Refereed Publications


1) Mark A. Andor, David H. Bernstein and Stephan Sommer, "Determining the efficiency of residential electricity consumption," Empirical Economics, 2020. (working-paper-version)

2) David H. Bernstein, "An updated assessment of technical efficiency and returns to scale for U.S. electric power plants," Energy Policy, 2020, 147.

3) David H. Bernstein, Christopher F. Parmeter, "Returns to Scale in Electricity Generation: Replicated and Revisited," Energy Economics, 2019, 82, 4-15. (lead article, working-paper-version, ReplicationWiki)

4) David H. Bernstein, Bent Nielsen, "Asymptotic theory for cointegration analysis when the cointegration rank is deficient," Econometrics, 2019, 7(1), 6. (working-paper-version)


1) Subal C. Kumbhakar, David H. Bernstein, "Does xistence of inefficiency matter to a neoclassical xorcist? Some econometric issues in panel stochastic frontier models," in Advances in Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, ed. by C. Parmeter and R. Sickles, NAPW 2018, Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics, Springer, Cham, 2021. (appendix)

Working Papers

1) On Bayesian quantile estimation of the stochastic frontier model (with Christopher F. Parmeter and Mike G. Tsionas, under review)

2) Determinants of the U.S. labor-force participation rate

3) Robust estimation of the stochastic frontier model (with Christopher F. Parmeter and Ian A. Wright)

4) Work-from-home, electricity, and water: Evidence from Qatar (working-paper-version, with Ahmed A. Khalifa and Alecia Cassidy)

Work in Progress

1) Modelling and understanding volume (with Eileen Tipoe)

2) On Estimation of the Generalized Stochastic Frontier Panel Data Model (with Mark A. Andor, Christopher F. Parmeter, and Stephan Sommer)

3) Start values for stochastic frontier models (with Christopher F. Parmeter and Ian A. Wright)

4) Financial liberalization and bank efficiencies in emerging market economies (with Christopher Paik)

June 11, 2019 European Workshop of Efficiency and Productivity Analysis at the University of London