Lloyd Dixon is director of the RAND Center for Catastrophic Risk Management and Compensation and a senior economist at the RAND Corporation. His expertise includes insurance, compensation, and liability issues. He has also been lead investigator of a number of studies addressing environmental and natural resource issues. Recent studies include analysis of the wind and flood insurance markets, asbestos litigation, the California workers' compensation insurance market, and the contribution of hedge funds to systemic financial risk.
Dixon received his B.S. in general engineering and B.A. in political science from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Lloyd Dixon, Paul Sorensen, Martin Wachs, Myles Collins, Mark Hanson, Aaron Kofner, Thomas Light, Michael Madsen, Lindell Marsh, Adrian Overton, Howard Shatz, Brian Weatherford, Balancing Environment and Development: Costs, Revenues, and Benefits of the Western Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan, RAND Corporation (MG-816), 2008
Lloyd Dixon, James W. Macdonald, and Julie Zissimopoulos, Commercial Wind Insurance in the Gulf States: Developments Since Hurricane Katrina and Challenges Moving Forward, RAND Corporation (OP-190), 2007
Lloyd Dixon, Robert Lempert, Tom LaTourrette, Robert Reville, The Federal Role in Terrorism Insurance: Evaluating Alternatives in an Uncertain World, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation (MG-679), 2007
Lloyd Dixon and Rachel Kaganoff Stern, Compensation for Losses from the 9/11 Attacks, RAND Corporation (MG-264), 2006
Lloyd Dixon et al., The National Flood Insurance Program's Market Penetration Rate: Estimates and Policy Implications, RAND Corporation (TR-300), 2006
Lloyd Dixon and Rachel Kaganoff Stern, Compensation for Losses From the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks, RAND Corporation (MG-264), 2004
Lloyd Dixon and Brian Gill, "Changes in the Standards for Admitting Expert Evidence in Civil Cases Since the Daubert Decision," Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 8(3):251-308, 2002
Lloyd Dixon et al., Driving Emissions to Zero: Are the Benefits of California's Zero Emission Vehicle Program Worth the Costs?RAND Corporation (MR-1578), 2002