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Working Papers

2006

  1. Efficient bidding for hydro power plants in markets for energy and ancillary services
    Working Papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research Downloads

2002

  1. Estimating the Hidden Costs of Environmental Regulation
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies Downloads View citations (13)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Equity in Residential Electricity Pricing
    The Energy Journal, 2014, Volume 35, (Number 2) Downloads View citations (5)

2013

  1. Comparing resale prices and total cost of ownership for gasoline, hybrid and diesel passenger cars and trucks
    Transport Policy, 2013, 27, (C), 200-208 Downloads View citations (8)

2012

  1. Preparing for smart grid technologies: A behavioral decision research approach to understanding consumer expectations about smart meters
    Energy Policy, 2012, 41, (C), 790-797 Downloads View citations (38)

2010

  1. Optimizing transmission from distant wind farms
    Energy Policy, 2010, 38, (6), 2806-2815 Downloads View citations (9)

2008

  1. Impacts of Responsive Load in PJM: Load Shifting and Real Time Pricing
    The Energy Journal, 2008, Volume 29, (Number 2), 101-122 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. The Real Problem with Merchant Transmission
    The Electricity Journal, 2008, 21, (2), 9-19 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. A Quantitative Analysis of the Relationship Between Congestion and Reliability in Electric Power Networks
    The Energy Journal, 2007, Volume 28, (Number 4), 73-100 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Demand Response and Electricity Market Efficiency
    The Electricity Journal, 2007, 20, (3), 69-85 Downloads View citations (40)
  3. Deregulation/Restructuring Part I: Reregulation Will Not Fix the Problems
    The Electricity Journal, 2007, 20, (8), 9-22 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Deregulation/Restructuring Part II: Where Do We Go From Here?
    The Electricity Journal, 2007, 20, (9), 10-23 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The Aging Workforce: Electricity Industry Challenges and Solutions
    The Electricity Journal, 2007, 20, (2), 71-80 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. The long-term life cycle private and external costs of high coal usage in the US
    Energy Policy, 2007, 35, (12), 6225-6234 Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. Lessons from the Failure of U.S. Electricity Restructuring
    The Electricity Journal, 2006, 19, (2), 15-32 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Planning for natural disasters in a stochastic world
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2006, 33, (1), 117-130 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The authors respond
    The Electricity Journal, 2006, 19, (5), 4-6 Downloads

2004

  1. Rethinking Electricity Deregulation
    The Electricity Journal, 2004, 17, (8), 11-26 Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Cascading Failures: Survival versus Prevention
    The Electricity Journal, 2003, 16, (9), 25-31 Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. Life Cycle Impact Assessment: A Challenge for Risk Analysts
    Risk Analysis, 2002, 22, (5), 853-860 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Market Power in Deregulated Wholesale Electricity Markets: Issues in Measurement and the Cost of Mitigation
    The Electricity Journal, 2002, 15, (9), 11-24 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Risk-based decision analysis in support of precautionary policies
    Journal of Risk Research, 2002, 5, (4), 391-417 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. View Point: Risk Analysis and the Terrorism Problem in Two Parts
    Risk Analysis, 2002, 22, (3), 403-403 Downloads

1998

  1. Perceiving and managing business risks: differences between entrepreneurs and bankers
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1998, 33, (2), 207-225 Downloads View citations (70)
  2. Potential Damages from Climate Changes in the U.S
    Energy & Environment, 1998, 9, (4), 349-363 Downloads
  3. Recycling Postconsumer Nylon Carpet
    Journal of Industrial Ecology, 1998, 2, (1), 117-126 Downloads
  4. Risk Analysis and Management of Dam Safety
    Risk Analysis, 1998, 18, (4), 455-462 Downloads

