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Economics of U.S. Tort Liability: A Primer United States Congressional Budget Office

Economics of U.S. Tort Liability: A Primer

United States Congressional Budget Office

Published December 15th 2003
ISBN : 9780160515125
Paperback
45 pages
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A CBO Study. Attempts to clarify the issues and policy options surrounding the tort system. Presents an economic perspective on tort liability. Outlines the strengths and weaknesses of tort liability as a tool for promoting economic efficiency andMoreA CBO Study.   Attempts to clarify the issues and policy options surrounding the tort system. Presents an economic perspective on tort liability. Outlines the strengths and weaknesses of tort liability as a tool for promoting economic efficiency and fairness. Discusses the available data on the benefits and costs of the tort system. Analyzes in qualitative terms the likely effects of various policy options for altering the system. Makes no recommendations.