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October 2014Second Trimester Sunlight and Asthma: Evidence from Two Independent Studies
with Nils Wernerfelt, David Slusky, Richard Zeckhauser: w20599
December 2012Solomonic Separation: Risk Decisions as Productivity Indicators
with Nolan Miller, Alexander F. Wagner, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w18634

Published: Nolan Miller & Alexander Wagner & Richard Zeckhauser, 2013. "Solomonic separation: Risk decisions as productivity indicators," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 46(3), pages 265-297, June. citation courtesy of

June 2012The Returns to Education in China: Evidence from the 1986 Compulsory Education Law
with Hai Fang, Karen N. Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, Scott Rozelle, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w18189
August 2011The "CAPS" Prediction System and Stock Market Returns
with Christopher Avery, Judith A. Chevalier, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w17298
July 2011The Behavior of Savings and Asset Prices When Preferences and Beliefs are Heterogeneous
with Ngoc-Khanh Tran, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w17199
December 2010The Trouble with Cases
with Frederick Schauer, Richard Zeckhauser
in Regulation vs. Litigation: Perspectives from Economics and Law, Daniel P. Kessler, editor
September 2010Variable Temptations and Black Mark Reputations
with Christina Aperjis, Yali Miao, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w16423

"Variable Temptations and Black Mark Reputations," with Christina Aperjis and Yali Miao, Games and Economic Behavior, forthcoming.

May 2010The Online Laboratory: Conducting Experiments in a Real Labor Market
with John J. Horton, David G. Rand, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w15961

Published: John Horton & David Rand & Richard Zeckhauser, 2011. "The online laboratory: conducting experiments in a real labor market," Experimental Economics, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 399-425, September. citation courtesy of

April 2010Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in Rural China
with Hai Fang, Karen N. Eggleston, John A. Rizzo, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w15886
August 2009The Trouble with Cases
with Frederick Schauer, Richard Zeckhauser: w15279

Published: The Trouble with Cases, Frederick Schauer, Richard Zeckhauser. in Regulation vs. Litigation: Perspectives from Economics and Law, Kessler. 2011

July 2009Selection Stories: Understanding Movement Across Health Plans
with David M. Cutler, Bryan Lincoln, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w15164

Published: Cutler, David & Lincoln, Bryan & Zeckhauser, Richard, 2010. "Selection stories: Understanding movement across health plans," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(6), pages 821-838, December. citation courtesy of

September 2008Demanding Customers: Consumerist Patients and Quality of Care
with Hai Fang, Nolan H. Miller, John A. Rizzo, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w14350

Published: Hai Fang & Nolan H. Miller & John Rizzo & Richard Zeckhauser, 2011. "Demanding Customers: Consumerist Patients and Quality of Care," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 11(1), pages 59. citation courtesy of

Policymaking for Posterity
with Lawrence H. Summers, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w14359

Published: Lawrence Summers & Richard Zeckhauser, 2008. "Policymaking for posterity," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 37(2), pages 115-140, December. citation courtesy of

Simple Humans, Complex Insurance, Subtle Subsidies
with Jeffrey Liebman, Richard Zeckhauser: w14330
February 2008Schedule Selection by Agents: from Price Plans to Tax Tables
with Erzo F.P. Luttmer, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w13808
September 2007Custom Made Versus Ready to Wear Treatments; Behavioral Propensities in Physician's Choices
with Richard G. Frank, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w13445

Published: Frank, Richard G. & Zeckhauser, Richard J., 2007. "Custom-made versus ready-to-wear treatments: Behavioral propensities in physicians' choices," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 1101-1127, December. citation courtesy of

October 2006National Survey Evidence on Disasters and Relief: Risk Beliefs, Self-Interest, and Compassion
with W. Kip Viscusi, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w12582

Published: W. Viscusi & Richard Zeckhauser, 2006. "National survey evidence on disasters and relief: Risk beliefs, self-interest, and compassion," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 33(1), pages 13-36, September. citation courtesy of

May 2006Private Investment and Government Protection
with Carolyn Kousky, Erzo F.P. Luttmer, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w12255

Published: Carolyn Kousky & Erzo Luttmer & Richard Zeckhauser, 2006. "Private investment and government protection," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 33(1), pages 73-100, September. citation courtesy of

December 2005The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend
with W. Kip Viscusi, Richard Zeckhauser: w11863

Published: Viscusi, W. Kip and Richard J. Zeckhauser. “The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend.” Climatic Change 77, 1/2 (July 2006): 151-177.

