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Working Papers

2014

  1. Audits as Signals
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2013) Downloads

2013

  1. Ignorance: Lessons from the Laboratory of Literature
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  2. Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in China
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor & Development (2013)
  3. Social Class and Un(ethical) Behavior: A Framework, with Evidence from a Large Population Sample
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  4. The Decisions of Entrepreneurs and Their Agents: Revealed Levels of Risk Aversion and Betrayal Aversion
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads

2012

  1. Assessing Uncertainty in Intelligence
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads
  2. Generic Script Share and the Price of Brand-Name Drugs: The Role of Consumer Choice
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics (2009)
  3. Social Class and (Un)ethical Behavior: Evidence from a Large Population Sample
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads
  4. Solomonic Separation: Risk Decisions as Productivity Indicators
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2013)
  5. The Disgust-Promotes-Disposal Effect
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2012)
  6. The Returns to Education in China: Evidence from the 1986 Compulsory Education Law
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  7. Variable Temptations and Black Mark Reputations
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads

2011

  1. Addressing Catastrophic Risks: Disparate Anatomies Require Tailored Therapies
    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 View citations (2)
  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
  3. Shunning Uncertainty: The Neglect of Learning Opportunities
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Games and Economic Behavior (2013)
  4. The "CAPS" Prediction System and Stock Market Returns
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads
  5. The Behavior of Savings and Asset Prices When Preferences and Beliefs Are Heterogeneous
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads
  6. The Dopamine Receptor D4 Gene (DRD4) and Self-Reported Risk Taking in the Economic Domain
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads
  7. The Methodology of Normative Policy Analysis
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (2011)

2010

  1. Causes of the Financial Crisis: Many Responsible Parties
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads
  2. Disgust Promotes Disposal: Souring the Status Quo
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads
  3. Dopamine and Risk Choices in Different Domains: Findings Among Series Tournament Bridge Players
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2011)
  4. Dopamine and Risk Preferences in Different Domains
    SIFR Research Report Series, Institute for Financial Research Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Female Employment and Fertility in Rural China
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in Rural China
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  7. Responding to Threats of Climate Change Mega-Catastrophes
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2009) Downloads View citations (10)
    Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads
  8. The Elasticity of Trust: How to Promote Trust in the Arab Middle East and the United States
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
  9. The Methodology of Positive Policy Analysis
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads
  10. The Online Laboratory: Conducting Experiments in a Real Labor Market
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (22)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2011)
  11. Trust and the Reference Points for Trustworthiness in Gulf and Western Countries
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2010)

2009

  1. Health Insurance Exchanges — Making the Markets Work
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  2. Rank as an Incentive
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads
  3. Selection Stories: Understanding Movement Across Health Plans
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads View citations (2)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2010)
  4. The Trouble with Cases
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads

    See also Chapter (2010)

2008

  1. Demanding Customers: Consumerist Patients and Quality of Care
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2011)
  2. Overreaction to Fearsome Risks
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Environmental & Resource Economics (2011)
  3. Policymaking for Posterity
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2008)
  4. Resource Allocation When Projects Have Ranges of Increasing Returns
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2008)
  5. Schedule Selection by Agents: from Price Plans to Tax Tables
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2008) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Simple Humans, Complex Insurance, Subtle Subsidies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Betrayal Aversion: Evidence from Brazil, China, Oman, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United States
    Discussion Papers, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham
    Also in Discussion Papers, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham (2007)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)
  2. Conspicuous Conservatism In Risk Choice
    Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series, Swiss Finance Institute Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2007)
  3. Custom Made Versus Ready to Wear Treatments; Behavioral Propensities in Physician's Choices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2007)
  4. Investing in the Unknown and Unknowable
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Capitalism and Society (2006)
  5. Paltering
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads

2006

  1. Betrayal Aversion on Four Continents
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  2. Mechanism Design with Multidimensional, Continuous Types and Interdependent Valuations
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2007)
  3. 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 (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2006)
  4. Permits to Elicit Information
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  5. Private Investment and Government Protection
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2006) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2006)
  6. Thomas Schelling, Ricochet Thinker
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads

