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Sources of Inconsistency in Societal Responses to Health Risks

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  • Viscusi, W Kip, 1990. "Sources of Inconsistency in Societal Responses to Health Risks," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 80(2), pages 257-261, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:80:y:1990:i:2:p:257-61
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