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The market value of preventive activities: A contingent-claims approach

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  • Louis Eeckhoudt
  • Philippe Godfroid

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  • Louis Eeckhoudt & Philippe Godfroid, 1998. "The market value of preventive activities: A contingent-claims approach," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 68(1), pages 27-38, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:68:y:1998:i:1:p:27-38
    DOI: 10.1007/BF01237462
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    Keywords

    prevention; contingent claims; willingness to pay; D81;

    JEL classification:

    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty

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