Stand up for nonprofit news & help us reach our $100,000 goal! GIVE NOW

How much is a human life worth?

Apr 23, 2020
Civil courts, for-profit companies and regulators regularly put price tags on human lives. But how?
Maria Hollenhorst/Marketplace

How to value a life, statistically speaking

Mar 20, 2019
The VSL lets you compare the cost of a regulation to the benefit in probable lives saved.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images