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Pricing Lives for Corporate and Governmental Risk Decisions
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2015)
The value of a statistical life (VSL) is the most influential single parameter used in calculating the benefits of governmental regulations. While there are some inter-agency differences, there is a commonality in the ...
Judicial Review of Agency Benefit-Cost Analysis
(George Mason Law Review, 2015)
This Article evaluates judicial review of agency benefit-cost analysis ("BCA") by examining a substantial sample of thirty-eight judicial decisions on agency actions that implicate BCA. Essentially, the Administrative ...
Behavioral Public Choice: The Behavioral Paradox of Government Policy
(Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2015)
Although government agencies increasingly use behavioral irrationalities as a justification for government intervention, the paradox is that these same government policies are also subject to similar behavioral inadequacies ...
Voter Preferences and State Regulation of Smoking
Voters' preferences for smoking restrictions in restaurants, bars, malls, indoor sporting events, and hospitals are consistent with state-level restrictions on smoking in each of these public areas. This analysis is based ...
The Role of Publication Selection Bias in Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life
(American Journal of Health Economics, 2015)
Meta-regression estimates of the value of a statistical life (VSL) controlling for publication selection bias often yield bias-corrected estimates of VSL that are substantially below the mean VSL estimates. Labor market ...