2005

  1. Generic Scrip Share and the Price of Brand-Name Drugs: The Role of the Consumer
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Regulation by Generalization
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  3. THE ELASTICITY OF TRUST: EVIDENCE FROM KUWAIT, OMAN, SWITZERLAND, THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AND THE UNITED STATES
    Discussion Papers, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2005) Downloads
    Discussion Papers, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham (2005) Downloads
  4. The Optimal Management of Environmental Quality with Stock and Flow Controls
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Securing Truth for Power: Informational Strategy and Regulatory Policy Making
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  2. Social comparisons in ultimatum bargaining
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2003) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2004)
  3. The Management Performance of the U.S. States
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Collective Investment Decision Making with Heterogeneous Time Preferences
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (1)
    IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse (2003) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Efficient Design with Multidimensional, Continuous Types, and Interdependent Valuations
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  3. Enrollee Mix, Treatment Intensity, and Cost in Competing Indemnity and HMO Plans
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2003)
  4. Provider Choice of Quality and Surplus
    Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Department of Economics, Tufts University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics (2006)
  5. Racial Profiling
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Sacrificing Civil Liberties to Reduce Terrorism Risks
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2003)
  7. The Value of Reputation on eBay: A Controlled Experiment
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2006)
  8. Trust, Risk and Betrayal
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2004)

2002

  1. A Renaissance Instrument to Support Nonprofits: The Sale of Private Chapels in Florentine Churches
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (2003)
  2. Eliciting Honest Feedback in Electronic Markets
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Government Contracting for Health Care
    Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Department of Economics, Tufts University Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Information and Communication Technologies, Markets and Economic Development
    Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Department of Economics, Tufts University Downloads View citations (11)

2001

  1. What Worms for the Early Bird: Early Admissions at Elite Colleges
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (4)
  2. When to Haggle
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (3)

2000

  1. Controlling Stocks and Flows to Promote Quality: The Environment, With Applications to Physical and Human Capital
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (22)

    See also Chapter (2001)
  2. Congressional Vote Options
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  3. The Anatomy of Health Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Chapter (2000)
  4. The Profits to Insider Trading: A Performance-Evaluation Perspective
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (1999) View citations (8)

1998

  1. Earnings Management to Exceed Thresholds
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Business (1999)

1997

  1. Adverse Selection in Health Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Chapter (1998)
    Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (1998)
  2. Horizon Length and Portfolio Risk
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2002)
  3. Reinsurance for Catastrophes and Cataclysms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Chapter (1999)
  4. Restraining the Leviathan: Property Tax Limitation in Massachusetts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) (1997) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1999)

1996

  1. Hedging and Gambling: Corporate Risk Choice when Informing the Market
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Investment Flexibility and the Acceptance of Risk
    Working Papers, Toulouse - GREMAQ View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (1997)
  3. Price Versus Quanitity: Market Cleaning Mechanisms When Sellers Differ in Quality
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1996) Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Time Horizon Length and Risk Aversion
    Working Papers, Toulouse - GREMAQ

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)

1993

  1. Budgets as Dynamic Gatekeeprs
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Management Science (1996)
  2. Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in Public Finance = Finances publiques (1993)

1992

  1. Robin-Hooding Rents: Exploiting the Pecuniary Effects of In-Kind Programs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1991

  1. Information Handling and Firm Performance: Evidence from Reverse LBOs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Nonrational Actors and Financial Market Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  3. The Australian Pharmaceutical Subsidy Gambit: Transmuting Deadweight Loss and Oligopoly Rents to Consumer Surplus
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

1990

  1. Hot Hands in Mutual Funds: The Persistence of Performance, 1974-87
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. THE EFFECT OF STATE TORT REFORM LEGISLATION ON LIABILITY INSURANCE AND PREMIUMS
    Working Papers, Harvard - J.F. Kennedy School of Government

1989

  1. ADVERTISING AND THE PRICE, QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN SERVICES
    Working Papers, Harvard - J.F. Kennedy School of Government View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (1992)

1987

  1. Treasury Bill Futures as Hedges Against Inflation Risk
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

1986

  1. Amnesty, Enforcement and Tax Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Chapter (1987)
  2. Assessing Dynamic Efficiency: Theory and Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (182)
    Also in Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Papers, Wharton School Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research View citations (2)

