Compensating the Dead (image) Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Share Print E-Mail Caption An early death constitutes a serious loss that should imply compensation to the deceased person. But how -- when the person is dead? A team of economists led by the Wilson School's Marc Fleurbaey argues that a "life well spent" might entail consuming more and working less earlier in life. Credit Ticiana Jardim Marini Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.