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Mr. Shefftz's professional publications are available for viewing by clicking on the following links.  (Also see the separate Public Presentations page for a complete list.)

"EPA’s Economic Benefit Analysis Policy and Practice," Natural Resources and Environment, Fall 2004.

"Taxation Considerations in Economic Damages Calculations," Litigation Economics Review, Summer 2004.

"Wrongful Profits: Setting the Record, and the Concept, Straight," Environment Reporter, January 2, 2004.

On a lighter note, fans of the book, Freakonomics:  A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, may recall the detailed analysis of an office bagel supplier in the book's first chapter, entitled, "What Do Schoolteachers and Sumo Wrestlers Have in Common?" ("In which we explore the beauty of incentives, as well as their dark side: cheating.")  

Before this material was incorporated into their book, the co-authors published the same analysis as an article in The New York Times Sunday Magazine.  Mr. Shefftz wrote a letter to the editor noting a finding far more significant than the co-authors' main focus:
June 2004 Letter to the Editor