.
  • (C. Moutray),  “Evaluation  of School Reform in Chicago Public Schools,” Economics of Education Review, vol. 20, no. 1, 2001, 1-14.
  • (D. Boisso, K. Hayes), “Productivity and Efficiency in the U.S.: Effects of Business Cycles and Public Capital,” Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 30, 2000, 663-681.
  • (R. Fare).  ‘Outfoxing a Paradox,’ Economics Letters, 69, 2000, 159-163.
  • (R. Fare), “On Separability of the Profit Function,” Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 2000, 609-620.
  • (R. Fare),  “Theory  and Application  of Directional  Distance Functions,”  Journal of Productivity Analysis, 13, 2000, 93-103
  • (R. Fare), “Network DEA,”  Socio-economic Planning Sciences, 34:1, 2000, 35-49.
  • (R. Fare) “Decomposing Technical Efficiency with Care,” Management Science, 46:1, 2000, 1667-168.
  • (R. Fare) “Notes on Some Inequalities in Economics,” Economic Theory, 15:1, 2000, 227-234
  • (R. Fare and J. Kirkley), ‘Multi-Output Capacity Measures and Their Relevance for Productivity, Bulletin of Economic Research 2000, 101-112.
  • (R. Fare)  “Slacks and Congestion: A Comment,”  Socio-economic Planning Sciences,  34:1, 2000, 27-34.
  • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor, and W. Weber) “Anticipating the Consequences of School Reform: A New Use of DEA,”  Management  Science, 45:4, 1999, 608-20.
  • (R. Br¨annlund, Y. Chung, R. and R. Fare) “Emissions Trading and Profitability: The Swedish Pulp and Paper Industry,” Environmental and Resource Economics, 1998, 345-356.
  • (R. Fare) “Congestion:  a Note,” Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 32:1, 1998, 21-23.
  • (R. Fare) “Shadow Pricing of Good and Bad Commodities,”American Journal of Agricultural Economics 80, 1998, 584-590.
  • (R. Fare and M. Norris) “Productivity Growth, Technical Progress, and Efficiency Change in Industrialized Countries: Reply,” American Economic Review, 87:5, 1997, 1040-1043.
  • (Y.H. Chung and R. Fare)“Productivity and Undesirable Outputs: A Directional Distance Function Approach,”Journal of Environmental Management, 51, 1997, 229-240.
  • (R. Fare) “Profit  Efficiency, Farrell Decompositions and the Mahler Inequality,” Economics Letters, 57, 1997, 283-287.
  • (R. Fare, B. Lindgren, J. P. Poullier) “Productivity Growth in Health Care Delivery: A Comparison of OECD Countries,” Medical Care, 35:4, 1997, 354-366.
  • (R. Fare, R. Grabowski and S. Kraft), “Efficiency of Fixed but Allocatable Inputs: A Non-Parametric Approach,” Economics Letters, 56, 1997, 187-193.
  • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor and W. Weber) “Budget-Constrained Frontier Measures of Fiscal Equality andEfficiency in Schooling,” Review of Economics and Statistics, 79:1, February 1997, 116-124
  • (R. Fare, E. Grifell-Tatj´e, C.A.K. Lovell), “Biased Technical Change and the Malmquist Productivity Index,” Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 99:1, 1997, 119-127
  • “Statistical  Inference and Nonparametric  Efficiency:  A Selective  Survey,”  Journal of Productivity Analysis 7, 1996, 161-176.
  • (R. Chambers, R. Fare), “Productivity Growth in APEC Countries,” Pacific Economic Review, 1:3, December 1996, 181-190.
  • R. Fare, P. Roos) “On Two Definitions of Productivity,” Economics Letters, 53, 1996, 269-274.
  • (J. Clement, V. Valdmanis) “A Comparison of Shadow Prices and Reimbursement Rates of HospitalServices,” Annals of Operations Research, 67, 1996, 163-182
  • (R. Fare, R. Althin)  “Profitability and Productivity Changes: An Application to Swedish Pharmacies,” Annals of Operations Reserach, 66, 1996, 219-230.
  • (R. Fare) “Productivity and Intermediate Products: A Frontier Approach,” Economics Letters, 50, 1996, 65-70.
  • (R. Fare,  D. Tyteca) “An  Activity Analysis  Model of the Environmental Performance of Firms–application to fossil-fuel-fired electric utilities,” Ecological Economics, 18, 1996, 161-175.
  • (J. C. Bureau,  R. Fare) “Nonparametric Measures of Productivity Growth in European and U.S.Agriculture,” Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1995, 309-326.
  • (R. Fare), “Nonparametric Tests of Regularity, Farrell Efficiency and Goodness-of-Fit,” Journal of Econometrics, 69, 1995, 415-425.
  • (K. Hayes, J. Hirschberg), “Fiscal Stress and the Production of Public Safety:  A Distance Function Approach,” Journal of Public Economics 57, 1995, 277-296.
  • (R. Br¨annlund, R. Fare) “Environmental Regulation and Profitability: An Application to Swedish Pulp and Paper Mills,”  Environmental and Resource Economics 6, 1995, 23-36.
  • (R. Fare, W.-F. Lee) “Productivity in Taiwanese Manufacturing Industries,” Applied Economics, 27, 1995, 259-265.
  • (D. Margaritis and V. Valdmanis) “Estimating Output Substitutability of Hospital Services: A Distance Function Approach,” European Journal of Operational Research, 80, 1995, 575-587.
  • (R. Fare, P. Roos) “Productivity and Quality Changes in Swedish Pharmacies,” International Journal of Production Economics, 39, 1995, 137-144.
  • 108. (R. Fare, P. Roos) “Productivity and Quality Changes in Swedish Pharmacies:  Reply,” International Journal of Production Economics, 39, 1995, 147.
