Ignorance, risk, rationality, expertise—this treatise has it all, plus food: “Institutionalized ignorance as a precondition for rational risk expertise,” Henrik Merkelsen [pictured here], Risk Analysis, 2011 Jul;31(7):1083-94. The author, at Copenhagen Business School, explains: “The present case study seeks to explain the conditions for experts’ rational risk perception by analyzing the institutional contexts that constitute [.
(Sasha Volokh) I’m pleased to have gotten the reprints of my Houston Law Review piece, Rationality or Rationalism? The Positive and Normative Flaws of Cost-Benefit Analysis. It was part of their Frankel Symposium on environmental co... Read Post
(Sasha Volokh) Here’s the third (and final) installment of my Houston Law Review piece on Rationality or Rationalism? The Positive and Normative Flaws of Cost-Benefit Analysis. (Click here for the first installment and here for the ... Read Post