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C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell (

University of California, Davis

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Publications (44 records):

Title Year Series
The Effects of Urban Public Transit Investment on Traffic Congestion and Air Quality 2017 Journal Article
NCST Research Report: The Effects of Subsidies and Mandates: A Dynamic Model of the Ethanol Industry 2017 Research Report
Economic Considerations: Cost-Effective and Efficient Climate Policies 2016 Journal Article
Mandating Green: On the Design of Renewable Fuel Policies and Cost Containment Mechanisms 2015 Research Report
Public Transit Investment and Sustainable Transportation: A Review of Studies of Transit's Impact on Traffic Congestion and Air Quality 2015 Journal Article
The Design and Economics of Low Carbon Fuel Standards 2015 Journal Article
Introduction to the Special Issue on Sustainable Transportation 2015 Journal Article
Is Resource Nationalism on the Rise?: Evidence from Service Contracts in Eight Countries 2015 Journal Article
Ex Post Costs and Renewable Identification Number (RIN) Prices Under the Renewable Fuel Standard 2015 Journal Article
Executive Summary, Bending the Curve: 10 Scalable Solutions for Carbon Neutrality and Climate Stability 2015 Journal Article
Oil and Gas Service Contracts Around the World: A Review 2014 Journal Article
The Optimal Gasoline Tax for China 2014 Journal Article
Does Efficient Irrigation Technology Lead to Reduced Groundwater Extraction? Empirical Evidence 2014 Journal Article
The Benefits of Investing in Energy Research and Development 2014 Journal Article
"Modeling Ethanol Investment Decisions", chapter 28 in Modelling, Dynamics, Optimization and Bioeconomics I 2014 Journal Article
"Strategic Interactions during Oil Exploration in the Gulf of Mexico", chapter 6 in Advances in Energy Research, Vol. 20 2014 Journal Article
An Analysis of Ethanol Investment Decisions in Thailand 2013 Journal Article
A Report on the Economics of California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Cost Containment Mechanisms 2013 Research Report
Economic Efficiency and Optimal Contractual Design of Iraq's Oil Service Contracts 2013 Research Report
New Approach to Modeling Large-Scale Transitions to Alternative Fuels and Vehicles 2013 Journal Article
Strategic Decision-Making with Information and Extraction Externalities: A Structural Model of the Multi-Stage Investment Timing Game in Offshore Petroleum Production 2013 Journal Article
An Analysis of the Effects of Government Subsidies and the Renewable Fuels Standard on the Fuel Ethanol Industry: A Structural Econometric Model 2013 Journal Article
Oil and Gas Service Contracts around the World: A Review 2013 Research Report
Gasoline Price Volatility and the Elasticity of Demand for Gasoline 2013 Journal Article
The Elasticity of Demand for Gasoline in China 2013 Journal Article
Do Iran's Buy-Back Service Contracts Lead to Optimal Production? The Case of Soroosh and Nowrooz 2012 Journal Article
Ethanol Plant Investment in Canada: A Structural Model 2012 Research Report
The Elasticity of Demand for Gasoline in China 2012 Research Report
Estimating Supply and Demand in the World Oil Market 2011 Journal Article
Measuring the Social Rate of Return to R&D in Coal, Petroleum and Nuclear Manufacturing: A Study of the OECD Countries 2011 Journal Article
"An Assessment of the Effectiveness of California's Local Air Pollution Controls on Agricultural Sources," chapter 15 in The Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural Sources 2011 Journal Article
Learning an Opponent's Strategy in Cournot Competition 2011 Journal Article
The Effects of an E10 Ethanol-Blend Policy on California 2011 Journal Article
An Analysis of Risk and Rate of Return to International Oil Companies from Iran's Buy-Back Service Contracts 2011 Working Paper
Estimating Spatial Interdependence in Automobile Type Choice with Survey Data 2010 Journal Article
Import Demand for Brazilian Ethanol: A Cross-Country Analysis 2009 Journal Article
Estimating Strategic Interactions in Petroleum Exploration 2009 Journal Article
The Optimal Gas Tax for California 2009 Journal Article
Hotelling Revisited: Oil Prices and Endogenous Technological Progress 2009 Journal Article
Insights from a Simple Hotelling Model of the World Oil Market 2009 Journal Article
Estimating and Testing a Dynamic Model of OPEC and non-OPEC 2008 Research Report
Government Leasing Policy and the Multi-Stage Investment Timing Game in Offshore Petroleum Production 2007 Research Report
California’s Gasoline Tax 2007 Journal Article
The Multi-Stage Investment Timing Game in Offshore Petroleum Production: Preliminary Results from an Econometric Model 2007 Research Report