Environmental Economics

Valuing Environmental Health Risk Reductions to Children

This two-day workshop was co-sponsored by EPA's National Center for Environmental Economics, Office of Children's Health Protection, and National Center for Environmental Research as well as the University of Central Florida. Investigators presented research results relating to the valuation of protecting children from environmental harm. The workshop also featured discussion of the related issues the value of infant health, the use of economic experiments to examine the transition from child to economically rational adult, and household decision-making models. The workshop featured a luncheon address by Bill Harbaugh and commissioned presentations by Ted Bergstrom and Don Kenkel. EPA's Acting Administrator, Marianne Horrinko provided opening remarks.

  • Keywords

    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Stated Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided
    Environmental Media:
    f. Multimedia
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Owens, Nicole
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    Study Purpose:
    Methodology Development & Evaluation
    Report Series:
    Environmental Policy and Economics Workshop
    Inventory Record #: EE-0475
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  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    Alpha-Gamma Technologies, Inc.Address: 4700 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 350
    City: Raleigh State: NC ZIP: 27609
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    Funding Organization:
    US Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Economics, National Center for Environmental Research, and Office of Children's Health Protection, and University of Central Florida Address:
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    Date Linked: 05/28/2009