Richard J. Zeckhauser

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Professor

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Frank Plumpton Ramsey Professor of Public Policy

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

118

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Scholarly Papers (118)

1.

Simplicity and Complexity in Contracts

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics Working Paper No. 93
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jan 2000
Karen Eggleston, Eric A. Posner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Stanford University - Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 2,249 (4,020)
Citation 9

Abstract:

2.
Downloads 1,925 ( 5,460)
Citation 7

Investing in the Unknown and Unknowable

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Article 5, 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,099 (13,594)
Citation 7

Abstract:

investing, unknown, unknowable, sidecar investment, fat-tailed distribution, Buffett, Kelly Criterion, asymmetric information

Investing in the Unknown and Unknowable

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 826 (20,922)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Business and Government Policy, Economics - International Economics, Economics - Microeconomics, International Affairs/Globalization, International Trade and Finance, Regulation

3.

Estimating the Returns to Insider Trading: A Performance-Evaluation Perspective

The Review of Economics and Statistics, pp. 453-471, May 2003
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Feb 1999
Leslie A. Jeng, Richard J. Zeckhauser and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 1,221 (10,318)
Citation 102

Abstract:

4.
Downloads 1,207 ( 11,997)
Citation 4

Overreaction to Fearsome Risks

Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-17, HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-079, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 446, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 253
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Dec 2008
Cass R. Sunstein and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,070 (14,162)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Overreaction to Fearsome Risks

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-079
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Jan 2009
Richard J. Zeckhauser and Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard Law School
Downloads 137 (166,303)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Business and Government Policy, Microeconomics, Ethics/Political Philosophy, Law and Legal Institutions, Science¿ Technology and Public Policy

The Online Laboratory: Conducting Experiments in a Real Labor Market

Experimental Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
John J. Horton, David G. Rand and Richard J. Zeckhauser
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences, Yale University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 914 (18,004)
Citation 27

Abstract:

Experimentation, Online Labor Markets, Internet

The Online Laboratory: Conducting Experiments in a Real Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w15961
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 May 2010
John J. Horton, David G. Rand and Richard J. Zeckhauser
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences, Yale University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 43 (336,000)
Citation 27

Abstract:

6.

Racial Profiling

KSG Working Paper Series No. RWP03-021
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Apr 2003
Mathias Risse and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 769 (18,553)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Crime and Criminal Justice, Ethics/Political Philosophy, Law and Legal Institutions

7.

Clean Water Act Brief

Reg-Markets Center Brief No. 08-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jul 2008
Stanford University - Department of Economics, New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Columbia University - Council on Foreign Relations, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Brookings Institution, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Smith School, NERA Economic Consulting, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Yale School of Management (Deceased), George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice, NERA Economic Consulting, Cato Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Milken Institute, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, University of Maryland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Brookings Institution, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Vanderbilt University - Law School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 650 (28,816)

Abstract:

8.

Seeking Truth for Power: Informational Strategy and Regulatory Policy Making

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 277, 2004, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 93; Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 101; KSG Working Paper No. RWP04-021
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 May 2004 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2010
Cary Coglianese, Richard J. Zeckhauser and Edward (Ted) A. Parson
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 588 (31,812)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Regulatory Strategy, Information Asymmetry, Administrative Law

9.

Sacrificing Civil Liberties to Reduce Terrorism Risks

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 401; and KSG Working Papers Series No. RWP03-017
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Feb 2003
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 542 (36,633)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Crime and Criminal Justice, Human Rights, International Security, Law and Legal Institutions

10.
Downloads 506 ( 41,685)
Citation 56

Trust, Risk and Betrayal

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Nov 2003
Iris Bohnet and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 254 (93,018)
Citation 56

Abstract:

Trust, risk, dictator game, betrayal cost, experiments

Trust, Risk and Betrayal

KSG Research Paper Series No. RWP03-041
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Dec 2003
Iris Bohnet and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 252 (93,804)
Citation 56

Abstract:

Advocacy and persuasion, economics, econometric theory, ethics, political philosophy, law and legal Institutions, leadership, conflict management

11.

The Value of Reputation on eBay: A Controlled Experiment

KSG Working Paper Series No. RWP03-007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Mar 2003
Paul Resnick, Richard J. Zeckhauser, John Swanson and Kate Lockwood
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Independent and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
Downloads 428 (49,843)
Citation 66

Abstract:

Economics - Microeconomics, Information Technology, Regulation

12.

