Environmental Economics

Morbidity and Mortality: How Do We Value the Risk of Death and Illness?

EPA's National Centers for Environmental Economics and Environmental Research held a two-day workshop Morbidity and Mortality: How Do We Value the Risk of Illness and Death? This workshop, held on April 10-12, 2006 in Washington, DC, highlighted research results from EPA's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) grants. Topics included risk assessment and valuation of health effects from air pollution, issues with morbidity valuation, a panel discussion on the use of the Internet in valuation surveys, valuation of effects from pesticides and toxics and drinking water, and empirical issues associated with mortality risk valuation.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Stated Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided - Mortality
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided - Morbidity
    Environmental Media:
    f. Multimedia
    Authors:
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Miller, Maggie
    Geographic Area:
    Study Purpose:
    Methodology Development & Evaluation
    Report Series:
    Environmental Policy and Economics Workshop
    Inventory Record #: EE-0497
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  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    Alpha-Gamma Technologies, Inc.Address: 4700 Falls of the Neuse Road, Suite 350
    City: Raleigh State: NC ZIP: 27609
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    Funding Organization:
    Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, National Center for Environmental EconomicsAddress:
    City: State: ZIP:
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  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    09/07/2006
    Number of Pages:
    537
    Comment:
    Grant/Contract #:
    68-W-01-055
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    Date Linked: 05/28/2009