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The cost-benefit revolution

Author: Cass R Sunstein
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why policies should be based on careful consideration of their costs and benefits rather than on intuition, popular opinion, interest groups, and anecdotes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cass R Sunstein
ISBN: 9780262347259 0262347253
OCLC Number: 1048003609
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface : Against Expressivism --
Where we are --
Triumph of the technocrats --
A foreign language --
Willingness to pay and the value of life --
Welfare : the master value --
The knowledge problem --
Frontiers --
Moral commitments --
Mandatory labels --
The role of courts --
Privacy and national security --
Free speech --
Conclusion : Best-Laid Plans.
Responsibility: Cass R. Sunstein.

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