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Affirmative Action Bans and the “Chilling Effect”

Kate L. Antonovics and Richard H. Sander.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Employment and Labour Law; Labour Discrimination. 15685 words.

This paper examines whether California's Proposition 209, which led to the 1998 ban on the use of racial preferences in admissions at the University of California (UC) system, lowered the...

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Hill, Florence Davenport

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 4 words.

See Hill, Rosamond Davenport

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The Impact of Noneconomic Damages Cap on Health Care Delivery in Hospitals

Anca M. Cotet.

in American Law and Economics Review

April 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Tort Law. 13227 words.

Previous literature focused on narrowly defined treatments reached conflicting conclusions about the association between tort reforms and treatment intensity. Using county-level panel data,...

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Noneconomic Damage Caps and Medical Malpractice Claim Frequency: A Policy Endogeneity Approach

Christine Piette Durrance.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

December 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Tort Law. 8317 words.

Medical malpractice has received much attention in the media with highly publicized jury awards and reported consequences of excessive litigation. Health care and medical malpractice remain...

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

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On Food Companies Liability for Obesity

Bénédicte Coestier, Estelle Gozlan and Stéphan Marette.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economics of Health; Tort Law. 8180 words.

The U.S. food industry faces tobacco-style lawsuits for providing misleading information about health risks linked to the consumption of fatty products. This article investigates the link...

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University licensing

Jerry G. Thursby and Marie C. Thursby.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Property Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 10054 words.

Licensing of university inventions to industry has experienced rapid, recent growth. This growth is cited as evidence of university success in technology transfer and it suggests an...

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Willingness to Pay, Death, Wealth, and Damages

Ariel Porat and Avraham Tabbach.

in American Law and Economics Review

January 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Law and Economics; Tort Law. 21676 words.

When people face risk of death, they overinvest in risk reduction: first, they discount their risk-reduction costs by the probability of death; second, they consider the consumption of...

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Zouch, Henry

R. D. Sheldon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 782 words.

Zouch, Henry (1725?–1795), magistrate and writer on the poor, was the eldest surviving son of Charles Zouch (d. 1754), the vicar of Sandal Magna, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, and Dorothy, néenull...

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