What Worms for the Early Bird: Early Admissions at Elite Colleges

John F. Kennedy School of Government Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-049
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jan 2002
Christopher Avery, Andrew Fairbanks and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 348 (61,248)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Education Policy

13.

Regulation by Generalization

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-16, KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-048
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 326 (69,099)

Abstract:

Business and Government Policy, Crime and Criminal Justice, Economics - Microeconomics, Environment and Natural Resources, Law and Legal Institutions, Regulation

14.

Paltering

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 319 (65,138)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Advocacy and Persuasion, Ethics/Political Philosophy, Law and Legal Institutions, Press and Public Policy, Regulation

15.

The Anatomy of Health Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w7176
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 21 Oct 1999
David M. Cutler and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 316 (73,538)
Citation 70

Abstract:

16.
Downloads 312 ( 74,513)
Citation 2

Policymaking for Posterity

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-040, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-2
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2008
Lawrence H. Summers and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 287 (81,365)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Business and Government Policy, International Economics, Microeconomics, Environment and Natural Resources, International Affairs/Globalization, Science¿ Technology and Public Policy

Policymaking for Posterity

NBER Working Paper No. w14359
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Lawrence H. Summers and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 25 (408,369)
Citation 2

Abstract:

17.

National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) Brief

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. B00-01
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
Stanford University - Department of Economics, New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Columbia University - Council on Foreign Relations, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School, Brookings Institution, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Charles River Associates (CRA), Mendocino College, Canadian Investment Review - Rogers Media, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Oxford, Smith School, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business (Deceased), American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Yale School of Management (Deceased), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice, Cato Institute, Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Milken Institute, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Brookings Institution, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Brookings Institution, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, London Business School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Murray Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 310 (71,799)

Abstract:

EPA, D.C. Circuit, regulatory actions

18.

Insider Trading and Stock Splits

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Vinh Nguyen, Anh Tran and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 305 (64,108)

Abstract:

illegal insider trading, stock split, state ownership, emerging market, signaling

The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-062, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 537
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Dec 2005
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 276 (85,049)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Economics - Economic and Econometric Theory, Economics - Microeconomics, Environment and Natural Resources, Regulation

The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend

NBER Working Paper No. w11863
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Mar 2006
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 26 (403,213)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Reading Managerial Tone: How Analysts and the Market Respond to Conference Calls

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2016
Marina Druz, Alexander F. Wagner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 183 (129,065)

Abstract:

Analysts, earnings conference calls, information transmission, managerial tone, price drift, textual analysis

Reading Managerial Tone: How Analysts and the Market Respond to Conference Calls

HKS Working Paper No. 16-004
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 May 2016
Marina Druz, Alexander F. Wagner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 68 (268,854)

Abstract:

Analysts, earnings conference calls, information transmission, managerial tone, price drift, textual analysis

Tips and Tells from Managers: How Analysts and the Market Read between the Lines of Conference Calls

NBER Working Paper No. w20991
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Mar 2015
Marina Druz, Alexander F. Wagner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 24 (413,688)

Abstract:

Tips and Tells from Managers: How Analysts and the Market Read between the Lines of Conference Calls

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10364
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Marina Druz, Alexander F. Wagner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0

Abstract:

analysts, conference calls, market efficiency, textual analysis

Responding to Threats of Climate Change Mega-Catastrophes

HKS Working Paper No. RWP10-008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Carolyn Kousky, Olga Rostapshova, Michael Toman and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Resources for the Future, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 139 (164,413)
Citation 2

Abstract:

climate change, catastrophe, risk, decisionmaking under uncertainty

Responding to Threats of Climate Change Mega-Catastrophes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5127
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Carolyn Kousky, Olga Rostapshova, Michael Toman and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Resources for the Future, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 123 (181,133)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Climate Change Economics, Science of Climate Change, Hazard Risk Management, Transport and Environment

22.
Downloads 241 ( 98,746)
Citation 1

The Trouble with Cases

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2009
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 170 (138,043)
Citation 1

Abstract:

regulation, rule-making, litigation, availability

The Trouble with Cases

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-025
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 64 (278,072)
Citation 1

Abstract:

regulatory law, litigation, regulation

The Trouble with Cases

NBER Working Paper No. w15279
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 7 (508,520)
Citation 1

Abstract:

23.

