#991: Lives Vs. The Economy
25:24 | Apr 15th
gitawidyasari recommended:May 28th
Excellent episode to know how much actually a human life worth from the economist
bigfoot_skeptic recommended:Apr 16th
A "statistical human life" is worth $10 million USD. This number is generally used for decision making regarding new safety standards and policies. This episode describes the history of how that number came to be, how it is used, and some of the shortcomings of its use.