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Working Papers

2016

  1. Efficient Warnings, Not "Wolf or Rabbit" Warnings
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  2. Recollection Bias and Its Underpinnings: Lessons from Terrorism-Risk Assessments
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2015) Downloads

2014

  1. Regulating Ambiguous Risks: The Less Than Rational Regulation of Pharmaceuticals
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Legal Studies (2015)
  2. The Role of Publication Selection Bias in Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Health Economics (2015)

2013

  1. Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Foundations and Trends(R) in Microeconomics (2013)

2012

  1. Willingness to Accept Equals Willingness to Pay for Labor Market Estimates of the Value of Statistical Life
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2014)

2011

  1. Addressing Catastrophic Risks: Disparate Anatomies Require Tailored Therapies
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Deterring and Compensating Oil Spill Catastrophes: The Need for Strict and Two-Tier Liability
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads

2010

  1. The Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from Panel Data
    Center for Policy Research Working Papers, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2012)

2009

  1. Discontinuous Behavioral Responses to Recycling Laws and Plastic Water Bottle Deposits
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Law and Economics Review (2013)
  2. Policy Relevant Heterogeneity in the Value of Statistical Life: New Evidence from Panel Data Quantile Regressions
    Center for Policy Research Working Papers, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2010)
  3. The Changing Landscape of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Law and Economics Review (2009)
  4. Tobacco Regulation through Litigation: The Master Settlement Agreement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2010)

2007

  1. Age Differences in the Value of Statistical Life: Revealed Preference Evidence
    Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy (2007)
  2. Pinning Down the Value of Statistical Life
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Center for Policy Research Working Papers, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University (2006) Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The Mortality Cost to Smokers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2008)

2006

  1. Adjusting the Value of a Statistical Life for Age and Cohort Effects
    Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2008)
  2. Hyperbolic Discounting of Public Goods
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Labor Market Estimates of the Senior Discount for the Value of Statistical Life
    Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2007)
  4. National Survey Evidence on Disasters and Relief: Risk Beliefs, Self-Interest, and Compassion
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2006)
  5. Rational Discounting for Regulatory Analysis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Regulation of Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2007)
  7. The Catastrophic Effects of Natural Disasters on Insurance Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2006)
  8. The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk & Insurance (2009)

2005

  1. How Unobservable Productivity Biases the Value of a Statistical Life
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. The Generational Divide in Support for Environmental Policies: European Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  3. The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2005)

2004

  1. Age Variations in Workers' Value of Statistical Life
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Life-Cycle Consumption and the Age-Adjusted Value of Life
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2006)

2003

  1. Sacrificing Civil Liberties to Reduce Terrorism Risks
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2003)
  2. The Value of a Statistical Life: A Critical Review of Market Estimates throughout the World
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (416)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2003)

2000

  1. Smoking risks in Spain: part II - perceptions of environmental tobacco smoke externalities
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2000)

1995

  1. Organizational Form and Insurance Company Performance: Stocks versus Mutuals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (1998)

1994

  1. Cigarette Taxation and the Social Consequences of Smoking
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Chapter (1995)

1990

  1. Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1995)

1986

  1. The Impact of Occupational Safety and HealthRegulation, 1973-83
    University of Chicago - George G. Stigler Center for Study of Economy and State, Chicago - Center for Study of Economy and State View citations (7)

