Reexamines the Florida experiment with the English rule of prescribing the loser of a lawsuit to pay the winner's litigation costs, by placing bounds on the selection effects.
Apr 27, 2015
Estimates the impact of Paragraph IV challenges and settlements on generic entry and evaluate the implications for drug prices and quantity.
Apr 21, 2015
Reviews the evidence on the relationship between tort reform and physician supply and assess the implications for any given state.
Sep 12, 2014
Medical Malpractice Reform: Noneconomic Damages Caps Reduced Payments 15 Percent, with Varied Effects by Specialty
The impact of medical malpractice reforms on the average size of malpractice payments in specific physician specialties is unknown and subject to debate.
Jan 1, 2014
Fair Value Accounting, Historical Cost Accounting, and Systemic Risk: Policy Issues and Options for Strengthening Valuation and Reducing Risk
Examines the relationship between fair value accounting and historical cost accounting and systemic risk to the financial system, including the role that the accounting approaches played in the 2008 financial crisis.
Oct 9, 2013
Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: The Role of Fair Value Accounting Versus Historical Cost Accounting
Examines the relationship between fair value accounting and historical cost accounting and systemic risk to the financial system, including the role that accounting approaches played in the 2008 and earlier financial crises.
Oct 9, 2013
Judicial salaries have a small but significant effect on the likelihood of exit and thus the length of judicial tenure, and a small effect on the background of judges that join the appellate bench.
May 1, 2012
Offers findings from an analysis of how the reporting thresholds set for the Medicare Secondary Payer Act will affect the recovery efforts of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Jun 21, 2011
Measures the relationship between state-level court expenditures and the propensity of injured parties to pursue litigation.
Jan 5, 2010
Investigates the significance of secrecy and disclosure for medical malpractice litigation.
Sep 23, 2009
Examines the relation between regulation and class actions in the insurance industry.
Aug 13, 2009
Using data from inpatient hospitalizations surrounding a 2003 Colorado auto insurance reform, tests the model of behavior that predicts physicians may respond dysfunctionally to financial incentives by recommending unnecessary treatment.
Jan 29, 2009
Examines whether drivers under no-fault insurance causes more accidents.
Jan 16, 2009
Auto Liability in Nevada Compared to Other States: Testimony for Nevada Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Task Force
Briefing prepared as testimony for the Nevada Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Task Force intended to inform the Task Force about Nevada’s liability situation relative to other states.
Jul 17, 2008
Examines the impact of malpractice reforms on physician behavior using a new measure of liability risk and a nationally representative, individual-level dataset on physician behavior.
Jun 13, 2006