Benefit-Cost Analysis

Analyzing COVID-19 Policymaking

Analyzing COVID-19 Policymaking

Experts assess the use of VSLs and benefit-cost analysis for pandemic decision-making.

COVID-19 and Uncertainties in the Value Per Statistical Life

COVID-19 and Uncertainties in the Value Per Statistical Life

Uncertainties in value per statistical life estimates impact the extent to which COVID-19 policies yield net benefits.

Rethinking Benefit-Cost Analysis for COVID-19

Rethinking Benefit-Cost Analysis for COVID-19

The normative foundations of the value of statistical life render it an insufficient tool to analyze pandemic-related policies.