1979

  1. Sorting Models of Labor Mobility, Turnover, and Unemployment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Specific Information, General Information, and Employment Matches Under Uncertainty
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Determining the Proper Scope of Climate Change Policy Benefits in U.S. Regulatory Analyses: Domestic versus Global Approaches
    Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2016, 10, (2), 245-263 Downloads
  2. Rational Benefit Assessment for an Irrational World: Toward a Behavioral Transfer Test
    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2016, 7, (01), 69-91 Downloads
  3. Risk Beliefs and Preferences for E-cigarettes
    American Journal of Health Economics, 2016, 2, (2), 213-240 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The fatality and morbidity components of the value of statistical life
    Journal of Health Economics, 2016, 46, (C), 90-99 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. PRODUCER AND CONSUMER RESPONSES TO GREEN HOUSING LABELS
    Economic Inquiry, 2015, 53, (1), 681-699 Downloads
  2. Pricing Lives for Corporate and Governmental Risk Decisions
    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2015, 6, (02), 227-246 Downloads
  3. Reference-Dependence Effects in Benefit Assessment: Beyond the WTA–WTP Dichotomy and WTA–WTP Ratios
    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2015, 6, (01), 187-206 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Regulating Ambiguous Risks: The Less than Rational Regulation of Pharmaceuticals
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2015, 44, (S2), S387 - S422 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  5. THE PRIVATE RATIONALITY OF BOTTLED WATER DRINKING
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2015, 33, (3), 450-467 Downloads
  6. The Role of Publication Selection Bias in Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life
    American Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 1, (1), 27-52 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  7. The value of a statistical life for transportation regulations: A test of the benefits transfer methodology
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2015, 51, (1), 53-77 Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. ASSESSING WHETHER THERE IS A CANCER PREMIUM FOR THE VALUE OF A STATISTICAL LIFE
    Health Economics, 2014, 23, (4), 384-396 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Private Recycling Values, Social Norms, and Legal Rules
    Revue d'économie politique, 2014, 124, (2), 159-178 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Publication selection and the income elasticity of the value of a statistical life
    Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 33, (C), 67-75 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Willingness to accept equals willingness to pay for labor market estimates of the value of a statistical life
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2014, 48, (3), 187-205 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2013

  1. Discontinuous Behavioral Responses to Recycling Laws and Plastic Water Bottle Deposits
    American Law and Economics Review, 2013, 15, (1), 110-155 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Overriding consumer preferences with energy regulations
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2013, 43, (3), 248-264 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows
    Foundations and Trends(R) in Microeconomics, 2013, 8, (4), 231-313 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Alternative Policies to Increase Recycling of Plastic Water Bottles in the United States
    Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2012, 6, (2), 190-211 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Heterogeneity in Values of Morbidity Risks from Drinking Water
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2012, 52, (1), 23-48 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Law and Economics as a Pillar of Legal Education
    Review of Law & Economics, 2012, 8, (2), 487-510 Downloads
  4. Reference-dependent valuations of risk: Why willingness-to-accept exceeds willingness-to-pay
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2012, 44, (1), 19-44 Downloads View citations (10)
  5. THE ROLE OF INFORMATION DISCLOSURE IN CLIMATE MITIGATION POLICY
    Climate Change Economics (CCE), 2012, 03, (04), 1250020-1-1250020-21 Downloads View citations (2)
  6. The Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from Panel Data
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 94, (1), 74-87 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  7. WHAT'S TO KNOW? PUZZLES IN THE LITERATURE ON THE VALUE OF STATISTICAL LIFE
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 2012, 26, (5), 763-768 Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. HETEROGENEOUS RATES OF TIME PREFERENCE AND THE DECISION TO SMOKE
    Economic Inquiry, 2011, 49, (4), 959-972 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Policy Challenges of the Heterogeneity of the Value of Statistical Life
    Foundations and Trends(R) in Microeconomics, 2011, 6, (2), 99-172 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Promoting Recycling: Private Values, Social Norms, and Economic Incentives
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (3), 65-70 Downloads View citations (15)
  4. Risky investment decisions: How are individuals influenced by their groups?
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2011, 43, (2), 81-106 Downloads View citations (28)
  5. Towards Principles and Standards for the Benefit-Cost Analysis of Safety
    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2011, 2, (3), 1-25 Downloads
    Also in Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2011, 2, (03), 1-25 (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Chapter (2013)