1984

  1. Pensions and the Retirement Decision
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Chapter (1985)

1980

  1. Optimal Selling Strategies
    UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)
  2. The Choice of Health Policies with Heterogeneous Populations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (1982)

Undated

  1. Estimating the Returns to Insider Trading
    Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Papers, Wharton School Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Roles for Electronic Brokers
    Working Paper Series, MIT Center for Coordination Science Downloads

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Jobs and kids: female employment and fertility in China
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2013, 2, (1), 1-25 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Shunning uncertainty: The neglect of learning opportunities
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2013, 79, (C), 44-55 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Solomonic separation: Risk decisions as productivity indicators
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2013, 46, (3), 265-297 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. Climate policy: hard problem, soft thinking
    Climatic Change, 2012, 110, (3), 507-521 Downloads
  2. Rank as an inherent incentive: Evidence from a field experiment
    Journal of Public Economics, 2012, 96, (9-10), 645-650 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. The disgust-promotes-disposal effect
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2012, 44, (2), 101-113 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Demanding Customers: Consumerist Patients and Quality of Care
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2011, 11, (1), 1-51 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Dopamine and risk choices in different domains: Findings among serious tournament bridge players
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2011, 43, (1), 19-38 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Overreaction to Fearsome Risks
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2011, 48, (3), 435-449 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. The methodology of normative policy analysis
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2011, 30, (3), 613-643 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  5. The online laboratory: conducting experiments in a real labor market
    Experimental Economics, 2011, 14, (3), 399-425 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Selection stories: Understanding movement across health plans
    Journal of Health Economics, 2010, 29, (6), 821-838 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Trust and the Reference points for Trustworthiness in Gulf and Western Countries
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010, 125, (2), 811-828 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Generic script share and the price of brand-name drugs: the role of consumer choice
    International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 2009, 9, (3), 291-316 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2008

  1. Betrayal Aversion: Evidence from Brazil, China, Oman, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United States
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (1), 294-310 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Discounting dilemmas: Editors’ introduction
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2008, 37, (2), 95-106 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Perfect and total altruism across the generations
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2008, 37, (2), 187-197 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Policymaking for posterity
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2008, 37, (2), 115-140 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  5. Resource allocation when projects have ranges of increasing returns
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2008, 37, (1), 1-33 Downloads
    Also in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2008, 37, (1), 93-93 (2008) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Conspicuous conservatism in risk choice
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2007, 35, (1), 1-16 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Custom-made versus ready-to-wear treatments: Behavioral propensities in physicians' choices
    Journal of Health Economics, 2007, 26, (6), 1101-1127 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Managing the quality of a resource with stock and flow controls
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (3-4), 541-569 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Mechanism design with multidimensional, continuous types and interdependent valuations
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2007, 136, (1), 476-496 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  5. Pushing incomes to reference points: Why do male doctors earn more?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2007, 63, (3), 514-536 Downloads View citations (17)

2006

  1. Investing in the Unknown and Unknowable
    Capitalism and Society, 2006, 1, (2), 1-41 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. 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 (18)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Possibly-Final Offers
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2006, 15, (3), 789-819 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Private investment and government protection
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2006, 33, (1), 73-100 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  5. Provider choice of quality and surplus
    International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 2006, 6, (2), 103-117 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  6. Screening budgets
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2006, 61, (3), 351-374 Downloads
  7. The value of reputation on eBay: A controlled experiment
    Experimental Economics, 2006, 9, (2), 79-101 Downloads View citations (82)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2005

  1. Aggregation of Heterogeneous Time Preferences
    Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 113, (4), 878-896 Downloads View citations (55)
  2. Eliciting Informative Feedback: The Peer-Prediction Method
    Management Science, 2005, 51, (9), 1359-1373 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Recollection Bias and the Combat of Terrorism
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2005, 34, (1), 27-55 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Zeckhauser on Fisher and Fuchs
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2005, 64, (1), 435-443 Downloads

