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Decision-Making When Science is Ambiguous

Anand, Paul (2002). Decision-Making When Science is Ambiguous. Science, 295(5561) p. 1839.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1061744
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Abstract

The article argues that recognising the distinction between risk and uncertainty is essential for policy formation and management in public health and science related risks more generally.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1095-9203
Keywords: risk uncertainty distinction; mad cow disease; Ellsberg
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Economics
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 10135
Depositing User: Paul Anand
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:06
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/10135
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