Chuck Mason's Research Page
My current research activity is largely focused on environmental and resource economics, particularly at the intersection with industrial organization. Much of my work involves dynamic applications, including repeated and dynamic games and differential games.
Recent publications include:
Mason, Charles F. and Neil Wilmot, “Price Discontinuities in the Market for RINs,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2016 forthcoming.
Wood, Aaron D., Charles F. Mason, and David Finnoff, “OPEC, the Seven Sisters, and Oil Market Dominance: An Evolutionary Game Theory and Agent-Based Modeling Approach,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2016 forthcoming.
Mason, Charles F. and Owen R. Phillips, “Imminent Entry and the Transition to Multimarket Rivalry: Messy Markets in a Laboratory Setting,” Journal of Economics & Management Strategy 2016 v. 25, pp. 1018-1039.
Mason, Charles F., “Concentration Trends in the Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Industry,” Energy Journal 2015, v36(SI1), pp. 215-236.
Mason, Charles F., Victoria Umanskaya and Edward Barbier, “On the Strategic Use of Import Tariffs to Control Trans-boundary Externalities,” Game Theory Applications to Environmental Economics forthcoming.
Mason, Charles F., Lucija A. Muehlenbachs and Sheila M. Olmstead, “The Economics of Shale Gas Development,” Annual Review of Resource Economics 2015, v. 7, pp. 269-289.
Mason, Charles F., Victoria Umanskaya and Edward Barbier, “On the Strategic Use of Border Tax Adjustments as a Second-Best Climate Policy Measure,” Environment and Development Economics 2015, v. 20, pp. 539-560.
Mason, Charles F. and Neil Wilmot, “Jumps in Natural Gas Prices: Implications for Infrastucture,” Energy Economics 2014, v. 46, pp. S69-S79.
Oliver, Matthew E., Charles F. Mason and David Finnoff, “Pipeline Congestion and Natural Gas Basis Differentials: Theory and Evidence,” Journal of Regulatory Economics 2014, v. 46 261-291.
Mason, Charles F., “The Organization of the Oil Industry, Past and Present,” Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics 2014, v. 10, pp. 1 – 83.
Mason, Charles F., “Uranium and Nuclear Power: The Role of Exploration in Framing Public Policy,” Resource and Energy Economics 2014, v. 36, 49-63.