SHELTON SPENCER SCHMIDT
Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
Office: 114 Lippman Hall
Office Phone: (518) 388-6218
Fax: (518) 388-6988 Please don’t send me a fax using this number unless you make arrangements with me in advance. This machine is used by many people without anyone responsible for delivering the faxes.
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With Union College Since 1974
Education: B.A. 1969, Ph.D. 1977, University of Virginia
Areas of Interest:
Efficiency Measurement, Econometrics, Industrial Organization
The Measurement of Productive Efficiency and Productivity Growth, edited by Harold O. Fried, C.A. Knox Lovell, and Shelton S. Schmidt, New York, Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-518352-8.
"Accounting for Environmental Effects and Statistical Noise in Data Envelopment Analysis," with Harold O. Fried, C.A. Knox Lovell, and Suthathip Yaisawarng, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 17(1/2), January/March 2002, pp. 157-174.
"The Fisher Z-Transformation: A Method to Test for Value Relevance in International Accounting Research," with Joan Hollister, The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Volume 9, Number 3, Summer II, 2001, pp. 1-9.
"Incorporating the Operating Environment into a Nonparametric Measure of Technical Efficiency," with Harold O. Fried and Suthathip Yaisawarng, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 12(3), November 1999, pp. 249-267.
"Productive, Scale and Scope Efficiencies in U.S. Hospital-Based Nursing Homes," with Harold O. Fried and Suthathip Yaisawarng, INFOR Special Issue on Evaluating Performance in Public and Service Sector Organizations, 36(3), August 1998, pp. 103-119.
The Measurement of Productive Efficiency: Techniques and Applications, edited with Harold O. Fried and C.A. Knox Lovell, New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
"Productivity Changes in the U.S. Electric Power Industry," with J. Douglass Klein and Suthathip Yaisawarng, in Empirical Studies in Industrial Organization: Essays in Honor of Leonard W. Weiss, D.B. Audretsch and J.J. Siegfried (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, pp. 207-236.
Advisory Board, North American Productivity Workshop, Union College, June 20-22, 2002.