1997

  1. Clean Recycling of Lead‐Acid Batteries for Electric Vehicles: A Reply to Socolow and Thomas
    Journal of Industrial Ecology, 1997, 1, (2), 33-37 Downloads
  2. Is there a role for benefit-cost analysis in environmental, health, and safety regulation?
    Environment and Development Economics, 1997, 2, (02), 195-221 Downloads View citations (31)

1996

  1. A free lunch at higher CAFE? A review of economic, environmental and social benefits
    Energy Policy, 1996, 24, (3), 253-264 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. How Many Kilowatts are in a Negawatt? Verifying Ex Post Estimates of Utility Conservation Impacts at the Regional Level
    The Energy Journal, 1996, Volume17, (Number 4), 59-87 Downloads View citations (14)

1995

  1. Risk Assessment Reform is for Real
    Risk Analysis, 1995, 15, (2), 107-107 Downloads

1993

  1. Should Persons with Diabetes Be Licensed to Drive Trucks?—Risk Management
    Risk Analysis, 1993, 13, (3), 327-334 Downloads
  2. The Risks of Licensing Persons with Diabetes to Drive Trucks
    Risk Analysis, 1993, 13, (3), 319-326 Downloads

1991

  1. Formulating Greenhouse Policies in a Sea of Uncertainty
    The Energy Journal, 1991, Volume 12, (Number 1), 9-22 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Public Perception of the Risks of Floods: Implications for Communication
    Risk Analysis, 1991, 11, (2), 255-267 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. What Risks Are People Concerned About
    Risk Analysis, 1991, 11, (2), 303-314 Downloads

1990

  1. Ethical Considerations in Risk Communication Practice and Research1
    Risk Analysis, 1990, 10, (3), 355-358 Downloads
  2. In search of safety: Chemicals and cancer risk, by John D. Graham, Laura C. Green, and Marc J. Roberts. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1988, 260 pp. Price: $59.75 cloth
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1990, 9, (1), 110-113 Downloads
  3. Technology and politics, edited by Michael E. Kraft and Norman J. Vig. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1988,358 pp. Price: $59.75 cloth. $17.95 paper
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1990, 9, (1), 108-110 Downloads
  4. The risk professionals, by Thomas M. Dietz and Robert W. Rycroft. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1987, 153 pp. Price: $8.95 paper
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1990, 9, (1), 113-114 Downloads
  5. What Do We Know About Making Risk Comparisons?
    Risk Analysis, 1990, 10, (3), 375-387 Downloads

1989

  1. Adjusting to Greenhouse Effects: The Demise of Traditional Cultures and the Cost to the USA
    Risk Analysis, 1989, 9, (3), 283-291 Downloads
  2. Lead as a public health problem: Is it overestimated?
    Journal of Health Economics, 1989, 8, (2), 247-250 Downloads

1988

  1. The Role of Insurance in Managing Natural Hazard Risks: Private Versus Social Decisions
    Risk Analysis, 1988, 8, (3), 421-433 Downloads

1987

  1. Initial effects of the New York State auto safety belt law
    American Journal of Public Health, 1987, 77, (2), 183-186
  2. The greenhouse effect: What government actions are needed?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1987, 7, (3), 460-470 Downloads View citations (2)

1986

  1. The Cost of Abating Sulfur, Nitrogen, and Ozone Air Pollutants
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1986, 68, (2), 473-478 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Who Needs Causation Probabilities?
    Risk Analysis, 1986, 6, (3), 359-361 Downloads

1985

  1. Managing Risk: A Joint U.S.†German Perspective
    Risk Analysis, 1985, 5, (1), 17-23 Downloads

1984

  1. Controlling Contradictions among Regulations
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (3), 471-75 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Regulating Risks
    Risk Analysis, 1984, 4, (2), 79-80 Downloads

1983

  1. Specifying Risk Goals: Inherent Problems with Democratic Institutions
    Risk Analysis, 1983, 3, (3), 217-227 Downloads
  2. Viscusi's Risk by Choice: Regulating Health and Safety in the Workplace
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1983, 14, (2), 607-610 Downloads

1982

  1. Mitigating Strategies for Carbon Dioxide Problems
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (2), 257-61 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Cost of Automobile Safety and Emissions Regulation to the Consumer: Some Preliminary Results
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (2), 324-27 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The health effects of air pollution: A reanalysis
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1982, 12, (3), 346-376 Downloads View citations (5)

1981

  1. Estimating the Risk of Carcinogens
    Risk Analysis, 1981, 1, (1), 59-60 Downloads

1980

  1. Helium: Investments in the Future
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1980, 11, (2), 617-630 Downloads View citations (6)

1979

  1. Characteristics of individuals who identify a regular source of medical care
    American Journal of Public Health, 1979, 69, (3), 261-267

1978

  1. Energy and Economic Growth: Discussion
    American Economic Review, 1978, 68, (2), 128-30

1977

  1. Dynamic aspects of air quality control costs
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1977, 4, (4), 313-334 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Highway congestion and congestion tolls
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1977, 4, (3), 340-359 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Tolls: Efficiency and Equity Issues for Inland Waterways
    Management Science, 1977, 23, (8), 811-819 Downloads

1972

  1. Air pollution, climate, and home heating: their effects on U.S. mortality rates
    American Journal of Public Health, 1972, 62, (7), 909-916
  2. The efficacy of a comprehensive health care project: an empirical analysis
    American Journal of Public Health, 1972, 62, (7), 924-930 View citations (2)

1971

  1. An analysis of the demand for emergency ambulance service in an urban area
    American Journal of Public Health, 1971, 61, (6), 1156-1169 View citations (1)

1970

  1. CONGESTION AND URBAN LOCATION
    Papers in Regional Science, 1970, 25, (1), 133-150 Downloads
  2. Hospital Cost Functions
    American Economic Review, 1970, 60, (3), 379-95 Downloads View citations (12)

1968

  1. Collusion in Oligopoly: An Experiment on the Effect of Numbers and Information
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1968, 82, (2), 240-259 Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Congestion, Tolls, and the Economic Capacity of a Waterway
    Journal of Political Economy, 1968, 76, 375 Downloads View citations (6)

1964

  1. Technological Change in U.S. Agriculture: The Aggregation Problem
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1964, 46, (1), 200-217 Downloads View citations (1)

1963

  1. Correction
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1963, 45, (2), 452 Downloads

1962

  1. An Empirical Approach to the Prisoners' Dilemma Game
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1962, 76, (3), 424-436 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Empirical Estimates of Technological Change in United States Agriculture, 1850–1958
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1962, 44, (4), 941-952 Downloads

Undated

  1. Residential and Regional Electricity Consumption in the U.S. and EU: How Much Will Higher Prices Reduce CO2 Emissions?
    The Electricity Journal, 24, (1), 21-29 Downloads View citations (4)

Books

1996

  1. Benefit-Cost Analysis in Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulation: A Statement of Principles
    Books, American Enterprise Institute Downloads View citations (49)

Chapters

2007

  1. Risk and Economic Costs of a Terrorist Attack on the Electric System
    Chapter 14 in The Economic Costs and Consequences of Terrorism, 2007 Downloads
  2. Worst-case Electricity Scenarios: The Benefits and Costs of Prevention
    Chapter 13 in The Economic Costs and Consequences of Terrorism, 2007 Downloads

2005

  1. Increasing the Security and Reliability of the US Electricity System
    Chapter 4 in The Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks, 2005 Downloads View citations (1)

1989

  1. The economics of health, safety, and environmental regulation
    Chapter 26 in Handbook of Industrial Organization, 1989, vol. 2, pp 1507-1550 Downloads View citations (10)

1975

  1. Acute Relationships Among Daily Mortality, Air Pollution, and Climate
    A chapter in Economic Analysis of Environmental Problems, 1975, pp 325-350 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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