W. Kip Viscusi

Vanderbilt University - Law School

University Distinguished Professor of Law, Economics, and Management

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

http://law.vanderbilt.edu/faculty/viscusi.htm

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Vanderbilt University - Department of Economics

University Distinguished Professor of Law, Economics, and Management

Box 1819 Station B

Nashville, TN 37235

United States

http://law.vanderbilt.edu/faculty/viscusi.htm

Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

University Distinguished Professor of Law, Economics, and Management

401 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

http://law.vanderbilt.edu/faculty/viscusi.htm

Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

157

DOWNLOADS
Rank 668

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 668

in Total Papers Downloads

33,164

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 688

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 688

in Total Papers Citations

673

CROSSREF CITATIONS

616

Scholarly Papers (157)

1.

The Value of Life

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, 2nd Edition, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,816 (8,854)

Abstract:

Loading...

value of life, risk regulation

2.

Sorry Is Never Enough: How State Apology Laws Fail to Reduce Medical Malpractice Liability Risk

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2018
Benjamin J. McMichael, R. Van Horn and W. Kip Viscusi
University of Alabama - School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,408 (13,325)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Medical malpractice, apology law, tort reform, litigation

The Value of a Statistical Life: A Critical Review of Market Estimates Throughout the World

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
W. Kip Viscusi and Joseph E. Aldy
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard Kennedy School
Downloads 616 (43,209)
Citation 162

Abstract:

Loading...

The Value of a Statistical Life: A Critical Review of Market Estimates Throughout the World

NBER Working Paper No. w9487
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 13 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi and Joseph E. Aldy
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard Kennedy School
Downloads 219 (143,300)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Loading...

4.

Safety at Any Price?

Regulation, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2002
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Mar 2003
W. Kip Viscusi and Ted Gayer
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Brookings Institution
Downloads 722 (35,415)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

risk, cost-benefit analysis, risk-risk analysis, health regulation, safety regulation, value of a statistical life

5.
Downloads 700 ( 36,904)
Citation 7

Punitive Damages: How Judges and Juries Perform

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 362
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Jun 2002
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 700 (36,342)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

Punitive Damages: How Judges and Juries Perform

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2004
Posted: 06 Sep 2004
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

6.

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 - Law School, 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), Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., 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 695 (37,275)

Abstract:

Loading...

7.

Law and Economics as a Pillar of Legal Education

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-35
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 692 (37,510)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

law and economics, interdisciplinary, legal education

8.

Promoting Recycling: Private Values, Social Norms, and Economic Incentives

American Economic Review, Vol. 101, No. 2, 2011, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-36
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel Huber and Jason Bell
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 604 (44,998)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

recycling, plastic water bottles

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 577 (47,788)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Loading...

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

10.

Overriding Consumer Preferences with Energy Regulations

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-24, PERC Research Paper No. 12/13
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Ted Gayer and W. Kip Viscusi
Brookings Institution and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 548 (50,980)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Loading...

energy regulations, cost-benefit analysis, behavioral economics, consumer choice, climate policy, energy efficiency standards

11.

Misuses and Proper Uses of Hedonic Values of Life

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Sep 2000
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 547 (51,095)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

12.

The Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 473; AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 04-09
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Apr 2004
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 538 (52,163)

Abstract:

Loading...

punitive damages, blockbuster, awards

13.
Downloads 531 ( 53,077)
Citation 1

Tort Reform and Insurance Markets

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 440
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Nov 2003
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 503 (56,209)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

tort reform, insurance, punitive damages, pain and suffering

Tort Reform and Insurance Markets

Risk Management & Insurance Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 9-24, March 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jul 2004
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 28 (505,448)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

14.
Downloads 529 ( 53,337)
Citation 7

Risk Beliefs and Smoking Behavior

Economic Inquiry, 2007, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-18
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jun 2007
W. Kip Viscusi and Jahn Karl Hakes
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Albion College - Department of Economics and Management
Downloads 518 (54,100)

Abstract:

Loading...

smoking, risk beliefs, smoking risk, smoking behavior

Risk Beliefs and Smoking Behavior

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 45-59, January 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
W. Kip Viscusi and Jahn Karl Hakes
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Albion College - Department of Economics and Management
Downloads 11 (618,233)
Citation 2
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

15.

The Value of a Statistical Life

Forthcoming, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance , Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-15
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 May 2019
Thomas J. Kniesner and W. Kip Viscusi
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 522 (54,366)

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, VSL, CFOI, hedonic equilibrium, value of a statistical life year, VSLY, morbidity risk, mortality risk, benefit transfer, willingness to pay

16.

How to Value a Life

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 May 2008
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 519 (54,620)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

value of statistical life, mortality costs, smoking, job risks

17.