The Management Performance of the U.S. States

KSG Working Paper No. RWP04-028
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
David C. King, Richard J. Zeckhauser and Mark T. Kim
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 241 (93,852)

Abstract:

Public Management

24.

Eliciting Honest Feedback in Electronic Markets

KSG Working Paper Series RWP02-039
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2002
Nolan H. Miller, Paul Resnick and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 237 (94,269)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Economics - Economic and Econometric Theory, Economics - Microeconomics

25.

The Ecology of Risk Taking

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-16; Harvard Business School Working Paper Series No. 03-053
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Jan 2003
Francois Degeorge, Boaz Moselle and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Ofgem and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 236 (97,927)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Risk Asymmetric Information

26.

The 'CAPS' Prediction System and Stock Market Returns

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 May 2009
Christopher Avery, Judith A. Chevalier and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 234 (97,527)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Economics, Microeconomics, Information Technology

The Causes of Peer Effects in Production: Evidence from a Series of Field Experiments

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
John J. Horton and Richard J. Zeckhauser
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 195 (121,498)

Abstract:

Mechanical Turk, Field Experiments, Peer Effects, Productivity

The Causes of Peer Effects in Production: Evidence from a Series of Field Experiments

HKS Working Paper No. 16-027
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
John J. Horton and Richard J. Zeckhauser
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 10 (492,215)

Abstract:

Peer Effects, Productivity, Effort, Field Experiments

The Causes of Peer Effects in Production: Evidence from a Series of Field Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w22386
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
John J. Horton and Richard J. Zeckhauser
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 5 (518,786)

Abstract:

Deterring and Compensating Oil Spill Catastrophes: The Need for Strict and Two-Tier Liability

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-27
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 148 (155,982)
Citation 1

Abstract:

BP Deepwater Horizon, oil spills, liability, catastrophic risk, environment, fat-tailed distributions

Deterring and Compensating Oil Spill Catastrophes: The Need for Strict and Two-Tier Liability

HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-025
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 56 (297,864)
Citation 1

Abstract:

BP Deepwater Horizon, oil spills, liability, catastrophic risk, environment, fat-tailed distributions

29.

The Denominator Blindness Effect: Accident Frequencies and the Misjudgment of Recklessness

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 387
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Dec 2002
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 172 (100,469)
Citation 1

Abstract:

30.

Betrayal Aversion on Four Continents

KSG Working Paper No. RWP06-005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jun 2006
Iris Bohnet, Fiona E. Greig, Benedikt Herrmann and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 169 (134,523)

Abstract:

Risk aversion, betrayal aversion, social risk, cross-cultural experiments, Economics - Microeconomics, Leadership/Conflict Management

31.

Audits as Signals

HKS Working Paper No. RWP13-026, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 651
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2013
Maciej H. Kotowski, David A. Weisbach and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 161 (139,516)

Abstract:

32.
Downloads 161 (144,792)
Citation 15

Social Comparisons in Ultimatum Bargaining

KSG Working Paper Series No. RWP03-028
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 May 2003
Iris Bohnet and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 138 (165,346)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Fairness, social comparisons, information

Social Comparisons in Ultimatum Bargaining

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 106, No. 3, pp. 495-510, September 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
Iris Bohnet and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 23 (419,100)
Citation 15

Abstract:

33.

Collective Investment Decision Making with Heterogenous Time Preferences

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 915
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Apr 2003
Christian Gollier and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 160 (143,252)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Aggregation of Preferences, Hyperbolic Discounting, Impatience, Time Preference, Investment and Consumption

Restraining the Leviathan: Property Tax Limitation in Massachusetts

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Finance and Economics Discussion Series No. 97-47
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 1998
David M. Cutler, Douglas W. Elmendorf and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 126 (177,748)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Restraining the Leviathan: Property Tax Limitation in Massachusetts

NBER Working Paper No. w6196
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
David M. Cutler, Douglas W. Elmendorf and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 28 (393,357)
Citation 8

Abstract:

35.

Hindsight-Choice Bias in Combating Terrorism

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 458
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Aug 2004
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 150 (147,179)

Abstract:

36.

