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Working Papers

2012

  1. Costly Litigation and Optimal Damages
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2006

  1. Mandatory Versus Voluntary Disclosure of Product Risks
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2006) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Public Enforcement of Law
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. A Damage-Revelation Rationale for Coupon Remedies
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads
  2. Economic Analysis of Law
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The Theory of Public Enforcement of Law
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2005) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Chapter (2007)

2004

  1. Optimal Fines and Auditing When Wealth is Costly to Observe
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2004) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in International Review of Law and Economics (2006)
  2. Remedies for Price Overcharges: The Deadweight Loss of Coupons and Discounts
    Microeconomics, EconWPA Downloads
    Also in American Law & Economics Association Annual Meetings, American Law & Economics Association Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Optimal Use of Fines and Imprisonment When Wealth is Unobservable
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2004) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2006)

1999

  1. Corruption and Optimal Law Enforcement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2001)
  2. The Economic Theory of Public Enforcement of Law
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2000)

1997

  1. On the Disutility and Discounting of Imprisonment and the Theory of Deterrence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Legal Studies (1999)

1993

  1. Optimal Awards and Penalties when the Probability of Prevailing Varies Among Plaintiffs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1996)
  2. Should Liability be Based on the Harm to the Victim or the Gain to the Injurer?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

1992

  1. Optimal Cleanup and Liability After Environmentally Harmful Discharges
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

1991

  1. A Model of Optimal Fines for Repeat Offenders
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1991)
  2. Decoupling Liability: Optimal Incentives for Care and Litigation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1991)

1990

  1. A Note on Optimal Fines When Wealth Varies Among Individuals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1991)
  2. Enforcement Costs and the Optimal Magnitude and Probability of Fines
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (1992)

1987

  1. Optimal Liability when the Injurer's Information about the Victim's Loss is Imperfect
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Law and Economics (1987)

1986

  1. A Note on Optimal Public Enforcement with Settlements and Litigation Costs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Detrebling versus Decoupling Antitrust Damages: Lessons from the Theory of Enforcement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Fixed Price Versus Spot Price Contracts: A Study in Risk Allocation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics and Organization (1987)
  4. The Welfare Implications of Costly Litigation in the Theory of Liability
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

1982

  1. Products Liability, Consumer Misperceptions, and Market Power
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Bell Journal of Economics (1983)
  2. The Optimal Use of Fines and Imprisonment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1984)

1981

  1. Pigouvian Taxation with Administrative Costs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1982)
  2. Risk Sharing through Breach of Contract Remedies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

1980

  1. Resolving Nuisance Disputes: The Simple Economics of Injunctive and Damage Remedies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Strict Liability versus Negligence in a Market Setting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

1979

  1. Private versus Public Enforcement of Fines
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

1978

  1. On the Choice Between Property Rules and Liability Rules
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (1980)

Journal Articles

2008

  1. THE DEADWEIGHT LOSS OF COUPON REMEDIES FOR PRICE OVERCHARGES -super-*
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2008, 56, (2), 402-417 Downloads

2006

  1. Optimal fines and auditing when wealth is costly to observe
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2006, 26, (3), 323-335 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. The optimal use of fines and imprisonment when wealth is unobservable
    Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (4-5), 823-835 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Aligning the Interests of Lawyers and Clients
    American Law and Economics Review, 2003, 5, (1), 165-188 View citations (18)

2002

  1. A note on settlements under the contingent fee method of compensating lawyers
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2002, 22, (2), 217-225 Downloads View citations (5)

2001

  1. Corruption and optimal law enforcement
    Journal of Public Economics, 2001, 81, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (71)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2000

  1. The Economic Theory of Public Enforcement of Law
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2000, 38, (1), 45-76 Downloads View citations (352)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. On the Disutility and Discounting of Imprisonment and the Theory of Deterrence
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1999, 28, (1), 1-16 View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1998

  1. Does the English Rule Discourage Low-Probability-of-Prevailing Plaintiffs?
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1998, 27, (2), 519-35 View citations (7)
    Also in The Journal of Legal Studies, 1998, 27, (1), 141-57 (1998) View citations (8)
  2. On offense history and the theory of deterrence
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1998, 18, (3), 305-324 Downloads View citations (23)