  • (R. Fare) “Measuring Productivity:  A Comment,” International Journal of Operations and Production Management,  14:9, 1994, 83-88.
  • “Discussion:  Linear Programming Approaches to the Measurement and Analysis of Productive Efficiency,” TOP 2:2, 1994, 51-56.
  • (R. Fare) “Estimation of Returns to Scale Using Data Envelopment Analysis: A Comment,” European Journal of Operational Research, 79, 1994, 379-382.
  • (R. Fare, M. Norris, Z. Zhang) “Productivity Growth, Technical Progress and Efficiency Change in Industrialized Countries,” American Economic Review, 84:1, March 1994, 66-83.
  • (R. Chambers, R. Fare)  “Efficiency,  Quantity  Indexes  and Productivity Indexes: A Synthesis,” Bulletin of Economics Research, 46:1, January 1994, 1-22.
  • (G. Ferrier,  K. Hayes, S. Yaisawarng) “Economics of Diversification  in the  Banking Industry:  A Frontier Approach,” Journal of Monetary Economics, 31, 1993, 229-249.
  • (M. English, K. Hayes, S. Yaisawarng) “Output  Allocative and Technical Efficiency of Banks,” Journal of Banking and Finance, 17:2-3, April  1993, 349-366.
  • (V. Valdmanis) “Evaluating Hospital Performance with Case Mix Adjusted Outputs,” Medical Care,31:6, 1993, 525-532.
  • (K. Hayes) “Local Public Sector Bureaucrats and Their Input Choices,” Journal of Urban Economics, 33, 1993, 151-166.
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell, S. Yaisawarng) “Derivation  of Shadow Prices for Undesirable Outputs:  A Distance Function Approach,” Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 374- 380.
  • (K.  Hayes and S. Yaisawarng) “Measuring  Economies  of Diversification:  A  Frontier  Approach,” Journal of Business Economics and Statistics,  10:4, 1992, 453-459.
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) “Indirect Productivity  Measurement,” Journal of Productivity Analysis 2, 1992, 283-298.
  • (R. Fare, B. Lindgren, P. Roos) “Productivity Changes in Swedish Pharmacies  1980-1989: A Non- parametric Malmquist Approach,” Journal of Productivity Analysis 3, 1992, 85-101.
  • (R. Fare) “Malmquist Productivity Index and Fisher Ideal Indexes,” The Economic Journal 102:410, 1992, 158-160.
  • (R. Fare, S.K. Li) “Linear Programming Models for Firm and Industry Performance,” The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1991, 599-608.
  • (R. Fare) “A Distance Function Approach to Price Efficiency,” Journal of Public Economics  43, 1990, 123-126.
  • (R. Fare, S. Yaisawarng, S. Li, Z. Wang) “Productivity Growth in Illinois Utilities,” Resources and Energy 12, 1990, 383-398.
  • (R. Fare) “The Fisher Ideal Index and the Indirect Malmquist Productivity Index: A Comparison,” New Zealand Economic Papers 24, 1990, 66-72.
  • (D. Margaritis, V. Valdmanis) “Nurse Productivity and Wages,” New Zealand Economic Papers 24,1990, 73-86.
  • (S. Yaisawarng) “Economies of Scope in the Provision of Local Public Services,” National Tax Journal 43, March 1990, 61-74.
  • (R. Fare, J. Nelson) “On Price Efficiency,” International Economic Review, 1990, 709-720.
  • (R. Fare, H. Lee) “A  Nonparametric Approach to Expenditure Constrained Profit Maximization,”The American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1990, 574-581.
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell, C. Pasurka) “Measuring Efficiency when some Outputs are Undesirable: A Nonparametric Approach,” Review of Economics and Statistics 71:1, 1989, 90-98.
  • (R. Fare, W. Weber) “Measuring School District Performance,” Public Finance Quarterly 17:4, 1989, 409-428.
  • (R. Fare,  V. Valdmanis) “Capacity,  Competition  and Efficiency in Hospitals:  A  NonparametricApproach,” Journal of Productivity Analysis 1, 1989, 123-128.
  • (R. Fare, E. Kokkelenberg) “Measuring Plant Capacity Utilization,  and Technical Change: A Non- parametric Approach,” International Economic Review, 1989, 655-666.
  • (R. Fare, C. Pasurka) “The Effect of Environmental Regulations on the Efficiency of Electric Utilities: 1969 vs. 1975,” Applied Economics 21, 1989, 225-235.
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) “An Indirect Approach to the Evaluation of Producer Performance,” Journal of Public Economics 37, 1988, 71-89.
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) “Scale Elasticity and Scale Efficiency,” Zeitschrift fu¨r die gesamte Staatswis- senschaften 144, No. 4, September 1988, 721-729.
  • (R. Fare,  D. Njinkeu)  “On  Piecewise Reference  Technologies,”  Management  Science 34, No. 12, December 1988, 1507-1511.
  • (P. Byrnes, R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) “The Effect of Unions on Productivity:  U.S. Surface Mining of Coal,” Management Science 34, No. 9, September 1988, 1037-1053.
  • (K. Hayes, S. Porter-Hudak) “Pension Funding and Local labor Costs: A Dynamic Analysis of Illinois Police Pension Funds,” Southern Economic Journal 54, No. 3, January 1988, 572- 82.
  • (P. Byrnes, R. Fare,  S. Kraft)  “Technical Efficiency and Size: The Case of Illinois Grain Farms,” European Review of Agricultural Economics 14, No. 4, 1987, 395-412.
  • (V. Valdmanis) “Measuring Hospital Performance:  A Nonparametric Approach,” Journal of HealthEconomics 6, 1987, 89-107.
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) “Nonparametric Disposability Tests,” Zeitschrift fu¨r National¨okonomie 47, 1987, 77-85.