When to Haggle

KSG Faculty Research Working Paper No. RWP01-025
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Nolan H. Miller, Nikita Piankov and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, New Economic School (NES) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 146 (153,872)

Abstract:

Economics, Microeconomics, Economics, Economic and Econometric Theory

37.

Assessing Dynamic Efficiency: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w2097
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2004
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 138 (154,853)
Citation 72

Abstract:

38.

Adverse Selection in Health Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w6107
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 May 2000
David M. Cutler and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 135 (155,719)
Citation 27

Abstract:

39.
Downloads 129 (173,898)
Citation 5

Private Investment and Government Protection

KSG Working Paper No. RWP06-017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Jul 2006
Carolyn Kousky, Erzo F. P. Luttmer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Resources for the Future, Dartmouth College and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 110 (197,102)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Business and Government Policy, Economics - Microeconomics, Environment and Natural Resources

Private Investment and Government Protection

NBER Working Paper No. w12255
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
Carolyn Kousky, Erzo F. P. Luttmer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Resources for the Future, Dartmouth College and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 19 (441,341)
Citation 5

Abstract:

40.

Conspicuous Conservatism in Risk Choice

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jun 2007
Boaz Moselle, Francois Degeorge and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Ofgem, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 127 (169,813)
Citation 1

Abstract:

risk choice, signaling, conservatism

41.

Hot Hands in Mutual Funds: the Persistence of Performance, 1974-87

NBER Working Paper No. w3389
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jul 2000
Darryll Hendricks, Jayendu Patel and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 125 (146,357)
Citation 70

Abstract:

Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Feb 1999
Antonio Rangel and Richard J. Zeckhauser
California Institute of Technology and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 95 (218,738)
Citation 5

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Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?

NBER Working Paper No. w6949
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
Antonio Rangel and Richard J. Zeckhauser
California Institute of Technology and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 20 (435,721)
Citation 5

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43.

The Optimal Management of Environmental Quality with Stock and Flow Controls

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-042, AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-09
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jul 2005
Nathaniel O. Keohane, Benjamin Van Roy and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Yale University - School of Management, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 103 (200,138)

Abstract:

Economics - Economic and Econometric Theory, Economics - Microeconomics, Environment and Natural Resources, Regulation

44.

Thomas Schelling, Ricochet Thinker

KSG Working Paper No. RWP06-026
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Nov 2006
Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 100 (200,138)

Abstract:

Economics - Economic and Econometric Theory, Economics - Microeconomics, Environment and Natural Resources, Housing¸ Urban Development and Transportation, International Security

45.

Disgust Promotes Disposal: Souring the Status Quo

HKS Working Paper No. RWP10-021
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Seunghee Han, Jennifer Lerner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 98 (202,860)

Abstract:

emotion, disgust, status quo bias, choice, decision making

46.

Regulating Ambiguous Risks: The Less than Rational Regulation of Pharmaceuticals

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming, HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-4
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 96 (172,860)

Abstract:

pharmaceuticals, drugs, ambiguity, regulation, FDA

47.

The Profits to Insider Trading: a Performance-Evaluation Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w6913
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
Leslie A. Jeng, Richard J. Zeckhauser and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 94 (200,138)
Citation 94

Abstract:

48.

Addressing Catastrophic Risks: Disparate Anatomies Require Tailored Therapies

REGULATORY BREAKDOWN: THE CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE IN US REGULATION, Cary Coglianese, ed., University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-41
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 87 (220,415)
Citation 1

Abstract:

catastrophe, risk, risk tax, regulation, liability, insurance

49.

The Elasticity of Trust: How to Promote Trust in the Arab Middle East and the United States

HKS Working Paper No. RWP10-031
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Nottingham - School of Economics, The American University in Cairo, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Dubai School of Government and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 85 (217,325)

Abstract:

trust, leadership, conflict resolution, microeconomics, MIddle East

50.

Mechanism Design with Multidimensional, Continuous Types and Interdependent Valuations

KSG Working Paper No. RWP06-028
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Nov 2006
Nolan H. Miller, John W. Pratt, Richard J. Zeckhauser and Scott Johnson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Australian National University (Deceased)
Downloads 84 (226,662)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Mechanism Design, Interdependent Valuations, Multidimensional Types, Economics - Economic and Econometric Theory

51.

