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Epidemiology and Economy, and the Appraisal of Human Life: Ethical and Practical Limitations of how to Value Health Benefits

  • U. Laaser

Abstract

Money is considered to be a hard value, but this is not so with life! According to our ethical codex, the value of life is expected to be equally high under all circumstances. Nevertheless, money is different insofar as purchasing power and even the exchange rates vary almost from day to day.

Keywords

Exchange Rate Project Research Group Pooling Project Large Intervention Trial Society Priority 
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