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Assessing small non-zero perceptions of chance: The case of H1N1 (swine) flu risks

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  • Wändi Bruine de Bruin
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  • Jürgen Maurer

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  • Wändi Bruine de Bruin & Andrew Parker & Jürgen Maurer, 2011. "Assessing small non-zero perceptions of chance: The case of H1N1 (swine) flu risks," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 42(2), pages 145-159, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:42:y:2011:i:2:p:145-159
    DOI: 10.1007/s11166-011-9113-5
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    1. > Economics of Welfare > Health Economics > Economics of Pandemics > Specific pandemics > Swine Influenza (H1N1)

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    Keywords

    Risk perceptions; Expectations; Visual linear scale; Magnifier scale; H1N1 flu; I10; D84; C83;
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    JEL classification:

    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • D84 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Expectations; Speculations
    • C83 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Survey Methods; Sampling Methods

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