The Flawed Hedonic Damages Measure of Compensation for Wrongful Death and Personal Injury

Journal of Forensic Economics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 498 (57,567)

Abstract:

Loading...

hedonic damages, value of statistical life, wrongful death

The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Patricia Born, W. Kip Viscusi and Tom Baker
Florida State University - College of Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 300 (103,441)

Abstract:

Loading...

medical malpractice, tort reform, insurance

The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses

Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2009, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-30, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 09-26
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Patricia Born, W. Kip Viscusi and Tom Baker
Florida State University - College of Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 136 (218,750)
Citation 1
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

tort reform, medical malpractice, insurance, insurance losses, insurers' losses

The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses

NBER Working Paper No. w12086
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 May 2006 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Patricia Born, W. Kip Viscusi, Patricia Born and Tom Baker
Florida State University, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Florida State University - College of Business and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 53 (395,908)

Abstract:

Loading...

The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 76, Issue 1, pp. 197-219, March 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Patricia Born, W. Kip Viscusi and Tom Baker
Florida State University, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 5 (661,871)
Citation 1
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

19.
Downloads 481 ( 60,150)
Citation 6

Does Product Liability Make Us Safer?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-11
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 286 (108,912)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

tort liability, product liability

Does Product Liability Make Us Safer?

Regulation, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2012, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 195 (160,154)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Damages Caps, Insurability, and the Performance of Medical Malpractice Insurance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 467
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Oct 2004
W. Kip Viscusi and Patricia Born
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Florida State University - College of Business
Downloads 455 (63,743)
Citation 20

Abstract:

Loading...

medical malpractice insurance, tort reform, punitive damages, noneconomic damages

Damages Caps, Insurability, and the Performance of Medical Malpractice Insurance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 23-43, March 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Feb 2005
W. Kip Viscusi and Patricia Born
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Florida State University - College of Business
Downloads 19 (562,694)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

21.
Downloads 466 ( 62,521)
Citation 3

Regulation of Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 544
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 397 (75,104)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

health and safety, regulation, value of life, environment, risk

Regulation of Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks

NBER Working Paper No. w11934
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 13 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2014
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 69 (345,785)

Abstract:

Loading...

22.

The Regulation-Litigation Interaction

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 01-13
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Nov 2001
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 454 (64,535)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

The Value of Life: Estimates with Risks by Occupation and Industry

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 422
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 440 (66,305)
Citation 86

Abstract:

Loading...

The Value of Life: Estimates with Risks by Occupation and Industry

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 42, Issue 1, pp. 29-48, 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

24.

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

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 02-5; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 358
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Thomas J. Kniesner and W. Kip Viscusi
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 433 (68,284)

Abstract:

Loading...

25.

Jurors, Judges, and the Mistreatment of Risk by the Courts

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 291
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Sep 2000
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 398 (75,591)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

26.

Empirical Analysis of Tort Damages

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF TORTS, Jennifer Arlen, ed., Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-01, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-23
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 363 (84,082)

Abstract:

Loading...

Tort, damages, pain and suffering, hedonic damages, value of statistical life

The Challenge of Punitive Damages Mathematics

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Jan 2001
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 357 (85,061)

Abstract:

Loading...

The Challenge of Punitive Damages Mathematics

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 30, No. 2, Part 1, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Oct 2001
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

28.

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, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Columbia University - Law School, 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, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Washington University in St. 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 353 (86,840)

Abstract:

Loading...

EPA, D.C. Circuit, regulatory actions

29.

Do Federal Regulations Reduce Mortality?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 May 2001
Robert W. Hahn, Randall Lutter and W. Kip Viscusi
University of Oxford, Smith School, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 350 (87,730)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Loading...

The Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from Panel Data

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Abbott Laboratories and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 203 (154,119)

Abstract:

Loading...

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

The Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from Panel Data

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 122
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Abbott Laboratories and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 141 (212,355)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Loading...

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

31.

Behavioral Public Choice: The Behavioral Paradox of Government Policy

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-2
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
W. Kip Viscusi and Ted Gayer
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Brookings Institution
Downloads 327 (94,619)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Loading...

behavioral economics, rationality, regulation, public choice

32.

The Economic Value of Water Quality

Environmental and Resource Economics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel C. Huber and Jason Bell
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 317 (97,957)

Abstract:

Loading...

water quality, stated preference, conjoint analysis

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 284 (109,710)

Abstract:

Loading...

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 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 30 (494,288)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

34.

Alternative Policies to Increase Recycling of Plastic Water Bottles in the United States

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-35
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 02 May 2014
Jason Bell, Joel Huber and W. Kip Viscusi
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 311 (100,042)

Abstract:

Loading...

recycling, bottle deposits, plastic water bottles, curbside pickup

35.

