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Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

Editor-in-Chief: W. K. Viscusi

ISSN: 0895-5646 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0476 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11166

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W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN, USA

Managing Editor: Christina Stoddard

Associate Editors

Colin Camerer, California Institute of Technology
Georges Dionne, HEC Montréal
Larry Epstein, Boston University
Baruch Fischhoff, Carnegie Mellon University
Christian Gollier, University of Toulouse
John D. Hey, University of York
Michael Jones-Lee, Newcastle University
Edi Karni, Johns Hopkins University
Thomas J. Kniesner, Claremont Graduate University
Howard Kunreuther, University of Pennsylvania
Mark Machina, University of California, San Diego
John Pratt, Harvard University
John Quiggin, University of Queensland
Ulrich Schmidt, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel
Uzi Segal, Boston College
V. Kerry Smith, Arizona State University
Peter Wakker, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
Richard Zeckhauser, Harvard University

Advisory Editors

Mohammed Abdellaoui, HEC Paris
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy, Murdoch University
Glenn C. Blomquist, University of Kentucky
Trudy Ann Cameron, University of Oregon
Enrico Diecidue, INSEAD, Fontainebleau
Catherine Eckel, Texas A & M University
Daniel Kahneman, Princeton University
George F. Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University
Jack Meyer, Michigan State University
William S. Neilson, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Mark Pauly, University of Pennsylvania
A. Mitchell Polinsky, Stanford University
Robert Slonim, University of Sydney
Paul Slovic, Decision Research
Richard Thaler, University of Chicago
Elke Weber, Columbia University, New York
Martin Weber, Universität Mannheim
Robert Winkler, Duke University
George Wu, University of Chicago
Horst Zank, University of Manchester

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    The Journal of Risk and Uncertainty welcomes original manuscripts, both theoretical and empirical, dealing with the analysis of risk-bearing behavior and decision making under uncertainty. The topics covered in the journal include, but are not limited to, decision theory and the economics of uncertainty, psychological models of choice under uncertainty, risk and public policy, experimental investigations of behavior under uncertainty, and empirical studies of real world risk-taking behavior. Manuscripts generally not considered for publication in the JRU include note-length submissions, papers dealing explicitly with finance, and papers in which risk and uncertainty are secondary concerns in the paper.

    An important aim of the JRU is to encourage interdisciplinary communication and interaction between researchers in the area of risk and uncertainty. Authors are expected to provide introductory discussions which set forth the nature of their research and the interpretation and implications of their findings in a manner accessible to knowledgeable researchers in other disciplines.

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