The Economics of Consumer Protection
D. Hyman and
No 283926, 1976 Annual Meeting, August 15-18, State College, Pennsylvania from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
There has been increased interest in consumer protection in recent years particularly in the area of product safety .This paper investigates the role of cost-benefit analysis in determining whether mandatory safety standards are in the public interest and applies such analysis to an evaluation of flammability standards for children's sleepwear.
Keywords: Consumer/Household; Economics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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