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 302 (103,213)

Abstract:

Loading...

36.

Monetizing the Benefits of Risk and Environmental Regulation

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-09
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Apr 2007
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 285 (109,898)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

policy evalution

37.

The Value of Regional Water Quality Improvements

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 477
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Oct 2004
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel C. Huber and Jason Bell
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 274 (114,620)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

water quality, environmental benefits, survey, contingent valuation

38.

Judicial Review of Agency Benefit-Cost Analysis

22 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 575 (2015), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-31
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Caroline Cecot and W. Kip Viscusi
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 271 (115,927)

Abstract:

Loading...

benefit-cost analysis, judges, judicial review, administrative law, regulatory reform

39.

Valuing Risks of Death from Terrorism and Natural Disasters

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-08
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Mar 2009
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 268 (117,282)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

risk tradeoffs, terrorism, natural disasters, dread, Hurricane Katrina, 9/11 attack

40.

Risk Equity

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 294
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Sep 2000
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 268 (117,282)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

41.

Punitive Damages by Numbers: Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jan 2009
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 267 (117,763)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

punitive damages, blockbuster, punitive award, exxon, exxon shipping co. v. baker

42.

Pricing Lives for Corporate Risk Decisions

Vanderbilt Law Review, May 2015, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-26
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Sep 2014
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 264 (119,109)

Abstract:

Loading...

GM ignition-switch recall, value of statistical life, product defect, risk analysis, regulatory penalties, punitive damages, safety, VSL

43.

Immigrant Status and the Value of Statistical Life

Journal of Human Resources, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-15
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 261 (120,524)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

value of statistical life, immigrants, fatality risks, risk, compensating differentials, immigration, Mexican immigrants

Hyperbolic Discounting of Public Goods

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 543
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
W. Kip Viscusi and Joel C. Huber
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 197 (158,607)

Abstract:

Loading...

hyperbolic discounting, intertemporal choice, time preference, environment

Hyperbolic Discounting of Public Goods

NBER Working Paper No. w11935
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi and Joel C. Huber
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 34 (473,764)

Abstract:

Loading...

45.

Estimating the Value of a Statistical Life Using Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) Data

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 230 (137,028)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, VSL, Census of Fatal Occupational Injury, CFOI, fatality risk, compensating differentials

46.

Value of a Statistical Life: Relative Position vs. Relative Age

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 502
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Thomas J. Kniesner and W. Kip Viscusi
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 229 (137,604)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

47.

Trends in Household Recycling of Cans, Paper, Plastic, and Glass; U.S. and State Data 2005-2012

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-3
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Feb 2014
Jason Bell, Joel C. Huber and W. Kip Viscusi
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 227 (138,773)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

recycling, cans, plastic, paper, glass, landfills

48.
Downloads 227 (138,773)
Citation 1

Age Variations in Workers' Value of Statistical Life

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 468
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Oct 2004
Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi
Harvard Kennedy School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 176 (175,779)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

value of life, job risks, hedonic wage regression, VSLY

Age Variations in Workers' Value of Statistical Life

NBER Working Paper No. w10199
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi
Harvard Kennedy School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 51 (403,029)

Abstract:

Loading...

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 162 (188,913)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

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 64 (360,167)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

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

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

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 459
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Aug 2004
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 196 (159,396)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

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

NBER Working Paper No. w10266
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Thomas J. Kniesner, James P. Ziliak and W. Kip Viscusi
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 29 (499,728)

Abstract:

Loading...

The Private Rationality of Bottled Water Drinking

Contemporary Economic Policy, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-1
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel C. Huber and Jason Bell
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 224 (140,150)

Abstract:

Loading...

bottled water, rationality, risk, safety, water quality

The Private Rationality of Bottled Water Drinking

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 33, Issue 3, pp. 450-467, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 May 2015
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel Huber and Jason Bell
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 0
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

52.
Downloads 223 (141,205)
Citation 9

Tort Liability Litigation Costs for Commercial Claims

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 223 (140,784)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Loading...

liability, insurance, torts, litigation costs, transactions costs

Tort Liability Litigation Costs for Commercial Claims

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 330-369, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

53.

Cigarette Smokers as Job Risk Takers

Review of Economics and Statistics
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Oct 2000
W. Kip Viscusi and Joni Hersch
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 220 (143,070)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

54.

The Rationality of Automobile Seatbelt Usage: The Value of Statistical Life and Fatality Risk Beliefs

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 475
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Oct 2004
Jahn Karl Hakes and W. Kip Viscusi
Albion College - Department of Economics and Management and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 216 (145,568)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Loading...

seatbelts, value of statistical life, risk

55.

An Iterative Choice Approach to Valuing Clean Lakes, Rivers, and Streams

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Sep 2000
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel C. Huber and Wesley A. Magat
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University (Deceased)
Downloads 213 (147,507)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

56.

