Tue, Dec 01 | Webinar

The Value of Human Life: What does Economics have to do with it?

In this economics webinar, discuss how policymakers and private interests make decisions based on outcomes of live and death.
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The Value of Human Life: What does Economics have to do with it?

Time & Location

Dec 01, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Webinar

About The Event

Objective

Teachers will be able to:

– Show how individuals, firms and governments use implicit valuations.

– Show how to evaluate government decisions using the concept of a statistical life.

Description

How much is life actually worth? Economists have used a variety of methods to arrive at an answer.

This webinar introduces participants to how the value of a human life is used to evaluate policies in a wide variety of areas— from car safety features to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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