Kerry Krutilla

Associate Professor
Co-director for Benefit Cost Analysis and Policy Evaluation, Vietnam Initiative
Faculty Affiliate, Ostrom Workshop

Phone:
(812) 855-0492
Email:
krutilla@indiana.edu
Room Number:
SPEA 461

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1988
  • M.S., Duke University, 1985
  • B.A., Grinnell College, 1977

Courses

  • Benefit-Cost Analysis of Public & Environmental Policies
  • Financial Analysis & Cost Benefit
  • Environmental Economics and Finance

Biography

Dr. Kerry Krutilla is an expert on the theory and practice of benefit-cost analysis. He also specializes in environmental and natural resource modeling and policy evaluation. Current research focuses on the economic evaluation of federal regulations; the implications of transaction costs for the assessment of environmental policy; the evaluation of cybersecurity investments; and the use of distributional accounting formats within benefit-cost analysis. Dr. Krutilla has conducted contract research for the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Departments of Energy and Agriculture, and lectured or taught in Taiwan, Spain, Vietnam, and Azerbaijan.

In the News

Selected Works

Recent Presentations
  • Alexeev, A., and K. Krutilla. “Optimal Investment in Cybersecurity.” Presented at Ostrom Workshop Colloquium on Cybersecurity and Internet Governance. Indiana University, Bloomington. April 28, 2017.
  • Krutilla, K., and D.H. Good. “Uncertainty Evaluation in DOT and EPA RIAs of Lifesaving Regulations.” Ninth Annual Conference and Meeting of the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis. March 16-17, 2017.
  • Krutilla, K., and A. Alexeev. “Environmental Policy Design and Property Rights Conflict: A Benefit Cost Analysis.” Western Economics Association International, 13th International Conference. Santiago, Chile. January 3-6, 2017.
  • Krutilla, K., and D.H. Good. “Benefit-Cost Analysis of Alternative Waste Management Strategies in the Republic of Georgia.” Western Economics Association International, 13th International Conference. January 3-6, 2017.
  • Fledderman, K., D.H. Good, J. Graham, K. Krutilla, and K. Shao. “Economic Evaluation of Air Pollution Regulations When Particle Toxicity Matters.” Western Economics Association International, 13th International Conference. Santiago, Chile. January 3-6, 2017.
  • Alexeev, A., and K. Krutilla. “Modeling Cyber Security as a Repeated Contest.” Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. San Diego, California. December 11-15, 2016.
  • Good, D.H., and K. Krutilla. “Evaluation Of Bicyclist Morbidly and Mortality Mitigation with Crash Imminent Braking Technologies.” Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. San Diego, California. December 11-15, 2016.
  • Krutilla, K., and A. Alexeev. “Environmental Rights Conflicts and Institutional Choice: An Economic Evaluation of Environmental Policymaking.” Presented at the Ostrom Symposium on Natural Resource Governance. October, 2016.
  • Kerry Krutilla. “Theory, Methods and Practices of Benefit Cost Analysis in the United States: A Case Study in PM2.5 Policy Analysis.” Presented to the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development  Beijing, October 10, 2016. Sponsored by the Environmental Defense Fund.
  • Kerry Krutilla. “Benefit-Cost Analysis: Methods and Applications for Vietnam.” Presented to the Mekong Development Research Institute and to the Hanoi City Council (Hanoi, October 13 and 14, 2016). Sponsored by the IU Vietnam Initiative.
  • Kerry Krutilla. “The efficiency cost of tax incentives to multinational corporations.” Joint Testimony with OXFAM International before the Committee on Finance and Budgets, of the Vietnam National Assembly (October 14, 2016). Sponsored by the IU Vietnam Initiative.
  • Katie Fledderman, David Good, John Graham, and Kerry Krutilla. The effect of differential fine particle toxicity on the economic evaluation of air pollution regulations. Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Zurich Switzerland, June 22-25, 2016.
  • Alexander Alexeev and Kerry Krutilla.  A quantal response equilibrium model of jurisdictional tax competition. Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Zurich Switzerland, June 22-25, 2016.
  • Kerry Krutilla, Gabriel Piña, David H. Good, and John D. Graham. Benefit cost analysis of lifesaving regulations from the department of transportation. Eighth Annual Conference and Meeting of the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis, March 16-18, 2016.
  • Alexander Alexeev and Kerry Krutilla. Strategic benefit cost analysis for security threats. Eighth Annual Conference and Meeting of the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis, March 16-18, 2016.