Daniel P. Kessler

Stanford Graduate School of Business

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Medical Liability, Managed Care, and Defensive Medicine

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Aug 2000
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Medical Liability, Managed Care, and Defensive Medicine

NBER Working Paper No. w7537
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Apr 2000
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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How Liability Law Affects Medical Productivity

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Aug 2000
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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How Liability Law Affects Medical Productivity

NBER Working Paper No. w7533
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2010
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Ownership Form and Trapped Capital in the Hospital Industry

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 266
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Henry Hansmann, Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Yale University - Law School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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nonprofit, hospitals, exit, capacity, capital, ownership, supply response

Ownership Form and Trapped Capital in the Hospital Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w8989
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Henry Hansmann, Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Yale University - Law School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Designing Hospital Antitrust Policy to Promote Social Welfare

Stanford Law John M. Olin Working Paper No. 172
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Feb 1999
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Designing Hospital Antitrust Policy to Promote Social Welfare

NBER Working Paper No. w6897
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2008
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Designing Hospital Antitrust Policy to Promote Social Welfare

Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Vol. 2 (Alan Garber, ed.), MIT Press
Posted: 14 Jan 2000
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution

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The Role of Discretion in the Criminal Justice System

Stanford Law School, John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics, Working Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Aug 1999
Daniel P. Kessler and Anne Morrison Piehl
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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The Role of Discretion in the Criminal Justice System

NBER Working Paper No. w6261
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
Daniel P. Kessler and Anne Morrison Piehl
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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The Role of Discretion in the Criminal Justice System

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 14, No. 2, Fall 1998
Posted: 14 Jul 1998
Daniel P. Kessler and Anne Morrison Piehl
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Rutgers University - Department of Economics

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Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation

Stanford Law School, John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics, Working Paper No. 157
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Sep 1999
Daniel P. Kessler and Steven D. Levitt
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago
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Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation

NBER Working Paper No. w6484
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
Daniel P. Kessler and Steven D. Levitt
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago
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Prevailing Wage Laws and Construction Labor Markets

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Daniel P. Kessler and Lawrence F. Katz
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Prevailing Wage Laws and Construction Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w7454
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 May 2000 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2001
Daniel P. Kessler and Lawrence F. Katz
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Effects of Malpractice Pressure and Liability Reforms on Physicians' Perceptions of Medical Care

Stanford Law School, John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics, Working Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Sep 1999
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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The Effects of Malpractice Pressure and Liability Reforms on Physicians' Perceptions of Medical Care

NBER Working Paper No. w6346
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2008
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Is More Information Better? The Effects of 'Report Cards' on Health Care Providers

NBER Working Paper No. w8697
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 16 May 2003
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Is More Information Better? The Effects of 'Report Cards' on Health Care Providers

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 111, June 2003
Posted: 25 Jun 2003

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What Do Prosecutors Maximize? An Analysis of the Federalization of Drug Crimes

Stanford Law John M. Olin Working Paper No. 170
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jan 2000
Edward L. Glaeser, Daniel P. Kessler and Anne Morrison Piehl
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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What Do Prosecutors Maximize? An Analysis of the Federalization of Drug Crimes

Stanford Law School, John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics, Working Paper No. 170; American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 259-290, 2000
Posted: 16 Mar 2000
Edward L. Glaeser, Daniel P. Kessler and Anne Morrison Piehl
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Rutgers University - Department of Economics

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Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine?

NBER Working Paper No. w5466
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2008
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine?

THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE (May 1996)
Posted: 26 Oct 1999
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution

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Empirical Study of the Civil Justice System

NBER Working Paper No. w10825
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2010
Daniel P. Kessler and Daniel L. Rubinfeld
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of California at Berkeley - School of Law
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Is Hospital Competition Socially Wasteful?

