PS374.Dec.1.Wrap.Up

PS374.Dec.1.Wrap.Up - Who are you going to release? Wayne...

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Unformatted text preview: Who are you going to release? Wayne DuMond Maurice Clemmons PS 374 Fall 2009 Wrap Up -- Values and Public Policy 1 Who are you going to release? A. This One E. PS 374 Fall 2009 Not This One Wrap Up -- Values and Public Policy 2 Rubric -- #5 W Writing is strong (few grammatical and spelling errors) O Essay is well organized and coherent (didn't pick the easy stuff, or first possibilities) R Evidence that you did the assigned reading and used them... Assignment #6 Now Due on Saturday, December 6 PS 374 Fall 2009 Wrap Up -- Values and Public Policy 3 Who should be responsible for pensions for old people? A. Personal Responsibility of the individual Mix government and individual Social society should make arrangements to make sure that everyone has an adequate retirement income Social Security 4 A. A. PS 374 (October 29 2009) Analysis: The Ford Pinto Exploding Gas Tank No Change: 180 Deaths, 180 serious burns According to National Highway Safety Adm. Life is worth $200,000 The cost of fixing it: $137,500,000 PS 374 Fall 2009 Wrap Up -- Values and Public Policy 5 Should Ford Fix the Car? A. Yes E. No PS 374 Fall 2009 Wrap Up -- Values and Public Policy 6 Speed Limits 65 miles an hour vs. 55 miles an hour... Time saved (@ $20/hour) vs. additional deaths Value of life $1,540,000 Health and Safety Regulation @ $6,000,000 per life saved... PS 374 Fall 2009 Wrap Up -- Values and Public Policy 7 ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2011 for the course POLI 374 taught by Professor Tompkins during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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