  • (R. Fare, J. Logan) “The Comparative Efficiency of Western Coal-Fired Steam-Electric Generating Plants: 1977-1979,” Engineering Cost and Production Economics 11, 1987, 21-30.
  • (K.  Hayes) “The  Demand  for Local Public Goods:  Choosing an Appropriate Functional  Form,”Applied Economics 18, November 1986, 1179-1192.
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) “Scale Economics and Duality,” Zeitschrift fr National¨okonomie 46, No. 2, 1986, 175-182.
  • (R. Fare, C. Pasurka) “Effects on Relative Efficiency in Electric Power Generation Due to Environmental Controls,” Resources and Energy VIII, No. 2, 1986, 167-184.
  • “The Role of the Reference Technology in Measuring Productive Efficiency,” The Economic Journal, 96, June 1986, 499-513.
  • (P. Byrnes,  K. Hayes) “Efficiency and Ownership:  Further  Evidence,”  Review of Economics
  • and Statistics 68, No. 2, May, 1986, 337-341.
  • (R. Fare) “A  Nonparametric Cost Approach to Scale Efficiency,” Scandinavian  Economic Journal 87, No. 4, 1985, 594-604.
  • (P. Byrnes, K. Hayes) “How ’Exact’ Are Exact Measures of Welfare Loss?” Applied Economics 17, December 1985, 1071-1081.
  • (K. Hayes, T. Kennedy) “The Supply and Demand Effects of Underfunding of Pensions on PublicEmployee Wages,” Southern Economic Journal 51, No. 3, January, 1985, 745-753.
  • (K. Hayes) “Measuring the Welfare Loss of Pension Mandates: A Methodology and Example,” PublicFinance Quarterly 13, No. 1, January 1985, 47-62.
  • (R. Fare,  R. Grabowski) “Technical  Efficiency of Philippine Agriculture,”  Applied Economics 17,1985, 205-214.
  • (R. Fare,  J. Logan) “The  Relative Performance of Publicly Owned and Privately Owned Electric Utilities,” Journal of Public Economics 26, 1985, 89-106.
  • (R. Fare) “Productive Efficiency in U.S. Manufacturing:  A Generalized Linear Programming Approach,” Methods of Operations Research 48, 1984, 497-515.
  • (K. Hayes) “The Role of Functional Form in Estimating the Demand for Local Public Goods,” Review of Economics and Statistics 66, No. 1, February 1984, 169-173.
  • (P. Byrnes, R. Fare)  “Measuring  Productive  Efficiency: An Application  to Illinois  Strip Mines,” Management Science 30, No. 6, June 1984, 671-681.
  • (R. Fare,  J. Logan) “The Relative Efficiency of Illinois Public Utilities,” Resources and Energy 5, 1983, 349-367.
  • (R. Fare) “Measuring Congestion in Production,” Zeitschrift fu¨r National¨okonomie 43, No. 3, 1983, 257-271.
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) “The Structure of Technical Efficiency,” Scandinavian Journal of Economics 85, No. 2, 1983, 181-190.
  • (K. Hayes, D. Sivan) “Municipal Pensions, Funding, and Wage Capitalization,” National Tax Journal 36, March 1983.
  • (R. Fare) “Measuring Output Efficiency,” European Journal of Operational Research 13, 1983, pp. 173-179.
  • (K. Hayes) “Reimbursement of State Mandates: A Method for Establishing Costs,” State and LocalGovernment Review 15, Fall 1983, 102-105.
  • (R. Fare, B. Yoon) “A  Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of the Highway Speed-Volume Relationship,” Journal of Urban Economics 12, 1982, 115-121.
  • “The Revenue Potential of a Site Value Tax: Extension and Update of a General Equilibrium Model with Recent Empirical Estimates of Several Key Parameters,” American Journal of Economics and Sociology 40, No. 2, April  1981, 207-215.
  • “Public Employment’s Impact on the Future of Urban Economies,” Urban Government Finance 20,1981, Roy Bahl, ed., 39-62.
  • (M. Gellerson) “Public  Utility Pricing, Investment and Reliability Under Uncertainty:  A Review,” Public Finance Quarterly 8, No. 4, October 1980, 477-792.
  • (M. Gellerson and R. McHugh) “Cyclical  Stability of the  New Urban Economic Base,”  NortheastRegional Science Review 9, 1979, 30-37.
Papers in Proceedings and Book Reviews:
  • Review of Industrial Price, Quantity and Productivity Indices:  the Micro-Economic Theory and an Application, by B. M. Balk, for Zeitschrift fu¨r National¨okonomie, 71:3, 2000, 324-325.
  • (R. Fare,  K. Kerstens, J.E. Kirkley,  D. Squires), ‘Assessing Short-Run and Medium-Run Fishing Capacity at the Industry Level and its Reallocation,’ IIFET 2000 Proceedings.
  • (R. Fare, J.E. Kirkley, D. Squires), ‘Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA): A Framework for Assessing Capacity in Fisheries when Data are Limited,’ IIFET 2000 Proceedings.
  • (R. Fare), ‘Primal and Dual Measures of Capacity Utilization,’  PICMET, Proceedings Vol. 2 (1999).
  • (K.  Hayes, L. Taylor and W. Weber),  “Allocative Inefficiency and School Competition,”  National Tax Association Proceedings: 91st Annual Conference on Taxation, 1998, 282-292.
  • (R. Fare, P. Roos), “Profit,  Productivity and Quality:  A Directional Distance Function Approach,” in Register Statistics,  Respondent Costs, and Survey Process Improvement, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Methodological Issues in Official Statistics, Stockholm September 23-24, 1996, 55-61, ISBN 91-618-0873-3.
