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"Willingness to award" nonmonetary damages and the implied value of life from jury awards

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  • Cohen, Mark A.
  • Miller, Ted R.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Review of Law and Economics.

Volume (Year): 23 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 165-181

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Handle: RePEc:eee:irlaec:v:23:y:2003:i:2:p:165-181

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  1. Tânia Dias & Pedro Sousa, 2012. "Explicit Social Costs Of Crime In A Time Of Crisis - Costs Of Law Enforcement In The Drivers’ Crimes," Book Chapters, Institute of Economic Sciences.

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