RELATING QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE EVALUATIONS OF COLLECTIVE RISKS: THE CASE OF DRINKING WATER CONTAMINATION

A matrix of numerical risk statements and qualitative ratings was presented to respondents producing numerical equivalents for qualitative ratings of water contamination risk. There was general correspondence between risk magnitude and rated seriousness, but large variance in qualitative ratings of numerical risks renders some of the variables derived statistically insignificant.


Issue Date:
Aug 05 1990
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/271055
Language:
English
Total Pages:
15




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