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The Regulation of Genetic Engineering

  • Stephen Breyer
  • Richard Zeckhauser

Abstract

Despite the important social implications of genetic research, proposals for government control, guided by cost-benefit analysis, are ill-advtied. Continued public discussion and informal regulation by the medical-scientific community are at present more appropriate.

Keywords

Genetic Engineering Genetic Research Life Science Research Social Harm Governmental Control 
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Reference

  1. 1.
    FOLK, H. The role of technology assessment in public policy. In Technology and Man’s Future, A.H. Teich, Ed. St. Martin, N.Y., 1972, pp. 246–47.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Breyer
    • 1
  • Richard Zeckhauser
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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