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., Stephen Polasky and Nori Tarui, “Cooperation on Climate-Change Mitigation,” European Economic Review, 2017 forthcoming.
Mason, Charles F., Victoria Umanskaya and Edward Barbier, “Trade Tariffs as a Second-Best Control of Transboundary Stock Pollution,” Environmental and Resource Economics, 2017 forthcoming.
Mason, Charles F., “Climate Change and Migration: A Dynamic Model,” CESifo Economic Studies, 2017 v. 63, pp. 421-444.
Mason, Charles F. and Remi Morin-Chasse, “The Switch to Sustainable Energy: A Dynamic Economic Approach,” Challenges in Sustainability, 2017 v. 5, pp. 1-10.
Mason, Charles F. and Neil Wilmot, “Price Discontinuities in the Market for RINs,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2016 v. 132 (Part B), pp. 79-97.
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 v. 132 (Part B), pp. 66-78.
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.