1997

  1. Are Punitive Damages Really Insignificant, Predictable, and Rational? A Comment on Eisenberg et al
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1997, 26, (2), 663-77 View citations (3)

1996

  1. Optimal Awards and Penalties When the Probability of Prevailing Varies Among Plaintiffs
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1996, 27, (2), 269-280 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1993

  1. Should employees be subject to fines and imprisonment given the existence of corporate liability?
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1993, 13, (3), 239-257 Downloads View citations (19)

1992

  1. Enforcement Costs and the Optimal Magnitude and Probability of Fines
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1992, 35, (1), 133-48 View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1991

  1. A Note on Optimal Fines When Wealth Varies among Individuals
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (3), 618-21 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. A model of optimal fines for repeat offenders
    Journal of Public Economics, 1991, 46, (3), 291-306 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  3. Decoupling Liability: Optimal Incentives for Care and Litigation
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1991, 22, (4), 562-570 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1989

  1. Legal Error, Litigation, and the Incentive to Obey the Law
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 1989, 5, (1), 99-108 View citations (30)

1988

  1. The Welfare Implications of Costly Litigation for the Level of Liability
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1988, 17, (1), 151-64 View citations (20)
  2. The deterrent effects of settlements and trials
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1988, 8, (1), 109-116 Downloads View citations (22)

1987

  1. Fixed Price versus Spot Price Contracts: A Study in Risk Allocation
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 1987, 3, (1), 27-46
    See also Working Paper (1986)
  2. Optimal liability when the injurer's information about the victim's loss is imperfect
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1987, 7, (2), 139-147 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1984

  1. The optimal use of fines and imprisonment
    Journal of Public Economics, 1984, 24, (1), 89-99 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper (1982)

1983

  1. Products Liability, Consumer Misperceptions, and Market Power
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1983, 14, (2), 581-589 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (1982)

1982

  1. Pigouvian taxation with administrative costs
    Journal of Public Economics, 1982, 19, (3), 385-394 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1981)

1980

  1. On the Choice between Property Rules and Liability Rules
    Economic Inquiry, 1980, 18, (2), 233-46 View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1978)
  2. Strict Liability vs. Negligence in a Market Setting
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (2), 363-67 Downloads View citations (28)
  3. The efficiency of paying compensation in the Pigovian solution to externality problems
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1980, 7, (2), 142-148 Downloads

1979

  1. An Empirical Reconciliation of Micro and Grouped Estimates of the Demand for Housing
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1979, 61, (2), 199-205 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Notes on the Symmetry of Taxes and Subsidies in Pollution Control
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1979, 12, (1), 75-83 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Demand for Housing: An Empirical Postscript
    Econometrica, 1979, 47, (2), 521-23 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Optimal Tradeoff between the Probability and Magnitude of Fines
    American Economic Review, 1979, 69, (5), 880-91 Downloads View citations (117)

1978

  1. Amenities and property values in a model of an urban area: A reply
    Journal of Public Economics, 1978, 9, (1), 111-112 Downloads
  2. Economics and Law: Discussion
    American Economic Review, 1978, 68, (2), 435-36
  3. The long-run effects of a residential property tax and local public services
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1978, 5, (2), 241-262 Downloads View citations (7)

1977

  1. The Demand for Housing: A Study in Specification and Grouping
    Econometrica, 1977, 45, (2), 447-61 Downloads View citations (11)

1976

  1. Amenities and property values in a model of an urban area
    Journal of Public Economics, 1976, 5, (1-2), 119-129 Downloads View citations (30)

1975

  1. The Air Pollution and Property Value Debate
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1975, 57, (1), 100-104 Downloads View citations (3)

1972

  1. Probabilistic Compensation Criteria
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1972, 86, (3), 407-25 Downloads View citations (5)

Edited books

2007

  1. Handbook of Law and Economics, vol 1
    Handbook of Law and Economics, Elsevier Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Handbook of Law and Economics, vol 2
    Handbook of Law and Economics, Elsevier Downloads View citations (1)

Chapters

2007

  1. Preface
    Elsevier Downloads
    Also in Elsevier (2007) Downloads
  2. The Theory of Public Enforcement of Law
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

Editor

  1. Handbook of Law and Economics
    Elsevier
  2. Handbook of Law and Economics
    Elsevier
 
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