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


  • Cohen, Mark A.
  • Miller, Ted R.


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  • Cohen, Mark A. & Miller, Ted R., 2003. ""Willingness to award" nonmonetary damages and the implied value of life from jury awards," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 165-181, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:irlaec:v:23:y:2003:i:2:p:165-181

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    1. Smith Stan V. & Zaloshnja Eduard & Miller Ted & Smith David A. & Spicer Rebecca S., 2008. "Jury Verdicts in Drunken Driving Cases," Review of Law & Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 4(1), pages 475-498, December.
    2. 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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