Do Lawyer-Legislators Protect Their Business? Evidence from Voting Behavior on Tort Reforms
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KeywordsLawyers ; legislatures ; rent-seeking ; tort law ; tort reform ; voting behavior;
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
- K13 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Tort Law and Product Liability; Forensic Economics
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-CDM-2013-06-04 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-LAW-2013-06-04 (Law & Economics)
- NEP-POL-2013-06-04 (Positive Political Economics)
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