Recollection Bias and Its Underpinnings: Lessons from Terrorism-Risk Assessments

HKS Working Paper No. 16-003, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-26, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-20
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 79 (244,024)

Abstract:

Recollection bias, hindsight bias, terrorism, risk perception, catastrophe

52.

Simple Humans, Complex Insurance, Subtle Subsidies

NBER Working Paper No. w14330
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Sep 2008
Jeffrey B. Liebman and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 78 (242,152)
Citation 5

Abstract:

53.

Assessing Uncertainty in Intelligence

HKS Working Paper No. RWP12-027
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2012
Jeffrey A. Friedman and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 76 (229,929)

Abstract:

estimative intelligence, international security

54.

Dopamine and Risk Choices in Different Domains: Findings Among Serious Tournament Bridge Players

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 25 May 2011
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Yale University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Binghamton University - Laboratory of Evolutionary Anthropology and Health, Binghamton University - Laboratory of Evolutionary Anthropology and Health, Binghamton University - Laboratory of Evolutionary Anthropology and Health and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 75 (236,753)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Risk preferences, Dopamine, Risk taking, Contract bridge, Risk perception, Advantageous risks, DRD4

55.

Screening Budgets

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 63 (No. 3), p. 351-374, 2006.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2014
Alexander F. Wagner, Nolan H. Miller and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 71 (253,608)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Budgeting, screening, asymmetric information

56.

Efficient Design with Interdependent Valuations and an Informed Center

KSG Working Paper No. RWP02-025
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Scott Johnson, Nolan H. Miller, John W. Pratt and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Australian National University (Deceased), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 71 (251,577)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Economics - Economic and Econometric Theory, Economics - Microeconomics

57.

Organizational Form and Insurance Company Performance: Stocks Versus Mutuals

NBER Working Paper No. w5246
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jul 2000
Patricia Born, William M. Gentry, W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Florida State University - College of Business, Williams College - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 70 (253,608)
Citation 5

Abstract:

58.

Trust and the Reference Point for Trustworthiness in Gulf and Western Countries

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09_015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Jun 2009
Iris Bohnet, Benedikt Herrmann and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 69 (204,238)
Citation 7

Abstract:

microeconomics, conflict management

59.

Permits to Elicit Information

KSG Working Paper No. RWP06-049
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Feb 2007
Erzo F. P. Luttmer, Richard J. Zeckhauser and Carolyn Kousky
Dartmouth College, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Resources for the Future
Downloads 68 (259,625)

Abstract:

Economics, Econometric Theory, Economics - Microeconomics, Housing, Urban Development and Transportation, Regulation

60.

Artful Paltering: The Risks and Rewards of Using Truthful Statements to Mislead Others

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-045
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2014
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Business School, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit
Downloads 66 (185,068)

Abstract:

Negotiation; Deception; Paltering; Risk; Lying

61.

Enrollee Mix, Treatment Intensity, and Cost in Competing Indemnity and HMO Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w7832
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2000
Daniel Altman, David M. Cutler and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Economist Newspaper Ltd., Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 65 (270,184)
Citation 7

Abstract:

62.

Social Class and (Un)Ethical Behavior: Evidence from a Large Population Sample

HKS Working Paper No. RWP12-019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Stefan Trautmann, Gijs van de Kuilen and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Tilburg University, Tilburg University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 59 (265,854)

Abstract:

behavioral ethics

Demanding Customers: Consumerist Patients and Quality of Care

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-042
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Mar 2009
Hai Fang, Nolan H. Miller, John A. Rizzo and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Miami, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Stony Brook University - Department of Economics and Department of Preventative Medicine and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 40 (345,866)

Abstract:

consumerism, health care quality, physician time, time allocation, time budget, Microeconomics, Regulation, Health Care

Demanding Customers: Consumerist Patients and Quality of Care

NBER Working Paper No. w14350
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Hai Fang, Nolan H. Miller, John A. Rizzo and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Miami, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Stony Brook University - Department of Economics and Department of Preventative Medicine and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 18 (446,978)

Abstract:

64.

Amnesty, Enforcement and Tax Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w2096
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 May 2006
Richard J. Zeckhauser and Herman B. Leonard
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 57 (194,877)
Citation 4

Abstract:

65.

Reinsurance for Catastrophes and Cataclysms

NBER Working Paper No. w5913
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
David M. Cutler and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 51 (293,674)
Citation 12

Abstract:

66.