Pinning Down the Value of Statistical Life

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3107
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Nov 2007
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Abbott Laboratories and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 206 (152,248)

Abstract:

Loading...

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

57.

Risk Beliefs and Preferences for E-Cigarettes

American Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-3, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 204 (153,620)

Abstract:

Loading...

e-cigarettes, cigarettes, smoking, risk, Bayesian

58.

Private Recycling Values, Social Norms, and Legal Rules

Revue d'Economie Politique, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2013
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel C. Huber and Jason Bell
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 201 (155,742)

Abstract:

Loading...

H23, D60, K32, Q30

59.

Income Elasticity and the Global Value of a Statistical Life

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-29
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 May 2017
W. Kip Viscusi and Clayton Masterman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law and Economics, Students
Downloads 191 (163,288)

Abstract:

Loading...

Value of a statistical life, income elasticity, meta-analysis, publication selection bias

60.

Principles for Cigarette Taxation in Africa

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 430; Harvard Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Sep 2003
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 190 (164,038)

Abstract:

Loading...

cigarettes, smoking, excise taxes, Africa

61.

Determining the Proper Scope of Climate Change Policy Benefits in U.S. Regulatory Analyses: Domestic versus Global Approaches

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Forthcoming (June 2016), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-20, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Ted Gayer and W. Kip Viscusi
Brookings Institution and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 188 (165,602)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

climate change, benefit-cost analysis, willingness to pay

62.

Anchoring Biases in International Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 17-2, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-1
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2017
W. Kip Viscusi and Clayton Masterman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law and Economics, Students
Downloads 185 (168,053)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Value of a Statistical Life, Fatality Risk, Publication Bias, Anchoring Effect, Reference Dependence, Meta-Analysis, VSL

The Changing Landscape of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-33
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
Alison F. Del Rossi and W. Kip Viscusi
Saint Lawrence University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 161 (189,926)

Abstract:

Loading...

punitives, punitive damages, blockbuster awards, compensatory damages, damages ratio, Exxon

The Changing Landscape of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

NBER Working Paper No. w15571
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
Alison F. Del Rossi and W. Kip Viscusi
Saint Lawrence University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 19 (562,694)

Abstract:

Loading...

The Changing Landscape of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 116-161, 2010
Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Alison F. Del Rossi and W. Kip Viscusi
Saint Lawrence University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

K40, K10

64.

Voter Preferences and State Regulation of Smoking

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Oct 2003
Joni Hersch, Alison F. Del Rossi and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Saint Lawrence University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 178 (173,998)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

65.

The Devaluation of Life

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Apr 2009
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 177 (174,874)

Abstract:

Loading...

Value of statistical life, risk regulation, environmental regulation, senior discount, regulatory impact analyses

Age Differences in the Value of Statistical Life: Revealed Preference Evidence

RFF Discussion Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi
Harvard Kennedy School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 168 (183,093)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Loading...

value of statistical life, VSL, value of statistical life year, risk

Age Differences in the Value of Statistical Life: Revealed Preference Evidence

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 241-260, 2007
Posted: 27 Oct 2008
Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi
Harvard Kennedy School and Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

67.

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 165 (185,854)

Abstract:

Loading...

68.

Adjusting the Value of a Statistical Life for Age and Cohort Effects

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-01, Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 06-19
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi
Harvard Kennedy School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 158 (192,859)
Citation 26

Abstract:

Loading...

Value of statistical life, job risks, hedonic wage regression, VSLY

69.

Smoking Risks in Spain: Part Ii - Perceptions of Environmental Tobacco Smoke Externalities

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 305
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Jan 2001
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of La Rioja - Department of Economy and Business, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Soikos and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 158 (192,859)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

70.

Assessing the Insurance Role of Tort Liability after Calabresi

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-35
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
W. Kip Viscusi and Joni Hersch
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 156 (194,962)

Abstract:

Loading...

tort liability, torts, damages, insurance, Calabresi

71.

Risky Investment Decisions: How Are Individuals Influenced by Their Groups?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-33
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
W. Kip Viscusi, Owen R. Phillips and Stephan Kroll
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics and Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 154 (197,155)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

real-time information, group decisions, experiments, herding

72.

Smoking Risks in Spain: Part I - Perception of Risks to the Smoker

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 293
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Oct 2000
University of La Rioja - Department of Economy and Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), University of La Rioja - Department of Economy and Business and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 151 (200,273)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

73.

Best Estimate Selection Bias of Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-7
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Feb 2017
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 149 (202,552)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, meta-analysis, publication selection bias, VSL

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

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2010, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-28
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 69 (345,785)

Abstract:

Loading...