2010

  1. Immigrant Status and the Value of Statistical Life
    Journal of Human Resources, 2010, 45, (3) Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Policy relevant heterogeneity in the value of statistical life: New evidence from panel data quantile regressions
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2010, 40, (1), 15-31 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. The heterogeneity of the value of statistical life: Introduction and overview
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2010, 40, (1), 1-13 Downloads View citations (13)

2009

  1. The Changing Landscape of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards
    American Law and Economics Review, 2009, 12, (1), 116-161 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2009, 76, (1), 197-219 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Valuing risks of death from terrorism and natural disasters
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2009, 38, (3), 191-213 Downloads View citations (24)
  4. Voter-weighted environmental preferences
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2009, 28, (4), 655-671 Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. Adjusting the Value of a Statistical Life for Age and Cohort Effects
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2008, 90, (3), 573-581 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Discounting dilemmas: Editors’ introduction
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2008, 37, (2), 95-106 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Estimating discount rates for environmental quality from utility-based choice experiments
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2008, 37, (2), 199-220 Downloads View citations (35)
  4. How to value a life
    Journal of Economics and Finance, 2008, 32, (4), 311-323 Downloads View citations (5)
  5. RISK BELIEFS AND SMOKING BEHAVIOR
    Economic Inquiry, 2008, 46, (1), 45-59 Downloads View citations (16)
  6. Reference dependence in iterative choices
    Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2008, 106, (2), 143-152 Downloads View citations (3)
  7. The Economic Value of Water Quality
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2008, 41, (2), 169-187 Downloads View citations (21)
  8. The mortality cost to smokers
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (4), 943-958 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Age Differences in the Value of Statistical Life: Revealed Preference Evidence
    Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2007, 1, (2), 241-260 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. An Empirical Assessment of Early Offer Reform for Medical Malpractice
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2007, 36, (S2), S231-S259 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Automobile Seatbelt Usage and the Value of Statistical Life
    Southern Economic Journal, 2007, 73, (3), 659–676 View citations (15)
  4. Labor market estimates of the senior discount for the value of statistical life
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2007, 53, (3), 377-392 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  5. Tort Liability Litigation Costs for Commercial Claims
    American Law and Economics Review, 2007, 9, (2), 330-369 Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. Behavioral Probabilities
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2006, 32, (1), 5-15 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Life-Cycle Consumption and the Age-Adjusted Value of Life
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2006, 5, (1), 1-36 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. National survey evidence on disasters and relief: Risk beliefs, self-interest, and compassion
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2006, 33, (1), 13-36 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. Natural disaster risks: An introduction
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2006, 33, (1), 5-11 Downloads
  5. The catastrophic effects of natural disasters on insurance markets
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2006, 33, (1), 55-72 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. Damages Caps, Insurability, and the Performance of Medical Malpractice Insurance
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2005, 72, (1), 23-43 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Recollection Bias and the Combat of Terrorism
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2005, 34, (1), 27-55 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Value of a Statistical Life: Relative Position vs. Relative Age
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 142-146 Downloads View citations (12)

2004

  1. Punitive Damages: How Judges and Juries Perform
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2004, 33, (1), 1-36 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. The Denominator Blindness Effect: Accident Frequencies and the Misjudgment of Recklessness
    American Law and Economics Review, 2004, 6, (1), 72-94 View citations (2)
  3. The Value of Life: Estimates with Risks by Occupation and Industry
    Economic Inquiry, 2004, 42, (1), 29-48 Downloads View citations (53)
  4. Tort Reform and Insurance Markets
    Risk Management and Insurance Review, 2004, 7, (1), 9-24 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Voter Preferences and State Regulation of Smoking
    Economic Inquiry, 2004, 42, (3), 455-468 Downloads View citations (8)

