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Workplace:Laboratoire d'Économie des Ressources Naturelles (LERNA) (Laboratory of Natural Resource Economics), Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Risk and Choice: A Research Saga
    IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse Downloads
    Also in TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2013)
  2. The Value of Risk Reduction: New Tools for an Old Problem
    Working Papers, IESEG School of Management Downloads
  3. The Welfare Value of FDA’s Mercury-in-Fish Advisory: A Dynamic Reanalysis
    LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse Downloads

2012

  1. Combining Experts’ Judgments: Comparison of Algorithmic Methods using Synthetic Data
    TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) Downloads
  2. Expert Elicitation of the Value per Statistical Life in an Air Pollution Context
    LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Social Value of Mortality Risk Reduction: VSL vs. the Social Welfare Function Approach
    LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Risk-Risk Tradeoffs in Fish Consumption: Can You Have the Cake and Eat It Too?
    2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. The Intergenerational Transmission of Education: Evidence from Taiwanese Adoptions
    LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse Downloads
    Also in TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2012)
  3. Valuing Morbidity Risk: Willingness to Pay per Quality-Adjusted Life Year
    LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse Downloads
  4. Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions: Progress and Challenges
    Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (6)
    LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse (2011) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Resource Economics (2011)
  5. Willingness to Pay and Sensitivity to Time Framing: A Theoretical Analysis and an Application on Car Safety
    LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Environmental & Resource Economics (2013)
  6. Willingness to pay and QALYs: What can we learn about valuing foodborne risk?
    TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse (2011) Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Behavioral Economics and the Conduct of Benefit-Cost Analysis: Towards Principles and Standards
    TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) Downloads
    Also in LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis (2011)
  2. Diminishing Willingness to Pay per Quality-Adjusted Life Year: Valuing Acute Foodborne Illness
    TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) Downloads
    Also in LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse (2010) Downloads
  3. Economic Evaluation with Hormetic, Hockey-Stick, and Linear Response Functions: An Application to Radon in Drinking Water
    TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) Downloads
    Also in LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse (2010) Downloads

2008

  1. Willingness to Pay for Car Safety: Sensitivity to Time Framing
    Working Papers, Swedish National Road & Transport Research Institute (VTI) Downloads View citations (5)

2007

  1. Health Information and Subjective Survival Probability: Evidence from Taiwan
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk Research (2007)
  2. Statistical vs. Identified Lives in Benefit-Cost Analysis
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2007)

2006

  1. Contingent Valuation and the Economic Value of Air-Pollution-Related Health Risks in China
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Effects of Disease Type and Latency on the Value of Mortality Risk
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2004)
  2. Valuation of the Risk of SARS in Taiwan
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2005)

2002

  1. Health Insurance and Households' Precautionary Behaviors - An Unusual Natural Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

Undated

  1. Does risk aversion increase the value of mortality risk?
    CORE Discussion Papers RP, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2004)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. The social value of mortality risk reduction: VSL versus the social welfare function approach
    Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 35, (C), 82-93 Downloads

2013

  1. Admissible utility functions for health, longevity, and wealth: integrating monetary and life-year measures
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2013, 47, (3), 311-325 Downloads
  2. Erratum to: Willingness to Pay and Sensitivity to Time Framing: A Theoretical Analysis and an Application on Car Safety
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2013, 56, (3), 457-457 Downloads
  3. Positive versus Normative Justifications for Benefit-Cost Analysis: Implications for Interpretation and Policy
    Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2013, 7, (2), 199-218 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Risk and choice: A research saga
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2013, 47, (2), 129-145 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  5. Skills of the trade: valuing health risk reductions in benefit-cost analysis
    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2013, 4, (1), 107-130 Downloads
  6. The impact of foreign direct investment in China on employment adjustments in Taiwan: Evidence from matched employer–employee data
    Japan and the World Economy, 2013, 25-26, 68-79 Downloads
  7. Willingness to Pay and Sensitivity to Time Framing: A Theoretical Analysis and an Application on Car Safety
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2013, 56, (3), 437-456 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. DISCOUNTING HEALTH AND COST‐EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS: A RESPONSE TO NORD
    Health Economics, 2012, 21, (7), 878-882
  2. The intergenerational transmission of education: Evidence from Taiwanese adoptions
    Economics Letters, 2012, 115, (1), 134-136 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Willingness‐to‐pay for predictive tests with no immediate treatment implications: a survey of US residents
    Health Economics, 2012, 21, (3), 238-251 View citations (3)

2011

  1. Aggregation Biases in Estimates of the Value per Statistical Life: Evidence from Longitudinal Matched Worker-Firm Data in Taiwan
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2011, 49, (3), 425-443 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Behavioral Economics and the Conduct of Benefit-Cost Analysis: Towards Principles and Standards
    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2011, 2, (2), 1-51 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. The Income Elasticity of the Value per Statistical Life: Transferring Estimates between High and Low Income Populations
    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2011, 2, (1), 1-29 Downloads View citations (17)
  4. Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions: Progress and Challenges
    Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2011, 3, (1), 313-336 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Valuing fatal risks to children and adults: Effects of disease, latency, and risk aversion
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2010, 40, (1), 57-83 Downloads View citations (16)

2009

  1. Compensating Wage Differentials with Unemployment: Evidence from China
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2009, 42, (2), 187-209 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Use of Contingent Valuation to Elicit Willingness-to-Pay for the Benefits of Developmental Health Risk Reductions
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2009, 43, (1), 45-61 Downloads
  3. Willingness to pay for weight-control treatment
    Health Policy, 2009, 91, (2), 211-218 Downloads

