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Using Data from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries to Estimate the “Value of a Statistical Life.”

Categories: Births/Deaths,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2013/article/using-data-from-the-census-of-fatal-occupational-injuries-to-estimate-the.htm

Examines the tradeoff rate or extra amount of wages workers require for bearing greater risks on dangerous jobs.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics