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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 84 Citations 27,887 323 World Ranking 105 National Ranking 84

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Statistics
  • Microeconomics

W. Kip Viscusi spends much of his time researching Actuarial science, Public economics, Wage, Value and Valuation. The various areas that W. Kip Viscusi examines in his Actuarial science study include Rationality, Value of life, Occupational safety and health, Risk assessment and Superfund. His Occupational safety and health research incorporates elements of Effective safety training and Environmental health.

W. Kip Viscusi has included themes like Environmental quality, Externality, Control, Welfare and Incentive in his Public economics study. The study incorporates disciplines such as Panel data, Demographic economics, Compensation, Estimator and Risk measure in addition to Wage. His research integrates issues of Statistics, Preference and Income elasticity of demand, Econometrics in his study of Value.

His most cited work include:

  • The value of a statistical life: A critical review of market estimates throughout the world (1399 citations)
  • Economics of regulation and antitrust (870 citations)
  • Utility Functions that Depend on Health Status: Estimates and Economic Implications (424 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

W. Kip Viscusi mainly investigates Actuarial science, Public economics, Value, Damages and Econometrics. His Actuarial science research focuses on Valuation and how it relates to Willingness to pay. The Public economics study which covers Government that intersects with Public policy.

In Value, W. Kip Viscusi works on issues like Wage, which are connected to Demographic economics. W. Kip Viscusi works mostly in the field of Damages, limiting it down to topics relating to Punitive damages and, in certain cases, Law and economics. He integrates many fields, such as Occupational safety and health and engineering, in his works.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Actuarial science (29.05%)
  • Public economics (16.36%)
  • Value (12.19%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Actuarial science (29.05%)
  • Public economics (16.36%)
  • Value (12.19%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

W. Kip Viscusi mainly focuses on Actuarial science, Public economics, Value, Econometrics and Damages. His Actuarial science study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Medical malpractice and Value. W. Kip Viscusi combines subjects such as Cost–benefit analysis, Behavioral economics, Government, Public policy and Valuation with his study of Public economics.

His work carried out in the field of Value brings together such families of science as Willingness to accept, Preference, Affect and Selection bias. His studies in Econometrics integrate themes in fields like Sample and Selection. His Damages research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Economic Justice, Punitive damages and Tort, Liability.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risks: Wages, Workers' Compensation, and Product Liability (123 citations)
  • Income Elasticities and Global Values of a Statistical Life (78 citations)
  • Overriding consumer preferences with energy regulations (46 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Statistics
  • Microeconomics

His scientific interests lie mostly in Value, Econometrics, Actuarial science, Public economics and Income elasticity of demand. His Value research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Test, Willingness to accept, Preference and Census. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Selection bias, Sample, Statistics and Neglect.

W. Kip Viscusi interconnects Option value and Blame in the investigation of issues within Actuarial science. His studies deal with areas such as Government, Damages, SAFER and Cost–benefit analysis as well as Public economics. His Income elasticity of demand research integrates issues from Life expectancy, Valuation, Publication bias and Revealed preference.

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Best Publications

The value of a statistical life: A critical review of market estimates throughout the world

W. Kip Viscusi;Joseph E. Aldy.
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2003)

2473 Citations

Economics of regulation and antitrust

W. Kip Viscusi;John Mitcham Vernon;Joseph Emmett Harrington.
(1992)

2361 Citations

Coda : Creativity and Improvisation in Jazzand Organizations: Implications Fororganizational Learning

Anil Gaba;W. Kip Viscusi;Alan Meyer;Frank J. Barrett.
Organization Science (1998)

1046 Citations

Fatal Tradeoffs: Public and Private Responsibilities for Risk

W. Kip Viscusi.
(1992)

826 Citations

Utility Functions that Depend on Health Status: Estimates and Economic Implications

W. Kip Viscusi;William N. Evans.
The American Economic Review (1990)

705 Citations

Do Smokers Underestimate Risks

W. Kip Viscusi.
Journal of Political Economy (1990)

551 Citations

Economic Contests: Comparative Reward Schemes

Mary O'Keeffe;W. Kip Viscusi;Richard J. Zeckhauser.
Journal of Labor Economics (1984)

548 Citations

Effectiveness of the EPA's Regulatory Enforcement: The Case of Industrial Effluent Standards

Wesley A. Magat;W. Kip Viscusi.
The Journal of Law and Economics (1990)

541 Citations

Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Bruce D Meyer;W. Kip Viscusi;David L Durbin.
The American Economic Review (1995)

490 Citations

Prospective reference theory: Toward an explanation of the paradoxes

W Kip Viscusi.
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (1989)

470 Citations

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