Michael A. Livermore

University of Virginia School of Law

Professor

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

A Quantitative Analysis of Writing Style on the U.S. Supreme Court

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 6, 2016, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015
Keith Carlson, Michael A. Livermore and Daniel Rockmore
Dartmouth College, University of Virginia School of Law and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 1,681 (14,920)
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writing style; U.S. Supreme Court; function words; judicial clerks

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Rule by Rules

Computational Legal Studies: The Promise and Challenge of Data-Driven Legal Research (Ryan Whalen, ed.) (2019 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jun 2019
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,365 (20,403)

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computational law, machine learning, artificial intelligence and law, jurisprudence, legal realism

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Authority and Legitimacy in Global Governance: Deliberation, Institutional Differentiation, and the Codex Alimentarius

New York University Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 766, 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2006
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,158 (26,084)
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World Trade Organization, WTO, GATT, SPS/TBT, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Technical Barriers to Trade, Appellate Body, Global Administrative Law, International Institutions, International Organizations, Trade, Food Safety, Food Regulation, Codex

Computational Methods in Legal Analysis

Forthcoming, 16 Annual Review of Law and Social Science (2020), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-44, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2020-09
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Jens Frankenreiter and Michael A. Livermore
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 652 (56,689)
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computational law, machine learning, empirical legal studies, legal history, digital humanities, big data

Computational Methods in Legal Analysis

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 16, pp. 39-57, 2020
Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Jens Frankenreiter and Michael A. Livermore
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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The Supreme Court and the Judicial Genre

59 Arizona Law Review 837 (2017), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2017
Michael A. Livermore, Allen Riddell and Daniel Rockmore
University of Virginia School of Law, Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 496 (81,049)
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Supreme Court, topic models, legitimacy

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Regulatory Review, Capture, and Agency Inaction

Georgetown Law Journal, 2013, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-47, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-28
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2013
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz
University of Virginia School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 400 (104,253)
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Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OIRA, cost-benefit analysis, capture, presidential power, administrative law, executive agencies, agency regulation, regulatory costs

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Environmental Law and Economics

Parisi, Francesco (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics. Oxford University Press (Forthcoming) , Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2014-06
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2014
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz
University of Virginia School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 357 (118,550)
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Law and Economics; Regulated Industries and Administrative Law; Environmental Health and Safety Law; Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; General; Government Policy

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Computationally Assisted Regulatory Participation

93 Notre Dame Law Review 977 (2018), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-30
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Michael A. Livermore, Vladimir Eidelman and Brian Grom
University of Virginia School of Law, FiscalNote and FiscalNote
Downloads 300 (142,668)
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Rulemaking, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Administrative Law, Administrative Agencies, Public Participation

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Sociopolitical Feedbacks and Climate Change

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2019
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Mar 2019
Peter Howard and Michael A. Livermore
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Policy Integrity and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 292 (146,752)
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climate change, social cost of carbon, environmental conflict

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Law Search as Prediction

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-61
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2021
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Law School, University of Virginia, Dept. of System & Information Engineering and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 272 (157,735)

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search, artificial intelligence and law, machine learning, topic models, legal reasoning

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Rethinking Health-Based Environmental Standards

New York University Law Review, Vol. 89, 2014 Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-07, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-58, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-30
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz
University of Virginia School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 255 (168,269)

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Law and Economics, Regulated Industries and Administrative Law, Environmental, Health and Safety Law, Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics, Government Policy

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Empirically Validating Citation Metrics for Legal Scholars: A Market Approach

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
Joshua B. Fischman and Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 243 (176,233)

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citation metrics, law school ranking, h-index, u.s. news

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Cost-Benefit Analysis and Agency Independence

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-09
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Sep 2013
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 235 (182,008)
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cost-benefit analysis, regulatory review, OIRA, EPA, regulation, unitary executive

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Interest Groups and Environmental Policy: Inconsistent Positions and Missed Opportunities

45 Environmental Law Review 1 (2015), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-67, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-40, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 5, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2018
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz
University of Virginia School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 227 (188,049)

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Patience is an Economic Virtue: Real Options, Natural Resources, and Offshore Oil

84 University of Colorado Law Review 581 (2013)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2013
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 224 (190,402)

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real options, OCS, offshore oil, natural resources

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Setting the Social Cost of Carbon

Forthcoming in ‘Climate Change Law’ (Edward Elgar 2017)(Daniel Farber & Marjan Peeters eds.), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 198 (213,550)

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Where Nature's Rights Go Wrong

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2021-08
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Mar 2021
Mauricio Guim and Michael A. Livermore
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 185 (226,678)

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legal research; artificial intelligence; machine learning; jurisprudence

18.

The Meaning of Green Growth

Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-12
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 180 (232,132)

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green growth, cost-benefit analysis, environmental regulation, better regulation, OIRA

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Bending the Law

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 01 May 2016
Dartmouth College, University of Virginia School of Law, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 173 (240,126)
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legal search, network analysis, topic modeling, citation networks, multinetworks, Markov chain, PageRank, curvature

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The Perils of Experimentation

126 Yale Law Journal 564 (2017), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-34
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 164 (251,114)

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Federalism, Environmental Law, Clean Power Plan

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Law Search In The Age Of The Algorithm

2020 MICH. ST. L. REV. 1183 , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-26
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Apr 2021
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia, Dept. of System & Information Engineering, Dartmouth College, University of Virginia, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Law School and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 152 (267,350)

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artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, legal research, search, information retrieval, information behavior

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Can Cost-Benefit Analysis of Environmental Policy Go Global?

