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Tom Weyman-Jones BSc Econ (London), MSc Econ (London), PhD (Melbourne)

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Emeritus Professor of Industrial Economics

  1. PhD supervision in the fields of efficiency and productivity analysis and energy: supervisor for 3 research students in School of Business and Economics and 2 research students in School of Civil and Building Engineering
  2. Module contributor
    CVP317: Energy: Society, Economics, and Policy for MRES 

Research Interests:

(1) Efficiency and productivity analysis using stochastic frontier  econometrics and mathematical programming, (2) the theory of  regulation in industrial organization and (3) the theory and practice of  energy economics.

Key Publications:

‘Ownership Structure, Institutional Organisation, and Measured X-Efficiency’, American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings, vol 82, 2, May, pp. 439-46, 1992, (co-author K. Button)

‘X-Efficiency and Technical Efficiency’, Public Choice, 80: pp.83-104, 1994, (co-author K. Button)

‘Allocative & Technical Efficiency in UK Building Societies: a comparison of nonparametric and stochastic frontier approaches’, The Manchester School, LXIV, 1, March, pp 22-37, 1996, (co-author L. Drake)

‘The Behaviour of the Firm under Alternative Regulatory Constraints’, Scottish  Journal of Political Economy, May, 45 (2) May, 133-57, 1998, (co-authors: P. Burns and R. Turvey)

‘Relative National Efficiency and Country Size: evidence for developing countries’, Review of Development Economics, 7(1), 1-14, 2003, (co-author: C. Milner)

‘Determining the contribution of technical, efficiency and scale change to productivity growth in the privatized English and Welsh water and sewerage industry: 1985-2000’, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 28, 127-39, 2007, (co-authors: D. Saal and D. Parker)