Recent Examples of moral hazard from the Web
This sort of arbitrary custom breeds serious moral hazard in Chinese markets.
Science squabbles notwithstanding, both sides of the moral hazard argument agree that negative emissions technologies like those in development at Carbon Engineering should be pursued with vigor.
Stephen Lynch, also a Democrat, from Massachusetts, said that by failing to provide public accountability and thus lumping the good with the bad, the review created moral hazard.
European powers were not totally ignorant of the moral hazards involved.
The prospect of a massive American intervention almost certainly extended and exacerbated the Syrian war and also created a moral hazard by allowing rebels to overestimate their chance of success.
This moral hazard is aggravated by the market’s unhealthy concentration.
When the bottom line is the stockholder and not the patient, there is a moral hazard that cannot be resolved, even with the best of intentions.
Even apart from the moral hazard, keeping research plans secret—as the current scientific enterprise incentivizes us to do—is appallingly inefficient and outright dangerous.
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legal Definition of moral hazard
- deductibles decrease moral hazard
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