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Published: 16 April 2008

262 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195368574

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Retaking Rationality

How Cost-Benefit Analysis Can Better Protect the Environment and Our Health

Richard L. Revesz and Michael A. Livermore

  • Provides a detailed account of the role of "reason" and "sound science" in politics and public policy.
  • Informs those involved in the political process or the average voter who believes the environment should be protected through strong regulation and how cost-benefit analysis works and should be reformed.
  • Focuses on economic analysis of regulation and how progressives can take advantage of the current political climate to advance a strong agenda in the field of environmental, public health and safety regulation

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