Selected publications by Michael DeKay

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DeKay, M. L., & Kim, T. G. (2005). When things don't add up: The role of perceived fungibility in repeated-play decisions. Psychological Science, 16, 667-672.

Willis, H. H., DeKay, M. L., Fischhoff, B., & Morgan, M. G. (2005). Aggregate, disaggregate, and hybrid analyses of ecological risk perceptions. Risk Analysis, 25, 405-428.

DeKay, M. L., Fischbeck, P. S., Florig, H. K., Morgan, M. G., Morgan, K. M., Fischhoff, B., & Jenni, K. E. (2005). Judgment-based risk ranking for food safety. In S. A. Hoffmann & M. R. Taylor (Eds.), Toward safer food: Perspectives on risk and priority setting (pp. 198-226). Washington, DC: Resources for the Future.

Willis, H. H., DeKay, M. L., Morgan, M. G., Florig, H. K., & Fischbeck, P. S. (2004). Ecological risk ranking: Development and evaluation of a method for improving public participation in environmental decision making. Risk Analysis, 24, 363-378.

DeKay, M. L., Small, M. J., Fischbeck, P. S., Farrow, R. S., Cullen, A., Kadane, J. B., Lave, L. B., Morgan, M. G., & Takemura, K. (2002). Risk-based decision analysis in support of precautionary policies. Journal of Risk Research, 5, 391-417.

DeKay, M. L., Florig, H. K., Fischbeck, P. S., Morgan, M. G., Morgan, K. M., Fischhoff, B., & Jenni, K. E. (2001). The use of public risk ranking in regulatory development. In P. S. Fischbeck & R. S. Farrow (Eds.), Improving regulation: Cases in environment, health, and safety (pp. 208-230). Washington, DC: Resources for the Future.

Florig, H. K., Morgan, M. G., Morgan, K. M., Jenni, K. E, Fischhoff, B., Fischbeck, P. S., & DeKay, M. L. (2001). A deliberative method for ranking risks (I): Overview and test bed development. Risk Analysis, 21, 913-921.

Morgan, K. M., DeKay, M. L., Fischbeck, P. S., Fischhoff, B., Morgan, M. G., & Florig, H. K. (2001). A deliberative method for ranking risks (II): Evaluation of validity and agreement among risk managers. Risk Analysis, 21, 923-937.

Morgan, M. G., Florig, H. K., DeKay, M. L., & Fischbeck, P. S. (2000). Categorizing risks for risk ranking. Risk Analysis, 20, 49-58.

DeKay, M. L., Nickerson, C. A. E., Ubel, P. A., Hershey, J. C., Spranca, M. D., & Asch, D. A. (2000). Further explorations of medical decisions for individuals and groups. Medical Decision Making, 20, 39-44.

Morgan, K. M., DeKay, M. L., & Fischbeck, P. S. (1999). A multi-attribute approach to risk prioritization. Risk Policy Report, 6(6), 38-40.

Ubel, P. A., Spranca, M. D., DeKay, M. L., Hershey, J. C., & Asch, D. A. (1998). Public preferences for prevention versus cure: What if an ounce of prevention is worth only an ounce of cure? Medical Decision Making, 18, 141-148.

DeKay, M. L., & Asch, D. A. (1998). Is the defensive use of diagnostic tests good for patients, or bad? Medical Decision Making. 18, 19-28.

DeKay, M. L., & Asch, D. A. (1998). Offensive testing--the balancing act, the evil twin, and the pure play. Medical Decision Making. 18, 35-36.

Ubel, P. A., DeKay, M. L., Baron, J., & Asch, D. A. (1996). Public preferences for efficiency and racial equity in kidney transplant allocation decisions. Transplantation Proceedings, 28, 2997-3002.

DeKay, M. L. (1996). The difference between Blackstone-like error ratios and probabilistic standards of proof. Law & Social Inquiry, 21, 95-132.

Ubel, P. A., DeKay, M. L., Baron, J., & Asch, D. A. (1996). Cost-effectiveness analysis in a setting of budget constraints: Is it equitable? New England Journal of Medicine, 334, 1174-1177.

DeKay, M. L., & McClelland, G. H. (1996). Probability and utility components of endangered species preservation programs. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 2, 60-83.

DeKay, M. L., & McClelland, G. H. (1993). Predicting loss of life in cases of dam failure and flash flood. Risk Analysis, 13, 193-205.

DeKay, M. L., & McClelland, G. H. (1991). Setting decision thresholds for dam failure warnings: A practical theory-based approach (Tech. Rep. No. 328). Boulder: University of Colorado, Center for Research on Judgment and Policy.