The Price of Neglect

The Hidden Environmental and Public Health Costs of Bad Economics

The Price of Neglect

This report examines the regulatory failures of the Bush years on issues as wide-ranging as climate change and workplace safety, and concludes that these failures did not arise because of an overuse of economics, but because economic and scientific evidence was ignored.

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  • Author(s): Inimai M. Chettiar, Michael A. Livermore, and Jason A Schwartz
  • Published: November 19th, 2008
  • Publication Type: Report
  • Issues: Cost-Benefit Analysis, Safety