# Robert Bartels

*BA(Hons) PhD*

Emeritus Professor

Rm 4152

H70 - Abercrombie Building

The University of Sydney

NSW 2006 Australia

## Research Expertise

- Data analysis
- Micro/macro-econometrics

## Research Interests

- Applied micro-econometrics
- Econometric methods
- Energy economics
- Financial econometrics
- Micro/macro-econometrics

## Publications

#### 2006

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R, Fiebig DG and van Soest A** 2006 'Consumers and experts: An econometric analysis of the demand for water heaters', Empirical Economics, vol.31:2, pp. 369-91

#### 2004

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R, Fiebig DG and McCabe A** 2004 'The value of using stated preference methods: a case study in modelling water heater choices', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol.64:3/4, pp. 487-95

##### Report/s

**Bartels R, Fiebig DG and van Soest A** 2004 'Consumers and Experts: An Econometric Analysis of the Demand for Water Heaters', CentER Working Paper- Report No. 203-26

**Bartels R and Harrington L** 2004 'Statistical Basis for the Determination of Checktesting Validity Criteria', NAEEEC (National Appliance and Equipment Energy Efficiency Committee): National Appliance & Equipment Checktesting Program

#### 2002

##### Book Section/s

**Bartels R** 2002 'Seemingly unrelated regressions' in Encyclopedia of Environmetrics, ed. A. El-Shaarawi and W. Piegorsch, Wiley, New York, United States, pp. 1959-1961

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R and Islam T** 2002 'Supply restricted telecommunications markets: The effect of technical efficiency on waiting times', Journal of Productivity Analysis, vol.18:2, pp. 161-169

##### Conference Proceeding/s

**Bartels R and Islam T** 2002 'Supply Restricted Telecommunications Markets', Proceedings of the Econometric Society Australasian Meeting, Brisbane QLD, Australia, 10th July 2002

#### 2001

##### Conference Paper/s

**Bartels R, Fiebig D and van Soest A** 2001 'Consumers and experts: An econometric analysis of the demand for water heaters, 2001 Econometric Society: Australasian Meetings, Auckland, New Zealand, 1st January 2001-31st December 2001

#### 2000

##### Journal Article/s

**Fiebig D and Bartels R** 2000 'Residential end-use electricity demand: Results from a designed experiment', Energy Journal, vol.21:2, pp. 51-81

#### 1999

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R** 1999 'Book Review - Pesaran, M. H. and Schmidt, P., Handbook of Applied Econometrics Vol. 2: Microeconomics', Statistical Papers, vol.40, pp. 239

##### Conference Paper/s

**Bartels R** 1999 'International benchmarking of the economic performance of electricity utilities, Nanjing, China, 1st - 31st December 1999

##### Conference Proceeding/s

**Fiebig D and Bartels R** 1999 'Evidence of joint decision making', Proceedings International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hamilton, New Zealand, 1st January 1999-31st December 1999

**Bartels R** 1999 'The contribution of electricity demand to the CO2 emissions by Australian industry', 22nd International Association of Energy Economists Annual International Conference, Rome, Italy, 1st - 30th June 1999

#### 1998

##### Journal Article/s

**Zhang Y and Bartels R** 1998 'The effect of sample size on the mean efficiency in DEA with an application to electricity distribution in Australia, Sweden and New Zealand', Journal of Productivity Analysis, vol.9, pp. 187-204

**Bartels R** 1998 'Book Review - Lütkepohl, H., Handbook of Matrices, 1996, Wiley', The Statistician, vol.47:1, pp. 225

**Bartels R** 1998 'Book Review - Davidson, F., Principles of Statistical Data Handling, 1996, Sage', The Statistician, vol.47:1, pp. 220-221

#### 1997

##### Journal Article/s

**Sharma D and Bartels R** 1997 'Distributed electricity generation in competitive energy markets: A case study in Australia', Energy Journal, pp. 17-40

#### 1996

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R, Fiebig D and Nahm D** 1996 'Regional End-Use Gas Demand in Australia', Economic Record, vol.72:219, pp. 319-331

**Bartels R, Fiebig D and Plumb M** 1996 'Gas or Electricity, Which Is Cheaper?: An Econometric Approach with Application to Australian Expenditure Data', Energy Journal, vol.17:4, pp. 33-58

**Bartels R and Fiebig D** 1996 'Metering and modelling residential end-use electricity load curves', Journal of Forecasting, vol.15, pp. 415-426

**Bartels R** 1996 'Book Review - Pollitt, M.G., Ownership and Performance in Electric Utilities, 1995, Oxford UP', Energy Journal, vol.17, pp. 105-107