2003

  1. Commonalities in Time and Ambiguity Aversion for Long-Term Risks *
    Theory and Decision, 2003, 54, (1), 57-71 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Racial Differences in Labor Market Values of a Statistical Life
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2003, 27, (3), 239-56 Downloads View citations (19)
  3. Risk ratings that do not measure probabilities
    Journal of Risk Research, 2003, 6, (1), 23-43 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. Sacrificing Civil Liberties to Reduce Terrorism Risks
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2003, 26, (2-3), 99-120 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  5. The Value of a Statistical Life: A Critical Review of Market Estimates throughout the World
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2003, 27, (1), 5-76 Downloads View citations (397)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Housing price responses to newspaper publicity of hazardous waste sites
    Resource and Energy Economics, 2002, 24, (1-2), 33-51 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. The Market Value of Reducing Cancer Risk: Hedonic Housing Prices with Changing Information
    Southern Economic Journal, 2002, 69, (2), 266-289 View citations (32)

2001

  1. Cigarette Smokers As Job Risk Takers
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001, 83, (2), 269-280 Downloads View citations (73)
  2. Do Workers Want OSHA's Ergonomics Regulations?
    Journal of Labor Research, 2001, 22, (1), 137-143 Downloads
  3. Jurors, Judges, and the Mistreatment of Risk by the Courts
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2001, 30, (1), 107-42 Downloads View citations (15)
  4. The Challenge of Punitive Damages Mathematics
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2001, 30, (2), 313-50 Downloads View citations (7)

2000

  1. An Iterative Choice Approach to Valuing Clean Lakes, Rivers, and Streams
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2000, 21, (1), 7-43 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Private Values Of Risk Tradeoffs At Superfund Sites: Housing Market Evidence On Learning About Risk
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2000, 82, (3), 439-451 Downloads View citations (60)
  3. Risk Equity
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2000, 29, (2), 843-71 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. Smoking Risks in Spain: Part I--Perception of Risks to the Smoker
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2000, 21, (2-3), 161-86 Downloads View citations (17)
  5. Smoking Risks in Spain: Part II--Perceptions of Environmental Tobacco Smoke Externalities
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2000, 21, (2-3), 187-212 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  6. Smoking Risks in Spain: Part III--Determinants of Smoking Behavior
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2000, 21, (2-3), 213-34 Downloads View citations (13)

1999

  1. Are Risk Regulators Rational? Evidence from Hazardous Waste Cleanup Decisions
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (4), 1010-1027 Downloads View citations (39)
  2. Hopes and Fears: the Conflicting Effects of Risk Ambiguity
    Theory and Decision, 1999, 47, (2), 157-184 Downloads View citations (47)
  3. How Do Judges Think about Risk?
    American Law and Economics Review, 1999, 1, (1-2), 26-62 View citations (4)
  4. How costly is “clean”? An analysis of the benefits and costs of Superfund site remediations
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1999, 18, (1), 2-27 View citations (7)
  5. Smoking Status and Public Responses to Ambiguous Scientific Risk Evidence
    Southern Economic Journal, 1999, 66, (2), 250-270 View citations (12)
  6. THE PERFORMANCE OF THE 1980S CALIFORNIA INSURANCE AND LIABILITY REFORMS
    Risk Management and Insurance Review, 1999, 2, (2), 14-33 Downloads
  7. The Cost-per-Life-Saved Cutoff for Safety-Enhancing Regulations
    Economic Inquiry, 1999, 37, (4), 599-608 View citations (7)
  8. The Governmental Composition of the Insurance Costs of Smoking
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1999, 42, (2), 575-609 Downloads View citations (8)

1998

  1. Alternative approaches to valuing intangible health losses: the evidence for multiple sclerosis1
    Journal of Health Economics, 1998, 17, (4), 475-497 Downloads View citations (40)
  2. Differences in Subjective Risk Thresholds: Worker Groups as an Example
    Management Science, 1998, 44, (6), 801-811 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Estimation Of Revealed Probabilities And Utility Functions For Product Safety Decisions
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1998, 80, (1), 28-33 Downloads View citations (11)
  4. The Courtroom Comes to the Classroom: Estimating Economic Damages as an Instructional Device
    The Journal of Economic Education, 1998, 29, (4), 301-311 Downloads