2004

  1. Social Comparisons in Ultimatum Bargaining
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2004, 106, (3), 495-510 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  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 Ecology of Risk Taking
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2004, 28, (3), 195-215 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Trust, risk and betrayal
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2004, 55, (4), 467-484 Downloads View citations (143)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Enrollee mix, treatment intensity, and cost in competing indemnity and HMO plans
    Journal of Health Economics, 2003, 22, (1), 23-45 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Estimating the Returns to Insider Trading: A Performance-Evaluation Perspective
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2003, 85, (2), 453-471 Downloads View citations (41)
  3. Reference Incomes, Loss Aversion, and Physician Behavior
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2003, 85, (4), 909-922 Downloads View citations (16)
  4. Sacrificing Civil Liberties to Reduce Terrorism Risks
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2003, 26, (2-3), 99-120 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  5. The Ecology of Terror Defense
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2003, 26, (2-3), 201-29 Downloads View citations (13)

2002

  1. Horizon Length and Portfolio Risk
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2002, 24, (3), 195-212 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. Political competition and debt trajectories in Japan and the OECD
    Japan and the World Economy, 2002, 14, (2), 121-135 Downloads View citations (9)

2000

  1. Action Bias and Environmental Decisions
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2000, 21, (1), 45-72 Downloads View citations (9)

1999

  1. Earnings Management to Exceed Thresholds
    The Journal of Business, 1999, 72, (1), 1-33 Downloads View citations (191)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. Restraining the Leviathan: property tax limitation in Massachusetts
    Journal of Public Economics, 1999, 71, (3), 313-334 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  3. The Market for Evaluations
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (3), 564-584 Downloads View citations (28)
  4. The menu-setting problem and subsidized prices: drug formulary illustration
    Journal of Health Economics, 1999, 18, (5), 523-550 Downloads View citations (4)

1998

  1. Adverse Selection and Adverse Retention
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (2), 122-26 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Adverse Selection in Health Insurance
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 1998, 1, (1), 1-33 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Chapter (1998)
    Working Paper (1997)
  3. Amos Tversky and the Ascent of Behavioral Economics
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1998, 16, (1), 7-47 Downloads View citations (16)
  4. Demography, economic performance, and financial markets
    Japan and the World Economy, 1998, 10, (3), 381-385 Downloads
  5. Price versus Quantity: Market-Clearing Mechanisms When Consumers Are Uncertain about Quality
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1998, 17, (3), 215-42 Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Restoring Natural Resources with Destination-Driven Costs
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1998, 36, (3), 225-242 Downloads View citations (4)
  7. Two crises and two Chinas
    Japan and the World Economy, 1998, 10, (3), 359-369 Downloads View citations (1)

1997

  1. Investment Flexibility and the Acceptance of Risk
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1997, 76, (2), 219-241 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. The J-Shape Of Performance Persistence Given Survivorship Bias
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1997, 79, (2), 161-166 Downloads View citations (16)

1996

  1. 19th Annual Lecture of the Geneva Association Insurance and Catastrophes&ast
    The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, 1996, 21, (1), 3-21 Downloads
  2. Budgets as Dynamic Gatekeepers
    Management Science, 1996, 42, (5), 642-658 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  3. On the Degree of Confidence for Adverse Decisions
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1996, 25, (1), 27-52 View citations (2)
  4. Selling Procedures with Private Information and Common Values
    Management Science, 1996, 42, (2), 220-231 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The Economics of Catastrophes
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1996, 12, (2-3), 113-40 View citations (18)
  6. Willingness to Pay and the Distribution of Risk and Wealth
    Journal of Political Economy, 1996, 104, (4), 747-63 Downloads View citations (69)

1995

  1. Equilibrium with agglomeration economies
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1995, 25, (3), 249-260 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Insurance and catastrophes
    The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, 1995, 20, (2), 157-175 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Risks to Selves, Risks to Others
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (2), 61-66 Downloads View citations (5)

1994

  1. Pecuniary redistribution through in-kind programs
    Journal of Public Economics, 1994, 55, (1), 19-40 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Public Finance Principles and National Health Care Reform
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1994, 8, (3), 55-60 Downloads
  3. The Fatality and Injury Costs of Expenditures
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1994, 8, (1), 19-41 View citations (4)

