Workshop: Valuing Health for Environmental Policy with Special Emphasis on Children's Health Issues
Date(s): March 24 and March 25, 1999
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Contact: Nicole Owens (email@example.com)
Description: This two-day workshop cosponsored by the US EPA Office of Children's Health Protection, US EPA Office of Economy and Environment, and US EPA National Center for Environmental Research and Quality Assurance was dedicated to exploring methods for valuing morbidity and mortality risks. The second day was focused on the unique considerations specific to children's health valuation. The four sessions - "Valuing Mortality Risks," "Valuing Morbidity Risks," "How Do We Value Children," and "Household Production Models and Children's Health Valuation" - presented current economic research and policy discussion concerning each topic.