June 2005Generic Scrip Share and the Price of Brand-Name Drugs: The Role of the Consumer
with John A. Rizzo, Richard Zeckhauser: w11431
April 2003Collective Investment Decision Making with Heterogeneous Time Preferences
with Christian Gollier, Richard Zeckhauser: w9629
January 2003A Renaissance Instrument to Support Nonprofits. The Sale of Private Chapels in Florentine Churches
with Jonathan Katz. Nelson, Richard J. Zeckhauser
in The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations, Edward L. Glaeser, editor
September 2002A Renaissance Instrument to Support Nonprofits: The Sale of Private Chapels in Florentine Churches
with Jonathan Katz Nelson, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w9173

Published: A Renaissance Instrument to Support Nonprofits. The Sale of Private Chapels in Florentine Churches , Jonathan Katz. Nelson, Richard J. Zeckhauser. in The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations, Glaeser. 2003

January 2001Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?
with Antonio Rangel, Richard Zeckhauser
in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform, John Y. Campbell and Martin Feldstein, editors
August 2000Enrollee Mix, Treatment Intensity, and Cost in Competing Indemnity and HMO Plans
with Daniel Altman, David M. Cutler, Richard Zeckhauser: w7832

Published: Altman, Daniel & Cutler, David & Zeckhauser, Richard, 2003. "Enrollee mix, treatment intensity, and cost in competing indemnity and HMO plans," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 23-45, January. citation courtesy of

June 2000Controlling Stocks and Flows to Promote Quality: The Environment, With Applications to Physical and Human Capital
with Nathaniel O. Keohane, Benjamin Van Roy, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w7727
September 1999Congressional Vote Options
with David C. King, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w7342

Published: King, David C. and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Congressional Vote Options." Legislative Studies Quarterly 28, 3 (August 2003): 387-411.

June 1999The Anatomy of Health Insurance
with David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w7176

Published: Cutler, David M. & Zeckhauser, Richard J., 2000. "The anatomy of health insurance," Handbook of Health Economics, in: A. J. Culyer & J. P. Newhouse (ed.), Handbook of Health Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 11, pages 563-643 Elsevier.

February 1999Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?
with Antonio Rangel, Richard Zeckhauser: w6949

Published: Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?, Antonio Rangel, Richard Zeckhauser. in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform, Campbell and Feldstein. 2001

January 1999The Profits to Insider Trading: A Performance-Evaluation Perspective
with Leslie A. Jeng, Andrew Metrick, Richard Zeckhauser: w6913
Reinsurance for Catastrophes and Cataclysms
with David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser
in The Financing of Catastrophe Risk, Kenneth A. Froot, editor
January 1998Adverse Selection in Health Insurance
with David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser
in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 1, Alan M. Garber, editor
Organizational Form and Insurance Company Performance: Stocks versus Mutuals
with Patricia Born, William M. Gentry, W. Kip Viscusi, Richard J. Zeckhauser
in The Economics of Property-Casualty Insurance, David F. Bradford, editor
October 1997Horizon Length and Portfolio Risk
with Christian Gollier, Richard J. Zeckhauser: t0216

Published: Gollier, Christian and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Horizon Length And Portfolio Risk," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2002, v24(3,May), 195-212.