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

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4508
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2009
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (437,817)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Loading...

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

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

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2010, Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (455,257)

Abstract:

Loading...

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

75.

Medical Malpractice Reform: What Works and What Doesn’t

Denver Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-16
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 May 2019
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 147 (206,005)

Abstract:

Loading...

medical malpractice, tort reform, noneconomic damages, liability crisis, early offer

76.

Paying for Climate Change Policies in Europe

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 503
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2005
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 147 (204,871)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

global warming, climate change, willingness to pay, gasoline taxes

77.

Racial Differences in Labor Market Values of a Statistical Life

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 418; Harvard Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 2003
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 147 (204,871)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Loading...

78.

Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows

Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-34, HKS Working Paper No. 13-047
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 21 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2013
Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi
Harvard Kennedy School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 145 (207,134)

Abstract:

Loading...

mad cow disease, Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease, vCJD, food safety, regulation, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE, beef, meat safety

79.

Regulation, Taxation, and Litigation

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-12, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 145 (207,134)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

regulation, litigation, master settlement agreement, regulatory compliance defense, cigarettes

80.

Smoking Risks in Spain: Part Iii - Determinants of Smoking Behavior

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 306
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jan 2001
Vanderbilt University - Law School, International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of La Rioja - Department of Economy and Business, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and University of La Rioja - Department of Economy and Business
Downloads 145 (207,134)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

81.

Policy Challenges of the Heterogeneity of the Value of Statistical Life

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-20
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 09 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 144 (208,337)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

value of statistical life, risk, regulation, hedonic damages

82.

Saving Lives through Punitive Damages

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 2, 2010, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-21
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Sep 2009
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 143 (209,480)

Abstract:

Loading...

Punitive damages, value of statistical life, deterrence

83.

What’s to Know? Puzzles in the Literature on the Value of Statistical Life

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-36
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2011
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 140 (213,098)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

value of statistical life, risk, mortality, meta-analysis

84.

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 139 (214,350)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

pharmaceuticals, drugs, ambiguity, regulation, FDA

85.

The Impact of Cannabis Access Laws on Opioid Prescribing

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3320778, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-60
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Jan 2019
Benjamin J. McMichael, R. Van Horn and W. Kip Viscusi
University of Alabama - School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 135 (219,422)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

cannabis, marijuana, opioids

86.

Dead Reckoning: Demographic Determinants of the Accuracy of Mortality Risk Perceptions

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 431
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Sep 2003
Jahn Karl Hakes and W. Kip Viscusi
Albion College - Department of Economics and Management and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 134 (220,765)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

risk perception, mortality risks

How Unobservable Productivity Biases the Value of a Statistical Life

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 524
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Abbott Laboratories
Downloads 108 (260,325)

Abstract:

Loading...

value of statistical life, unobservable productivity, occupational fatality risks

How Unobservable Productivity Biases the Value of a Statistical Life

NBER Working Paper No. w11659
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Abbott Laboratories and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (523,548)

Abstract:

Loading...

88.

The Hold-Up Problem: Why It Is Urgent to Rethink the Economics of Disaster Insurance Protection

THE IRRATIONAL ECONOMIST: MAKING DECISIONS IN A DANGEROUS WORLD, Erwann Michel-Kerjan & Paul Slovic, eds., Public Affairs Books, New York, January 2010, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-13
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 132 (223,418)

Abstract:

Loading...

89.

Taming Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
Benjamin J. McMichael and W. Kip Viscusi
University of Alabama - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 126 (231,537)

Abstract:

Loading...

State Farm decision, damages caps, blockbuster punitive damages

Heterogeneous Rates of Time Preference and the Decision to Smoke

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Robert L. Scharff and W. Kip Viscusi
Ohio State University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 120 (241,081)

Abstract:

Loading...

time preference, smoking, choice to smoke, rates of time

Heterogeneous Rates of Time Preference and the Decision to Smoke

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 959-972, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Robert L. Scharff and W. Kip Viscusi
Ohio State University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1 (702,979)
Citation 1
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

91.

Cigarette Taxation and the Social Consequences of Smoking

NBER Working Paper No. w4891
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 24 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 121 (238,571)

Abstract:

Loading...

92.

The Value of a Statistical Life for Transportation Regulations: A Test of the Benefits Transfer Methodology

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jul 2014
W. Kip Viscusi and Elissa Philip Gentry
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Florida State University - College of Law
Downloads 117 (244,669)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, VSL, benefits transfer, CFOI, transportation, fatality, injury

93.

The Heterogeneity of the Value of Statistical Life: Introduction and Overview

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 40, No. 1, February 2010, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-32
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 115 (247,775)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

value of statistical life, fatality risk, VSL, income elasticity, blame, children

94.

