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Conservative versus Mean Risk Assessments: Implications for Superfund Policies


  • Viscusi, W. Kip
  • Hamilton, James T.
  • Dockins, P. Christen


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  • Viscusi, W. Kip & Hamilton, James T. & Dockins, P. Christen, 1997. "Conservative versus Mean Risk Assessments: Implications for Superfund Policies," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 34(3), pages 187-206, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jeeman:v:34:y:1997:i:3:p:187-206

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    1. Krier, James E, 1990. "Risk and Design," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 19(2), pages 781-790, June.
    2. Noll, Roger G & Krier, James E, 1990. "Some Implications of Cognitive Psychology for Risk Regulation," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 19(2), pages 747-779, June.
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