As part of a series examining US oil and gas sector regulations, this report analyzes the cost and benefits of repealing or modifying a safety rule for offshore drilling activity under several scenarios.
Apr 26, 2018|
Chris Dockins, Kelly Maguire, Steve Newbold, Nathalie B. Simon, Alan J. Krupnick, Laura O. Taylor |
We describe evidence from focus groups and a formal ranking exercise to gauge the preferences for and acceptance of alternative terms for the “value of statistical life”—the concept of trading off money and small reductions in mortality risks.
Full-employment models are often used to predict the labor-market effects of environmental policy. Here, we compare these predictions to those from a new model that incorporates key labor market details, including unemployment and job search.