Recent Publications


Theodore, Brian, Jan Whittington, Cara Towle, David Tauben, Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, Alex Cahana, and Ardith Doorenbos. “Transaction cost analysis of in-clinic versus telehealth consultations for chronic pain: Preliminary Evidence for Rapid and Affordable Access to Interdisciplinary Collaborative Consultation” Pain Medicine 2015: 00:1-17. Article first published online : 23 JAN 2015, DOI:10.1111/pme.12688

Sterrett, Jill, Dennis Ryan, Connie Ozawa, Ethan Seltzer, and Jan Whittington (eds). Planning in the Pacific Northwest. Chicago, IL: APA Planners Press. 400 pages.

Vitro, Kristen and Jan Whittington. “The cloud beneath the clouds” Planning, (April 2015): 37.


Ginger Armbruster, Jan Whittington, and Barbara Endicott-Popovsky. “Strategic Planning for a CISO: Strength in Weak Ties” The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education Journal, June 2014; edition 2 (1)

Miller, Jeremiah, Sam Chung, Teresa Escrig, Yan Bai, Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, and Jan Whittington. “Accuracy, security, and architecture impacts and challenges of mobile and web technologies: Geolocation field data collection in Washington State water resources” International Journal of Computer Applications, 92(13) 2014: 35-42. Digital Library URI:

Hoofnagle, Chris Jay and Jan Whittington. “The price of ‘Free’: Accounting for the Internet’s most popular price” UCLA Law Review, 61(3) 2014: 606-670.
Cited in: European Data Protection Supervisor, European Union. Preliminary Opinion of the European Data Protection Supervisor: Privacy and Competitiveness in the Age of Big Data: The Interplay between Data Protection, Competition Law and Consumer Protection in the Digital Economy, Brussels, Belgium: Author, March 2014. Pages 27, 32 and 36.
Reviewed: Paul Ohm. “Free for the Taking (or Why Libertarians are Wrong about Markets for Privacy)” JOTWELL: Cyberlaw, May 26, 2014.


Whittington, Jan and Stefanie Young. “Resilience through transaction cost economic evaluation: Recognizing the cost-effectiveness of sustainable development” S.A.P.I.EN.S (Surveys and Perspectives Integrating Environment and Society) [Online], 6.1 | 2013, Online since 15 November 2013, connection on 21 July 2014. URL :

Armbruster, Ginger, Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, and Jan Whittington. “Threats to municipal information systems posed by aging infrastructure” International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, 6(3-4) 2013: 123-131.

Arnaudo, Daniel, Philip Wood, Aaron Alva, and Jan Whittington. “The economic and political implications of authoritarian control of the Internet” In J. Butts and S. Shenoi (Eds.), Critical Infrastructure Protection VII, United Nations, International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) AICT 417, Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2013, pp 3-20


Whittington, Jan. “When to partner for public infrastructure? Transaction cost evaluation of design-build delivery” Journal of the American Planning Association, 78(3) 2012: 269-285.

Armbruster, Ginger, Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, and Jan Whittington. “Are we prepared for the economic risk resulting from telecom hotel disruptions?” International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, 5(2) 2012: 55-65.

Whittington, Jan and Chris Jay Hoofnagle. “Unpacking privacy’s price” North Carolina Law Review, 90(5) June 2012: 1327-1370.


Whittington, Jan and David E. Dowall. “Transaction-cost economic analysis of institutional change toward design-build contracts for public transportation” Paper WP.2006.09, IURD Working Paper Series. Berkeley, CA: Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley, 2006. 48 pages.

Cited in: Crane, Randall and Rachel Weber (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Urban Planning New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012. pp 70 and 72.


David E. Dowall and Jan Whittington. Making Room for the Future: Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure. San Francisco: Public Policy Institute of California, 2003. ISBN: 1-58213-045-0. 223 pages.
Reviewed: “The real trouble.” Economist 360, no. 8232 (July 28, 2001): 31. MasterFILE Premier, EBSCOhost (accessed April 5, 2010).


Michael Neuman and Jan Whittington. Building California’s Future: Current Conditions in Infrastructure Planning, Budgeting and Financing. San Francisco: Public Policy Institute of California, 2000. ISBN: 1-58213-024-8. 107 pages.