  • Review of Productivity by Dale Jorgenson, for Zeitschrift fu¨r National¨okonomie, forthcoming. (with Jean-Christophe Bureau)
  • Review of Economic Efficiency of the Organizational Decisions of the Firm,  R.T.V.S. Rao, forZeitschrift fu¨r National¨okonomie 54:1, 1991, 73-75.
  • (R. Fare) “Sharing Functions and Clubs, A Note,” MVEA  Proceedings VIII, 1982, 172-174.
  • (K.  Hayes, D. Sivan) “The  Wage-Pension  Trade  Off:  The Case of Illinois Municipal Policemen,” Proceedings of the 12th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Economic Association,  1982, 197-204.
  • (K. Hayes) “Underfunding of Municipal Employee Pension Plans,” Proceedings of the 11th Annual,Meeting of the Illinois Economic Association,  1981, 99-104.
  • “City  Life-Cycles and Municipal Expenditure Contrasts: Comment,” National Tax Association Proceedings, 1977, 332-334.
Books and Monograph
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) The Measurement of Efficiency of Production, Kluwer-Nijhoff Publishing, Boston (1985).
  • (R. Fare)  Cost and Revenue Constrained  Production,  Bilkent  University Lecture  Series, Springer- Verlag, Berlin (1994).
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) Production Frontiers, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (1994).
  • (R. Fare) Intertemporal Production Frontiers, Kluwer-Nijhoff, 1996.
  • (R. Fare  and R. R. Russell), eds.,  Index Numbers: Essays in Honor of Sten Malmquist, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 1998.
  • (R. Fare), Efficiency and Productivity:  New Directions, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2004.
  • (R. Fare), Efficiency and Productivity:  New Directions, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2005. (softcover version)
  • (R. Fare,  D. Primont),  eds., Aggregation, Efficiency and Measurement, Studies in Efficiency and Productivity, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2007.
Contributions to Books
  • (R. Fare),  ‘Homogeneous and homothetic production (and utility) functions,’  in M. Blaug and P. Lloyd, eds, Famous Figures  and Diagrams in Economics, Edward Elgar, forthcoming.
  • (V.E. Ball, R. Fare and D. Margaritis) ‘ Productivity and Profitability of US Agriculture: Evidence from a Panel of States,’ V.E. Ball, R. Fantini and L Gutierrez (eds) The Economic Impact of Support to Agriculture:  an international perspective, Springer, New York, (in press).
  • (R. Fare, M. Lundstr¨om and P. Roos), ‘Evaluating Health Care Efficiency,’ Evaluating Hospital Policy and Performance: Contributions from Hospital Policy and Productivity Research, Jos L.T.
    Blank and Vivian G. Valdmanis, eds., Elsevier Publishers, 2008.
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis), ‘Productivity and Efficiency: Malmquist and More,’ H. Fried, C.A.K. Lovell, and S. Schmidt, The Measurement  of Productive Efficiency and Productivity  Growth, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • (R. Fare, V. Zelenyuk) ‘Finding Common Ground: Efficiency Indices’, in Aggregation, Efficiency and Measurement,(R. Fare, D. Primont), eds., Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2007.
  • (K.  Hayes, L. Taylor),  ‘Sources  of Manufacturing Productivity Growth:  U.S. States 1990-1999’,in Aggregation, Efficiency and Measurement,(R. Fare,  D. Primont),  eds., Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2007.
  • (R. Fare,  V. Zelenyuk), ‘Finding Common Ground: Efficiency Indexes,’R. Fare and S. Grosskopf, eds., Aggregation,  Efficiency and Measurement, Springer Verlag, 2007.
  • (R. Fare, G. Whittaker), ‘Network DEA’, in Modeling Data Irregularities and Structural Complexities in Data Envelopment Analysis, eds. Joe Zhu and Wade D. Cook, Springer, 2007.
  • (B. M. Balk, R. Br¨annlund, R. Fare, M. Lindmark), ‘Environmental Performance in Swedish Manufacturing, 1913-1990,’ Contributions in Environmental Economics: in Honour of Karl Gustaf L¨ofgren, T. Aronsson, R. Axelson and R. Br¨annlund, eds., Edward Elgar, 2006, 287-306.
  • (R. Fare, G. Whittaker), ‘Distance Functions: with Applications to DEA,’ in L. M. Seiford andJ. Zhu (eds.) DEA Handbook, Kluwer Academic Publishers (2004), 139-152.
  • (W.F. Lee, R. Fare), ‘Property Rights and Profitability,’ in New Directions:  Efficiency and Produc- tivity, by R. Fare and S. Grosskopf,  Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2004, 65-77.
  • (R. Fare, O. Zaim), ‘An Index Number Approach to Measuring Environmental Performance: An Environmental Kuznets Curve for the OECD Countries,’ in New Directions: Efficiency and Productivity Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2004, 77-89.
  • (R. Fare,  D. Margaritis),  “Productivity,  Growth and Macroeconomic Policy,” in F. N. De Simone and A. Chin (eds.) Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Singapore, forthcoming, McGraw Hill.
  • (R. Fare, P. Roos), ‘Integrating Consumer Satisfaction into Productivity Index,’ K. Fox (ed.) Effi- ciency in the Public Sector, Kluwer Academic Publishers (2002) 201-217.
  • (E. Ball, R. Fare, F. Hernandez-Sancho, R. Nehring), ‘The Environmental Performance of the U.S. Agricultural  Sector,’  V. Elton Ball and George W. Norton (eds.),  Agricultural  Productivity: Measurement and Sources of Growth, Kluwer Academic Publishers,  2002, 257-276.
  • (E. Ball, R. Fare, R. Nehring) ‘Productivity of the U.S. Agricultural  Sector:  The Case of Undesir- able Outputs,’ C.R. Hulten, E.R. Dean and M.J. Harper (eds.), New Developments in Productivity Analysis, University of Chicago Press, 2001, 541-586.
