Recent Examples of moral hazard from the Web
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.
Thus, providing them with such aid created a moral hazard, giving the firms an incentive to repeat their old mistakes.
Alan Gin, University of San Diego YES: This is a classic case of moral hazard.
This was a classic case of moral hazard, and everyday Americans were crushed.
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legal Definition of moral hazard
- deductibles decrease moral hazard
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