**Bartels R** 1996 'Book Review - Härdle, W. et al, XploRe: An Interactive Statistical Computing Environment, 1995, Springer-Verlag', The Statistician, vol.45, pp. 388-389

**Fiebig D, Bartels R and Kramer W** 1996 'The Frisch-Waugh Theorem and Generalized Least Squares', Econometric Reviews, vol.15:4, pp. 431-443

**Kramer W, Bartels R and Fiebig D** 1996 'Another Twist on the Equality of OLS and GLS', Statistical Papers, vol.37:3, pp. 277-281

##### Conference Proceeding/s

**Bartels R and Zhang Y** 1996 'Are Australian electricity distributors more efficient?', Econometric Society Australasian Meeting, 1st January 1996-31st December 1996

**Bartels R, Fiebig D and Plumb M** 1996 'Gas or electricity, which is cheaper? An analysis of household energy expenditures', Econometric Society Australasian Meeting, 1st January 1996-31st December 1996

**Smith M, Bartels R and Louviere J** 1996 'The ordered beta model: specification and estimation', The Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Perth WA, Australia, 12th July 1996

#### 1995

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R and Fiebig D** 1995 'Optimal design in end-use metering experiments', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol.39, pp. 305-309

#### 1994

##### Magazine Article/s

**Bartels R** 1994 'Electric motors and industry energy efficiency', Electricity Supply Magazine, vol.17:4-5

#### 1993

##### Conference Paper/s

**Bartels R** 1993 'The economic efficiency of electricity distribution in Australia, 2nd International Electricity Distribution Conference, 1st January 1993-31st December 1993

**Bartels R, Crabb N, Tang P, Gangopadhyay G and Fiebig D** 1993 'Residential end-use study in NSW, 1993 ESAA Forecasting Forum, 1st January 1993-31st December 1993

#### 1992

##### Book Section/s

**Bartels R and Fiebig D** 1992 'Efficiency of Alternative Estimators in Generalized Seemingly Unrelated Regression Models: Essays in honor of Henri Theil' in Contributions to Consumer Demand and Econometrics, ed. Ronald Bewley and Tran Van Hoa, St. Martin's Press, New York, United States, pp. 125-139

**Bartels R, Cohen R and Hoehn T** 1992 'Markets for Electricity: The British system' in Energy Markets and Environmental Issues, ed. E. Hope and S. Strom, Scandinavian University Press, pp. 87-114

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R** 1992 'On the Power Function of the Durbin-Watson Test', Journal of Econometrics, vol.51:1-2, pp. 101-112

**Bartels R, Fiebig D, Lumsdaine R and Garben M** 1992 'DELMOD: An end-use simulation model', Utilities Policy, vol.2:1, pp. 71-82

**Bartels R, Cohen R and Hoehn T** 1992 'Das neue Elektrizitätssystem in Grossbritannien: Erste Erfahrungen und Perspektiven', Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft, vol.1/91, pp. 27-39

**Fiebig D, McAleer M and Bartels R** 1992 'Properties of Ordinary Least Squares Estimators in Regression Models with Nonspherical Disturbances', Journal of Econometrics, vol.54:1-3, pp. 321-334

##### Conference Proceeding/s

**Bartels R** 1992 'The effect of a carbon tax on Australian industry', Coping with the Energy Future: Markets and Regulations (Proceedings 15th Annual Conference, International Association for Energy Economics), 1st January 1992-31st December 1992

#### 1991

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R and Fiebig D** 1991 'A simple characterization of seemingly unrelated regressions models in which OLS is BLUE', American Statistician, vol.45:2, pp. 137-140

**Fiebig D, Bartels R and Aigner D** 1991 'A Random Coefficient Approach to the Estimation of Residential End-Use Load Profiles', Journal of Econometrics, vol.50:3, pp. 297-327

#### 1990

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R and Fiebig D** 1990 'Integrating Direct Metering and Conditional Demand Analysis for Estimating End-Use Loads', Energy Journal, vol.11:4, pp. 79-97

##### Internal Working Paper/s

**Bartels R and Fiebig D** 1990 'Constrained estimation of the Hildreth-Houck random coefficient model', Sydney University, Department of Econometrics Discussion Paper

##### Report/s

**Bartels R and Fiebig D** 1990 'More on the grouped heteroskedasticity model', Tilburg University, The Netherlands, Center Discussion Paper

#### 1988

##### Book Section/s

**Bartels R** 1988 'Residential end-use electricity forecasting' in Electricity Generation Planning in an Uncertain Environment, ed. G. McColl, Centre for Applied Economic Research, University of NSW, pp. 113-122

