Asymmetries in the valuation of risk and the siting of hazardous waste disposal facilities.

V. K. Smith, W. H. Desvousges

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Abstract

Based on a contingent valuation survey of households in suburban Boston, we found that respondents bid significantly more to reduce risk than they indicated they were willing to pay to avoid an equivalent risk increase.-from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-294
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Economic Review
Volume76
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics

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