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dc.contributor.authorFriedson, Andrew I.en_US
dc.contributor.authorKniesner, Thomas J.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-29en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-07T10:48:44Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-07T10:48:44Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-20110927496en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/55109-
dc.description.abstractOur research examines individual differences in the effects of medical malpractice tort reforms on pre-trial settlement speed and settlement amounts by age and most likely settlement size. Findings of note include that, unlike previously assumed, both absolute and percentage losses from tort reform are small for infants in an asset value sense and that the prime-aged working population is the group most negatively affected by tort reform. Maximum entropy quantile regressions highlight the robustness of our conclusions and reveal that the settlement losses most informative for policy evaluation differ greatly from mean regression estimates.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x5921en_US
dc.subject.jelC21en_US
dc.subject.jelI18en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordmedical malpracticeen_US
dc.subject.keywordtort reformen_US
dc.subject.keywordTexas closed claimsen_US
dc.subject.keyworddamage capsen_US
dc.subject.keywordquantile regressionen_US
dc.subject.keywordmaximum entropyen_US
dc.subject.stwMedizinische Behandlungen_US
dc.subject.stwHaftungen_US
dc.subject.stwReformen_US
dc.subject.stwAltersgruppeen_US
dc.subject.stwSchuldrechten_US
dc.subject.stwSchiedsgerichtsbarkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwSchiedsgerichtsbarkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleLosers and losers: Some demographics of medical malpractice tort reformsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn675445116en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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