James L. Smith

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Inscrutable OPEC: Behavioral Tests of the Cartel Hypothesis

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Jan 2003
James L. Smith
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Downloads 710 (34,799)
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OPEC, cartel, quotas, cooperative behavior

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The Economic Evolution of Petroleum Property Rights in the United States

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 May 2001
James L. Smith and Gary D. Libecap
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Downloads 565 (47,186)

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Property Rights, rule of capture, prorationing, unitization

The Self-Enforcing Provisions of Oil and Gas Unit Operating Agreements: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jan 1999
James L. Smith and Gary D. Libecap
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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The Self-Enforcing Provisions of Oil and Gas Unit Operating Agreements: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w7142
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
James L. Smith and Gary D. Libecap
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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The Self-Enforcing Provisions of Oil and Gas Unit Operating Agreements: Theory and Evidence

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 15, No. 2, July 1999
Posted: 22 Jan 1999
James L. Smith and Gary D. Libecap
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

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Managing a Portfolio of Real Options: Sequential Exploration of Dependent Prospects

EFMA 2004 Basel Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 May 2004
James L. Smith and Rex Thompson
affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 326 (91,486)
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Political Constraints on Government Cartelization: The Case of Oil Production Regulation in Texas and Saudi Arabia

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2001
James L. Smith and Gary D. Libecap
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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Regulatory Remedies to the Common Pool: The Limits to Oil Field Unitization

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jan 2001
James L. Smith and Gary D. Libecap
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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Distinguishable Patterns of Competition, Collusion, and Parallel Action

MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, Working Paper No. 2003-006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jun 2003
James L. Smith
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Downloads 222 (136,761)

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Cartels, collusive behavior, interdependence, oligopoly, OPEC

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The Option to Drill Again: Valuing a Sequence of Dependent Trials

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jan 2003
James L. Smith
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Downloads 189 (159,098)
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Real option, valuation, oil, exploration

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Issues in Extractive Resource Taxation: A Review of Research Methods and Models

IMF Working Paper No. 12/287
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jan 2013
James L. Smith
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Downloads 175 (170,478)

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Natural resources, Mining sector, Tax policy, Fiscal policy, Taxation, Economic models, extractive resources, tax policy, fiscal regimes, taxation, tax policy, fiscal regimes, tax instruments, fiscal regime, tax system, tax design, tax rates, tax reform, tax avoidance, marginal tax rates, government revenue, optimal tax, optimal taxation, fiscal affairs department, tax structure, tax revenue, effects of taxes, fiscal systems, fiscal design, tax income, rent taxes, fiscal affairs, tax base, fiscal stimuli, fiscal policy, fiscal performance, tax analysis, international tax, corporate income taxes, tax instrument, income taxes, tax policy analysis, tax incomes, capital investment, taxable incom

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The Impact of Reservation Prices on the Perceived Bias of Expert Appraisals of Fine Art

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2009
Clare McAndrew, James L. Smith and Rex Thompson
Trinity College, Dublin, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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censoring, auctions, biased appraisals, reservation price

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Modeling the Impact of Taxes on Petroleum Exploration and Development

IMF Working Paper No. 12/278
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Dec 2012
James L. Smith
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Downloads 157 (187,144)

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Taxes, Oil production, Taxation, Economic models, petroleum exploration, oil production, taxation, distortions, fiscal regimes, fiscal regime, taxation, tax rates, marginal tax rates, tax distortions, tax liabilities, tax avoidance, tax instruments, fiscal impacts, fiscal design, tax system, tax policy, capital investment, form of taxation, petroleum taxation, corporate income tax, marginal tax rate, tax systems, tax revenues, government revenue, tax reform, fiscal systems, tax returns, income taxes, tax base, tax instrument, fiscal arrangements, fiscal designs, fiscal affairs, capital expenditures, fiscal costs, tax incentives, fiscal burden, tax accounting, taxable income, tax journal, opt

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Diversification and the Value of Exploration Portfolios

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
James L. Smith and Rex Thompson
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Downloads 146 (198,725)
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Diversification, exploration risk, real options, portfolio valuation

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The Option to Hold a Petroleum Lease by Production: A User's Guide to the Shale Gas Drilling Boom

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Nov 2014
James L. Smith
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Downloads 118 (234,771)
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real options, shale gas, compound options, petroleum leasing, resource valuation

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Direct Information Epidemics and Broadcasts: Implications for Asset Prices, Returns, and Volume

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2014
Ravi Sastry, James L. Smith and Rex Thompson
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 80 (303,515)

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learning, epidemics, informed trading

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On the Portents of Peak Oil (and Other Indicators of Resource Scarcity)

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 May 2011
James L. Smith
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Downloads 78 (308,069)
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peak oil, scarcity, resource depletion, Hotelling, Hubbert's Curve

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Valuing Barrels of Oil Equivalent

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2014
James L. Smith
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barrels of oil equivalent, petroleum valuation, performance benchmarking, finding and development cost

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The Informational Role of Spot Prices and Inventories

Journal of Energy Markets, 2015, Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-45
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Oct 2012
James L. Smith and Rex Thompson
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Downloads 54 (373,318)
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futures trading, speculation, inventories, private information