New York University Environmental Law Journal, 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Aug 2012
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 139 (287,003)
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cost-benefit analysis, environmental regulation, developing countries

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Reviving Environmental Protection: Preference-Directed Regulation and Regulatory Ossification

Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 133 (296,782)

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environment, environmental law, regulation, ossification, political science, public choice, administrative law, preferences, voting behavior, deadlock, gridlock

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Political Parties and Presidential Oversight

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 67:1:45, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2015-31
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 23 May 2015 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2015
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 117 (325,999)
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administrative law, cost-benefit analysis, political parties, Chevron, arbitrary and capricious review, agencies, regulator review, party polarization, sixth party system

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Rethinking Health-Based Environmental Standards and Cost-Benefit Analysis

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-10
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz
University of Virginia School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 108 (344,643)

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Cause or Cure? Cost-Benefit Analysis and Regulatory Gridlock

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2008, Breaking the Logjam: Environmental Reform for the New Congress and Administration Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 105 (351,271)

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Administrative Law in an Era of Partisan Volatility

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 69, 2019
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Michael A. Livermore and Daniel Richardson
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 104 (353,480)
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partisan polarization, administrative law, Chevron deference, independent agencies

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Climate-Society Feedback Effects: Be Wary of Unidentified Connections

International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 2021, 15(1-2): 33–93, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2021-21
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Peter Howard and Michael A. Livermore
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Policy Integrity and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 93 (379,763)

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Social-ecological systems; feedbacks; integrated assessment models; social cost of carbon

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Environmental Federalism in a Dark Time

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 79, No. 4, 2018
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Dec 2018
Denise Grab and Michael A. Livermore
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Policy Integrity and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 85 (401,156)

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federalism, environmental law, Trump, climate change

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Pitfalls of Empirical Studies that Attempt to Understand the Factors Affecting Appellate Decisionmaking

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 58, No. 8, 2009
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 26 Sep 2013
Harry T. Edwards and Michael A. Livermore
US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 68 (454,269)
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Judicial decision making

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Costs, Confusion, and Climate Change

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Dec 2021
Justin Gundlach and Michael A. Livermore
Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 63 (472,145)

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climate change, social cost of carbon, greenhouse gas emissions, marginal abatement cost

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Water Pollution and Regulatory Cooperation in China

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Michael A. Livermore, Craig Wenner and Hong Lan
University of Virginia School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Renmin University of China
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environmental federalism, pollution control, Chinese environmental law

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Regional Variation, Holdouts, and Climate Treaty Negotiations

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2013
James Scott Holladay and Michael A. Livermore
University of Tennessee and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 62 (475,898)

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Transboundry Pollution, Climate Change, International Climate Policy, Developing Countries

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Centralizing Congressional Oversight

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. XXXII, No. 261, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-05
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Feb 2018
Matthew Brooker and Michael A. Livermore
Kirkland & Ellis - Washington, D.C. Office and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 59 (487,450)

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politics, congress, congressional oversight

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Prevailing Academic View on Compliance Flexibility Under § 111 of the Clean Air Act

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-29
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2014
affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University School of Law, University of South Carolina - School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, Columbia University - Law School and Resources for the Future
Downloads 57 (495,233)
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source category, existing sources, state implementation plan, new sources, tradable performance standards

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Conversation, Representation, and Allocation: Justice Breyer's Active Liberty

New York University Law Review, Vol. 81, pp. 1505-1517, 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Mar 2012
D. Theodore Rave and Michael A. Livermore
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Structure and Content in the United States Code

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Keith Carlson, Faraz Dadgostari, Michael A. Livermore and Daniel Rockmore
Dartmouth College, University of Virginia, University of Virginia School of Law and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 37 (588,825)

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Responding to Mass, Computer-Generated, and Malattributed Comments

74 Admin. L. Rev. 95 (2022)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Apr 2022
George Washington University - Department of Political Science, Administrative Conference of the United States, GW Regulatory Studies Center, George Washington University - Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and New York Law School (NYLS) - Democracy Design Workshop
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regulation, regulatory, administrative law, notice-and-comment, public comments

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Realist Lawyers and Realistic Legalists: A Brief Rebuttal to Judge Posner

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 59, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Sep 2013
Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law
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EPAs Nondiscretionary Duties to Act Under Section 115

Combating Climate Change with Section 115 of the Clean Air Act (Michael Burger, ed. 2020).
Posted: 06 May 2021
Cale Jaffe and Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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Improve Economic Models of Climate Change

NATURE, Vol. 508 (2014)
Posted: 09 Feb 2021
New York University School of Law, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Policy Integrity, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway, University of Virginia School of Law, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Göteborg University - Department of Economics

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Retaking Rationality: How Cost-Benefit Analysis Can Better Protect the Environment and Our Health

Richard Revesz, Michael Livermore, RETAKING RATIONALITY: HOW COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS CAN BETTER PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT AND OUR HEALTH, Oxford University Press, March 2008
Posted: 28 Mar 2008
Richard L. Revesz and Michael A. Livermore
New York University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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