Are Babies Efficient?

Marshall S. Shapo

Northwestern University School of Law

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 83, pp. 287-288

This two-page essay is an empirical study of a one-year-old child, observed within the frame of the question asked by the title. Although unlarded with citation to published authority, the essay effectively encompasses some of the most cited economically oriented tests for tort liability. Concluding that the answer to the question in the title is yes, the writer poses a final, philosophical issue.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 3

Keywords: torts, jurisprudence, economic analysis

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Date posted: February 22, 2005  

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Shapo, Marshall S., Are Babies Efficient?. Oregon Law Review, Vol. 83, pp. 287-288. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=670501

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