Christopher  Parmeter

Christopher Parmeter

Associate Professor, Economics

Research Interests

Constrained nonparametric estimation and inference; application of hedonic methods; robust benefit transfer; and growth empirics

Featured Publications

  • Daniel L. Millimet and Christopher F. Parmeter, "Accounting for Skewed or One-Sided Measurement Error in the Dependent Variable," Political Analysis, forthcoming.

    Luke Fitzpatrick, Christopher F. Parmeter and Juan Agar, "Approaches for Visualizing Uncertainty in Benefit Transfer from Meta-regression,"  Ecological Economics, forthcoming.

    Christopher F. Parmeter and Valentin Zelenyuk, "Combining the Virtues of Stochastic Frontier and Data Envelopment Analysis," Operations Research, forthcoming.

    Mark Andor, Christopher F. Parmeter and Stephan Sommer, 2019. "Combining Uncertainty with Uncertainty to Get Certainty? Efficiency Analysis for Regulation Purposes," European Journal of Operational Research, 274(1), 240-252.

    Michael Jetter and Christopher F. Parmeter, 2018. "Does Urbanization Mean Bigger Governments?" Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 120(4), 1202-1228.

    Michael Jetter and Christopher F. Parmeter, 2018. "Sorting Through Global Corruption Determinants: Institutions and Education Matter - Not Culture," World Development, 109, 279-294.

    Michele Battisti, Massimo Del Gatto and Christopher F. Parmeter, 2018. "Labor Productivity Growth: Disentangling Technology and Capital Accumulation," Journal of Economic Growth, 23(1), 111-143.

    William C. Horrace and Christopher F. Parmeter, 2018. "A Laplace Stochastic Frontier Model," Econometric Reviews, 37(3), 260-280.

    Chi-Yang Chu, Daniel J. Henderson and Christopher F. Parmeter, 2017. "On Discrete Epanechnikov Kernel Functions," Computational Statistics \& Data Analysis, 116, 79-105.

     Luke Fitzpatrick, Christopher F. Parmeter and Juan Agar, 2017. "Threshold Effects in Meta Analyses with Application to Benefit Transfer for Coral Reef Valuation," Ecological Economics, 133(1), 74-85.

    Daniel J. Henderson, Subal C. Kumbhakar, Qi Li, and Christopher F. Parmeter, 2015. "Smooth Coefficient Estimation of a Seemingly Unrelated Regression," Journal of Econometrics, 189(1), 148-162.

    Daniel J. Henderson, Qi Li, Christopher F. Parmeter and Shuang Yao, 2015. "Gradient Based Smoothing Parameter Selection for Nonparametric Regression Estimation," Journal of Econometrics, 184(2), 233-241. 

    Kyle Hyndman and Christopher F. Parmeter, 2015. "Efficiency or Competition? A Structural Econometric Analysis of Canada's AWS Auction and the Set-Aside Provision," Production and Operations Management, 24 (5) 821-839. 

    Pang Du, Christopher F. Parmeter and Jeffrey S. Racine, 2013. "Nonparametric Kernel Regression with Multiple Predictors and Multiple Shape Constraints," Statistica Sinica, 23(3), 1343-1372.

    Subal C. Kumbhakar, Christopher F. Parmeter and Efthymios G. Tsionas, 2013. "A Zero Inefficiency Stochastic Frontier Estimator," Journal of Econometrics, 172(1), 66-76.

    Daniel J. Henderson, Chris Papageorgiou and Christopher F. Parmeter, 2013. "Who Benefits from Financial Development? New Methods, New Evidence," European Economic Review, 63, 47-67.

    Sapna Kaul, Kevin J. Boyle, Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Christopher F. Parmeter and Jaren C. Pope, 2013. "What Can We Learn From Benefit Transfer Errors? Evidence From 20 Years of Research on Convergent Validity," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 66(1), 90-104.

    Daniel J. Henderson, Chris Papageorgiou and Christopher F. Parmeter, 2012. "Growth Empirics without Parameters," The Economic Journal, 122 (559), 125-154.

    Subal C. Kumbhakar, Christopher F. Parmeter and Efthymios G. Tsionas, 2012. "Bayesian Estimation Approaches to First-Price Auctions," Journal of Econometrics, 168(1), 47-60.

    Daniel J. Henderson, John A. List, Daniel L. Millimet, Christopher F. Parmeter and Michael K. Price, 2012. "Empirical Implementation of Nonparametric First-Price Auction Models," Journal of Econometrics, 168(1), 17-29.

    Nicolai Kuminoff, Christopher F. Parmeter and Jaren C. Pope, 2010. "Which Hedonic Models Can We Trust to Recover the Marginal Willingness to Pay for Environmental Amenities?," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 60(3), 145-160, lead article.

    Daniel J. Henderson, Christopher F. Parmeter and R. Robert Russell, 2008. "Modes, Weighted Modes, and Calibrated Modes: Evidence of Clustering Using Modality Tests," Journal of Applied Econometrics, 23(5), 607-638.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Economics, Miami Herbert Business School, 2013 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2010 - 2013
  • Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2006 - 2010

Specialties

  • Nonparametric econometrics
  • Stochastic frontier analysis
  • Robust econometric methods

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Economics, Binghamton University, 2006
  • M.S., Economics, Binghamton University, 2003
  • B.A., Mathematics, Nazareth College, 2001
  • B.A., Economics, Nazareth College, 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Provost’s Research Award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2015
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2015

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