Economic valuation through cost-benefit analysis--possibilities and limitations.

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The economic approach used to evaluate effects on human health and the environment centres around cost-benefit analysis (CBA). Thus, for most economists, economic valuation and CBA are one and the same. However, the question of the possibilities and limitations of cost-benefit analysis is one of the most controversial aspects of environmental research. In… (More)

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@article{Hansjrgens2004EconomicVT, title={Economic valuation through cost-benefit analysis--possibilities and limitations.}, author={Bernd Hansj{\"u}rgens}, journal={Toxicology}, year={2004}, volume={205 3}, pages={241-52} }