Prof. Richard J. Butler

Brigham Young University, USA



1979 Ph.D., University of Chicago, USA

1973 B.A., University of Utah, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. (with Barbara Wilson, Judith Elfin), “The relationship between cesarean section rate and labor induc- tion.”  Forthcoming, Journal of Nursing Scholarship
  2. (with John Ruser), “Workplace Safety,” (tentative title) in Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics ( edited by Kip Viscusi, forthcoming (invited).
  3. (with Michael McShane, Larry Cox) “Regulatory competition and forbearance: Evidence from the life insurance industry”, Journal of Banking and Finance, published online 26 August 2009, print version, 2010 (v. 34), p. 522-532.
  4. (with Willliam Johnson), "Adjusting Rehabilitation Costs and Benefits for Health Capital: the Case of Low Back Occupational Injuries", Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation.published online 6 Oct 2009, print version forthcoming.
  5. (with William Johnson) "Loss Reduction through Worker Satisfaction: the Case of Workers’ Compensation" forthcoming, Risk Management and Insurance Review.
  6. (with William Johnson, Timothy Gubler), “Economic Burden” in Work and Cancer Survivors, ed. Michael Feuerstein, (Springer Science, New York, 2009), pp. 25-72.
  7. (with John Frank, William Johnson, Marjorie Baldwin, Pierre Côté) “Patterns of Sick-Leave and Health Outcomes in Injured Workers with Back Pain,” European Spine Journal, (April 2008) 17:484–493. Epub 2008 Jan 23. PMID: 18214554.
  8. (with Daniel Butler, Jesse Rich), “The Equalizing Effect of the Internet on Access to Research Expertise in Political Science and Economics”, PS: Political Science & Politics (2008), 41:579-584.
  9. Satisfaction with Low Back Pain Care” (with William G. Johnson), The Spine Journal,May-June 2008. 8 (3), 510-21. Epub 2007 May 25 PMID: 17602887
  10. (with Daniel Butler) “Is the Internet Bridging the Gender Gap: The Case of Political Science” forthcoming, Economics of Education Review.
  11. (with John Worrall) “Changes in Work Injury Liability, Injury Rates and Wage Changes,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review. Vol. 61, No. 2 (January 2008), pp. 181-200.
  12. (with Margie Baldwin, William G. Johnson, Pierre Cote)“Self-reported severity measures as predictors of return-to-work outcomes in occupational back pain” forthcoming, Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation 17(4), (December 2007) 683-700.. Epub 2007 Oct 24 PMID: 17957451.
  13. Timing Makes A Difference: Early Employer Intervention and Low Back Pain” (with William Johnson and Brenda Gray), Professional Case Management Journal. 2007, Nov-Dec, 12(6), 316-27. Quiz 328-9. PMID: 18030151.
  14. It Pays To Be Nice: Employer-Worker Relationships and the Management of Back Pain Claims” (with William Johnson and Pierre Cote), Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2007, vol 49, no 2, February; pp 214-225.
  15. JRI, JF and the Internet: Co-Authors, New Authors, and Empirical Research”, Journal of Risk and Insurance September 2007, 74 (3), 713–737.
  16. The Impact of Medicaid Disenrollment on Health Care Use and Cost,” (with Mary Rimsza and William Johnson), Pediatrics, 2007, May 119(5):1026-1032.
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