The Fatality and Morbidity Components of the Value of Statistical Life

Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-4
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Elissa Philip Gentry and W. Kip Viscusi
Florida State University - College of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 113 (250,849)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

value of statistical life, fatality, morbidity, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

95.

Labor Market Estimates of the Senior Discount for the Value of Statistical Life

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
W. Kip Viscusi and Joseph E. Aldy
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard Kennedy School
Downloads 113 (250,849)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

value of statistical life, job risks, senior discount, compensating differentials

Death by Regulation: How Regulations Can Increase Mortality Risk

Mercatus Working Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
James Broughel and W. Kip Viscusi
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 63 (363,213)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Cost-Per-Life-Saved Cutoff, Value of a Statistical Life, Benefit-Cost Analysis, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Health-Health Analysis, Welfare Analysis

Death by Regulation: How Regulations Can Increase Mortality Risk

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-31
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2018
James Broughel and W. Kip Viscusi
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 48 (413,973)

Abstract:

Loading...

cost-per-life-saved cutoff, value of a statistical life, benefit-cost analysis, cost- effectiveness analysis, health-health analysis, welfare analysis

97.

Assessing Whether There Is a Cancer Premium for the Value of a Statistical Life

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-34
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel C. Huber and Jason Bell
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 103 (267,593)

Abstract:

Loading...

cancer, value of a statistical life (VSL), stated preference, risk

98.

The Generational Divide in Support for Climate Change Policies: European Evidence

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 504
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Feb 2005
W. Kip Viscusi and Joni Hersch
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 103 (267,593)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

global warming, climate change, willingness to pay, gasoline taxes

99.

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 102 (269,426)

Abstract:

Loading...

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

100.

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
Harvard University, Center for Health Decision Science, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 100 (273,114)

Abstract:

Loading...

101.

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 99 (274,948)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

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

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

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 48, No. 3, June 2014, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper 13-06
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2014
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (348,642)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

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

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6816
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Thomas J. Kniesner, W. Kip Viscusi and James P. Ziliak
Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (499,728)

Abstract:

Loading...

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

The Role of Publication Selection Bias in Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life

American Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-32
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 87 (301,033)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, VSL, meta-regression, publication selection bias, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, CFOI

The Role of Publication Selection Bias in Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life

NBER Working Paper No. w20116
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 May 2014
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 9 (632,491)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

104.

Reply to the Effects of 'Early Offers' in Medical Malpractice Cases: Evidence from Texas

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-27, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-24
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Joni Hersch, Jeffrey O'Connell and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 96 (280,583)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

early offer reform, medical malpractice, insurance, Texas Department of Insurance

105.

Reference-Dependent Valuations of Risk: Why Willingness-to-Accept Exceeds Willingness-to-Pay

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
W. Kip Viscusi and Joel C. Huber
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 94 (284,340)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

reference dependence, health risks, stated preference, willingness to pay, WTA, WTP

106.

The Punitive Damages Calculus: The Differential Incidence of State Punitive Damages Reforms

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-52, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-27
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Benjamin J. McMichael and W. Kip Viscusi
University of Alabama - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 93 (286,348)

Abstract:

Loading...

punitive damages, tort reform, damages caps, blockbuster awards

107.

The Fatal Failure of the Regulatory State

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-18
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 90 (292,318)

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, penalty, deterrence, enforcement, regulation

108.

Risk Attitudes and Heterogeneous Rates of Time Preference

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 May 2007
Robert L. Scharff and W. Kip Viscusi
Ohio State University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 90 (292,318)

Abstract:

Loading...

risk attitudes, time preference, value of life, smoking

Shifting the Fat-Tailed Distribution of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jul 2013
W. Kip Viscusi and Benjamin J. McMichael
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 86 (303,293)

Abstract:

Loading...

punitive damages, blockbuster awards, fat tail, State Farm, product liability, tort

Shifting the Fat‐Tailed Distribution of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 350-377, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
W. Kip Viscusi and Benjamin J. McMichael
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 1 (702,979)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

110.

Pricing Lives for Corporate and Governmental Risk Decisions

Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2015, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2015
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 84 (305,102)

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, GM ignition switch, safety, risk, VSL

111.

Supreme Court Amicus Brief Regarding Wyeth V. Diana Levine

Reg-Markets Center Brief No. 08-01
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Oxford, Smith School, University of Chicago, Emory University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 83 (307,439)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

112.

Efficiency Criteria for Nudges and Norms

Public Choice, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-14
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Apr 2019
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 82 (309,720)

Abstract:

Loading...

Nudges, norms, behavioral economics, benefit-cost analysis, efficiency, cost-effectiveness

113.

Organizational Form and Insurance Company Performance: Stocks Versus Mutuals

NBER Working Paper No. w5246
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
Florida State University - College of Business, Williams College - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 81 (311,972)

Abstract:

Loading...

