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) 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
During a Google Hangout on Monday, a White House adviser claimed Americans want Obamacare because it is a good product and Obamacare will make America's health care system more "rational" and "sane." The Hangout was an attempt to lu... Read Post