The death of a family member often causes more than a loss of income, but the measurement of these nonmarket losses is surrounded by controversy. This book contains fifty readings by leading forensic economists, attorneys and family experts that address many issues relating to the two major aspects of damages in wrongful death litigation: the lost services of the decedent and the decedent's own personal consumption or maintenance.
- Lost nonmarket services ....
Review By: Michael J. Vernrelli, Journal of Forensic Economics - April 1, 2000
[A]n important contribution to the growing body of literature in forensic economics for both the researcher and the practitioner . . . Ireland and Depperschmidt set out to provide a comprehensive understanding of the controversial issues in household services and personal consumption. This compendium succeeds in doing just that.