Short Biography

Kostas Metaxoglou, Ph.D. (Economics, UC Davis) is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at Carleton University. He joined the faculty at Carleton as an Assistant Professor in 2013 having previously worked as a senior consultant and manager with the Antitrust practice of Bates White LLC in Washington DC. His research focuses on Energy Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, and Empirical Finance.

Konstantinos Metaxoglou

Department of Economics

1125 Colonel by Drive

Carleton University

Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

1-613-520-2600 x.3755

Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: November 2019 (PDF)


Google Scholar (link)

Published & Forthcoming Papers

    1. Productivity Spillovers from Pollution Reduction: Reducing Coal Use Increases Crop Yields, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, forthcoming (with Aaron Smith) link
    2. Environmental Implications of Market Structure: Shale Gas and Electricity Markets, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2019 (with Chris Knittel and Andre Trindade) link
      • This is a major revision of NBER WP 21627 link
      • Washington Post column for the NBER working paper link
      • VOX column for the NBER working paper link
      • NBER digest column for the NBER working paper link
    3. Carbon Emissions and Business Cycles, Journal of Macroeconomics, 2019 (with Hashmat Kahn, Chris Knittel, and Maya Papineau) link
      • This is a major revision of NBER WP 22294 link
    4. Option-Implied Equity Premium Predictions via Entropic Tilting, Journal of Financial Econometrics, 2018 (with Davide Pettenuzzo and Aaron Smith) link
    5. Forecasting Stock Returns Using Option-Implied State Prices, Journal of Financial Econometrics, 2017 (with Aaron Smith) link
    6. Are we fracked? The impact of falling gas prices and the implications for coal-to-gas switching and carbon emissions, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2016 (with Chris Knittel and Andre Trindade) link
    7. Working with Data: Two Empiricists' Experience, Journal of Econometric Methods (Practitioner's Corner), 2016 (with Chris Knittel) link
      • Slides from a presentation at Carleton link
    8. State Prices of Conditional Quantiles: New Evidence on Time Variation in the Empirical Pricing Kernel, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2016 (with Aaron Smith) link
    9. Estimation of Random Coefficient Demand Models: Two Empiricists' Perspective, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014 (with Chris Knittel) link
    10. Challenges in Merger Simulation Analysis, American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings, 2011 (with Chris Knittel) link
    11. Diagnosing Unilateral Market Power in Electricity Reserves Market, Journal of Energy Markets, 2008 (with Chris Knittel) link
    12. Maximum Likelihood Estimation of VARMA Models Using a State Space EM Algorithm, Journal of Time Series Analysis, 2007 (with Aaron Smith) link
    13. Efficiency of the California Electricity Reserves Market, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2007 (with Aaron Smith) link

Working Papers

    • The Role of Output Reallocation and Investment in Coordinating Externality Markets, submitted, October 2019 (with Mike Abito, Chris Knittel, Andre Trindade) link
      • This is a major revision of NBER WP 24481 link
      • Wharton Public Policy Initiative Brief link
      • Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Digest link
    • Does U.S. Export Global Warming? Coal Trade and the Shale Gas Boom, submitted, June 2019 (with Chris Knittel, Andre Trindade, and Anson Soderbery) link
      • MIT CEEPR Research Brief link

Work in Progress

    • Electrifying Transportation: Issues and Opportunities
    • Nutrient Pollution and US Agriculture
    • Mortality Effects from Coal-to-Natural Gas Shifts in the Electricity Sector
    • A Historic Overview of 50 years of the Canadian Journal of Economics