The Relative Weights of Direct and Indirect Experiences in the Formation of Environmental Risk Beliefs

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-6
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Feb 2014
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 49 (301,323)

Abstract:

risk beliefs, experience, perception, tap water

67.

The Decisions of Entrepreneurs and Their Agents: Revealed Levels of Risk Aversion and Betrayal Aversion

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2013
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Yale University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), The Bigelow Company LLC and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 49 (276,899)

Abstract:

risk taking, betrayal aversion, agents, principals, entrepreneurs, experiment

Selection Stories: Understanding Movement Across Health Plans

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-022
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Sep 2009
David M. Cutler, Bryan Lincoln and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 31 (379,934)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Welfare, Health Care, Social Policy, Microeconomics

Selection Stories: Understanding Movement Across Health Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w15164
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
David M. Cutler, Bryan Lincoln and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 18 (446,978)
Citation 1

Abstract:

69.

Signaling with Audits: Mimicry, Wasteful Expenditures, and Non-Compliance in a Model of Tax Enforcement

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-001
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
Maciej H. Kotowski, David A. Weisbach and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 44 (281,549)

Abstract:

Auditing, Signaling, Taxation

70.

Generic Scrip Share and the Price of Brand-Name Drugs: The Role of the Consumer

NBER Working Paper No. w11431
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jul 2005
John A. Rizzo and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Stony Brook University - Department of Economics and Department of Preventative Medicine and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 40 (323,827)
Citation 3

Abstract:

71.

Resource Allocation When Projects Have Ranges of Increasing Returns

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-024
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jun 2008
Catherine Bobtcheff, Christian Gollier and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 38 (329,827)

Abstract:

capital allocation, increasing returns, probabilistic returns, egalitarian allocation, complete specialization

72.

Controlling Stocks and Flows to Promote Quality: The Environment, with Applications to Physical and Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w7727
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jun 2000
Nathaniel O. Keohane, Benjamin Van Roy and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Yale University - School of Management, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 38 (345,573)
Citation 1

Abstract:

73.

Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle

NBER Working Paper No. w4283
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
David M. Cutler, Douglas W. Elmendorf and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 38 (335,932)
Citation 22

Abstract:

74.

Price Versus Quantity: Market Clearing Mechanisms When Sellers Differ in Quality

NBER Working Paper No. w5728
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Nov 1996
Richard J. Zeckhauser and Andrew Metrick
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 37 (339,108)
Citation 4

Abstract:

75.

Horizon Length and Portfolio Risk

NBER Working Paper No. t0216
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2000
Christian Gollier and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 34 (359,456)
Citation 14

Abstract:

76.

Nonrational Actors and Financial Market Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w3731
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jun 2004
Richard J. Zeckhauser, Jayendu Patel and Darryll Hendricks
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 33 (342,315)
Citation 3

Abstract:

77.

A Renaissance Instrument to Support Nonprofits: The Sale of Private Chapels in Florentine Churches

NBER Working Paper No. w9173
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Sep 2002
Jonathan Katz Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Syracuse University in Florence and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 32 (355,974)

Abstract:

78.

The "Caps" Prediction System and Stock Market Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w17298
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Aug 2011
Christopher Avery, Judith A. Chevalier and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 31 (293,674)
Citation 2

Abstract:

79.

Treasury Bill Futures as Hedges Against Inflation Risk

NBER Working Paper No. w2322
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 2004
Jayendu Patel and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 31 (342,315)
Citation 1

Abstract:

80.

Congressional Vote Options

NBER Working Paper No. w7342
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Feb 2000
David C. King and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 31 (349,005)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Variable Temptations and Black Mark Reputations

HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-020
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jun 2011
Christina Aperjis, Yali Miao and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise - Social Computing Lab, Jane Street Capital and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 19 (441,341)

Abstract:

Game Theory, Trust, Reputation

Variable Temptations and Black Mark Reputations

NBER Working Paper No. w16423
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
Christina Aperjis, Yali Miao and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise - Social Computing Lab, Jane Street Capital and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 8 (503,221)

Abstract:

82.

Collective Investment Decision Making with Heterogeneous Time Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w9629
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Apr 2003
Christian Gollier and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 22 (396,672)
Citation 1

Abstract:

83.

