Douglas A. Kysar

Yale University - Law School

Professor of Law

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Some Realism About Environmental Skepticism: Bjorn Lomborg's 'the Skeptical Environmentalist'

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Oct 2002
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,348 (10,589)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Environmental law, environmental science, cost-benefit analysis, risk regulation, climate change, global warming

2.

Taking Behavioralism Seriously: The Problem of Market Manipulation

New York University Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 632, 1999, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-54
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 24 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2008
Jon D. Hanson and Douglas A. Kysar
Harvard Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 777 (21,847)
Citation 23

Abstract:

law and economics, economics, economic behavioralism, behavioralism, law and behavioralism, manipulation, market manipulation, heuristic, biases, products liability

3.

Sustainable Development and Private Global Governance

Texas Law Review, Vol. 83, 2005, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-016
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Jun 2005
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 757 (23,527)
Citation 8

Abstract:

sustainable development, cost-benefit analysis, environment; trade, privatization, deregulation

4.

Taking Behavioralism Seriously: A Response to Market Manipulation

Roger Williams University Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 1
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 25 Apr 2001
Jon D. Hanson and Douglas A. Kysar
Harvard Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 727 (26,126)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Torts, Products Liability, Behavioral Law and Economics

5.

Climate Change and the International Court of Justice

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 315
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 703 (15,010)

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6.

What Climate Change Can Do About Tort Law

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 215, Environmental Law, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 20 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 685 (25,360)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Climate Change, Tort Law, Public Nuisance, New Governance

7.

Taking Behavioralism Seriously: Some Evidence of Market Manipulation

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 112, p. 1420, 1999, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-52
Number of pages: 149 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2009
Jon D. Hanson and Douglas A. Kysar
Harvard Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 598 (29,314)
Citation 22

Abstract:

economic behavioralism, market manipulation, marketing, public relations, products liability, law and economics, tobacco industry, cigarette industry

8.

Biased Assimilation, Polarization, and Cultural Credibility: An Experimental Study of Nanotechnology Risk Perceptions

Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Feb 2008
Yale University - Law School, Decision Research, George Washington University - Law School, Pennsylvania State University, University of Colorado - Department of Psychology and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 562 (33,154)
Citation 2

Abstract:

nanotechnology, cultural cognition, risk perception, cultural credibility heuristic, polarization, biased assimilation

9.

Climate Change and Consumption

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 38, 2008, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-47, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-27, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 365
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Douglas A. Kysar and Michael P. Vandenbergh
Yale University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 504 (39,571)

Abstract:

Climate change, environmental law, consumer, consumption, individual behavior

10.

The Expectations of Consumers

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-020
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 10 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2011
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 471 (47,058)
Citation 5

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11.

Are Heuristics a Problem or a Solution?

HEURISTICS AND THE LAW, Christoph Engel & Gerd Gigerenzer, eds., Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 459 (47,303)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Heuristics, Bounded Rationality, Behavioral Law and Economics

12.

Prods and Pleas: Limited Government in an Era of Unlimited Harm

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 224, Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, 2011
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2011
Benjamin Ewing and Douglas A. Kysar
Duke University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 417 (54,189)

Abstract:

climate change, torts, federal courts, common law, political question, standing, preemption

13.

Preferences for Processes: The Process/Product Distinction and the Regulation of Consumer Choice

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-009
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 18 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2011
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 381 (60,871)
Citation 20

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14.

Law, Environment, and Vision

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 3, Winter 2003
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2011
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 371 (61,996)
Citation 3

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15.

It Might Have Been: Risk, Precaution, and Opportunity Costs

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-023
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Sep 2006
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 365 (63,705)
Citation 3

Abstract:

precautionary principle, cost-benefit analysis, discounting, future generations, environmental law, risk regulation

16.

Medical Malpractice Myths and Realities: Why an Insurance Crisis is Not a Lawsuit Crisis

A Center for Progressive Reform White Paper No. 509, June 2005, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 79, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-027, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 2, p. 785, 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Thomas Owen McGarity, Douglas A. Kysar and Karen C. Sokol
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Yale University - Law School and Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Downloads 326 (71,399)

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17.

Climate Change, Cultural Transformation, and Comprehensive Rationality

Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, Vol. 31, pp. 1-35, 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 May 2004
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 305 (75,891)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Environmental law, environmental science, cost-benefit analysis, risk regulation, climate change, global warming

18.

Sustainability, Distribution, and the Macroeconomic Analysis of Law

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 25 May 2001
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 299 (80,833)
Citation 2

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19.

Regulating from Nowhere: Domestic Environmental Law and the Nation-State Subject

Cornell Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Douglas A. Kysar and Ya-Wei Li
Yale University - Law School and Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 238 (98,348)

Abstract:

environmental law, cost-benefit analysis, extraterritoriality, invasive species, transpacific air pollution

20.

Environmental Tribalism

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 87
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jan 2005
Douglas A. Kysar and James E. Salzman
Yale University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Downloads 222 (105,156)
Citation 1

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21.

