Access Statistics for Steven Shavell

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A Fundamental Enforcement Cost Advantage of the Negligence Rule over Regulation 0 0 0 27 1 1 3 72
A General Rationale for a Governmental Role in the Relief of Large Risks 0 0 1 23 0 4 13 57
A Model of the Socially Optimal Use of Liability and Regulation 0 0 0 131 0 0 3 385
A Note on Optimal Deterrence When Individuals Choose Among Harmful Acts 0 0 0 29 1 1 8 243
A Note on Optimal Fines When Wealth Varies Among Individuals 0 1 1 66 0 3 5 262
A Simple Model of Optimal Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 0 0 33 1 1 6 49
Accuracy in the Assessment of Damages 0 0 0 68 0 1 3 356
Accuracy in the Determination of Liability 0 0 0 83 0 3 11 404
Any Non-Individualistic Social Welfare Function Violates the Pareto Principle 0 0 0 312 0 2 11 1,903
Contracts, Holdup, and Legal Intervention 0 0 1 107 0 0 5 595
Corrective Taxation versus Liability 0 0 0 33 0 0 2 101
Corruption and Optimal Law Enforcement 0 1 2 472 0 2 6 1,688
Costly Litigation and Optimal Damages 0 0 1 81 0 0 5 72
Deterrence and the Adjustment of Sentences During Imprisonment 0 0 16 18 1 5 19 24
Economic Analysis of Accident Law 0 1 1 439 0 1 4 1,175
Economic Analysis of Accident Law 0 1 1 227 0 3 10 558
Economic Analysis of Contract Law 3 8 27 748 13 33 126 2,016
Economic Analysis of Law 0 1 4 1,138 1 7 31 2,974
Economic Analysis of Litigation and the Legal Process 0 5 13 294 2 21 65 810
Economic Analysis of Property Law 0 2 2 508 0 2 13 1,119
Economic Analysis of Public Law Enforcement and Criminal Law 0 1 2 503 1 3 12 1,751
Economic Analysis of Welfare Economics, Morality and the Law 0 0 4 371 0 1 7 1,217
Economic Analysis of the General Structure of the Law 0 1 1 206 3 4 10 507
Eminent Domain Versus Government Purchase of Land Given Imperpect Information About Owners' Valuation 0 0 0 60 0 1 6 314
Enforcement Costs and the Optimal Magnitude and Probability of Fines 0 0 0 182 0 0 3 759
Fairness Versus Welfare: Notes on the Pareto Principle, Preferences, and Distributive Justice 0 0 2 421 1 2 15 1,336
Individual Precautions to Prevent Theft: Private Versus Socially OptimalBehavior 0 0 0 76 1 2 8 302
Information and the Scope of Liability for Breach of Contract: The Rule of Hadley V. Baxendale 0 0 6 539 6 17 52 2,834
Legal Advice about Acts Already Commited 0 0 0 9 3 3 6 107
Liability for Accidents 0 0 0 120 3 5 12 541
Liability for Harm Versus Regulation of Safety 1 4 8 410 3 23 38 913
Mandatory Versus Voluntary Disclosure of Product Risks 0 0 1 129 0 1 6 546
Minimum Asset Requirements 0 0 0 78 0 0 4 370
Minimum Asset Requirements and Compulsory Liability Insurance As Solutions to the Judgment-Proof Problem 0 0 0 125 2 2 5 631
Moral Rules and the Moral Sentiments: Toward a Theory of an Optimal Moral System 0 0 1 229 1 1 10 981
On Optimal Legal Change, Past Behavior, and Grandfathering 0 0 2 52 0 0 5 138
On the Design of Contracts and Remedies for Breach 0 0 0 96 0 1 4 479
On the Disutility and Discounting of Imprisonment and the Theory of Deterrence 0 0 0 243 8 24 103 3,958
On the Redesign of Accident Liability for the World of Autonomous Vehicles 0 0 32 32 0 2 50 50
On the Superiority of Corrective Taxes to Quantity Regulation 0 0 1 240 1 1 5 1,292
On the Writing and the Interpretation of Contracts 0 0 0 269 1 2 5 1,042
Optimal Cleanup and Liability After Environmentally Harmful Discharges 0 0 1 55 0 0 4 274
Optimal Law Enforcement with Self-Reporting of Behavior 0 1 1 132 0 2 7 430
Pigouvian Taxation with Administrative Costs 0 0 0 62 1 1 6 218
Private Versus Socially Optimal Provision of Ex Ante Legal Advice 0 0 0 24 0 0 6 151
Reconsidering Contractual Liability and the Incentive to Reveal Information 0 0 0 87 0 0 2 616
Rewards versus Intellectual Property Rights 0 0 0 473 1 1 8 1,497
Risk Aversion and the Desirability of Attenuated Legal Change 0 0 0 43 0 1 4 51
Should Liability be Based on the Harm to the Victim or the Gain to the Injurer? 0 0 2 200 3 4 19 898
Specific Versus General Enforcement of Law 0 0 1 43 2 4 8 237
Subrogation and the Theory of Insurance When Suits Can Be Brought for Losses Suffered 0 0 1 29 1 1 12 25
Suit Versus Settlement When Parties Seek Nonmonetary Judgements 0 0 0 23 0 0 2 313
Suit and Settlement vs. Trial: A Theoretical Analysis under Alternative Methods for the Allocation of Legal Costs 0 0 7 250 1 1 18 918
The Appeals Process and Adjudicator Incentives 0 0 1 37 0 0 7 206
The Corrective Tax versus Liability As Solutions to the Problem of Harmful Externalities 0 0 0 33 1 2 3 122
The Economic Theory of Public Enforcement of Law 0 0 2 928 1 2 14 2,623
The Efficiency of the Legal System versus the Income Tax in Redistributing Income 0 0 0 44 1 1 5 159
The Optimal Payment of Unemployment Insurance Benefits over Time 0 0 1 148 1 3 7 604
The Optimal Use of Fines and Imprisonment 1 1 5 315 2 2 18 1,114
The Rationale for Motions in the Design of Adjudication 0 0 0 10 0 1 2 7
The Social versus the Private Incentive to Bring Suit in a Costly Legal System 0 0 0 66 2 2 12 267
The Theory of Public Enforcement of Law 0 1 3 218 1 5 22 502
Threats Without Binding Commitment 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 268
Threats without Binding Commitment 0 0 0 79 0 0 3 685
Torts in Which Victim and Injurer Act Sequentially 1 1 1 31 1 1 1 228
Uncertainty Over Causation and the Determination of Civil Liability 0 0 0 189 0 0 6 619
Total Working Papers 6 30 156 12,748 73 221 915 47,963


