Contingent valuation, transport safety and the value of life /

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Imprint:Boston : Kluwer Academic, c1995.
Description:viii, 193 p. : graphs ; 24 cm.
Series:Studies in risk and uncertainty
Subject:Contingent valuation.
Traffic safety -- Valuation.
Life -- Valuation.
Contingent valuation.
Life -- Valuation.
Traffic safety -- Valuation.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Schwab Christe, Nathalie G.
Soguel, Nils C.
ISBN:0792395786 (acid-free paper)
Notes:Selection of papers presented at a conference held in Oct. 1994 at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction / Nils C. Soguel
  • 2. The Valuation of Human Costs by the Contingent Method: The Swiss Experience / Nathalie G. Schwab Christe
  • 3. Assessing the Value of Traffic Safety Using the Contingent Valuation Technique: The Danish Survey / Kristian Kidholm
  • 4. Valuing the Benefits of Reducing the Risk of Non-fatal Road Injuries: The Swedish Experience / Ulf Persson, Anna Lugner Norinder and Marianne Svensson
  • 5. Reference Values for Human Life: An Econometric Analysis of a Contingent Valuation in France / Brigitte Desaigues and Ari Rabl
  • 6. Why Did Two Theoretically Equivalent Methods Produce Two Very Different Values? / Michael W. Jones-Lee, Graham Loomes and Angela Robinson
  • 7. Are Preferences for Safety too Imprecise for Contingent Valuation? / W. Richard Dubourg
  • 8. Preference-based Values of Safety for Public Transport Modes / Michael W. Jones-Lee and Graham Loomes
  • 9. The Automobile Risk Metric for Valuing Health Risks / W. Kip Viscusi.