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Economic Value of a Life

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How much is your life worth? Or, rather, how much is an extra five or six years of your life worth? According to an economist at the University of Chicago, six years is worth about $400,000. That sounds a bit pricey to us. We remember giving away about six years of our life to college and graduate school and somehow owing money.

The Economic Value of Life
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