September 1997Restraining the Leviathan: Property Tax Limitation in Massachusetts
with David M. Cutler, Douglas W. Elmendorf, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w6196

Published: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 71, no. 3 (March 1999): 313-334. citation courtesy of

July 1997Adverse Selection in Health Insurance
with David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w6107

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February 1997Reinsurance for Catastrophes and Cataclysms
with David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w5913

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August 1996Price versus Quantity: Market Clearing Mechanisms When Sellers Differ in Quality
with Andrew Metrick, Richard Zeckhauser: w5728

Published: Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 17, no. 3 (December 1998): 215-243.

September 1995Organizational Form and Insurance Company Performance: Stocks versus Mutuals
with Patricia Born, William M. Gentry, W. Kip Viscusi, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w5246

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February 1993Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle
with David M. Cutler, Douglas W. Elmendorf, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w4283

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  • Public Finance/Finances Publiques, vol. 48 (supp.), 1993, pp. 178-198
  • Cutler, David M & Elmendorf, Douglas W & Zeckhauser, Richard J, 1993. "Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 48(Supplemen), pages 178-98. citation courtesy of

July 1992Robin-Hooding Rents: Exploiting the Pecuniary Effects of In-Kind Programs
with Richard Zeckhauser, Steve Coate, Stephen Johnson: w4125
August 1991Information Handling and Firm Performance: Evidence from Reverse LBOs
with Francois Degeorge, Richard Zeckhauser: w3798

Published: "The Reverse LBO Decision and Firm Performance: Theory and Evidence," Journal of Finance, vol 48, no 4, September 1993, pp 1323-1348

July 1991The Australian Pharmaceutical Subsidy Gambit: Transmuting Deadweight Loss and Oligopoly Rents to Consumer Surplus
with Mark Johnston, Richard Zeckhauser: w3783
June 1991Nonrational Actors and Financial Market Behavior
with Richard Zeckhauser, Jayendu Patel, Darryll Hendricks: w3731

Published: Theory and Decision, vol 31, 1991, pp 257-287

June 1990Hot Hands in Mutual Funds: The Persistence of Performance, 1974-87
with Darryll Hendricks, Jayendu Patel, Richard Zeckhauser: w3389

Published: "Hot Hands in Mutual Funds: Short-Run Persistence of Performance, 1974-1988 ," Journal of Finance, vol 48, no 1, March 1993, pp 93-130.

January 1990Are Large Shareholders Effective Monitors? An Investigation of Share Ownership and Corporate Performance
with Richard J. Zeckhauser, John Pound
in Asymmetric Information, Corporate Finance, and Investment, R. Glenn Hubbard, editor
July 1987Treasury Bill Futures as Hedges Against Inflation Risk
with Jayendu Patel, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w2322

Published: "Treasury Bill Futures as Unbiased Predictors: New Evidence and Relation to Unexpected Inflation," Review of Futures Markets, vol 8, no 3, 1989, pp 35 2-368

1987Amnesty, Enforcement, and Tax Policy
with Herman B. Leonard, Richard J. Zeckhauser
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 1, Lawrence H. Summers, editor
December 1986Amnesty, Enforcement and Tax Policy
with Herman B. Leonard, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w2096

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Assessing Dynamic Efficiency: Theory and Evidence
with Andrew B. Abel, N. Gregory Mankiw, Lawrence H. Summers, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w2097

Published: Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 1-20, (January 1989). citation courtesy of

1985Pensions and the Retirement Decision
with Barry J. Nalebuff, Richard J. Zeckhauser
in Pensions, Labor, and Individual Choice, David A. Wise, ed.
March 1984Pensions and the Retirement Decision
with Barry Nalebuff, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w1285

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1982The Choice of Health Policies with Heterogeneous Populations
with Donald S. Shepard, Richard J. Zeckhauser
in Economic Aspects of Health, Victor R. Fuchs, editor
December 1980The Choice of Health Policies with Heterogeneous Populations
with Richard J. Zeckhauser, Donald S. Shepard: w0612

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1967Collective Goods, Comparative Advantage, and Alliance Efficiency
with Mancur Olson, Jr.,, Richard Zeckhauser
in Issues in Defense Economics, Roland N. McKean, editor

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