Mark A. Cohen

Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics

Professor of Management and Law

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

http://https://business.vanderbilt.edu/bio/mark-cohen/

Vanderbilt University - Law School

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

Resources for the Future

University Fellow

1616 P Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

Monitoring and Enforcement of Environmental Policy

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Sep 1998
Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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Monitoring and Enforcement of Environmental Policy

International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 3
Posted: 04 Sep 1998
Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics

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New Evidence on the Monetary Value of Saving a High Risk Youth

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-07
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2012
Mark A. Cohen and Alex R. Piquero
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
Downloads 1,211 (15,088)
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costs of crime, high risk youth, criminal careers, crime policy

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Do Government Agencies Respond to Market Pressures? Evidence from Private Prisons

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-16, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 03-05
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
James F. Blumstein, Mark A. Cohen and Suman Seth
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and University of Leeds - Economics Division
Downloads 1,058 (18,519)
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privatization, prisons, growth in government

The Porter Hypothesis at 20: Can Environmental Regulation Enhance Innovation and Competitiveness?

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Feb 2011
Stefan Ambec, Mark A. Cohen, Stewart Elgie and Paul Lanoie
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - GAEL, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and HEC Montreal - Institute of Applied Economics
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Porter Hypothesis, Environmental Policy, Innovation, Performance

The Porter Hypothesis at 20: Can Environmental Regulation Enhance Innovation and Competitiveness?

CIRANO - Scientific Publications 2010s-29
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Sep 2010
Paul Lanoie, Stefan Ambec, Mark A. Cohen and Stewart Elgie
HEC Montreal - Institute of Applied Economics, National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - GAEL, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Porter Hypothesis, environmental policy, innovation, performance

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Willingness-to-Pay for Crime Control Programs

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Dec 2001
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Sociology and Vanderbilt University - Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies
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economics of crime, contingent-valuation, willingness-to-pay, cost of crime

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Imperfect Competition in Auto Lending: Subjective Markup, Racial Disparity, and Class Action Litigation

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-01
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Dec 2006
Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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automobile loans, racial disparity, class action litigation, discrimination, asymmetric information

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The Impact of Environmental Regulation on Firm and Country Competitiveness: A Meta-Analysis of the Porter Hypothesis

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2692919
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2017
Mark A. Cohen and Adeline Tubb
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and University College London
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Porter Hypothesis, environmental policy, competitiveness, financial performance

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Information Disclosure as Environmental Regulation: A Theoretical Analysis

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Mark A. Cohen and V. Santhakumar
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Centre for Development Studies (CDS) India
Downloads 448 (59,628)
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environmental regulation, information disclosure

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The Effect of Crime on Life Satisfaction

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Feb 2008
Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, quality of life, crime, fear

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Understanding the Costs and Benefits of Deepwater Oil Drilling Regulation

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-62
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Resources for the Future
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Catastrophic Oil Spill, Cost–Benefit Analysis, Government Regulation, Liability

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Consumption, Happiness, and Climate Change

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-39, Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 38, December 2008, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-29, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-54
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2012
Mark A. Cohen and Michael P. Vandenbergh
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being

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Valuing Crime Control Benefits Using Stated Preference Approaches

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Feb 2008
Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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costs of crime, quality of life, stated preference, revealed preference, life satisfaction

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Climate Change Governance: Boundaries and Leakage

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-25, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
Michael P. Vandenbergh and Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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climate change, greenhouse gases, carbon footprints, governance, environmental law, international law, corporate behavior, labeling, leakage, reporting, informational regulation

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Benefits and Costs of a Targeted Intervention Program for Youthful Offenders: The Youthbuild USA Offender Project

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Mark A. Cohen and Alex R. Piquero
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
Downloads 324 (87,222)
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cost-benefit analysis, high risk youth, delinquency, recidivism, high school graduation

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Prevention, Crime Control or Cash? Public Preferences Towards Criminal Justice Spending Priorities

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-048
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Jul 2005
Mark A. Cohen, Roland T. Rust and Sara Steen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Sociology
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Crime prevention, public policy, survey methodology, willingness-to-pay

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Why Do Corporations Become Criminals? Ownership, Hidden Actions, and Crime as an Agency Cost

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 5, 1999
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jun 1997 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2012
Cindy R. Alexander and Mark A. Cohen
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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Oil Pollution Prevention and Enforcement Measures and Their Effectiveness: A Survey of Empirical Research

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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oil spills, enforcement, environmental regulation, monitoring

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The 'Cost of Crime' and Benefit-Cost Analysis of Criminal Justice Policy: Understanding and Improving Upon the State-of-the-Art

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Sep 2016
Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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cost of crime, benefit-cost analysis, criminal justice policy

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The Potential Role of Carbon Labeling in a Green Economy

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-09, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2041535
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Mark A. Cohen and Michael P. Vandenbergh
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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carbon labels, voluntary disclosure, consumer behavior, life-cycle analysis, rebound effect, leakage

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Willingness to Pay to Reduce White Collar and Corporate Crime

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-28, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2486220
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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consumer protection, willingness-to-pay, financial fraud, white-collar crime

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Evaluating Data on Corporate Sentencing: How Reliable are the U.S Sentencing Commission's Data?

