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Pricing externalities to balance public risks and benefits of research

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How should scientific funders evaluate research with public health risks? Some risky work is valuable, but accepting too much risk may be ethically neglectful. Recent controversy over H5N1 influenza experiments has highlighted the difficulty of this problem. Advocates of the research claim the work is needed to understand pandemics, while opponents claim that accidents or misuse could release the very pandemic the work is meant to prevent. In an attempt to resolve the debate, the US governmen...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1089/hs.2016.0118

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
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Philosophy
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Grant:
Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 669751)
Publisher:
Mary Ann Liebert Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Security Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
4
Pages:
401-408
Publication date:
2017-08-01
Acceptance date:
2017-02-27
DOI:
EISSN:
2326-5108
ISSN:
2326-5094
Pubs id:
pubs:953021
URN:
uri:31315385-4c35-43d8-a27e-094449c694e1
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uuid:31315385-4c35-43d8-a27e-094449c694e1
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pubs:953021
Language:
English

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