1997

  1. Alarmist Decisions with Divergent Risk Information
    Economic Journal, 1997, 107, (445), 1657-70 Downloads View citations (41)
  2. Conservative versus Mean Risk Assessments: Implications for Superfund Policies
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1997, 34, (3), 187-206 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Measures of Mortality Risks
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1997, 14, (3), 213-33 Downloads View citations (17)
  4. Mortality Risk Perceptions: A Bayesian Reassessment
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1997, 15, (2), 135-50 Downloads View citations (21)

1996

  1. A Reference Lottery Metric for Valuing Health
    Management Science, 1996, 42, (8), 1118-1130 Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Alternative Institutional Responses to Aspestos
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1996, 12, (2-3), 147-70
  3. Economic Foundations of the Current Regulatory Reform Efforts
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1996, 10, (3), 119-134 Downloads View citations (18)

1995

  1. Carcinogen Regulation: Risk Characteristics and the Synthetic Risk Bias
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (2), 50-54 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Energy Taxation as a Policy Instrument to Reduce CO2 Emissions: A Net Benefit Analysis
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1995, 29, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (49)
  3. Environmental Taxation for Environmental Regulation and Fiscal Policy: An Analysis of a Clinton-Type BTU Tax
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 1995, 8, (1), 5-22
  4. Government Action, Biases in Risk Perception, and Insurance Decisions
    The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, 1995, 20, (1), 93-110 Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Insurance and catastrophes: The changing role of the liability system
    The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, 1995, 20, (2), 177-184 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Medical Malpractice Insurance in the Wake of Liability Reform
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1995, 24, (2), 463-90 Downloads View citations (3)
  7. Rates of Time Preference and Consumer Valuations of Automobile Safety and Fuel Efficiency
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1995, 38, (1), 79-105 Downloads View citations (70)
  8. The General-Liability Reform Experiments and the Distribution of Insurance-Market Outcomes
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1995, 13, (2), 183-88
  9. The coase theorem in rent-seeking society
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1995, 15, (3), 259-268 Downloads View citations (7)
  10. Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (3), 322-40 Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1994

  1. Environmentally Responsible Energy Pricing
    The Energy Journal, 1994, Volume15, (Number 2), 23-42 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Mortality Effects of Regulatory Costs and Policy Evaluation Criteria
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1994, 25, (1), 94-109 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. Promoting Smokers' Welfare With Responsible Taxation
    National Tax Journal, 1994, 47, (3), 547-58 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Risk-Risk Analysis
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1994, 8, (1), 5-17 View citations (7)
  5. The Fatality and Injury Costs of Expenditures
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1994, 8, (1), 19-41 View citations (3)

1993

  1. Income Effects and the Value of Health
    Journal of Human Resources, 1993, 28, (3), 497-518 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Product Liability, Research and Development, and Innovation
    Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 101, (1), 161-84 Downloads View citations (21)
  3. Reinventing rationality: The role of regulatory analysis in the federal bureaucracy, by Thomas O. McGarity. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992, 384 pp. Price: NPA cloth
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1993, 12, (2), 399-399 Downloads
  4. Risky business: Genetic testing and exclusionary practices in the hazardous workplace, by Elaine Draper. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991, 315 pp. Price: $49.50 cloth, $15.95 paper
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1993, 12, (2), 399-403 Downloads
  5. The Effect of 1980s Tort Reform Legislation on General Liability and Medical Malpractice Insurance
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1993, 6, (2), 165-86 View citations (3)
  6. The Risky Business of Insurance Pricing
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1993, 7, (1), 117-39 View citations (2)
  7. The Value of Risks to Life and Health
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1993, 31, (4), 1912-46 Downloads View citations (196)