  • (R. Fare,  P Roos), ‘The  Use of Indicators for the  Measurement  of Price and Quantity Changes, Statistics and Democracy, Statistics Sweden, 2001.
  • (K.  Hayes, L. Taylor and W. Weber),‘Input  Regulations  and Allocative  Efficiency in U.S. Public Schools, J.L.T. Blank (ed.)  Public Provision and Performance: Contributions from Efficiency and Productivity Measurement, North-Holland, 2000, 175-190.
  • (B. Sloboda), ‘ Nonparametric Density Estimation of the Net Benefits of Southern Illinois University on the State of Illinois by the Human Capital Model,’  R. Carter Hill  and Tom B. Formby, (eds), Advances in Econometrics: Applying Kernal and Nonparametric Estimation to Economic Topics, 14, 1999, 179-200.
  • (R. Fare, P. Roos), “Price Indexes for Nonmarketed Goods,”in Georg Westermann, ed., Data envelopment analysis in the service sector, Deutscher Universit¨ats-Verlag, Wiesbaden, 1999.
  • (R. Fare) “Efficiency and Productivity in Rich and Poor Countries”, in Bjarne Jensen and Kar Yiu Wang, eds., Dynamics, Economic Growth and International Trade, Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press, 1997, 243-264.
  • (R. Fare and P. Roos), “On Malmquist Productivity Indexes,” in R. Fare, S. Grosskopf and R.R. Russell, eds  Index Numbers: Essays  in Honor of Sten Malmquist, Kluwer  Academic  Publishers, Boston, 1998.
  • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis), “Productivity Change in the New Zealand Manufacturing Sector: 1979-91, in A Study of Economic Reforms: the Case of New Zealand, B. Silverstone, A. Bollard, R. Lattimore, eds, North-Holland, 1996, 73-100.
  • (R. Fare,  S.  Yaisawarng)  “Intertemporal  Budgeting and Efficiency,”  in Intertemporal Production Frontiers, by R. Fare and S. Grosskopf,  Kluwer-Nijhoff Academic Publishers, Newton, MA, 1996.
  • (R. Fare, Y.He, J. Horvath) “Industrial  Productivity Growth in China:1980-84 vs 1984-85” in Inertemporal Production Frontiers, by R. Fare and S. Grosskopf,  Kluwer-Nijhoff Academic Publishers, Newton, MA, 1996.
  • (R. Fare,  B. Lindgren,  P. Roos) “Productivity  Developments  in Swedish Hospitals: A Malmquist Output Index Approach,” in Data Envelopment Analysis: Theory, Methodology and Applications, A. Charnes, W.W. Cooper, A, Lewin, L. Seiford (eds.)  Kluwer-Nijhoff, 1994, 253-272.
  • (R. Fare,  P. Roos) “Den Offentliga Sektorns Produktivitetsutveckling  inom Sjukhussektorn 1970-1992,” Den Offentliga Sektorns Produktivitetsutveckling  1980-1992 DS, 1994 3-27.
  • (R. Fare) “Theory and Calculation of Productivity Indexes,” Models and Measurement of Welfare and Inequality, W. Eichhorn (ed.) Springer Verlag (1994), pp. 921-940.
  • (R. Fare) “Nonparametric Tests for Cost Constrained Technologies,” in Mathematical Modeling in Economics, W.E. Diewert, K. Spreman and F. Stehling (eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin (1993), pp. 142-148.
  • “Efficiency and Productivity,” ed.  H. Fried, C.A.K.  Lovell,  and S. Schmidt, The Measurement of Productive Efficiency: Techniques and Applications, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1993, 160-194.
  • (R. Fare, B. Lindgren, P. Roos) “Productivity Changes in Swedish Pharmacies  1980-1989: A Non-Parametric Malmquist Approach,” International Applications of Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, T. Gulledge and C.A.K. Lovell (eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers (1992), pp. 81-97. (Also published in Journal of Productivity Analysis.)
  • 32. (R. Fare)  “Measuring Shadow Price Efficiency,” Applications of Modern Production Theory: Efficiency and Productivity, ed. A. Dogramaci and R. Fare, Kluwer-Nijhoff, 1988.
  • (R. Fare,  J. Logan, C.A.K.  Lovell) “Measuring  Efficiency in Production:  With  an Application to Electric  Utilities,”  Managerial Issues  in  Productivity,  ed.   A. Dogramaci and N. Adam, Kluwer- Nijhoff Publishing, 1985, 185-214.
  • (R. Fare, C.A.K. Lovell) “The Structure of Technical Efficiency,” Topics in Production Theory, ed. F. Forsund, MacMillan Press, London, 1984, reprinted from The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1983.
  • (M. Johnson) “Land Value Tax Revenue Potentials: Methodology and Measurement,” in R. Lindholm and A. Lynn, eds. Land Value Taxation:  The Progress and Poverty Centenary, Published for the Committee  on Taxation, Resources,  and Economic Development  by the  University  of Wisconsin Press, 1982, 41-68.
  • (J. Burkhead) “Recent Trends in Public Employment and Compensation,” in R. Bahl, J. Burkhead, B. Jump (eds.)  Public Employment and State and Local Government Finance, 1980, Cambridge: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1-30.
  • “Labor Force Characteristics of Public Employees” Ibid., 31-64.
Government Documents
  • (K. Hayes) “Report to the Excise and Consumption Taxes Task Force,” Tax Reform Commission, State of Illinois, December 1982.
  • (D. Arey and G. Provenzano) “The Prospects for Controlled Trading of Air Pollution Rights in the Metro East Area of Illinois,” Illinois Institute of Natural Resources, Document No. 81/26, August, 1981.
