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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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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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