1992

  1. Bayesian Decisions with Ambiguous Belief Aversion
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1992, 5, (4), 371-87 View citations (25)

1991

  1. Age Variations in Risk Perceptions and Smoking Decisions
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991, 73, (4), 577-88 Downloads View citations (55)
  2. Estimation of State-Dependent Utility Functions Using Survey Data
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991, 73, (1), 94-104 Downloads View citations (45)
  3. Pricing environmental health risks: survey assessments of risk-risk and risk-dollar trade-offs for chronic bronchitis
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1991, 21, (1), 32-51 Downloads View citations (85)
  4. Product and Occupational Liability
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1991, 5, (3), 71-91 Downloads View citations (6)
  5. The Dimensions of the Product Liability Crisis
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1991, 20, (1), 147-77 Downloads View citations (3)
  6. Utility-Based Measures of Health
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 73, (5), 1422-1427 Downloads View citations (2)
  7. Worker Learning and Compensating Differentials
    ILR Review, 1991, 45, (1), 80-96 Downloads View citations (5)

1990

  1. Cigarette Smoking, Seatbelt Use, and Differences in Wage-Risk Tradeoffs
    Journal of Human Resources, 1990, 25, (2), 202-227 Downloads View citations (40)
  2. Discounting environmental health risks: New evidence and policy implications
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1990, 18, (2), S51-S62 Downloads View citations (28)
  3. Do Smokers Underestimate Risks?
    Journal of Political Economy, 1990, 98, (6), 1253-69 Downloads View citations (108)
  4. Effectiveness of the EPA's Regulatory Enforcement: The Case of Industrial Effluent Standards
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1990, 33, (2), 331-60 Downloads View citations (102)
  5. Long-term Environmental Risks
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1990, 3, (4), 311-14
  6. Models for Estimating Discount Rates for Long-term Health Risks Using Labor Market Data
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1990, 3, (4), 381-401 View citations (33)
  7. Social Insurance for Work and Product Injuries&ast
    The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, 1990, 15, (2), 115-139 Downloads View citations (1)
  8. Sources of Inconsistency in Societal Responses to Health Risks
    American Economic Review, 1990, 80, (2), 257-61 Downloads View citations (10)
  9. The Market Response to Product Safety Litigation
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 1990, 2, (3), 215-30 View citations (11)
  10. The Performance of Liability Insurance in States with Different Products-Liability Statutes
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1990, 19, (2), 809-36 Downloads View citations (1)
  11. Utility Functions That Depend on Health Status: Estimates and Economic Implications
    American Economic Review, 1990, 80, (3), 353-74 Downloads View citations (183)

1989

  1. Preventing automobile injury: New findings from evaluation research by John D. Graham, ed., Dover, Massachusetts: Auburn House Publishing, 1988, 287 pp. Price: $35 cloth
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1989, 8, (4), 676-679 Downloads
  2. Promoting Safety through Workers' Compensation: The Efficacy and Net Wage Costs of Injury Insurance
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1989, 20, (4), 499-515 Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Prospective Reference Theory: Toward an Explanation of the Paradoxes
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1989, 2, (3), 235-63 View citations (110)
  4. Rates of time preference and valuations of the duration of life
    Journal of Public Economics, 1989, 38, (3), 297-317 Downloads View citations (44)
  5. The Interaction between Product Liability and Workers' Compensation as Ex Post Remedies for Workplace Injuries
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 1989, 5, (1), 185-210 View citations (2)