  • (D. Arey, et al.)  “PSD: A Study to  Determine  the Potential Effects of Reclassifying Portions of Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Counties from Class II to Class III,” Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, 1980.
  • (J. Myers, et al.) “The Impact of Western Coal on the Illinois Economy,” for the Attorney General of Illinois, 1979.
  • (D. Arey, J. Crenshaw, O. Ervin, J. Myers, W. Patula) “Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality: An Analysis of Policy Alternatives in Illinois,” Coal Extraction and Utilization Research Center and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, 1979.
Grant Activity
  • 1979
    • “Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality,” with D. Arey, et al., for the Ford Foundation. “The  Economic Impact of Western  Coal on the Illinois Economy,”  for the Attorney General of Illinois (contributor),  J. Myers, et al.
  • 1980
    • “Prevention of Significant Deterioration: A Study to Determine the Potential Effects of Reclassifying Por- tions of Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Counties from Class II to Class III (contributor), IEPA, December 1980.
  • 1981
    • Controlled Trading in Air  Pollution  Rights in the  Metro-East  Area of Illinois,”  with  D. Arey and G. Provenzano, Illinois Institute of Natural Resources.
  • 1987
    • SIU Summer Research Award.
  • 1988-91
    • “Expenditure Constrained Profit Maximization,” ERS-USDA, with R. Fare.
  • 1991-92
    • “Accounting for Inefficiency in Agricultural  Productivity,” ERS-USDA, with R. Fare.
    • “Can America Compete? An International Comparison of Productivity, Innovation and Efficiency Change,” Center for International Business and Culture, with R. Fare.
  • 1993-95
    • “Agricultural Productivity When Some Outputs are Undesirable,” USDA, ERS, with R. Fare.
  • 1994-96
    • “Frontier  Production and Environmental Issues” USEPA, with R. Fare.
  • 1995-96
    • “Estimation of Environmental and Economic Effects of Production Using Survey Data,” USDA, ERS, with R. Fare.
  • 1997-98
    • “Application  of Frontier Production Models to Environmental Issues,” USEPA, with R. Fare.
  • 1999-00
    • “Effect of Accounting for Undesirable Environmental Effects on Farm Income,” ERS/USDA, with R. Fare.
  • 2002-2009
    • Modeling Enterprise Efficiency, Innovation and Growth,’ New Zealand Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, with R. Fare and D. Margaritis, $370,000.
  • 2004-2006
    • Conservation Effects Assessment,’ ARS Grant, with J. Whittaker and R. Fare, $230,000.
  • 2006-2009
    • Assessing Trade-Offs between crop production and ecological services:  the Calapooia basin, USDA CSREES, $640,000, co-PI.
  • 2008-09
    • Energy in the U.S. Agricultural  Sector,’ USDA, Office of the Chief Economist, Office of Energy Policy and New Uses, with R. Fare, co-PI, $20,000.
Doctoral  Dissertations Under  My  Direction
  • P. Byrnes (1985) “Ownership and Efficiency in U.S. Utilities” (Co-chair).
  • D. Njinkeu (1988) “A  Monte Carlo Comparison of Alternative Measurements of Returns to Scale in Non-stochastic Models” (Co-chair).
  • W. Weber (1988) “Estimating Demand Prices for Public Goods From Private Aggregate Demand Functions (Co-chair).
  • S. Yaisawarng (1989) “Measuring Short-Run Price Efficiency: Theory and Application” (Co-chair).
  • C.S. Kim (1995) “Productivity Change, Efficiency Change and Technical Change in the Newly Industrializing Countries”.
  • Chad Moutray (1996) “Assessing the Performance of Market-Based Education Reforms.”
  • Brian Sloboda (1997) “The Economic Impact of Southern Illinois University on the State of Illinois: The Human Capital Approach”.
  • V. Zelenyuk, (2002) “Essays in Productivity  and Efficiency Analysis of Economic Systems,” (Co-chair). Dong Wong Noh (2002) “Essays on Applied Microeconomics.” (co-chair) Natasha Konstandina (2007) ‘Measuring Efficiency and Dealing with Failures in Banking: Application to the Russian Banking Sector.”
  • Moriah Bellenger (2010) ‘Essays in Environmental Economics.’ Kandice Kleiber, current. Doctoral  Dissertations:  External Examiner
  • Magnus Tambour (1997) “Essays on Performance in the Health Care Sector” Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Staffan Waldo (2003) “Essays on Education Performance,” University of Lund, Sweden.
  • Chunping Liu,  (2007) “Three  essays  on Health Economics,” University  of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
  • Julie A. Harrison (2007) “Results or Processes? Alternative Approaches to the Perfomance Measurement of New Zealand Secondary Schools,” University of Auckland, New Zealand.
