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Patrick O'Reilly

  • Division of Economics and Business
    College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering
    Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, Colorado 80401

  • Department of Finance and Division of Resource Economics and Management
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Energy Finance and Policy
    West Virginia University
    Morgantown, West Virginia 26506

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Mineral and Energy Economics
    Doctoral Minor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
    Defense Anticipated: September 2018
    Colorado School of Mines

  • M.A., Economics, 2010
    University of Colorado, Denver

  • Professional Certificate, Intellectual Property, 2007
    Elective Emphasis: Computer Science
    University of California, San Diego

  • B.B.A., Minor: Decision Science, 2003
    University of Wyoming

Research Interests

  • Network Models, Economic Dynamics of Metal Recycling, Reverse Supply Chains, Water and Environmental Permit Markets, Intangibles and Intellectual Property Valuation, Stochastic Modeling/Optimization, Transfer Pricing, Mineral Rights Valuation, Regulatory Risk, Spatial Econometrics, Survival Analysis

Reports

Working Papers

  • with Daniel Kaffine. "Backfire in Recycling Subsidies for Durable Goods." (Dissertation Chapter)
  • "An Empirical Investigation into the Political Economy of Extended Producer Responsibility for Electronic Waste in the United States." (Under Review)
  • "Supply Risk in Reverse Supply Chain Networks for Electronic Waste." (Dissertation Chapter)

Presentations

  • Public Choice Society, 2018 Conference - Charleston, South Carolina: ‚ÄúPollution Hedging in the Air? Revealed Risk Preferences in Sulfur Dioxide Allowance Markets Under the U.S. Acid Rain Program (3 March 2018)
  • INFORMS Annual Meeting - Nashville, Tennessee (3 November 2016), Invited Session: A Network Comparison Of Competing Institutions For Managing Water Against Hydropower And Irrigation Demands
  • INFORMS Annual Meeting - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3 November 2015) and USAEE/IAEE, North American Conference - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (26 October 2015): A Network Formulation of Competing Demands For Water and Energy: Transaction Costs, Property Rights, and Rents
  • Public Choice Society, 2015 Conference - San Antonio, Texas: An Empirical Investigation into the Political Economy of Extended Producer Responsibility for Electronic Waste in the United States (14 March 2015)
  • INFORMS Annual Meeting - San Francisco, California: Evolution of Market Process in Reverse Supply Chains as Rapidly-Exploring Random Trees (11 November 2014)
  • INFORMS Annual Meeting - Minneapolis, Minnesota: The Role of Market Process in Reverse Supply Chains for Durable Goods (9 October 2013)

Fellowships and Research Activity

  • Research Group Discussant - Critical Materials Institute - Topic under development: Reverse Supply Chains for Rare Earth Minerals (Fall 2013 - Present)
  • Graduate Fellow - Property and Environment Research Center - Bozeman, Montana (Summer 2014)
  • Research Assistant - Rare earth mineral price analysis project with Professor John Cuddington (time-series/panel data in EViews, industry survey/summary, 2012).

Teaching - West Virginia University

  • FIN 533 - Instructor - Energy Financial Risk Management (Fall 2017)
  • FIN 310 - Instructor - Investments (Fall 2017)

Teaching - Christopher Newport University

  • ECON 301 - Instructor - Environmental Economics (Spring 2016 - Spring 2017)
  • ECON 203 - Instructor - Environmental Economic Literacy (Fall 2015-2016)
  • ECON 201/202 - Instructor - Principles of Macroeconomics/Microeconomics (Fall 2015 - Spring 2017)

Teaching - Colorado School of Mines

  • EBGN 301 - Instructor - Intermediate Microeconomics (Spring 2013 - Summer 2013)
  • EBGN 201- Recitation Instructor - Principles of Economics (Fall 2012, Fall 2013 - Spring 2014)
  • EBGN 570 - Substitute - Environmental Economics (Spring 2013: the commons, open acess issues)
  • EBGN 409 - Substitute - Mathematical Economics (Spring 2013: sets, functions, calculus review)
  • EBGN 511 - Substitute - Applied Microeconomics (Spring 2012, graduate core: cost function, optimal control)

Teaching Assistantships

  • LAIS 452A - Grader - Corruption and Development (2015)
  • LAIS 541/441 - Grader, Guest Lecturer - African Development (2015)
  • LAIS 200 - Grader, Guest Lecturer - Human Systems (2015)
  • EBGN 598A - Grader - Time Series Econometrics (graduate, 2014)
  • EBGN 511 - Grader, Proctor, Substitute Instructor - Applied Microeconomics (graduate, 2012)
  • EBGN 509 - Grader - Mathematical Economics (graduate, 2011)
  • EBGN 340 - Grader - Energy and Environmental Policy (2011)

Societies

  • American Economic Association, Econometric Society, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE)
  • American Statistical Association, Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), Institute of Management Accountants, Decision Sciences Institute