Journal Article File Downloads Abstract Views
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A Model of Optimal Incapacitation 0 0 0 9 2 5 10 252
A Model of the Optimal Use of Liability and Safety Regulation 0 1 2 193 0 3 17 510
A Note on Efficiency vs. Distributional Equity in Legal Rulemaking: Should Distributional Equity Matter Given Optimal Income Taxation? 0 1 4 151 1 4 19 691
A Note on Optimal Fines When Wealth Varies among Individuals 0 2 2 59 0 9 18 282
Accuracy in the Assessment of Damages 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 471
Accuracy in the Determination of Liability 0 1 2 11 0 5 14 455
Acquisition and Disclosure of Information Prior to Sale 0 1 5 192 1 4 25 602
Alternative Dispute Resolution: An Economic Analysis 3 8 31 128 6 17 70 1,172
An Economic Analysis of Altruism and Deferred Gifts 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 114
Any Frequency of Plaintiff Victory at Trial Is Possible 0 0 2 4 0 0 4 202
Any Non-welfarist Method of Policy Assessment Violates the Pareto Principle 0 0 3 148 1 3 19 549
Damage Measures for Breach of Contract 1 2 27 612 5 11 58 3,272
Deterrence and the Punishment of Attempts 0 0 4 9 0 1 13 218
Do Managers Use Their Information Efficiently? 0 0 0 54 0 1 3 241
Enforcement Costs and the Optimal Magnitude and Probability of Fines 0 0 1 8 1 5 12 336
Information and the Scope of Liability for Breach of Contract: The Rule of Hadley vs. Baxendale 0 0 0 0 2 4 37 1,230
Law versus Morality as Regulators of Conduct 0 0 0 2 0 0 11 4,112
Legal Advice about Contemplated Acts: The Decision to Obtain Advice, Its Social Desirability, and Protection of Confidentiality 0 1 3 7 0 1 6 227
Legal Error, Litigation, and the Incentive to Obey the Law 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 345
Liability and the Incentive to Obtain Information about Risk 0 0 1 10 1 2 8 143
On Liability and Insurance 0 1 13 214 0 2 39 746
On the Disutility and Discounting of Imprisonment and the Theory of Deterrence 0 1 2 6 1 2 10 601
On the Superiority of Corrective Taxes to Quantity Regulation 0 0 0 0 1 2 10 562
Optimal Law Enforcement with Self-Reporting of Behavior 0 0 2 183 0 2 9 723
Private versus Socially Optimal Provision of Ex Ante Legal Advice 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 176
Rewards versus Intellectual Property Rights 0 0 0 8 0 3 7 595
Risk Sharing and Incentives in the Principal and Agent Relationship 2 7 39 864 5 23 99 2,580
Sharing Risks of Deferred Payment 0 0 0 44 0 0 2 209
Sharing of Information Prior to Settlement or Litigation 0 0 3 63 0 1 9 278
Should Legal Rules Favor the Poor? Clarifying the Role of Legal Rules and the Income Tax in Redistributing Income 0 0 1 2 0 1 3 289
Specific versus General Enforcement of Law 0 0 2 72 0 0 5 568
Suit versus Settlement when Parties Seek Nonmonetary Judgments 0 0 1 2 2 7 10 153
The Air Pollution and Property Value Debate 0 0 1 74 0 0 10 347
The Appeals Process as a Means of Error Correction 2 3 13 28 3 9 26 407
The Conflict between Notions of Fairness and the Pareto Principle 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 891
The Economic Theory of Public Enforcement of Law 0 1 7 643 0 10 47 1,904
The Fundamental Divergence between the Private and the Social Motive to Use the Legal System 1 1 4 10 1 2 20 484
The Optimal Payment of Unemployment Insurance Benefits over Time 0 0 2 415 0 3 20 1,605
The Optimal Structure of Law Enforcement 1 3 12 65 1 6 41 1,445
The Optimal Tradeoff between the Probability and Magnitude of Fines 2 3 16 254 7 15 54 732
The Optimal Use of Nonmonetary Sanctions as a Deterrent 1 1 9 127 1 5 42 440
Uncertainty over Causation and the Determination of Civil Liability 1 2 3 11 2 6 9 314
Why the Legal System Is Less Efficient Than the Income Tax in Redistributing Income 0 0 5 12 1 1 10 520
Total Journal Articles 14 40 222 4,695 45 176 853 31,993


Statistics updated 2020-09-04