Robin-Hooding Rents: Exploiting the Pecuniary Effects of In-Kind Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w4125
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Richard J. Zeckhauser, Stephen Coate and Stephen Johnson
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Cornell University - Department of Economics and Decision Research
Downloads 21 (406,304)

Abstract:

84.

Custom Made Versus Ready to Wear Treatments; Behavioral Propensities in Physician's Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w13445
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Sep 2007
Richard G. Frank and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard Medical School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 20 (416,248)
Citation 3

Abstract:

85.

Pensions and the Retirement Decision

NBER Working Paper No. w1285
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 2004
Barry J. Nalebuff and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Yale University - Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 20 (421,270)
Citation 1

Abstract:

86.

National Survey Evidence on Disasters and Relief: Risk Beliefs, Self-Interest, and Compassion

NBER Working Paper No. w12582
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 19 (401,464)
Citation 8

Abstract:

87.

The Australian Pharmaceutical Subsidy Gambit: Transmuting Deadweight Loss and Oligopoly Rents to Consumer Surplus

NBER Working Paper No. w3783
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jul 2007
Mark Johnston and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Community Services and Health and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 18 (416,248)
Citation 4

Abstract:

88.

Information Handling and Firm Performance: Evidence from Reverse Lbos

NBER Working Paper No. w3798
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jul 2007
Francois Degeorge and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 17 (406,304)

Abstract:

89.

Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in Rural China

NBER Working Paper No. w15886
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Hai Fang, Karen Eggleston, John A. Rizzo and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Miami, Stanford University - Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stony Brook University - Department of Economics and Department of Preventative Medicine and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 16 (431,388)

Abstract:

Collective Action in an Asymmetric World

HKS Working Paper No. 16-019
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2016
Cuicui Chen and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 9 (497,702)

Abstract:

Collective Action in an Asymmetric World

NBER Working Paper No. w22240
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 May 2016
Cuicui Chen and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 5 (518,786)

Abstract:

91.

The Behavior of Savings and Asset Prices When Preferences and Beliefs are Heterogeneous

NBER Working Paper No. w17199
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Jul 2011
Ngoc-Khanh Tran and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 14 (436,456)
Citation 1

Abstract:

92.

Possibly-Final Offers

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 789-819, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Nolan H. Miller, Nikita Piankov and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, New Economic School (NES) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 14 (451,638)

Abstract:

93.

The Choice of Health Policies with Heterogeneous Populations

NBER Working Paper No. w0612
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 06 Jul 2004
Richard J. Zeckhauser and Donald S. Shepard
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Brandeis University - Schneider Institute for Health Policy (SIHP)
Downloads 11 (451,638)
Citation 1

Abstract:

94.

Climate Sensitivity Uncertainty: When is Good News Bad?

NBER Working Paper No. w20900
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Mark Freeman, Gernot Wagner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Loughborough University, Harvard University - Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 9 (466,751)

Abstract:

95.

The Returns to Education in China: Evidence from the 1986 Compulsory Education Law

NBER Working Paper No. w18189
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jun 2012
Hai Fang, Karen Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, Scott Rozelle and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Miami, Stanford University - Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stony Brook University - Department of Economics and Department of Preventative Medicine, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 8 (456,781)

Abstract:

96.

Schedule Selection by Agents: From Price Plans to Tax Tables

NBER Working Paper No. w13808
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Feb 2008
Erzo F. P. Luttmer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Dartmouth College and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 8 (471,830)
Citation 1

Abstract:

97.

Better Predictions, Better Allocations: Scientific Advances and Adaptation to Climate Change

NBER Working Paper No. w21463
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Mark Freeman, Ben Groom and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Loughborough University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 4 (495,538)

Abstract:

98.

Second Trimester Sunlight and Asthma: Evidence from Two Independent Studies

NBER Working Paper No. w20599
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Nils Wernerfelt, David Jason Gershkoff Slusky and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Kansas and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 4 (500,044)

Abstract:

99.

Solomonic Separation: Risk Decisions as Productivity Indicators

NBER Working Paper No. w18634
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Nolan H. Miller, Alexander F. Wagner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 3 (495,538)

Abstract:

100.

Enrollee Choices after Their Health Plans are Terminated: Default Effects versus Persistent Preferences

HKS Working Paper No. 16-055
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Anna Sinaiko and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0 (504,479)

Abstract:

Default Effects, Health Insurance Choice, Health Insurance Marketplaces, Status Quo Bias, Nudges, Optimal Nudges, Medicare Advantage, Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Terminated Plans

101.

