Product liability entering the twenty-first century : the U.S. perspective /

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Author / Creator:Moore, Michael J., 1953-
Imprint:Washington, D.C. : AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies, 2001.
Description:viii, 44 p. ; 22 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Products liability -- United States -- History.
Products liability -- Economic aspects.
Products liability.
Products liability -- Economic aspects.
United States.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4578165
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Other authors / contributors:Viscusi, W. Kip.
ISBN:0815702299 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 40-44).
Table of Contents:
  • Brief History of Products Liability
  • The Product Liability Crisis
  • Aftermath: 1988-89
  • Economic Model
  • Output, Entry, and Exit
  • Research and Development and Innovation Effects
  • Competitiveness
  • Stock Market and Other Effects
  • Evidence on the Consequences of Product Liability Risks
  • Evidence on the Effects of Product Liability Reforms
  • Policy Implications of Product Liability Reforms
  • Problems and Prospects of Mass Toxic Torts.