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Policy Challenges of the Heterogeneity of the Value of Statistical Life
(Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, 2010)
Economic research has developed estimates of the heterogeneity of the value of statistical life (VSL) on dimensions such as individual age, income, immigrant status, and the nature of the risk exposure. This paper examines ...
The Heterogeneity of the Value of Statistical Life: Introduction and Overview
(Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2010)
The refinement in worker fatality risk data used in hedonic wage studies and evidence from new stated preference studies have facilitated the exploration of the heterogeneity of the value of statistical life (VSL). Although ...