The Mortality Costs of Regulatory Expenditures: A Special Issue of the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty / Edition 1

The Mortality Costs of Regulatory Expenditures: A Special Issue of the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty / Edition 1

by W. Kip Viscusi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792394453

ISBN-13: 9780792394457

Pub. Date: 05/31/1994

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Regulations to promote health and safety may be costly relative to the expected health and safety benefits, and may actually have negative effects on health and safety. These negative effects, or costs, may be due to reduced private spending on health and safety, moral hazard, or the creation of new risks. This volume considers the use of costs—benefit

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Overview

Regulations to promote health and safety may be costly relative to the expected health and safety benefits, and may actually have negative effects on health and safety. These negative effects, or costs, may be due to reduced private spending on health and safety, moral hazard, or the creation of new risks. This volume considers the use of costs—benefit analysis, risk—risk analysis, and health—health analysis to determine the mortality cost associated with regulatory expenditures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792394457
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
05/31/1994
Edition description:
Reprinted from JOURNAL OF RISK AND UNCERTAINTY, 8:1, 1994
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

Risk-Risk Analysis; W.K. Viscusi. The Fatality and Injury Costs of Expenditures; W.K. Viscusi, R.J. Zeckhauser. Health-Health Analysis: a New Way to Evaluate Health and Safety Regulation; R. Lutter, J.F. Morrall III. Cross-Country Analyses don't Estimate Health-Health Responses; V.K. Smith, D.J. Epp, K.A. Schwabe. Controlling for Causality in the Link from Income to Mortality; K.S. Chapman, G. Hariharan. Mortality Risks Induced by the Costs of Regulations; R.L. Keeney. Regulatory Review of Environmental Policy: the Potential Role of Health-Health Analysis; P.R. Portney, R.N. Stavins.

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