1993

  1. Delayed Compensation for Lost Income
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1993, 7, (3), 301-10 View citations (1)
  2. Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1993, 48, (Supplement), 178-98 View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  3. Hot Hands in Mutual Funds: Short-Run Persistence of Relative Performance, 1974-1988
    Journal of Finance, 1993, 48, (1), 93-130 Downloads View citations (34)
  4. The Reverse LBO Decision and Firm Performance: Theory and Evidence
    Journal of Finance, 1993, 48, (4), 1323-48 Downloads View citations (37)

1992

  1. Advertising and the Price, Quantity, and Quality of Primary Care Physician Services
    Journal of Human Resources, 1992, 27, (3), 381-421 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1989)
  2. Multidimensional Bargains and the Desirability of Ex Post Inefficiency
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1992, 5, (3), 205-16 View citations (1)

1991

  1. Mispriced Equity: Regulated Rates for Auto Insurance in Massachusetts
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (2), 65-69 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Paying to Improve Your Chances: Gambling or Insurance?
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1991, 4, (4), 329-38 View citations (21)
  3. The Rationality Struggle: Illustrations from Financial Markets
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (2), 232-36 Downloads View citations (14)

1990

  1. Advertising and Entry: The Case of Physician Services
    Journal of Political Economy, 1990, 98, (3), 476-500 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Clearly Heard on the Street: The Effect of Takeover Rumors on Stock Prices
    The Journal of Business, 1990, 63, (3), 291-308 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Efficiency Despite Mutually Payoff-Relevant Private Information: The Finite Case
    Econometrica, 1990, 58, (4), 873-900 Downloads View citations (33)
  4. Shared Price Trends: Evidence from U.S. Cities and OECD Countries
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1990, 8, (2), 179-89
  5. The Fair and Efficient Division of the Winsor Family Silver
    Management Science, 1990, 36, (11), 1293-1301 Downloads View citations (3)

1989

  1. Reflections of Thomas Schelling
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1989, 3, (2), 153-64 Downloads
  2. The Impact of Risk Sharing on Efficient Decision
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1989, 2, (3), 219-34 View citations (4)

1988

  1. Status Quo Bias in Decision Making
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1988, 1, (1), 7-59 View citations (438)

1987

  1. Proper Risk Aversion
    Econometrica, 1987, 55, (1), 143-54 Downloads View citations (105)
  2. The dilemma of government responsiveness
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1987, 7, (4), 601-620 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Valuing Health--A "Priceless' Commodity
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (2), 263-68 Downloads View citations (5)

1986

  1. Behavioral versus Rational Economics: What You See Is What You Conquer: Comments
    The Journal of Business, 1986, 59, (4), S435-49 Downloads View citations (2)

1985

  1. Financial Risk and the Burden of Contracts
    American Economic Review, 1985, 75, (2), 375-80 Downloads

1984

  1. Economic Contests: Comparative Reward Schemes
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1984, 2, (1), 27-56 Downloads View citations (114)
  2. Survival versus Consumption
    Management Science, 1984, 30, (4), 423-439 Downloads View citations (35)

1983

  1. Optimal Selling Strategies: When to Haggle, When to Hold Firm
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1983, 98, (2), 267-89 Downloads View citations (60)

1982

  1. Inferences from alarming events
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1982, 1, (3), 371-385 Downloads
  2. Pecuniary Externalities Do Matter When Contingent Claims Markets Are Incomplete
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1982, 97, (1), 171-79 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Targeting Transfers through Restrictions on Recipients
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (2), 372-77 Downloads View citations (90)

1981

  1. Preferred policies when there is a concern for probability of adoption
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1981, 8, (3), 215-237 Downloads View citations (3)

1979

  1. Distributional Objectives Should Affect Taxes but not Program Choice or Design
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1979, 81, (2), 264-84 View citations (35)
  2. Price Differences in Almost Competitive Markets
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1979, 93, (2), 189-211 Downloads View citations (82)
  3. The Efficient Allocation of Individuals to Positions
    Journal of Political Economy, 1979, 87, (2), 293-314 Downloads View citations (46)
  4. The Impossibility of Bayesian Group Decision Making with Separate Aggregation of Beliefs and Values
    Econometrica, 1979, 47, (6), 1321-36 Downloads View citations (22)