1988

  1. Consumer Processing of Hazard Warning Information
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1988, 1, (2), 201-32 View citations (9)
  2. Editor's Introduction
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1988, 1, (2), 139-45
  3. Irreversible environmental investments with uncertain benefit levels
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1988, 15, (2), 147-157 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Pain and suffering in product liability cases: Systematic compensation or capricious awards?
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1988, 8, (2), 203-220 Downloads View citations (6)
  5. Paired comparison and contingent valuation approaches to morbidity risk valuation
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1988, 15, (4), 395-411 Downloads View citations (30)
  6. Product Liability Litigation with Risk Aversion
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1988, 17, (1), 101-21 Downloads View citations (10)
  7. Product Liability and Regulation: Establishing the Appropriate Institutional Division of Labor
    American Economic Review, 1988, 78, (2), 300-304 Downloads View citations (5)
  8. The Quantity-Adjusted Value of Life
    Economic Inquiry, 1988, 26, (3), 369-88 View citations (43)

1987

  1. Altruistic and private valuations of risk reduction
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1987, 7, (2), 227-245 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. An Investigation of the Rationality of Consumer Valuations of Multiple Health Risks
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1987, 18, (4), 465-479 Downloads View citations (53)
  3. Doubling the estimated value of life: Results using new occupational fatality data
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1987, 7, (3), 476-490 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Workers' Compensation: Wage Effects, Benefit Inadequacies, and the Value of Health Losses
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1987, 69, (2), 249-61 Downloads View citations (15)

1986

  1. Informational Regulation of Consumer Health Risks: An Empirical Evaluation of Hazard Warnings
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1986, 17, (3), 351-365 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Insurance. W. Kip Viscusi, Workers' Compensation Benefits: Adequacy, Equity, and Eficiency, John D. Worrall and David Appel, Editors. Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 1985, 198pp. Price: $26.00 cloth
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1986, 6, (1), 119-120 Downloads
  3. The Impact of Occupational Safety and Health Regulation, 1973-1983
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1986, 17, (4), 567-580 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. The Risks and Rewards of Criminal Activity: A Comprehensive Test of Criminal Deterrence
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1986, 4, (3), 317-40 Downloads View citations (28)
  5. The status of OSHA reform: A comment on mendeloff's proposals
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1986, 5, (3), 469-475 Downloads

1985

  1. A Bayesian perspective on biases in risk perception
    Economics Letters, 1985, 17, (1-2), 59-62 Downloads View citations (33)
  2. Are Individuals Bayesian Decision Makers?
    American Economic Review, 1985, 75, (2), 381-85 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Consumer Behavior and the Safety Effects of Product Safety Regulation
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1985, 28, (3), 527-53 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Environmental policy choice with an uncertain chance of irreversibility
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1985, 12, (1), 28-44 Downloads View citations (4)

1984

  1. Adaptive Responses to Chemical Labeling: Are Workers Bayesian Decision Makers?
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (5), 942-56 Downloads View citations (97)
  2. Cotton dust regulation: An OSHA success story?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1984, 4, (3), 325-343 Downloads
  3. Economic Contests: Comparative Reward Schemes
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1984, 2, (1), 27-56 Downloads View citations (148)
  4. Regulating uncertain health hazards when there is changing risk information
    Journal of Health Economics, 1984, 3, (3), 259-273 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The Lulling Effect: The Impact of Child-Resistant Packaging on Aspirin and Analgesic Ingestions
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (2), 324-27 Downloads View citations (10)

1983

  1. Employment Relationships with Joint Employer and Worker Experimentation
    International Economic Review, 1983, 24, (2), 313-22 Downloads
  2. Frameworks for Analyzing the Effects of Risk and Environmental Regulations on Productivity
    American Economic Review, 1983, 73, (4), 793-801 Downloads View citations (7)

1982

  1. Presidential oversight: Controlling the regulators
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1982, 2, (2), 157-173 Downloads
  2. THE INFORMATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR EFFECTIVE REGULATORY REVIEW: AN ANALYSIS OF THE EPA LEAD STANDARD
    Review of Policy Research, 1982, 1, (4), 686-691 Downloads

1981

  1. Bernoulli two-armed bandits with geometric termination
    Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 1981, 11, (1), 35-45 Downloads