Efficient Warnings, Not "Wolf or Puppy" Warnings

HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-033
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2016
Lisa A. Robinson, W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University, Center for Health Decision Science, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0 (312,271)

Abstract:

102.

Loss Sequencing in Banking Networks: Threatened Banks as Strategic Dominoes

HKS Working Paper No. 16-030
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2016
Ngoc-Khanh Tran, Thao Vuong and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0 (342,315)

Abstract:

Cascades, Bailouts, Liquidations, Loss Sequence

103.

Confronting Deep and Persistent Climate Uncertainty

HKS Working Paper No. 16-025
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Gernot Wagner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0 (186,252)

Abstract:

Climate sensitivity, uncertainty, risk, fat tails, mitigation, adaptation

104.

How Quantifying Probability Assessments Influences Analysis and Decision Making: Experimental Evidence from National Security Professionals

HKS Working Paper No. 16-016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Jeffrey Friedman, Jennifer Lerner and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Dartmouth College, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0 (238,495)

Abstract:

National and International Security, Decision Sciences, Decision Making, Errors and Biases, Homeland Security, Intelligence, Military, Terrorism

105.

Owning, Using and Renting: Some Simple Economics of the 'Sharing Economy'

HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Mar 2016
John J. Horton and Richard J. Zeckhauser
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0 (272,410)

Abstract:

Sharing economy, peer-to-peer markets, rentals, Airbnb, Uber, bringing-to-market costs, transaction costs

106.

Owning, Using and Renting: Some Simple Economics of the "Sharing Economy"

NBER Working Paper No. w22029
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
John J. Horton and Richard J. Zeckhauser
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0 (411,210)

Abstract:

107.

Owning, Using and Renting: Some Simple Economics of the Sharing Economy

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
John J. Horton and Richard J. Zeckhauser
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0 (135,899)

Abstract:

sharing economy, peer-to-peer markets, rentals, Airbnb, Uber, transaction costs

108.

Getting an Honest Answer: Clickers in the Classroom

HKS Working Paper No. 071
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2016
Dan Levy, Joshua Yardley and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 0 (411,210)

Abstract:

Audience response systems, clickers, hand raising, herding, classroom feedback

109.

Aggregation and Heterogeneous Time Preferences

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 878-896, August 2005
Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Christian Gollier and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

110.

The Elasticity of Trust: Evidence from Kuwait, Oman, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the United States

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-046
Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Iris Bohnet, Benedikt Herrmann and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

Economics, Microeconomics, Leadership, Conflict Management, Trust, betrayal aversion, gender differences, in-group preferences

111.

The J-Shape of Performance Persistence Given Survivorship Bias

Posted: 18 Jul 2001
Darryll Hendricks, Jayendu Patel and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

112.

Willingness to Pay and the Distribution of Risk and Wealth

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 4 (August 1996)
Posted: 02 May 2000
Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

113.

The Anatomy of Jumps and Falls in Wages

Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 17, 1998
Posted: 30 Nov 1998
Michael J. Moore, W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

114.

Restoring Natural Resources With Destination-Driven Costs

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 36, No. 3, November, 1998
Posted: 04 Sep 1998
Carl V. Phillips and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Epiphi Consulting Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

Earnings Management to Exceed Thresholds

Journal of Business, Vol. 72, No. 1, January 1999
Posted: 11 Nov 1998
Francois Degeorge, Jayendu Patel and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

Earnings Management to Exceed Thresholds

CEPR Discussion Paper 1790
Posted: 08 Aug 1998
Francois Degeorge, Jayendu Patel and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

116.

Insurance and Catastrophes

GENEVA PAPERS ON RISK AND INSURANCE THEORY, Vol. 20 No. 2, December 1995
Posted: 05 Jul 1998
Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

117.

Changing Fortunes, Hospital Behaviors, and Ownership Forms

Faculty Research Working Paper Series, John F Kennedy School of Government R94-17
Posted: 17 May 1998
Jayendu Patel, Jack Needleman and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

118.

Hedging and Gambling: Corporate Risk Choice when Informing the Market

CEPR Discussion Paper Series Number 1520
Posted: 21 Apr 1997
Francois Degeorge, Boaz Moselle and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Ofgem and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract: