Selected publications about priority setting.

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Fischer, G.W., Morgan, G.M., Fischhoff, B., Nair, I., & Lave, L.B. (1991). What risks are people concerned about? Risk Analysis, 11, 303-314.

Fischhoff, B. (1995). Ranking risks. Risk: Health Safety & Environment, 6, 189-200.

Fischhoff, B., Atran, S., & Fischhoff, N. (in press). Counting casualties: A framework for respectful, useful records. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

Fischhoff, B., Watson, S., & Hope, C. (1984). Defining risk. Policy Sciences, 17, 123-139.

Fischhoff, B., & Willis, H. (2002). Measures of adolescent vulnerability. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Gregory, R., Fischhoff, B., & McDaniels, T. (2005). Acceptable inputs: Decision analytic standards for participatory processes. Decision Analysis, 2, 4-16.

Gregory, R., Fischhoff, B., Butte, G., & Thorne, S. (2003). A multi-channel stakeholder consultation process for energy deregulation. Energy Policy, 31, 1291-9.

Long, J., & Fischhoff, B. (2000). Setting risk priorities: A formal model. Risk Analysis, 20, 339-351.

Morgan, K.M., DeKay, M.L., Fischbeck, P.S., Morgan, M.G., Fischhoff, B., & Florig, H.K. (2001). A deliberative method for ranking risks (2): Evaluation of validity and agreement among risk managers. Risk Analysis, 21, 923-938.

Morgan, M.G., Fischhoff, B., Lave, L. & Fischbeck, P. (1996). A proposal for ranking risks within federal agencies. In C. Davies (Ed.), Comparing environmental risks (pp. 111-147). Washington, DC: Resources for the Future.

Riley, D.M., Fischhoff, B., Small, M., & Fischbeck, P. (2001). Evaluating the effectiveness of risk-reduction strategies for consumer chemical products. Risk Analysis, 21, 357-369.

Roth, E., Morgan, G., Fischhoff, B., Lave, L., & Bostrom, A. (1990). What do we know about making risk comparisons? Risk Analysis, 10, 375-387.

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

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

Wittenberg, E., Goldie, S.J., Fischhoff, B., Graham, J.D. (2003). Rationing decisions and individual responsibility in illness: Are all lives equal? Medical Decision Making, 23, 194-221.