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For this assignment you are to read the attached articles, “Trouble in Happyville” by Paul Portney , and “”Letting Environmentalists” Preferences Count” by Peter Van Doren and write a reaction or response. Try to Focus your response on the specific issue of, should preferences regarding imaginary risks count, and if not, why not ? Can imaginary risks even be identified in practice? Your response should be 2 to 3 pages (double spaced).

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School: Carnegie Mellon University


Running head: IMAGINED RISKS


Imagined Risks
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Imagined Risks

In life, people talk about various risks some of which are real while others are perceived.
Imaginary risks can be identified in practice, and these have varied economic and social effects on
individuals and the society. As noted by Doren (2003), for example, people can imagine that an
industry in their environment produces harmful gases that pollute the environment and thus
imposing negative externalities on them. In such a case, the society members are able to practically
identify the risk, even though it is imagined. To the extent that no scientific inquiry has linked the
perceived risks to the industry, they remain to be imagined risks. In another example give...

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