OSU  Master’s Students Under My Direction
  • Natasha Konstandina
  • Xiuying Jin
  • Stanislav Khrapov
  • Kandice Kleiber
  • Yuko Igarashi
Refereeing
  • Agricultural  Economics
  • American Economic Review
  • American Journal of Agricultural  Economics
  • Annals of Operations Research
  • Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics
  • Applied Economics
  • Bulletin of Economic Research Canadian Journal of Economics
  • Contemporary Economic Policy Eastern Economic Journal Ecological Economics Economica
  • Economic Development and Cultural Change
  • Economic Inquiry Economics Letters The Energy Journal
  • Environment and Development Economics Environmental and Resource Economics European Economic Review
  • European Journal of Operational Research
  • Global Economic Review
  • Health Care Management Science
  • Health Economics
  • International Economic Review
  • International Journal of Production Economics International Journal of Manpower International Tax and Public Finance
  • Journal of Agricultural Economics
  • Journal of Business Economic and Statistics
  • Journal of Comparative Economics
  • Journal of Development Economics
  • Journal of Economic Education
  • Journal of Economic Development
  • Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
  • Journal of Econometrics
  • Journal of Economic Theory
  • Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
  • Journal of Health Economics
  • Journal of Human Resources
  • Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics
  • Journal of Productivity Analysis
  • Journal of Public Economics
  • Journal of Regional Science Journal of Risk and Insurance
  • Journal of Urban Economics Land Economics Management Science
  • Managerial and Decision Economics
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Tax Journal
  • Omega
  • Policy Studies Journal
  • Public Choice
  • Public Finance Review
  • Quality Assurance in Economics
  • Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics Regional Science and Urban Economics Research Council of Canada
  • Resource and Energy Economics Scandinavian Journal of Economics Small Business Economics
  • Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
  • Southern Economic Journal
  • The Economic Journal
  • The Manchester School
  • The Review of Economics and Statistics
  • Zeitschrift fu¨r National¨okonomie
Papers under Review
  • (R. Fare, C. Pasurka),‘Stated vs revealed Abatement Costs: The Case of Electric Utilities, submitted to JEEM, 2007.
  • (L. Taylor and K. Hayes), ‘Is a Low Instructional Share an Indicator of School Inefficiency: Exploring the 65 percent solution,’ submitted to Journal of Policy Administration and Management, Oct. 2007.
  • (D. Vaughn-Aiken, R. Fare, and C. Pasurka) ‘Least Cost Air Pollution Control:  A CGE Joint Production Framework
  • (G. Whittaker,  R. Fare,  R. Confesor) 'A  Malmquist Index  Approach to Construction  of a Water Quality Index,' submitted to Water Resources Review, 2008.

Recent Conferences

  • 2001
    • (R. Fare, C. Pasurka),‘Stated vs Production Costs of Regulation: The Case of Electric Utilities,’  ASSA meetings, New Orleans, Jan. 2001.
    • (R. Fare, B. Seldon, V. Tremblay), ‘ Advertising Efficiency and the Choice of Media Mix:  A Case of Beer,’ WEA meetings, San Francisco, July 2001
    • (S. Self ), ‘Growth, Human Capital and TFP,’ WEA meetings, San Francisco, July 2001 ‘Some Remarks on Productivity and its Decomposition,’ Exclusive Workshop on DEA, University of South Denmark, Odense, Denmark, Sept.  2001
    • (R. Fare, R. Sickles), ‘Productivity?  Of U.S. Airlines after Deregulation,’ 7th Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity, Oviedo, Spain, Sept. 2001
    • (R. Fare, O. Zaim), ‘An Economic Approach to Achievement and Improvement Indexes,’7th Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity, Oviedo, Spain, Sept.  2001 (R. Fare), ‘Optimization Models Applied to Productivity and the Environment,’ Brazilian Society of Operations Research, Campos de Jordao, Brazil, Nov. 2001
    • (C. Tremblay), ‘Manic Depression, Occupational Choice and Creativity,’ SEA meetings, Nov. 2001
    • (R. Fare), ‘The Practice of Production Theory in Environmental Economics,’ Occasional California Workshop on Environmental and Resource Economics, Santa Barbara Oct. 2001
  • 2002
    • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor), ‘Productivity, Innovation and Diffusion in the United States: Can Policy Put the States on the Technology Frontier?’, CSWEP  session, ASSA meetings, Atlanta, Jan. 2002.
    • (R. Fare,  C. Pasurka), ‘Environmental Regulations and Traditional  Measures of Productivity:  A Joint Production Perspective,’ AERE session, ASSA meetings, Atlanta, Jan. 2002.
    • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor), ‘Competition and Efficiency:  the Impact of Charter Schools on Public School Performance,’ North American Productivity  Workshop, Schenectady, NY, June 20-22.
    • (R. Fare,  V. Zelenyuk),  ‘Finding  Common Ground:  Efficiency Indexes,’ North American Productivity Workshop, Schenectady, NY, June 20-22.
    • (R. Fare, C. Pasurka), ‘Stated vs Revealed Approaches to Measuring Pollution Abatement Costs,’  Second World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics, Monterey, June 23-27.
    • (R. Fare, W. Weber), ‘Shadow Prices and Pollution Costs in U.S. Agriculture,’ Second World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics, Monterey, June 23-27.
    • (R. Fare, V. Zelenyuk),‘Aggregation of Cost Efficiency Indicators and Indexes across Firms,’ Asia Confer-ence on Efficiency and Productivity Growth, Taipei, July 19-20.
    • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor), ‘Competition and Efficiency:  the Impact of Charter Schools on Public School Performance,’ Asia Conference on Efficiency and Productivity Growth, Taipei, July 19-20.
    • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor), ‘Productivity, Innovation and Diffusion in the United States: Can Policy Put the States on the Technology Frontier?’, Asia Conference on Efficiency and Productivity Growth, Taipei, July 19-20.
  • 2003
    • (S. Self,  O. Zaim),‘To What Extent  is the Efficiency of Public Health Expenditure Determined  by the Status of Health?”, ASSA meetings, CSWEP session, January.
    • (R. Fare, V. Zelenyuk), ‘Finding Common Ground: Efficiency Indices,’ Conference on Aggregation, Efficiency and Measurement in honor of R.. Robert Russell, U.C. Riverside, CA.
    • (R. Br¨annlund, R. Fare, M. Lindmark), ‘Environmental Performance in Swedish Manufacturing 1913-1980,’ Karl-Gustav L¨ovgren Symposium, Ulv¨on, Sweden.
    • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor), ‘Competition and Efficiency: the Impact of Charter Schools on Public School Performance,’ SEA Meetings, Nov.