NBER Working Paper No. w7266
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2010
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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The Effects of Hospital Ownership on Medical Productivity

NBER Working Paper No. w8537
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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The Effects of Hospital Ownership on Medical Productivity

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 33, Autumn 2002
Posted: 23 Sep 2002
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution

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The Causes and Effects of Liability Reform: Some Empirical Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w4989
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jun 2000
Thomas J. Campbell, Daniel P. Kessler and George B. Shepherd
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Emory University School of Law
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Detecting Medicare Abuse

NBER Working Paper No. w10677
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
David J. Becker, Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
University of Alabama at Birmingham -- School of Public Health, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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Advance Directives and Medical Treatment at the End of Life

NBER Working Paper No. w9955
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2010
Daniel P. Kessler and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Brookings Institution
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The Effect of Medicare Advantage on Hospital Admissions and Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w19101
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
Chris Afendulis, Michael Chernew and Daniel P. Kessler
Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Effects of Competition on Variation in the Quality and Cost of Medical Care

NBER Working Paper No. w11226
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 May 2005 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Daniel P. Kessler and Jeffrey J. Geppert
Stanford Graduate School of Business and SPHERE Institute
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What Do Prosecutors Maximize? an Analysis of Drug Offenders and Concurrent Jurisdiction

NBER Working Paper No. w6602
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
Edward L. Glaeser, Daniel P. Kessler and Anne Morrison Piehl
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Tax Preferences on Health Spending

NBER Working Paper No. w13767
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2010
John F. Cogan, R. Glenn Hubbard and Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Effects of Cardiac Specialty Hospitals on the Cost and Quality of Medical Care

NBER Working Paper No. w11707
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2010
Jason R. Barro, Robert S. Huckman and Daniel P. Kessler
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Effect of Hospital/Physician Integration on Hospital Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w21497
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Aug 2015
Laurence C. Baker, M. Kate Bundorf and Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Health Research And Policy and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Evaluating Effects of Tax Preferences on Health Care Spending and Federal Revenues

NBER Working Paper No. w12733
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 03 May 2007
John F. Cogan, R. Glenn Hubbard and Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Tradeoffs from Integrating Diagnosis and Treatment in Markets for Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w12623
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Chris Afendulis and Daniel P. Kessler
Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Persuasive Effects of Direct Mail: a Regression Discontinuity Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w14206
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2008
Alan Gerber, Daniel P. Kessler and Marc N. Meredith
Yale University - Department of Political Science, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Independent
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Can Ranking Hospitals on the Basis of Patients' Travel Distances Improve Quality of Care?

NBER Working Paper No. w11419
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Effect of Medicare Coverage for the Disabled on the Market for Private Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w14309
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
John F. Cogan, Daniel P. Kessler and R. Glenn Hubbard
Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Do Markets Respond to Quality Information? The Case of Fertility Clinics

NBER Working Paper No. w13888
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2008
M. Kate Bundorf, Natalie Chun, Gopi Shah Goda and Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford University - Department of Health Research And Policy, Asian Development Bank, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Vertical Integration and Optimal Reimbursement Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w17316
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Chris Afendulis and Daniel P. Kessler
Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Expanding Patients' Property Rights in Their Medical Records

NBER Working Paper No. w20565
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Oct 2014
Laurence C. Baker, M. Kate Bundorf and Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Health Research And Policy and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Does Multispecialty Practice Enhance Physician Market Power?

NBER Working Paper No. w23871
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Laurence C. Baker, M. Kate Bundorf and Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Health Research And Policy and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Why Don't Commercial Health Plans Use Prospective Payment?

NBER Working Paper No. w22709
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Health Research And Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Does Health Plan Generosity Enhance Hospital Market Power?

NBER Working Paper No. w21513
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Aug 2015
Laurence C. Baker, M. Kate Bundorf and Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Health Research And Policy and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Does Party Matter? An Historical Test Using Senate Tariff Votes in Three Institutional Settings

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 18, No.1, pp. 140-154, 2002
Posted: 07 Jan 2002
David Brady, Judith Goldstein and Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Institutional Causes of Delay in the Settlement of Legal Disputes

in the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 12, No. 2 (1996).
Posted: 09 May 1997
Daniel P. Kessler
Stanford Graduate School of Business

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