Misperceived job hazards and welfare

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Center for Operations Research &Econometrics , Louvain-la-Neuve
Statementby Clive D. Fraser.
SeriesCORE discussion paper -- no.8513
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JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ECONOMICS ELSEVIER Journal of Public Economics 56 () Misperceived job hazards and welfare Clive D. Fraser Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK Received Julyfinal version received July Abstract Bayesian workers produce 'chemicals' Misperceived job hazards and welfare book in one sector of a two-sector economy Cited by: 6.


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Bayesian workers produce 'chemicals' hazardously in one sector of a two-sector economy having one safe sector. Adopting an expected ex post welfare perspective, we show workers' misperceptions of hazards entail a classic externality. We characterise chemicals' competitive, monopoly and.

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