This paper provides an empirical assessment of the effects of age and baseline health on willingness to pay(WTP) for mortalityrisk reductions byreporting the results of two contingent valuation surveys: one administered in Hamilton, Ontario and the other to a national sample of US residents. Respondents for both surveys were limited to persons aged 40 years and older to examine the impact of age on WTP.
Does the Value of a Statistical Life Vary with Age and Health Status? Evidence from the U.S. and CanadaMaureen Cropper, Alan Krupnick, Anna Alberini and Nathalie Simon ,
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Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Does the Value of a Statistical Life Vary with Age and Health Status? Evidence from the U.S. and Canada