Producer and Consumer Responses to Green Housing Labels

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-19
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Sharon Shewmake and W. Kip Viscusi
Western Washington University - Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 80 (317,254)

Abstract:

Loading...

Energy Efficiency, Housing Labels, Environmental Labels, Hedonic Model

Producer and Consumer Responses to Green Housing Labels

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 53, Issue 1, pp. 681-699, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Sharon Shewmake and W. Kip Viscusi
Western Washington University - Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 0
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

115.

Fostering Recycling Participation in Wisconsin Households through Single-Stream Programs

Land Economics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-3, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2016
Jason Bell, Joel Huber and W. Kip Viscusi
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 77 (321,322)

Abstract:

Loading...

recycling, single-stream recycling, natural experiment, difference-in-difference

116.

The Income Elasticity of Global Values of a Statistical Life: Stated Preference Evidence

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-12
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2018
Clayton Masterman and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law and Economics, Students and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 71 (336,437)

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, income elasticity, stated preference, meta-analysis, publication selection bias

117.

Discontinuous Behavioral Responses to Recycling Laws and Plastic Water Bottle Deposits

NBER Working Paper No. w15585
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel Huber, Jason Bell and Caroline Cecot
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 64 (355,571)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

118.

Voter-Weighted Environmental Preferences

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-16, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Autumn 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jun 2009
Jason Bell, Joel Huber and W. Kip Viscusi
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 64 (355,571)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

environment, water quality, stated preference, political economy, benefit-cost analysis

119.

The Catastrophic Effects of Natural Disasters on Insurance Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w12348
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi and Patricia Born
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Florida State University - College of Business
Downloads 64 (355,571)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

120.

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 61 (364,466)

Abstract:

Loading...

risk beliefs, experience, perception, tap water

121.

Rational Benefit Assessment for an Irrational World: Toward a Behavioral Transfer Test

Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-1, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
W. Kip Viscusi and Ted Gayer
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Brookings Institution
Downloads 58 (373,478)

Abstract:

Loading...

benefit-cost analysis, behavioral economics, benefits transfer, behavioral transfer

122.

Heterogeneity in Values of Morbidity Risks from Drinking Water

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-37
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Sep 2011
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel C. Huber and Jason Bell
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 58 (373,478)

Abstract:

Loading...

drinking water, gastrointestinal illness, morbidity risk, stated preference survey, willingness to pay, starting point bias

123.

Survey Mode Effects on Valuation of Environmental Goods

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-04
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Jason Bell, Joel C. Huber and W. Kip Viscusi
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 54 (386,445)

Abstract:

Loading...

survey methods, environmental economics, environmental policy, stated preference, benefit-cost analysis, water quality

124.

The Mortality Cost to Smokers

NBER Working Paper No. w13599
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi and Joni Hersch
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 49 (403,212)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

125.

The Specific Consumer Expectations Test for Product Defects

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-08
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Apr 2019
Clayton Masterman and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law and Economics, Students and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 42 (429,059)

Abstract:

Loading...

products liability, consumer expectations, tort law, experiment

126.

Reference-Dependence Effects in Benefit Assessment: Beyond the WTA-WTP Dichotomy and WTA-WTP Ratios

Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-1
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jan 2015
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 41 (432,928)

Abstract:

Loading...

willingness to pay, willingness to accept, WTA, WTP, value of statistical life, reference dependence, benefit-cost analysis

127.

Rational Discounting for Regulatory Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w12294
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 41 (432,928)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

128.

Publication Selection and the Income Elasticity of the Value of a Statistical Life

Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-30
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Hristos Doucouliagos, T. D. Stanley and W. Kip Viscusi
Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 40 (437,072)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Income elasticity; value of statistical life; meta-regression analysis; selectivity bias

129.

Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w3494
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
Bruce D. Meyer, W. Kip Viscusi and David L. Durbin
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Vanderbilt University - Law School and National Council on Compensation Insurance
Downloads 36 (453,852)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Loading...

130.

Utility Functions for Mild and Severe Health Risks

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-56
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Nov 2018
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 35 (458,124)

Abstract:

Loading...

cancer, utility, health risk, willingness to pay

131.

Asymmetric Effects on Fatality Rates of Changes in Workers’ Compensation Laws

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-16, Forthcoming, American Law and Economics Review
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 May 2019
Elissa Philip Gentry and W. Kip Viscusi
Florida State University - College of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 34 (462,589)

Abstract:

Loading...

workers’ compensation, fatality rate, safety, incentives

Pricing Lives: International Guideposts for Safety

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-06
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2018
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 34 (473,764)

Abstract:

Loading...

Pricing Lives: International Guideposts for Safety

Economic Record, Vol. 94, pp. 1-10, 2018
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 0
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

133.

