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Wall Street Journal: Rail safety and the value of life

Jun. 25, 2013, 2:50 PM | Want more research news? Subscribe to our weekly newsletter »

W. Kip Viscusi, University Distinguished Professor of Law, Economics, and Management, is quoted on an age-old regulatory predicament—namely, whether or not spending to make one thing safe steers money away from addressing a more serious threat elsewhere.