1980

  1. A Theory of Job Shopping: A Bayesian Perspective
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1980, 94, (3), 609-614 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Imperfect job risk information and optimal workmen's compensation benefits
    Journal of Public Economics, 1980, 14, (3), 319-337 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Self-Selection, Learning-Induced Quits, and the Optimal Wage Structure
    International Economic Review, 1980, 21, (3), 529-46 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Sex Differences in Worker Quitting
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1980, 62, (3), 388-98 Downloads View citations (29)

1979

  1. Insurance and Individual Incentives in Adaptive Contexts
    Econometrica, 1979, 47, (5), 1195-1207 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Job Hazards and Worker Quit Rates: An Analysis of Adaptive Worker Behavior
    International Economic Review, 1979, 20, (1), 29-58 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. The Impact of Occupational Safety and Health Regulation
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1979, 10, (1), 117-140 Downloads View citations (18)

1978

  1. A Note on "Lemons" Markets with Quality Certification
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1978, 9, (1), 277-279 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Wealth Effects and Earnings Premiums for Job Hazards
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1978, 60, (3), 408-16 Downloads View citations (30)

1976

  1. Environmental policy choice under uncertainty
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1976, 3, (2), 97-112 Downloads

Books

2005

  1. Economics of Regulation and Antitrust, 4th Edition, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (77)

2002

  1. Smoke-Filled Rooms
    University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (2)

1999

  1. Calculating Risks?: The Spatial and Political Dimensions of Hazardous Waste Policy, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (23)

1998

  1. Rational Risk Policy: The 1996 Arne Ryde Memorial Lectures
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (22)

1996

  1. Fatal Tradeoffs: Public and Private Responsibilities for Risk
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (10)

1993

  1. Product-Risk Labeling
    Books, American Enterprise Institute Downloads View citations (3)

1992

  1. Informational Approaches to Regulation, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (21)

1984

  1. Regulating Consumer Product Safety
    Books, American Enterprise Institute Downloads

Edited books

2004

  1. Classics in Risk Management, vol Two volume set
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

Chapters

2015

  1. The heterogeneity of the value of statistical life: evidence and policy implications
    Chapter 4 in Benefit–Cost Analyses for Security Policies, 2015, pp 78-116 Downloads

2013

  1. Empirical analysis of tort damages
    Chapter 18 in Research Handbook on the Economics of Torts, 2013, pp 460-485 Downloads
  2. Towards principles and standards for the benefit–cost analysis of safety
    Chapter 5 in Principles and Standards for Benefit–Cost Analysis, 2013, pp 172-193 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis (2011)

2010

  1. Tobacco Regulation through Litigation: The Master Settlement Agreement
    A chapter in Regulation vs. Litigation: Perspectives from Economics and Law, 2010, pp 71-101 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2007

  1. Regulation of Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Quantifying and Valuing Environmental Health Risks
    Chapter 20 in Handbook of Environmental Economics, 2006, vol. 2, pp 1029-1103 Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. Organizational Form and Insurance Company Performance: Stocks versus Mutuals
    A chapter in The Economics of Property-Casualty Insurance, 1998, pp 167-192 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1995

  1. Cigarette Taxation and the Social Consequences of Smoking
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 9, 1995, pp 51-102 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1994

  1. Health and Safety Regulation
    A chapter in American Economic Policy in the 1980s, 1994, pp 453-518 Downloads View citations (1)

1986

  1. Market Incentives for Criminal Behavior
    A chapter in The Black Youth Employment Crisis, 1986, pp 301-351 Downloads View citations (22)

1985

  1. The Structure of Uncertainty and the Use of Nontransferable Pensions as a Mobility-Reduction Device
    A chapter in Pensions, Labor, and Individual Choice, 1985, pp 223-252 Downloads View citations (4)

Editor

  1. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty
    Springer
 
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