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R, Murray J and Weiss A** 1988 'The Role of Consumer and Business Sentiment in Forecasting Telecommunications Traffic', Journal of Economic Psychology, vol.9:2, pp. 215-232

##### Report/s

**Bartels R, Fiebig D, Aigner D and LeRoux T** 1988 'Domestic End-Use Study', Electricity Commission of New South Wales

**Bartels R** 1988 'Household Energy Consumption: Analysis of the 1984 Energy Survey', Department of Energy of NSW and the Electricity Commission of NSW

#### 1986

##### Report/s

**Bartels R** 1986 'Energy Modelling in Australia: A Constructive Analysis', Department of Resources and Energy

#### 1985

##### Book Section/s

**Bartels R** 1985 'Comments on two energy models' in Energy Modelling in Australia, Centre for Applied Economic Research, University of NSW, pp. 128-132

##### Journal Article/s

**Andrews G, Hall W, Goldstein G, Lapsley H, Bartels R and Silove D** 1985 'The economic costs of schizophrenia: Implications for public policy', Archives of General Psychiatry, vol.42, pp. 537-543

**Hall W, Goldstein G, Andrews G, Lapsley H, Bartels R and Silove D** 1985 'Estimating the economic costs of schizophrenia', Schizophrenia Bulletin, vol.11, pp. 598-611

**Bartels R** 1985 'Identification in econometrics', American Statistician, vol.39:102-104

##### Conference Paper/s

**Bartels R, Lopert P and Williamson S** 1985 'The residential demand for electricity in New South Wales, Annual Conference of the Electricity Supply Engineers' Association of NSW, Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 1st January 1985-31st December 1985

##### Report/s

**Bartels R, Lopert P and Williamson S** 1985 'The Residential Demand for Electricity', Energy Authority of New South Wales

**Bartels R** 1985 'Appliance Penetration and Household Energy Consumption', Energy Authority of New South Wales

#### 1984

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R** 1984 'The rank von Neumann test as a test for autocorrelation in regression models', Communications in Statistics, vol.A13(20), pp. 2495-2502

**Bartels R** 1984 'Estimation in a bidirectional mixture of von Mises distributions', Biometrics, vol.40, pp. 777-784

**Bartels R** 1984 'The Donovan study of atomic test personnel: a critique', Sana Update, vol.19, pp. 16

##### Report/s

**Bartels R** 1984 'The Cost of Acute Myocardial Infarction in New South Wales: An Incidence Based Study', Australian Government Printing Service

#### 1982

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R** 1982 'The Rank Version of von Neumann's Ratio Test for Randomness', Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol.77:377, pp. 40-46

**Bartels R, Bornholt G and Hanslow K** 1982 'The polynomial trend model with auto-correlated residuals', Communications in Statistics, vol.A11(12), pp. 1393-1402

#### 1981

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R and Goodhew J** 1981 'The Robustness of the Durbin-Watson Test', Review of Economics and Statistics, vol.63:1, pp. 136-139

**Bartels R** 1981 'Truncation bounds for infinite expansions for the stable distributions', Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, vol.12, pp. 293-302

#### 1979

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R** 1979 'Fractiles for the non-symmetric stable distributions', Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, vol.9, pp. 127-132

#### 1978

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R** 1978 'Generating non-normal stable variables using limit theorem properties', Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, vol.9, pp. 199-212

**Bartels R** 1978 'Book Review - Mumford, E. and Sackman, H., Human Choice and Computers', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol.37, pp. 88-89

#### 1977

##### Journal Article/s

**Bartels R** 1977 'Estimation in a first order autoregressive scheme with non-normal stable disturbances', Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, vol.6, pp. 35-48

**Bartels R** 1977 'On the use of limit theorem arguments in economic statistics', American Statistician, vol.31, pp. 85-87

**Bartels R** 1977 'Book Review - Shubik, M., The Uses and Methods of Gaming, 1975, Elsevier, and Shubik, M., Games for Society, Business and War: Towards a Theory of Gaming, 1975, Elsevier', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol.36, pp. 96-97

#### 1973

##### Conference Paper/s

**Jüttner D and Bartels R** 1973 'Interest rates, the money supply and inflation, Third Conference of Economists, Adelaide SA, Australia, 1st January 1973-31st December 1973

##### Report/s

**Jüttner D and Bartels R** 1973 'Interest rates and price expectations', Macquarie University, School of Economic and Financial Studies Research Paper no.30

**Jüttner D and Bartels R** 1973 'Interest rates and the money supply', Macquarie University, School of Economic and Financial Studies Research Paper no.26

#### 1972

##### Thesis

**Bartels R** 1972 'Stable Distributions in Economics', The University of Sydney