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Demand for Affordable Care Act Plans

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Authors: Maria Polyakova and Stephen P. Ryan

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The Heterogeneous Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from U.S. Army Reenlistment Decisions

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We estimate the value of a statistical life (VSL), or the willingness to trade-off wealth and mortality risk, among 430,000 U.S. Army soldiers choosing whether to reenlist from 2002-2010. Using a discrete choice random utility approach and significant variation in retention bonuses and mortality risk, we recover average VSL estimates between $500,000 and $900,000, an […]

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