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Good practice in economic valuation of chemicals

World Conference of Environment and Natural Resource Economics, WCERE 2018

Chemicals policy: What are the knowns and unknowns in the valuation of exposure to hazardous chemicals?
Report from Pre-Conference Workshop June 25, 2018
School of Business and Law, Gothenburg


Economic valuation of the costs and benefits of regulatory action is often required before legislation on hazardous chemicals is passed. However, such valuation is complicated by data limitations, information asymmetries and substantial uncertainties regarding for example doseresponse relationships. This workshop brought together experts from regulatory agencies and academia to identify what we regard today as good practice in economic valuation of chemicals and outline an agenda for further research and improved practice.

Read the full report (will be downloaded):

WCERE_Pre Conference_WS_Chemicals Report