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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...