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Main Title Risks, costs, and lives saved : getting better results from regulation /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Hahn, Robert William.
Publisher Oxford University Press ;
Year Published 1996
OCLC Number 34282022
ISBN 019521147X (alk. paper)
Subjects Risk assessment--Government policy--United States ; Health risk assessment--Government policy--United States ; Environmental risk assessment--Government policy--United States ; Risk management--Government policy--United States ; Safety regulations--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  HM256.R59 1996 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 03/14/1997
ELCM  HM256.R59 1996 NVFEL Library/Ann Arbor, MI 08/03/2007
Collation xvi, 267 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
Introduction / Robert W. Hahn -- The causes and prevention of cancer : gaining perspectives on the management of risk / Bruce N. Ames and Lois Swirsky Gold -- Modeling risk at low levels of exposure / William R. Hendee -- Risk assessment as an indicator for decision making / Bernard D. Goldstein -- Science and politics : global warming and eugenics / Richard S. Lindzen -- Benefit-cost analysis : do the benefits exceed the costs? / Lester B. Lave -- The dangers of unbounded commitments to regulate risk / W. Kip Viscusi -- The opportunity costs of haphazard social investments in life-saving / Tammy O. Tengs and John D. Graham -- Making sense of risk : an agenda for congress / John D. Graham -- Regulatory reform : what do the government's numbers tell us? / Robert W. Hahn.