Bibliographic Details

Cost-benefit analysis : legal, economic, and philosophical perspectives / edited by Matthew D. Alder and Eric A. Posner.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Description v, 351 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Law and economics.
Cost effectiveness.
Distributive justice.
Cost effectiveness.
Distributive justice.
Law and economics.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Adler, Matthew D.
Posner, Eric A.
Posner, Richard A.
Becker, Gary S, (Gary Stanley), 1930-2014-
Nussbaum, Martha Craven, 1947-
Sunstein, Cass R.
ISBN 0226007626 (cloth)
0226007634 (pbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Risk Equity
  • State and Federal Regulatory Reform: A Comparative Analysis
  • Why Is Cost-Benefit Analysis So Controversial?
  • The Discipline of Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis and Population
  • The Stupidity of the Cost-Benefit Standard
  • The Costs of Tragedy: Some Moral Limits of Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • On Justifying Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Cognition and Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Implmenting Cost-Benefit Analysis When Preferences Are Distorted
  • A Comment on the Conference on Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis: Definition, Justification, and Comment on Conference Papers
  • Index