Law, Environment, and the 'Non-Dismal' Social Sciences

U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-01
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 09 May 2012
William Boyd, Douglas A. Kysar and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski
University of Colorado Law School, Yale University - Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 218 (96,002)

Abstract:

Environmental law, law and psychology, science and technology studies, global governance, risk regulation

22.

Did NEPA Drown New Orleans? The Levees, the Blame Game, and the Hazards of Hindsight

Duke Law Journal - 36th Annual Administrative Law Symposium, Vol. 56, 2006, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 106, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-024
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Douglas A. Kysar and Thomas Owen McGarity
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 217 (112,745)
Citation 1

Abstract:

environmental law, risk regulation, disaster, hurricane, cost-benefit analysis, precautionary principle, risk assessment, risk management

23.

Harnessing the Power of Information for the Next Generation of Environmental Law

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Science, Technology & Innovation Paper No. 26, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 213, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 363
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2009
James E. Salzman and Douglas A. Kysar
University of California, Santa Barbara - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 215 (113,755)

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24.

Global Environmental Constitutionalism: Getting There from Here

Transnational Environmental Law, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2013
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 210 (76,946)

Abstract:

Environmental constitutionalism, precautionary principle, cost-benefit analysis

25.

Like a Nation State

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 6, 2008, Cornell Law School Research Paper No. 08-021
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2008
Douglas A. Kysar and Bernadette A. Meyler
Yale University - Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 208 (112,745)

Abstract:

environment, greenhouse gas emissions, federalism, executive power, commerce clause, foreign affairs power

26.

Kids & Cul-de-Sacs: Census 2000 and the Reproduction of Consumer Culture

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Aug 2001
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 184 (133,885)

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27.

The Consultants' Republic: A Review of Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger's 'Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility'

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 121, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2011
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 171 (140,139)

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28.

Discounting, on Stilts

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 74, 2006-2007, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-021
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2011
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 171 (140,139)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Discounting, Intergenerational Equity, Intergenerational Justice, Environmental Law, Risk Regulation, Cost-benefit Analysis, Welfare Economics

29.

Politics by Other Meanings: A Comment on 'Retaking Rationality Two Years Later'

Houston Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, p. 43, 2010, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 423, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 227
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2011
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 151 (154,709)
Citation 1

Abstract:

cost-benefit analysis, regulatory oversight, OMB, OIRA, behavioral economics

30.

Ecologic: Nanotechnology, Environmental Assurance Bonding, and Symmetric Humility

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 198, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 391
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 148 (158,966)

Abstract:

cost-benefit analysis, precautionary principle, risk regulation, nanotechnology, assurance bond

31.

Amicus Brief of Economists Ackerman et al. in Entergy v. Riverkeepers

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2009
Douglas A. Kysar and David M. Driesen
Yale University - Law School and Syracuse University
Downloads 78 (253,441)

Abstract:

cost-benefit analysis, BAT, technology-based standards, water pollution, supreme court, feasibility

32.

Foreword: Making Sense of Information for Environmental Protection

Texas Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 7, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
Douglas A. Kysar and James E. Salzman
Yale University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Downloads 13 (415,922)

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33.

The Public Life of Private Law: Tort Law as a Risk Regulation Mechanism

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2017
Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (194,273)

Abstract:

Tort; Risk Regulation; Climate Change: Courts

34.

Courting Disaster: Climate Change and the Adjudication of Catastrophe

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 May 2017
R. Henry Weaver and Douglas A. Kysar
Yale Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (132,608)

Abstract:

Climate Change; Torts; Courts; Disaster; Catastrophe

35.

Yale Law School Global Constitutionalism Seminar, E-Book Volumes 1-5, 2016

Yale Law School Global Constitutionalism Seminar, E-Book Volumes 1-5, 2016, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-56, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 566, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 590
Number of pages: 461 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2017
Yale University - Law School, Supreme Court of Canada, Constitutional Court of Italy, Constitutional Court of Colombia, Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, Yale University - Law School, European Court of Human Rights, Yale Law School, Yale University - Law School, Yale University - Law School, Yale Law School, European Court of Human Rights, Yale University - Law School, Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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global, constitutionalism, constitutional law, jurisprudence, procedure, civil, criminal, international law, courts, judges, judicial review, rights, liberties, human rights, sentencing

36.

Living with Owning: Property, Community, and the Zanesville, Ohio Animal Release

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 92, 2016, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 585
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Oct 2016
Matt Ampleman and Douglas A. Kysar
Yale University, Law School, Students and Yale University - Law School
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property, community, stewardship, animals, personhood

37.

Law, Environment, and the 'Nondismal' Social Sciences

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 8, pp. 183-211, 2012
Posted: 31 Oct 2012
William Boyd, Douglas A. Kysar and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski
University of Colorado Law School, Yale University - Law School and Cornell Law School

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