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The economic costs of informing the public on seafood safety matters
  • Published Date:
    1989
Filetype[PDF - 788.70 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    United States, National Marine Fisheries Service., Southeast Region,
  • Series:
    NOAA technical memorandum NMFS-SEFC ; 225
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    "The purpose of this memorandum is to provide managers of seafood safety programs with an understanding of the economic consequences of disseminating information to the public regarding health risks. The paper begins with some definitions and discus- sion of terms that relate to the general discussion of risk. This section is followed by a discussion of biased risk perception and framing effects, avoidance costs, societal attitudes and avoidance costs, and cognitive dissonance and avoidance costs. The paper concludes with a summary of the topics discussed and some closing remarks on how managers may minimize economic costs to the public"--Introduction.

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