Publications

Journal Articles

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt. “Valuing Reductions in Fatal Illness Risks: Implications of Recent Research,” Health Economics, early view.

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt. “Introduction to the Special Series on Research Synthesis: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach,” Risk Analysis, early view.

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt. “Research Synthesis and the Value per Statistical Life,” Risk Analysis, early view.

Robinson, L.A. “Cost-Benefit Analysis and Well-Being Analysis?” Duke Law Journal, 62, 1717-1734, 2013.

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt. “Skills of the Trade: Valuing Health Risk Reductions in Benefit-Cost Analysis,” Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 4(1), 107-130, 2013.

Cropper, M., J.K. Hammitt, and L.A. Robinson. “Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions: Progress and Challenges,” Annual Review of Resource Economics (G. Rausser, ed.), 3, 313-336, 2011.

Robinson, L.A. and J.I. Levy. “The [R]Evolving Relationship Between Risk Assessment and Risk Management,” Risk Analysis, 31(9), 1334-1344, 2011.

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt. “Behavioral Economics and Regulatory Analysis,” Risk Analysis, 31(9), 1408-1422, 2011.

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt. “Behavioral Economics and the Conduct of Benefit-Cost Analysis: Towards Principles and Standards,” Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2(2), Art. 5, 2011.

Hammitt, J.K. and L.A. Robinson. “The Income Elasticity of the Value per Statistical Life: Transferring Estimates Between High and Low Income Populations,” Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2(1), Art. 1, 2011.

Robinson, L.A., J.K. Hammitt, J.E. Aldy, A. Krupnick, and J. Baxter. “Valuing the Risk of Death from Terrorist Attacks,” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 7(1), Art. 14, 2010.

Robinson, L.A. “Valuing Lives, Valuing Risks, and Respecting Preferences in Regulatory Analysis,” Regulation & Governance, 3(3), 298-305, 2009.

Robinson, L.A. “How U.S. Government Agencies Value Mortality Risk Reductions,” Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 1(2), 283-299, 2007.

Books and Book Chapters

Robinson, L.A. “Toward Best Practices: Assessing the Effects of Regulation on Employment,” Does Regulation Kill Jobs? (C. Coglianese, A. Finkel, and C. Carrigan, eds.). Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt. “Behavioral Economics and the Conduct of Benefit-Cost Analysis: Towards Principles and Standards,” Principles and Standards for Benefit-Cost Analysis (S.O. Farrow and R.O. Zerbe, eds.), Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013.

Robinson, L.A. “Lead: Regulations,” Encyclopedia of Environmental Management (S.E. Jorgensen, ed.), New York: Taylor and Francis Group, 2013.

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt. “The Benefit Transfer Approach: Valuing Health Risks in Sub-Saharan Africa,” The Globalization of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy (M.A. Livermore and R.L. Revesz, eds.), Oxford, UK and New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt. “Valuing Health and Longevity in Regulatory Analysis: Current Issues and Challenges,” Handbook on the Politics of Regulation (D. Levi-Faur, ed.), Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011.

Robinson, L.A. “Valuing the Health Impacts of Air Emissions,” Encyclopedia of Environmental Health (J. Nriagu, ed.), Oxford, UK: Elsevier Ltd., 2011.

Robinson, L.A. “Assessing Regulatory Costs and Benefits,” Encyclopedia of Environmental Health (J. Nriagu, ed.), Oxford UK: Elsevier Ltd., 2011.

Miller, W., L.A. Robinson, R. Lawrence (eds.). Valuing Health for Regulatory Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2006.

Working Papers and Miscellany

Baxter, J.R., L.A. Robinson, and J.K. Hammitt. “Retrospective Benefit-Cost Analysis,” Paper Series: Regulatory Reform in the 21st Century City, an Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, 2015.

Robinson, L.A. “Benefit-Cost Analysis and the Cities,” Paper Series: Regulatory Reform in the 21st Century City, an Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, 2015.

Robinson, L.A., J.K. Hammitt, and R. Zeckhauser. “The Role of Distribution in Regulatory Analysis and Decision Making,” Harvard Kennedy School M-RCBG Faculty Working Paper No. 2014-02; also available as Regulatory Policy Program Working Paper No. 2014-03, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School, 2014.

Robinson, L.A. “Toward Best Practices: Assessing the Effects of Regulation on Employment,” Regulatory Policy Program Working Paper RPP-2013-02, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School, 2013.

Robinson, L.A. “Book Review: Reforming Regulatory Impact Analysis, edited by W. Harrington, L. Heinzerling, and R.D. Morgenstern,” Risk Analysis, 29(10), 1489-1490, 2009.

Robinson, L.A. “New Recommendations for Valuing Health Outcomes,” AERE Newsletter, 26(2), 30-34, November 2006.