1978

  1. Paying the expected externality for a price quote achieves bargaining efficiency
    Economics Letters, 1978, 1, (4), 311-313 Downloads
  2. The Optimal Consumption of Depletable Natural Resources: An Elaboration, Correction, and Extension
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1978, 92, (2), 337-44 Downloads

1977

  1. Stockpiling Strategies and Cartel Prices
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1977, 8, (1), 66-96 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Taxes in fantasy, or most any tax on labor can turn out to help the laborers
    Journal of Public Economics, 1977, 8, (2), 133-150 Downloads View citations (4)

1976

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

1975

  1. The Optimal Consumption of Depletable Natural Resources
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1975, 89, (3), 371-92 Downloads View citations (11)

1974

  1. The Topology of Pareto-Optimal Regions with Public Goods
    Econometrica, 1974, 42, (4), 643-66 Downloads View citations (1)

1973

  1. Critical ratios and efficient allocation
    Journal of Public Economics, 1973, 2, (2), 147-157 Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Time as the Ultimate
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1973, 87, (4), 668-75 Downloads View citations (2)

1972

  1. The Effect of the Timing of Consumption Decisions and the Resolution of Lotteries on the Choice of Lotteries
    Econometrica, 1972, 40, (2), 401-03 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. The optimal control of pollution
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1972, 4, (1), 19-34 Downloads View citations (62)

1971

  1. Insurance, Information, and Individual Action
    American Economic Review, 1971, 61, (2), 380-87 View citations (39)
  2. Optimal Mechanisms for Income Transfer
    American Economic Review, 1971, 61, (3), 324-34 Downloads View citations (16)

1970

  1. Another Type of Risk Aversion
    Econometrica, 1970, 38, (5), 661-65 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Linear Regression with Non-Normal Error Terms
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1970, 52, (3), 280-86 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Medical insurance: A case study of the tradeoff between risk spreading and appropriate incentives
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1970, 2, (1), 10-26 Downloads View citations (83)
  4. The Efficient Production of External Economies
    American Economic Review, 1970, 60, (3), 512-17 Downloads View citations (6)

1969

  1. Majority Rule with Lotteries on Alternatives
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1969, 83, (4), 696-703 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Resource Allocation with Probabilistic Individual Preferences
    American Economic Review, 1969, 59, (2), 546-52 Downloads View citations (4)

Edited books

1991

  1. Strategy and Choice, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (1)

Chapters

2010

  1. The Trouble with Cases
    A chapter in Regulation vs. Litigation: Perspectives from Economics and Law, 2010, pp 45-70 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2003

  1. A Renaissance Instrument to Support Nonprofits. The Sale of Private Chapels in Florentine Churches
    A chapter in The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations, 2003, pp 143-180 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2001

  1. Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?
    A chapter in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform, 2001, pp 113-152 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2000

  1. The anatomy of health insurance
    Chapter 11 in Handbook of Health Economics, 2000, vol. 1, pp 563-643 Downloads View citations (108)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. Reinsurance for Catastrophes and Cataclysms
    A chapter in The Financing of Catastrophe Risk, 1999, pp 233-274 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1998

  1. Adverse Selection in Health Insurance
    A chapter in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 1, 1998, pp 1-32 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
    Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (1998)
  2. 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)

1990

  1. Are Large Shareholders Effective Monitors? An Investigation of Share Ownership and Corporate Performance
    A chapter in Asymmetric Information, Corporate Finance, and Investment, 1990, pp 149-180 Downloads View citations (39)

1987

  1. Amnesty, Enforcement, and Tax Policy
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 1, 1987, pp 55-86 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

1985

  1. Pensions and the Retirement Decision
    A chapter in Pensions, Labor, and Individual Choice, 1985, pp 283-316 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (1984)

1982

  1. The Choice of Health Policies with Heterogeneous Populations
    A chapter in Economic Aspects of Health, 1982, pp 253-298 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1980)

1967

  1. Collective Goods, Comparative Advantage, and Alliance Efficiency
    A chapter in Issues in Defense Economics, 1967, pp 25-64 Downloads
 
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