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Putting a Price on Human Life

The Costs and Benefits of Cost-Benefit Analysis


12:00 AM - 11:59 PM EST

Putting a Price on Human Life: The Costs and Benefits of Cost-Benefit Analysis

In their provocative new book, Lisa Heinzerling and Frank Ackerman critique the use of cost-benefit analysis in designing and evaluating regulations that affect life, health, and the environment. Please join American Progress’ John Podesta for a discussion with Heinzerling, Ackerman and former OMB officials Jim Tozzi and Sally Katzen on the role of economic analysis in setting government policy.

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