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 13, P. 108
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 May 2001
Cindy R. Alexander, Jennifer Arlen and Mark A. Cohen
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), New York University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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Why Do Firms Pollute (and Reduce) Toxic Emissions?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Mark A. Cohen and Shameek Konar
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and PHB Hagler Bailly, Inc.
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pollution, voluntary regulation, toxic emissions

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Deepwater Drilling: Law, Policy, and Economics of Firm Organization and Safety

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-65
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future and University of South Carolina - School of Law
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Deepwater Horizon, BP Oil Spill, Safety Culture, Government Policy, Liability Caps, Financial Responsibility, Insurance

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Monitoring, Enforcement and the Choice of Environmental Policy Instruments

Forthcoming, Encyclopedia of Environmental Law: Policy Instruments in Environmental Law, Edward Elgar (Ken Richards and Josephine van Zeben, editors)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2017
Mark A. Cohen and Jay Shimshack
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
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environmental regulation, monitoring and enforcement, compliance

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Employee Energy Benefits: What are They and What Effect Do They Have on Employees?

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2801607, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-36, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2017
Vanderbilt University - Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
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energy, employee benefits, corporate social responsibility, environmental behavior, climate change

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Regulating Corporate Criminal Sanctions: Federal Guidelines and the Sentencing of Public Firms

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 42, No. S1, 1999, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2012
Cindy R. Alexander, Jennifer Arlen and Mark A. Cohen
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), New York University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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Organizational Design for Spill Containment in Deepwater Drilling Operations in the Gulf of Mexico: Assessment of the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC)

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-63
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Resources for the Future, University of South Carolina - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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oil spill, containment, industry R&D, liability, regulation, governance, innovation

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Carbon Triage: A Strategy for Developing a Viable Carbon Labeling System

Handbook on Research in Sustainable Consumption, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2013
Western Washington University - Economics, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, The National Academies - National Research Council (NRC) and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Structured Expert Judgment for Informing the Return on Investment in Surveillance: The Case of Environmental Public Health Tracking

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2704189
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), Tata Centre for Development, University of Chicago, The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) and Resources for the Future
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structured expert judgment, environmental public health tracking, value of information

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Valuing the Public's Demand for Crime Prevention Programs: A Discrete Choice Experiment

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 05 May 2018
Emilio Picasso and Mark A. Cohen
Universidad Catolica Argentina and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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cost of crime, value of statistical life, choice experiment, survey methodology

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Preliminary Empirical Assessment of Offshore Production Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-66
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Lucija Muehlenbachs, Mark A. Cohen and Todd Gerarden
Resources for the Future, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Cornell Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 55 (351,992)
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Noncompliance, Inspection, Offshore Oil and Gas

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The Effect of Inspector Group Size and Familiarity on Enforcement and Deterrence: Evidence from Oil Platforms

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-35, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2350923
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2014
Lucija Muehlenbachs, Stefan Staubli and Mark A. Cohen
Resources for the Future, University of Zurich and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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inspections, enforcement, offshore oil, environment

The Impact of Team Inspections on Enforcement and Deterrence

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 13-36-REV2
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Lucija Muehlenbachs, Stefan Staubli and Mark A. Cohen
Resources for the Future, University of Zurich and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
Downloads 28 (464,023)
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inspections, enforcement, deterrence offshore oil

The Effect of Inspector Group Size and Familiarity on Enforcement and Deterrence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7876
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Lucija Muehlenbachs, Stefan Staubli and Mark A. Cohen
Resources for the Future, University of Zurich and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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inspections, enforcement, deterrence, offshore oil

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The Social Cost of a Racially Targeted Police Encounter

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 3015035
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Mark A. Cohen
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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Racial Targeting, Police Practices, Social Cost of Discrimination

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Victim Compensation Policy and White Collar Crime: Public Preferences in a National Willingness to Pay Survey

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 3012724
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2018
University of Maryland, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, Criminology and Criminal Justice and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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Victim Compensation, White Collar Crime, Financial Fraud, Willingness-to-Pay

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Examining Procedural Justice and Legitimacy in Corporate Offending and Beyond‐Compliance Behavior: The Efficacy of Direct and Indirect Regulatory Interactions

Law & Policy, Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 172-195, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Maryland - Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Noneconomic Damages Due to Physical and Sexual Assault: Estimates from Civil Jury Awards

Forthcoming, Forensic Science & Criminology, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2903628
Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Ted R. Miller, Mark A. Cohen and Delia V. Hendrie
National Public Services Research Institute, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Independent

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Jury Awards, Noneconomic Damages, Victimization