    • (R. Fare, K. Hayes, L. Taylor), ‘Dynamic Efficiency: Is the Public Sector Investing too Little?, European Conference on Efficiency and Productivity, Oviedo, Spain, September.
    • ‘Modeling a Pollution Technology:  Theory and Practice’,University of Patras, Patras, Greece,  HEWPEM, keynote address.
  • 2004
    • (D. Vaughn-Aiken, R. Fare,  C. Pasurka), ‘Least  Cost  Air  Pollution Control:  A CGE Joint Production Framework,’ ASSA, San Diego, CA.
    • (P. Bogetoft, R. Fare, K. Hayes, L. Taylor) ‘Dynamic Efficiency: Is the Public Sector Investing too Little?’, special workshop, Copenhagen, DK, June 10.
    • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor),  ‘Competition and Efficiency: the Impact of Charter Schools on Public School Performance,’ APPC, Brisbane Australia, July.
    • (N. Chau, R. Fare), ‘Trade Restrictiveness and Pollution,’ APPC, Brisbane Australia, July.
    • (R. Fare, R. Sickles), ‘Productivity?  Of U.S. Airlines,’ NAPW, Toronto.
  • 2005
    • (R. Fare, E. Tortosa-Ausina), ‘Efficiency and Market Power in Banking,’ European Workshop on Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, Brussels, summer.
    • (R. Fare and D. Margaritis), ‘The Role of R and D in U.S. Agricultural Productivity,’European Workshop on Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, Brussels, summer, also presented at the New Zealand Econometrics Workshop in Christchurch in February.
    • (R. Fare, P. Roos), ‘Optimizing Cataract Surgery,’ American Public Health Association Meetings, Philadelphia, December.
    • (K. Hayes, L. Taylor), ‘Are Charter Schools More Efficient? Comparing the Technical, Allocative and Scale Efficiency of Texas Public Schools,’ Southern Economic Association Meetings, Washington, D.C.
  • 2006
    • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis),‘Sectoral Productivity Trends Across OECD Manufacturing Industries,’ Hellenic Efficiency and Productivity Workshop, Patras, Greece, June.
    • (R. Fare), ‘Assessing Trade-Offs between farm profits and ecological services,’ Asian Pacific Productivity Conference, Seoul, South Korea.
    • (R. Fare, P. Roos, M. Lundstr¨om), ‘Evaluating Health Care Efficiency’, Asian Pacific Productivity Conference, Seoul, South Korea.
  • 2007
    • (R. Fare),‘Assessing Trade-Offs between farm profits and ecological services,’ Salinity Workshop, Sydney, Australia, February.
    • (R. Fare, D. Margaritis), ‘Efficiency and Productivity:  Malmquist and More,’ keynote address, European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity,  Lille, France, June.
    • (L. Taylor, K. Hayes), ‘Is a Low Instructional Share an Indicator of School Inefficiency: Exploring the 65 percent solution,’ European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity, Lille, France, June.
    • (R. Fare, P. Roos, M. Lundstr¨om), ‘Evaluating Health Care Efficiency’, preconference workshop, IHEA, Lund, Sweden, July.
  • 2008
    • (R. Fare, , C. Pasurka), ‘Modeling Pollution Abatement Technologies and Productivity within a Network Technology,’ NAPW V, New York University, June 24-27.
    • (P. Bogetoft, R. Fare, K. Hayes, L. Taylor), ‘Network DEA: Some Applications and Illustrations,’ DEA Symposium 2008, Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan, February 18-19.
    • (P. Bogetoft, R. Fare), ‘Thoughts about Network DEA,’ DEA Symposium  2008, Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan, February 18-19.
    • (R. Fare,  D. Margaritis),  ‘R & D in U.S. Agriculture,’  AIEA2-USDA,  International  conference  on the economic impact of public support to agriculture, Bologna, Italy, June 19-21.
    • (R. Chambers, R. Fare), ‘Generalized Quadratic Revenue Functions,’ Conference on Frontiers of Microeconomic Theory and Policy, 3-4 July, CESifo Munich.
    • ‘Network DEA: some applications,’ Asia Pacific Productivity Conference, Taipei, July 2008.
  • 2009
    • (E. Ball, R. Fare, D. Margaritis), “Energy in the U.S. Agricultural Sector: 1960-2004,’ European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivitiy Analysis, Pisa, June 24-27.
    • (R. Fare, B. Frijns, and D. Margaritis), ‘A Dynamic Malmquist Productivity Index,’ Operations Research society Meetings, Bonn, July 4-7.
  • 2010
    • (R. Fare,  B. Frijns,  and D. Margaritis),  ‘A  Dynamic Malmquist  Productivity Index,’  DEA  2010 symposium, Fo Guang University, Jiaosi, Taiwan, Jan. 19-21.
    • (R. Fare, B. Frijns, and D. Margaritis), ‘A Dynamic Malmquist Productivity Index,’ Productivity Workshop, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand, Feb. 25-27.
    • (R. Fare,  D. Margaritis, and W. Weber,) ‘Technical Change and Timing Reductions  in Greenhouse Gas Emissions,’ Productivity  Workshop, Auckland University  of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand, Feb. 25-27.
    • (R. Fare,  ‘Functional Forms in Primal and Dual Representations  of Technology’  NZ Econometric Study Group, Auckland, New Zealand, Feb. 25-27.
    • (R. Fare,  D. Margaritis, and W. Weber), ‘Technical Change and Timing Reductions  in Greenhouse Gas Emissions,’ North American Productivity Workshop, Rice University, Houston, TX June 2-5.
    • (L. Taylor, K. Hayes), ‘Is a Low Instructional Share an Indicator of School Inefficiency: Exploring the 65 percent solution,’ North American Productivity Workshop, Rice University, Houston, TX June 2-5.