Tobacco Regulation Through Litigation: The Master Settlement Agreement

NBER Working Paper No. w15422
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi and Joni Hersch
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 33 (467,045)

Abstract:

Loading...

134.

Identifying the Legitimate Role of the Value of a Statistical Life in Legal Contexts

Forthcoming, Journal of Legal Economics, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-23 (2019)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jul 2019
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 32 (471,676)

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, VSL, wrongful death, loss of enjoyment of life, hedonic damages

135.

The Generational Divide in Support for Environmental Policies: European Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w11859
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi and Joni Hersch
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 32 (471,676)

Abstract:

Loading...

136.

Dynamic Relationships between Social Norms and Pro-Environmental Behaviour: Evidence from Household Recycling

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-61
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2018
Joel Huber, W. Kip Viscusi and Jason Bell
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 29 (486,420)

Abstract:

Loading...

recycling, social norms, environmental behaviour, injunctive norms, descriptive norms, nudges, dynamic relationships

137.

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 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 27 (496,875)

Abstract:

Loading...

138.

Decision Irrationalities Involving Deadly Risks

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-55
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Nov 2018
W. Kip Viscusi and Scott DeAngelis
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
Downloads 21 (531,422)

Abstract:

Loading...

two-armed bandit, risk, uncertainty, Bayesian learning, ambiguity aversion

139.

Specific Information, General Information, and Employment Matches Under Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w0394
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 20 (537,292)

Abstract:

Loading...

140.

Sorting Models of Labor Mobility, Turnover, and Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w0371
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 19 (543,501)

Abstract:

Loading...

141.

Well-Being Measures of Mortality Risks: Life-Cycle Contradictions and Ordinal Index Challenges

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-25, Behavioural Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Sep 2019
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 14 (574,134)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

value of a statistical life, VSL, well-being, happiness, life satisfaction, mortality risk, life cycle

142.

The Mortality Cost Metric for the Costs of War

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 May 2019
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 14 (574,134)

Abstract:

Loading...

war, mortality risk, value of a statistical life, opportunity cost

143.

Responsible Precautions for Uncertain Environmental Risks

Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, Forthcoming , Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
W. Kip Viscusi, Joel Huber and Jason Bell
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 9 (606,638)

Abstract:

Loading...

risk, ambiguity, discounting, BPA, atrazine, prescription drugs, drinking water risks

144.

What's to Know? Puzzles in the Literature on the Value of Statistical Life

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 26, Issue 5, pp. 763-768, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1 (670,064)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

Meta‐analysis, Mortality, Risk, Value of statistical life

145.

Alarmist Decisions with Divergent Risk Information

The Economic Journal, Vol. 107, Issue 445, pp. 1657-1670, 1997
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Jan 2012
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1 (670,064)
Citation 2
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

146.

Misuses and Proper Uses of Hedonic Values of Life in Legal Contexts

Journal of Forensic Economics, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2000
Posted: 28 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2016
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

147.

Economic Position Does Not Matter: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

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

Abstract:

Loading...

148.

How Do Judges Think About Risk?

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 26-62, 1999
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

149.

The Value of Life in Legal Contexts: Survey and Critique

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 2, pp. 195-210, 2000
Posted: 11 May 2005
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

150.

Corporate Risk Analysis: A Reckless Act?

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2000
Posted: 21 Aug 2000
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

151.

Are Risk Regulators Rational? Evidence from Hazardous Waste Cleanup Decisions

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 99-02
Posted: 23 Sep 1999
W. Kip Viscusi and James T. Hamilton
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Duke University

Abstract:

Loading...

152.

The Courtroom Comes to the Classroom: Estimating Economic Damages as an Instructional Device

Harvard Law School, Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business, Discussion Paper No. 234
Posted: 29 Mar 1999
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

153.

The Social Costs of Punitive Damages Against Corporations in Environmental and Safety Tort

Harvard Law School, John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business Working Paper No. 237
Posted: 26 Feb 1999
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

154.

The Distribution of the Insurance Market Effects of Tort Liability Reforms

Harvard Law School, John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics & Business, Discussion Paper No. 243
Posted: 25 Feb 1999
Patricia Born and W. Kip Viscusi
Florida State University - College of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

155.

Why There is No Defense of Punitive Damages

Harvard Law School, John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business, Discussion Paper No. 238
Posted: 21 Feb 1999
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...

156.

The Anatomy of Jumps and Falls in Wages

Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 17, 1998
Posted: 30 Nov 1998
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Abstract:

Loading...

157.

Gender Differences in Promotions in Wages

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS: A JOURNAL OF ECONOMY AND SOCIETY, Vol. 35, No. 4, October 1996
Posted: 07 May 1998
Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...