Arden Rowell

University of Illinois College of Law

Professor and University Scholar

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Numeracy and Legal Decision Making

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2014, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-29, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-01
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2013
Arden Rowell and Jessica Bregant
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Houston Law Center
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numeracy, math skill, legal decisionmaking, law and psychology, decision making, attorney or lawyer error, perception of risk, empirical legal studies, inefficient precautions, Hand formula

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COVID-19 and Environmental Law

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 50 (10881), 2020, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-19
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2021
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, environmental, law, law and behavior

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On Discounting Regulatory Benefits: Risk, Money, and Intergenerational Equity

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-08, U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Cass R. Sunstein and Arden Rowell
Harvard Law School and University of Illinois College of Law
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discounting regulatory benefits

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Valuing Foreign Lives

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper LBSS13-26, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-42
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2014
Arden Rowell and Lesley Wexler
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 295 (127,344)
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valuation of lives, military policy, regulatory policy, international law, cost-benefit analysis, social cost of carbon, SCC, foreign policy, disaster assistance, international armed conflict, torts committed by armed forces, othering, psychic numbing, obligations to foreign persons, VSL

5.

Partial Valuation in Cost-Benefit Analysis

64 Administrative Law Review 723 (2012)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 May 2012 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2012
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, valuation, rear-view camera rule, VSL, VSLY, incommensurability, OIRA, agency review, child mortality

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Regulating Fear: The Case of Ebola in the United States

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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Regulation, risk communication, fear, ebola, dread

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Legal Knowledge, Belief, and Aspiration

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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Perception of Law, Motivated Cognition, Biased Assimilation, Optimism, Wishful Thinking, Cognitive Dissonance, Legal Knowledge, Mistaken Belief, Behavioral Law and Economics, Access to Justice, Death Penalty, Abortion Waiting Period, Handgun Waiting Period, Texting and Driving, State Income Tax

8.

Allocating Pollution

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 79, 2012, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-10
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2012
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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environmental regulation, exposure allocation, pollution control, dose-response, hormetic, biphasic, risk assessment, risk analysis, risk management, cost-benefit analysis

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Gamifying Risk Communication: The Game of Mortality

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Arden Rowell and Dan Bacon
University of Illinois College of Law and Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Students
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risk analysis, gamification, technology and learning, risk communication, risk perception, mortality risk, dread, experts, laypeople, risk assessment, risk ladder, relative risk, numeracy, psychology of risk, mobile gaming, technology pedagogy, games for social change

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The Cost of Time: Haphazard Discounting and the Undervaluation of Regulatory Benefits

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, 2010, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-30
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2012
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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Discounting, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Risk Regulation, VSL, Valuation of Lives, Intertemporal, Willingness-to-Pay

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The New Status Quo of the Paris Agreement: The Psychological Impact of the 2 Degrees Aspiration

European Journal of Risk Regulation (2016)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Arden Rowell and Josephine A. W. van Zeben
University of Illinois College of Law and Wageningen University and Research
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international law, loss aversion, prospect theory, status quo bias, baseline, psychology of law, Paris Agreement, climate change

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Time in Cost-Benefit Analysis

4 Irvine Law Review, 2015, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, law and regulation, time, valuation, discounting, time flow, time asymmetry, entropy, quantification, regulatory benefits, intertemporal impacts, line-drawing, Coase, reciprocal risk

13.

Regulating Best-Case Scenarios

Forthcoming 50 Environmental Law (2020), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-19
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2019
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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environmental law, positive psychology, best-case scenarios, worst-case scenarios, disaster, catastrophe, extreme impacts, loss aversion, natural hazard, risk regulation, extreme-upside, fat tails

14.

Once and Future Nudges

Missouri Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-4
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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nudges, behaviorally informed regulation, libertarian paternalism, behavioral law and economics, nudge-nudge interactions, evolutionary theory of nudges, regulatory competition

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Symposium: Foreign Life Valuation

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2015, No. 1, 2015, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-27, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-27
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 May 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
University of Illinois College of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Chicago - Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Decision Research and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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valuation, distributive justice, international law, immigration law, genocide, mass atrocities, climate change, transparency

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Foreign Impacts and Climate Change

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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climate change, social cost of carbon, valuation, global, foreign, regulatory impact analyses, risk regulation, risk analysis, risk management, cost-benefit analysis, Clean Air Act, Energy Policy and Conservation Act

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Reregulation and the Regulatory Timeline

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 101 (2016)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Peter Molk and Arden Rowell
University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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regulation, deregulation, regulatory analysis, timeline, path dependency, intertemporal dependence, time orientation, regulation over time

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Behavioral Instruments in Environmental Regulation

“Behavioral Instruments in Environmental Regulation,” in POLICY INSTRUMENTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (Edward Elgar) (Ken Richards and Josephine van Zeben, eds.) (Forthcoming). , University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-23
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Jun 2019
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
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psychology, behavior, heuristic, bias, cognitive, rationality, empirical, nudges, default rules, framing, prospect theory, loss aversion, irrational

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Valuing Foreign Disasters in International Environmental Law

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Oct 2015
Arden Rowell and Lesley Wexler
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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disaster law, international environmental law, cost-benefit analysis, valuation, risk, foreign, domestic, international treaties, climate change, Social Cost of Carbon, statistical lives, resource allocation, cosmopolitanism, psychology, common but differentiated responsibilities, precautionary prin

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The Psychology of Pollution Control

in Arden Rowell and Kenworthey Bilz, The Psychology of Environmental Law (NYU Press, 2021), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2020
Arden Rowell and Kenworthey Bilz
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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pollution, psychology, economics, environmental law

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Pollution Control

"Pollution Control," in Arden Rowell and Josephine van Zeben, Essential Environmental Law: The United States (California Press, Forthcoming)., University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-22
Posted: 22 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 27 May 2020
Arden Rowell and Josephine A. W. van Zeben
University of Illinois College of Law and Wageningen University and Research

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pollution control, environmental law, air pollution, water pollution, management, soil pollution, toxic substances, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, CERCLA, Superfund, FIFRA, SMCRA, PPA, CAA, CWA, SDWA