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Valuing Environmental Health Risk Reductions to Children

SummaryThis two-day workshop was co-sponsored by EPA's National Center for Environmental Economics, Office of Children's Health Protection, and National Center for Environmental Research as well as the University of Central Florida. Investigators presented research results relating to the valuation of protecting children from environmental harm. The workshop also featured discussion of the related issues the value of infant health, the use of economic experiments to examine the transition from child to economically rational adult, and household decision-making models. The workshop featured a luncheon address by Bill Harbaugh and commissioned presentations by Ted Bergstrom and Don Kenkel. EPA's Acting Administrator, Marianne Horrinko provided opening remarks.


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File Description Number of Pages File Size (KB) File Type
Opening Remarks by EPA Acting Administrator 5pp. 111 (PDF, about PDF)
Session I: Status of Children 92pp. 1,382 (PDF, about PDF)
Session II: Household Decision Making 76pp. 941 (PDF, about PDF)
Session III: Valuing Fetal and Infant Health Effects 113pp. 810 (PDF, about PDF)
Session IV: Age-specific Value of Statistical Life Estimates--AM Session 53pp. 663 (PDF, about PDF)
Session IV: Age-specific Value of Statistical Life Estimates--PM Session 110pp. 1,330 (PDF, about PDF)
Session V: Air Pollution and Asthma in Children 99pp. 1,406 (PDF, about PDF)

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