2008

  1. EXPORTING AND PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH: EVIDENCE FROM THE TAIWAN ELECTRONICS PLANTS
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 55, (2), 190-209 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Health Information and Subjective Survival Probability: Evidence from Taiwan
    Journal of Risk Research, 2007, 10, (2), 149-175 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Measuring Health Preferences for Use in Cost-Utility and Cost-Benefit Analyses of Interventions in Children
    PharmacoEconomics, 2007, 25, (9), 713-726 Downloads
  3. Measuring Health Preferences for Use in Cost-Utility and Cost-Benefit Analyses of Interventions in Children: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations
    PharmacoEconomics, 2007, 25, (9), 713-726 Downloads
  4. Statistical vs. identified lives in benefit-cost analysis
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2007, 35, (1), 45-66 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  5. Valuing Changes in Mortality Risk: Lives Saved Versus Life Years Saved
    Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2007, 1, (2), 228-240 Downloads View citations (11)
  6. Willingness to Pay for Food Safety: Sensitivity to Duration and Severity of Illness
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2007, 89, (5), 1170-1175 Downloads View citations (16)

2006

  1. Households’ precautionary behaviors—the effects of the introduction of National Health Insurance in Taiwan
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2006, 4, (4), 395-421 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Economic Value of Air-Pollution-Related Health Risks in China: A Contingent Valuation Study
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2006, 33, (3), 399-423 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. The economic value of fatal and non-fatal occupational risks in Mexico City using actuarial- and perceived-risk estimates
    Health Economics, 2006, 15, (12), 1329-1335 Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Valuation of the risk of SARS in Taiwan
    Health Economics, 2005, 14, (1), 83-91 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. Computer use and wages: evidence from Taiwan
    Economics Letters, 2004, 82, (1), 43-51 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Does risk aversion increase the value of mortality risk?
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2004, 47, (1), 13-29 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper
  3. Effects of Disease Type and Latency on the Value of Mortality Risk
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2004, 28, (1), 73-95 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  4. National Health Insurance and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Taiwan
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2004, 22, (1), 26-38 Downloads View citations (5)

2003

  1. National Health Insurance and precautionary saving: evidence from Taiwan
    Journal of Public Economics, 2003, 87, (9-10), 1873-1894 Downloads View citations (34)

2002

  1. Understanding differences in estimates of the value of mortality risk
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2002, 21, (2), 271-273 Downloads
  2. Worker turnover and job reallocation in Taiwanese manufacturing
    Applied Economics, 2002, 34, (4), 401-411 Downloads View citations (4)

2001

  1. Background Risks and the Value of a Statistical Life
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2001, 23, (3), 261-79 Downloads View citations (54)
  2. Contingent valuation of a Taiwanese wetland
    Environment and Development Economics, 2001, 6, (02), 259-268 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The Impact of Advanced Technology Adoption on Wage Structures: Evidence from Taiwan Manufacturing Firms
    Economica, 2001, 68, (271), 359-78 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Valuing Mortality-Risk Reduction: Using Visual Aids to Improve the Validity of Contingent Valuation
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2001, 23, (2), 165-84 Downloads View citations (83)
  5. Worker flows and job flows in Taiwan
    Economics Letters, 2001, 73, (1), 89-96 Downloads View citations (3)

2000

  1. Are The Costs of Proposed Environmental Regulations Overestimated? Evidence from the CFC Phaseout
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2000, 16, (3), 281-302 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Mother's willingness to pay for her own and her child's health: a contingent valuation study in Taiwan
    Health Economics, 2000, 9, (4), 319-326 View citations (24)
  3. Sensitivity of willingness to pay to the magnitude of risk reduction: a Taiwan­United States comparison
    Journal of Risk Research, 2000, 3, (4), 305-320 Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. Consumer Willingness to Pay for Low-Pesticide Fresh Produce in Taiwan
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1999, 50, (2), 220-233 Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Do small plants grow faster? Evidence from the Taiwan electronics industry
    Economics Letters, 1999, 65, (1), 121-129 Downloads View citations (30)
  3. Export activity and productivity: Evidence from the Taiwan electronics industry
    Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), 1999, 135, (4), 675-691 Downloads View citations (30)
  4. Family background and returns to schooling in Taiwan
    Economics of Education Review, 1999, 19, (1), 113-125 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Perceived risk and value of workplace safety in a developing country
    Journal of Risk Research, 1999, 2, (3), 263-275 Downloads View citations (8)
  6. The price elasticity of opium in Taiwan, 1914-1942
    Journal of Health Economics, 1999, 18, (6), 795-810 Downloads View citations (8)
  7. Willingness to Pay for Health Protection: Inadequate Sensitivity to Probability?
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1999, 18, (1), 33-62 Downloads View citations (104)

1998

  1. Environmental false alarms and policy implications
    Environment and Development Economics, 1998, 3, (04), 491-537 Downloads
  2. Risk Premiums for Environmental Liability: Does Superfund Increase the Cost of Capital?
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1998, 36, (3), 267-294 Downloads View citations (8)

1997

  1. Estimated hedonic wage function and value of life in a developing country
    Economics Letters, 1997, 57, (3), 353-358 Downloads View citations (39)

1996

  1. The value of international cooperation for abating global climate change
    Resource and Energy Economics, 1996, 18, (3), 219-241 Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. Discounting health increments
    Journal of Health Economics, 1993, 12, (1), 117-120 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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