Tagged: Offsetting Behaviour

Peltzman at the Ring? - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Jul 29, 2014

The International Boxing Association last year banned the use of headgear by amateur boxers starting on the first of June, 2013. I'd missed it then but caught it via @SirWB. Why'd they do it? Peltzman effects, or at least perhaps:Amateur boxers are to be banned from wearing headgear in a bid to reduce the number of head injuries.While the move … Read More

Organ Recitals - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Apr 08, 2010

There seems to be quite a lot of debate around the subject of organ donation at the moment. The Herald today warns people off looking for “bootleg kidneys“. The university of Victoria ran a conference yesterday on the issue and Eric Crampton at Offsetting Behaviour has run a series of articles here, here and here. [...] Related posts: … Read More