Publications

2008
Alan Berger, Carolyn Kousky, and Richard Zeckhauser. 2008. “Obstacles to Clear Thinking about Natural Disasters: Five Lessons for Policy.” In Risking House and Home: Disasters, Cities, Public Policy, John M. Quigley and Larry A. Rosenthal (eds.), Pp. 73-94. Berkeley: Berkeley Public Policy Press. natural_disasters.pdf
Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser. 2008. The Patron's Payoff: Conspicuous Commissions in Italian Renaissance Art. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Publisher's Version
Stephen Fels and Richard Zeckhauser. 2008. “Perfect and Total Altruism Across the Generations.” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 37, 2, Pp. 187-197. perfect_and_total_altruism.pdf
Lawrence Summers and Richard Zeckhauser. 2008. “Policymaking for Posterity.” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 37, 2, Pp. 115-140. policymaking_for_posterity.pdf
Benjamin D. Sommers, Clair J. Beard, Anthony V. D'Amico, Irving Kaplan, Jerome P. Richie, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. 2008. “Predictors of Patient Preferences and Treatment Choices for Localized Prostate Cancer.” Cancer, 113, 8, Pp. 2058-2067. patient_preferences.pdf
Benjamin D. Sommers and Richard Zeckhauser. 2008. “Probabilities and Preferences: What Economics Can Teach Doctors and Patients Making Difficult Treatment Decisions.” Urologic Oncology, 26, 6, Pp. 669-673. probabilities_and_preferences.pdf
Catherine Bobtcheff, Christian Gollier, and Richard Zeckhauser. 2008. “Resource Allocation When Projects Have Ranges of Increasing Returns.” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 37, 1, Pp. 1-33. resource_allocation.pdf
Jeffrey Liebman and Richard Zeckhauser. 2008. “Simple Humans, Complex Insurance, Subtle Subsidies.” In Using Taxes to Reform Health Insurance: Pitfalls and Promises, Henry J. Aaron and Leonard E. Burman (eds.), Pp. 230-252. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press. simple_humans.pdf
2007
Boaz Moselle, Francois Degeorge, and Richard Zeckhauser. 2007. “Conspicuous Conservativism in Risk Choice.” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 35, 1, Pp. 1-16. conservatism_in_risk_choice.pdf
Richard G. Frank and Richard J. Zeckhauser. 2007. “Custom-Made Versus Ready-to-Wear Treatments: Behavioral Propensities in Physicians' Choices.” Journal of Health Economics, 26, 6, Pp. 1101-1127. custom_made_vs_ready_to_wear.pdf
Benjamin D. Sommers, Clair J. Beard, Anthony V. D'Amico, Douglas Dahl, Irving Kaplan, Jerome P. Richie, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. 2007. “Decision Analysis Using Individual Patient Preferences to Determine Optimal Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer.” Cancer, 110, 10, Pp. 2210-2217. prostate_cancer_decision_analysis.pdf
Nolan H. Miller, John W. Pratt, Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Scott Johnson. 2007. “Mechanism Design with Multidimensional, Continuous Types, and Interdependent Valuations.” Journal of Economic Theory, 136, 1, Pp. 476-496. mechanism_design.pdf
John A. Rizzo and Richard J. Zeckhauser. 2007. “Pushing Incomes to Reference Points: Why Do Male Doctors Earn More?” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 63, 3, Pp. 514-536. pushing_incomes.pdf
Frederick Schauer and Richard Zeckhauser. 2007. “Regulation by Generalization.” Regulation and Governance, 1, 1, Pp. 68-87. regulation.pdf
Nathaniel Keohane, Benjamin Van Roy, and Richard Zeckhauser. 2007. “Managing the Quality of a Resource with Stock and Flow Controls.” Journal of Public Economics, 91, 3-4, Pp. 541-569. managing_quality_of_resource.pdf
Carolyn Kousky, Sam Walsh, and Richard Zeckhauser. 2007. “Options Contracts for Contingent Takings.” Issues in Legal Scholarship, 6, 3, Pp. 1-20. options_contracts.pdf
Erzo F.P. Luttmer, Richard J. Zeckhauser, and Carolyn Kousky. 2007. “Permits to Elicit Information.” Proceedings of the National Tax Association, 99th Annual Conference, Pp. 163-170. permits_to_elicit_information.pdf
2006
Richard Zeckhauser. 2006. “Investing in the Unknown and Unknowable.” Capitalism and Society, 1, 2, Pp. 1-39. investing_in_unknown_and_unknowable.pdf
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser. 2006. “National Survey Evidence on Disasters and Relief: Risk Beliefs, Self-Interest, and Compassion.” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 33, Pp. 13-36. national_survey_disasters.pdf
W. Kip Viscusi and Richard J. Zeckhauser. 2006. “The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend.” Climatic Change, 77, Pp. 151-177. risks_of_climate_change.pdf

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