Professor Christopher O'Donnell

Professor in Econometrics

School of Economics
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
c.odonnell1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69256

Overview

Specialises in theoretical and applied econometrics.

Theoretical and applied econometrician. Director of the UQ Centre for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (CEPA) and Associate Editor of the Journal of Productivity Analysis. Developer of the DPIN software for Decomposing Productivity Index Numbers. Former President of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society and former editor of the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Agricultural Economics (Honours), University of New England
  • Master of Commerce, University of New South Wales
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Sydney

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • O'Donnell, Chris and Rao, D. S. Prasada (2009). Estimating posterior probability density functions or exact index numbers. In: Proceedings of the International conference on Frontiers of Interface between Statistics and Sciences. International Conference on Frontiers of Interface between Statistics and Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Andra Pradesh, India, (). 30 December 2009 - 2 January 2010.

  • O'Donnell, Chris J. and Shankar, Sriram (2009). Estimating state-allocable production technologies when there are two states of nature and state allocations of inputs are unobserved. In: Globalisation and Governance. 53rd Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Cairns, Australia, (). 11-13 February 2009.

  • O'Donnell, Chris J. (2009). Measuring and decomposing agricultural productivity and profitability change. In: 53rd Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Cairns, Australia, (). February 11-13 2009.

  • Nauges, Celine, O'Donnell, Christopher and Quiggin, John (2009). Uncertainty and technical efficiency in Finnish agriculture. In: Globalisation and Governance. 53rd Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Cairns, Australia, (). 11-13 February 2009.

  • O'Donnell, C. and Rao, P. (2008). Estimating probability density functions for exact index numbers. In: Symposium Handbook: Markets and Models: Policy frontiers in the AWH Phillips Tradition. ESAM08 Markets and Models: Policy frontiers in the AWH Phillips Tradition, Wellington, New Zealand, (85-85). 9 - 11 July, 2008.

  • O'Donnell, C.J. (2007). Estimating Output Distance Functions. In: proceedings of the Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society. Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Brisbane, (). 3-6 July, 2007.

  • O'Donnell, C. J. (2007). Estimating the Characteristics of Polluting Technologies. In: EconPapers: Proceedings of the 51th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. 51th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Queenstown, (). 13-16 February, 2007.

  • O'Donnell, C. J. and Rayner , V. (2007). Imposing Stationarity Constraints on the Parameters of ARCH and GARCH Models. In: Proceedings of the The Advances in Econometrics Conference. Advances in Econometrics Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana., (). 2-4 November, 2007.

  • O'Donnell, C. J. (2006). Some Econometric Options for Dealing With Unknown Functional Form. In: Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. 50th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Sydney, (1-36). 8-10 February, 2006.

  • Doran, H. E., O'Donnell, C. J. and Rambaldi, A. N. (2006). Theoretical and Empirical Properties of the Generalised Restricted Least Squares. In: M. Dungey, ESAM 06 Econometric Society Australasian Meeting. Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society ESAM 06, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia, (1-38). 4-7 July 2006.

  • O'Donnell, Christopher J. and Coelli, Timothy J. (2005). A Bayesian approach to imposing curvature on distance functions. In: A. R. Gallant, J. F. Geweke and T. Amemiya, Journal of Econometrics: Current developments in productivity and efficiency measurement. Current Development in Productivity and Efficiency Measurement, Athens, U.S., (493-523). October, 2002. doi:10.1016/j.jeconom.2004.05.011

  • O'Donnell, C. J. (2005). Disentangling Risk and Inefficiency Using State-Contingent Frontiers. In: Efficiency Analysis for Policy Making: Proceedings of the Ninth European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. Ninth European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Brussels, (52-52). June 29 – July 2, 2005.

  • O'Donnell, C. J. and Griffiths, W. E. (2005). Estimating State-contingent Production Frontiers. In: Proceedings of the 34th Australian Conference of Economists. ACE05: 34th Australian Conference of Economists, Melbourne, Australia, (1-44). 26-28 September 2005.

  • Griffiths, W. E. and O'Donnell, C. J. (2005). Estimating variable returns to scale production frontiers with alternative stochastic assumptions. In: A. R. Gallant, J. F. Geweke and T. Amemiya, Journal of Econometrics: current developments in productivity and efficiency measurement. Current Development in Productivity and Efficiency Measurement, Athens, Georgia, (385-409). October 2002. doi:10.1016/j.jeconom.2004.05.007

  • Allan-Greer, Briege, Rao, D. S. Prasada and O'Donnell, Christopher (2004). Constructing Divisia Indexes from Retail Scanner Data using Wavelet Methods. In: SSHRC International Conference on Index Number Theory and the Measurement of Prices and Productivity, Vancouver, (). June 30 - July 3, 2004.

  • O'Donnell, Christopher J. and Coelli, Timothy (2003). A Bayesian Approach to Imposing Curvature on Distance Functions. In: 2003 Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society. 2003 Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Sydney, Australia, (). 9-11 July, 2003.

  • Dent, S. K., Piggott, R. R., O'Donnell, C. J. and Griffith, G. R. (2003). Does Excluding Cross-commodity Interactions Matter? Beef and Lamb in Australia. In: Proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. 47th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Fremantle, Australia, (). 12-14 February , 2003,.

  • Hajargasht, G., O'Donnell, C. J. and Rao, D. S. P. (2003). Semiparametric estimation of stochastic frontiers. In: 2003 Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Sydney, (). 9-11 July, 2003.

  • O'Donnell, C., Griffith, R., Nightingale, J. J. and Piggott, R. R. (2003). Testing for market power in the Australian grains and oilseeds industries: further results. In: Proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference of the AARES 2003: Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. 47th Annual Conference of the AARES 2003: Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Fremantle, (1-26). 12-14 February, 2003.

  • Allan-Greer, B., Rao, D. S. P. and O'Donnell , C. J. (2003). Using Wavelet Methods to Construct Divisia Price Index Numbers Based on Retail Scanner Data. In: Economic Measurement Group (EMG) Workshop, The University of New South Wales, (). 11-12 December, 2003.

  • Kotey, B. and O'Donnell, C. J. (2002). Data Envelopment Analysis in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Study of the Australian Textile Fibre, Yarn and Woven Fabric Manufacturing Industry. In: Proceedings of the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand (SEAANZ) Conference. Proceedings of the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand (SEAANZ) Conference, Adelaide, (). 22-24 September, 2002.

  • Griffith, G. R. and O'Donnell, Christopher J. (2002). Testing for market power in the Australian grains and oilseeds industries. In: 46th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Canberra, ACT, (). 13-15 February, 2002.

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision