Thomas J. Kniesner

Syracuse University - Department of Economics

Krisher Professor of Economics, and Senior Research Associate

Syracuse, NY 13244-1020

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

38

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1.

Cost-Benefit Analysis: Why Relative Economic Position Does Not Matter

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 02-5; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 358
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Thomas J. Kniesner and W. Kip Viscusi
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 415 (56,029)
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How Managed Care Affects Medicaid Utilization: A Synthetic Difference-in-Differences Zero-Inflated Count Model

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jan 1997
Thomas J. Kniesner, Deborah A. Freund and Anthony T. Lo Sasso
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and University of Illinois at Chicago - School of Public Health
Downloads 328 (75,043)
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The Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from Panel Data

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Abbott Laboratories and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 191 (134,407)
Citation 7

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Value of Statistical Life, VSL, CFOI, Panel Data, Fixed Effects, Random Effects, Long-Differences, PSID

The Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from Panel Data

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 122
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Abbott Laboratories and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 133 (183,409)
Citation 7

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VSL, panel data, fixed effects, random effects, long-differences, PSID

Life-Cycle Consumption and the Age-Adjusted Value of Life

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 459
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Aug 2004
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 189 (135,095)
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Life-Cycle Consumption and the Age-Adjusted Value of Life

NBER Working Paper No. w10266
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Thomas J. Kniesner, James P. Ziliak and W. Kip Viscusi
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 27 (427,901)
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Value of a Statistical Life: Relative Position vs. Relative Age

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 502
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Thomas J. Kniesner and W. Kip Viscusi
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 215 (115,982)
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Pinning Down the Value of Statistical Life

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3107
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Nov 2007
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Abbott Laboratories and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 167 (135,217)
Citation 9

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VSL, panel data, fixed effects, random effects, PSID

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The Importance of Sample Attrition in Life Cycle Labor Supply Estimation

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jan 1997
Thomas J. Kniesner and James P. Ziliak
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 145 (162,148)
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Hedonic Wage Equilibrium: Theory, Evidence and Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5076
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Thomas J. Kniesner and John D. Leeth
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Bentley University - Department of Economics
Downloads 130 (118,651)
Citation 1

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quantile regression, panel data, VSL, job safety, hedonic labor market equilibrium, OSHA, workersï¾’ compensation insurance

Policy Relevant Heterogeneity in the Value of Statistical Life: New Evidence from Panel Data Quantile Regressions

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2010, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-28
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 60 (309,573)
Citation 6

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value of statistical life, VSL, quantile regression, panel data, fixed effects, PSID, fatality risk, CFOI

Policy Relevant Heterogeneity in the Value of Statistical Life: New Evidence from Panel Data Quantile Regressions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4508
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2009
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (387,615)
Citation 6

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value of statistical life, VSL, quantile regression, panel data, fixed effects, PSID, fatality risk, CFOI

Policy Relevant Heterogeneity in the Value of Statistical Life: New Evidence from Panel Data Quantile Regressions

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2010, Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (408,686)
Citation 6

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value of statistical life, VSL, quantile regression, panel data, fixed effects, PSID

How Unobservable Productivity Biases the Value of a Statistical Life

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 524
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Abbott Laboratories
Downloads 104 (221,264)
Citation 5

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value of statistical life, unobservable productivity, occupational fatality risks

How Unobservable Productivity Biases the Value of a Statistical Life

NBER Working Paper No. w11659
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Abbott Laboratories and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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Willingness to Accept Equals Willingness to Pay for Labor Market Estimates of the Value of Statistical Life

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 48, No. 3, June 2014, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper 13-06
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2014
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 50 (338,759)

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willingness to pay, willingness to accept, value of statistical life, VSL, CFOI, panel data

Willingness to Accept Equals Willingness to Pay for Labor Market Estimates of the Value of Statistical Life

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6816
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (438,735)

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willingness to pay, willingness to accept, value of statistical life, VSL, CFOI, panel data, PSID

Labor Supply with Social Interactions: Econometric Estimates and Their Tax Policy Implications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3034
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Sep 2007
Andrew Grodner and Thomas J. Kniesner
East Carolina University - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 59 (312,303)

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labor supply, social interactions, reference group, instrumental variables, social multiplier, PSID

Labor Supply with Social Interactions: Econometric Estimates and Their Tax Policy Implications

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 69
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Andrew Grodner and Thomas J. Kniesner
East Carolina University - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 15 (496,517)

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Workplace Safety Policy: Past, Present, and Future

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner and John D. Leeth
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Bentley University - Department of Economics
Downloads 71 (245,924)

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Data Mining Mining Data: MSHA Enforcement Efforts, Underground Coal Mine Safety, and New Health Policy Implications

Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 52
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner and John D. Leeth
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Bentley University - Department of Economics
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New Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life Using Air Bag Regulations as a Quasi-Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6994
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Chris Rohlfs, Ryan Sullivan and Thomas J. Kniesner
Syracuse University, Naval Postgraduate School and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (427,901)
Citation 1

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value of statistical life, VSL, airbags, regression discontinuity design, quasi-experiment

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Psychotherapy and Pharmacotherapy in Depression

Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Vol. 5, p. 153, 2002
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner, Regina Powers and Thomas Croghan
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America - Office of the Chief Economist and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Downloads 44 (279,588)

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depression, psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, relapse, count models, zero inflated negative binomial regression

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Losers and Losers: Some Demographics of Medical Malpractice Tort Reforms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5921
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Andrew Friedson and Thomas J. Kniesner
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (379,207)

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medical malpractice, tort reform, Texas closed claims, damage caps, quantile regression, maximum entropy

18.

Distribution of Wealth and Interdependent Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3684
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
Andrew Grodner and Thomas J. Kniesner
East Carolina University - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 24 (407,314)
Citation 1

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wealth inequality, earnings inequality, social welfare, social interactions

Hedonic Estimation Under Very General Conditions Using Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7554
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Chris Rohlfs, Ryan Sullivan and Thomas J. Kniesner
Syracuse University, Naval Postgraduate School and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 7 (541,804)

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hedonic, discrete choice, identification, experiment, quasi-experiment, marginal willingness to pay, attribute demand, amenity, heterogeneous goods, generalized, endogenous attributes, complement, substitute

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Social Interactions in Demand

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3656
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Andrew Grodner and Thomas J. Kniesner
East Carolina University - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 23 (411,778)
Citation 1

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spillover, social interactions, consumer demand, conformity, labor demand

Differential and Distributional Effects of Energy Efficiency Surveys: Evidence from Electricity Consumption

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9567
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Thomas J. Kniesner and Galib Rustamov
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
Downloads 12 (514,061)

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electricity consumption, information salience, selection bias, propensity-score matching, treatment effects, multiple treatments

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Social Interactions in the Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5934
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Andrew Grodner, Thomas J. Kniesner and John A. Bishop
East Carolina University - Department of Economics, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and East Carolina University - College of Business
Downloads 16 (451,859)
Citation 5

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social interactions, spillover, conformity, inequality, poverty, labor supply, reference group, social multiplier, income tax, PSID

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Chronic Illness and Health Insurance-Related Job Lock

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Apr 2011
Eleanor D. Kinney, Thomas J. Kniesner and Kevin Stroupe
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Downloads 13 (477,982)
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Does Chronic Illness Affect the Adequacy of Health Insurance Coverage?

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Apr 2011
Eleanor D. Kinney, Thomas J. Kniesner and Kevin Stroupe
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Downloads 12 (472,750)
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Tax Reform and Automatic Stabilization

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner and James P. Ziliak
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (477,982)
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Reducing Risks in Wartime Through Capital-Labor Substitution: Evidence from World War Ii

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9260
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Chris Rohlfs, Ryan Sullivan and Thomas J. Kniesner
Syracuse University, Naval Postgraduate School and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (513,708)

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cost of saving lives, World War II, military cost functions, military capital-labor substitution, European theater of operation

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County Characteristics and Poverty Spell Length

Applied Economics Quarterly, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 19-44, 2007
Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Andrew Grodner, John A. Bishop and Thomas J. Kniesner
East Carolina University - Department of Economics, East Carolina University - College of Business and Syracuse University - Department of Economics

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On the Measurement of Job Risk in Hedonic Wage Models

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2003
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Dan Black and Thomas J. Kniesner
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and Syracuse University - Department of Economics

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Intergenerational Labor Market and Welfare Consequences of Poor Health

Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 20, 2001
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner and Anthony T. Lo Sasso
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and University of Illinois at Chicago - School of Public Health

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The Effect of Income Taxation on Consumption and Labor Supply

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
James P. Ziliak and Thomas J. Kniesner
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics

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Provider Type and Depression Treatment Adequacy

Health Policy via Science Direct, Vol. 72, No. 3, pp. 321-332, June 2005
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner, Regina Powers and Thomas Croghan
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America - Office of the Chief Economist and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

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Determinants of Medical Costs Following a Diagnosis of Depression

The Economics of Neuroscience, Vol. 3, No. 8, pp. 39-45, 2001
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner, Regina Powers and Thomas Croghan
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America - Office of the Chief Economist and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

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Economic Position Does Not Matter: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2002
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner and W. Kip Viscusi
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School

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Unfinished Business: Inadequate Health Coverage for Privately Insured, Seriously Ill Children

Children's Health Care, Vol. 30, No. 3, September 2001
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

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Social Interaction in Labor Supply

Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 4, No. 6, December 2006
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Andrew Grodner and Thomas J. Kniesner
East Carolina University - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics

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Explicit Versus Implicit Income Insurance

The Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 5-20, July 2002
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner and James P. Ziliak
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics

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Antidepressant Treatment for Depression: Total Charges and Therapy Duration

The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 187-197, December 2000
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Thomas Croghan and Thomas J. Kniesner
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. and Syracuse University - Department of Economics

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Estimating Life Cycle Labor Supply Tax Effects

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, No. 2, April 1999
Posted: 09 Mar 1999
James P. Ziliak and Thomas J. Kniesner
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics

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