Kerry Krutillia

Professor of Public Policy
Phone: 812-855-0492
[email protected]

Kerry Krutilla is on the faculty of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, at Indiana University in Bloomington, and an affiliated faculty member of the Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis. He is Co-Director of Indiana University’s Vietnam Initiative for Benefit-Cost Analysis and Policy Evaluation.

Kerry Krutilla’s current research focuses on regulatory evaluation, cybersecurity investment analysis, and distributional accounting formats in benefit cost analysis.  His work has been supported by the World Bank, USAID, DOE, DOA, and the Electric Power Research Institute. He teaches courses in benefit-cost analysis and environmental economics.

Kerry Krutilla holds PhD and MS degrees from Duke University, and a BA degree from Grinnell College.

Personal Website


“Regulatory Reform in the Trump Era,” (with K.B. Belton and J.D. Graham), “Public Administration Review,” 77 (5) 643-44, 2017)

“Consumer’s Guide to Regulatory Impact Analysis: Ten Tips for Being an Informed Policymaker.” Journal of Benefit Cost Analysis 8(2): 187-204, 2017.  doi:10.1017/bca.2017.11 Authors: Susan Dudley, Richard Belzer, Glenn Blomquist, Timothy Brennan, Christopher Carrigan, Joseph Cordes, Louis A. Cox, Arthur Fraas, John Graham, George Gray, James Hammitt, Kerry Krutilla, Peter Linquiti, Randall Lutter, Brian Mannix, Stuart Shapiro, Anne Smith, W. Kip Viscusi & Richard Zerbe.

“Environmental taxation and the double dividend in decentralized jurisdictions,” (with A. Alexeev, D. Good), Ecological Economics 22: 90–100 (2016)

K. Krutilla, D.H. Good, and J.D. Graham. “Uncertainty in the Cost-Effectiveness of Federal Air Quality Regulations.” Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 6(1): 66-111 (2015).

K. Krutilla and A. Alexeev. “The Political Transaction Costs and Uncertainties of Establishing Environmental Rights.” Ecological Economics 107: 299-309 (2014).