Louis T. Visscher

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics

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Tort Damages

TORT LAW AND ECONOMICS, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LAW AND ECONOMICS,Vol. 1, Second Edition, M.G. Faure, ed., p. 153-200, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2009 , Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (RILE) Working Paper Series No. 2008/02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Computation of Damages, Future Losses, Judgment Proof, Limitation of Damages, Loss of a Chance, Mitigation of Losses, Non Pecuniary Losses, Pain and Suffering, Punitive Damages, Pure Economic Loss, Tort Damages, Uncompensated Losses, Value of Human Life, Quality Adjusted Life Years

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Methodology of Law and Economics

Bart van Klink and Sanne Taekema (Eds.), Law and Method. Interdisciplinary research into Law (Series Politika, nr 4), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2011, pp. 85-107
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 May 2013
Alessio M. Pacces and Louis T. Visscher
Amsterdam Law School / Amsterdam Business School (ACLE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Law and Economics, Methodology, Rational Choice Theory, Behavioural Economics, Efficiency, Market Failure

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The Magnitude of Pain and Suffering Damages from a Law and Economics and Health Economics Point of View

Published (in Spanish translation) as 'Cuantificación de las indemnizaciones por daño extrapatrimonial, según el Análisis Económico del Derecho y el Análisis Económico de Salud', pp. 43-59, urisprudencia Argentina, 2010(I - Número Especial), RILE Working Paper No. 2009/02
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
Vaia Karapanou and Louis T. Visscher
Athens University of Economics and Business - School of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Damages, Health Economics, Law and Economics, Non-Pecuniary Losses, Pain and Suffering, Personal Injuries, Quality Adjusted Life Years, Tort Law, Value of Statistical Life, Value of Statistical Life Years

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Justifications and Excuses in the Economic Analysis of Tort Law

ECONOMIC TORTS, Sabiha Khanum, P., eds., p. 22-57, Hyderabad: The Icfai University Press 2009 , RILE Working Paper No. 2008/03
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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tort law, justification, excuse, force majeure, necessity, self-defense, legal duty, legal authority, official order, permission, assumption of risk, general interest, disability, illness, excusable error

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The Preventive Function of Collective Actions for Damages in Consumer Law

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
Roger van den Bergh and Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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international law, mass claims, consumer law

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Optimal Enforcement of Safety Law

MITIGATING RISK IN THE CONTEXT OF SAFETY AND SECURITY. HOW RELEVANT IS A RATIONAL APPROACH?, pp. 29-62, R.V. de Mulder, ed., Rotterdam: Erasmus University Rotterdam 2008, RILE Working Paper No. 2008/04
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Roger van den Bergh and Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Safety, optimal enforcement, safety regulation, tort law, criminal law, rational choice, deterrence strategies, compliance strategies, sanctions, private enforcement, public enforcement, terrorism, damages, fines, centralization, decentralization

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Quality Adjusted Life Years as a Way Out of the Impasse between Prevention Theory and Insurance Theory

Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (RILE) Working Paper No. 2010/06
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
Vaia Karapanou and Louis T. Visscher
Athens University of Economics and Business - School of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Adaptation, Health Economics, Insurance Theory, Pain and Suffering, Prevention Theory, Quality Adjusted Life Years, Tort Law

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The Duty of Lawyers to Serve Their Clients’ Interests -- An Economic and Psychological Account

RILE Working Paper Series 2014/03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Agency theory, behavioral economics, biases, code of conduct, heuristics, Law and Economics, lawyers

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A Law and Economics View on Harmonization of Procedural Law

RILE Working Paper No. 2010/09
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Harmonization, Law and Economics, Level Playing Field, Procedural Law, Race to the Bottom, Transaction Costs

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Liability for Unknown Risks: A Law and Economics Perspective

Journal of European Tort Law, Vol. 7(2), p. 198-228, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Michael G. Faure, Louis T. Visscher and Franziska Weber
University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law, Metro, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Tort Law, Unknown Risks, Liability, Law and Economics

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The Role of Experts in Assessing Damages - A Law and Economics Account

European Journal of Risk Regulation 2011, p. 376-396, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (RILE) Working Paper Series No. 2011/09
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
Michael G. Faure and Louis T. Visscher
University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law, Metro and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Experts, Tort Damages, Law and Economics, Pure Economic Loss, Personal Injury Damage

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The Legal Duty to Incorporate Mistakes of the Victim

TEORIA DE JUEGOS Y DERECHO CONTEMPORANEO, (GAME THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY LAW), Instituto Technológica Autónomo de México and George Mason University, eds., p. 341-368, Mexico City: Editorial Porrúa 2009, RILE Working Paper Series No. 2008/11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Comparative Negligence, Contributory Negligence, Game Theory, Last Clear Chance, Marginal Cost Liability, Mistakes, Tort Law

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Time is Money? A Law and Economics Approach to ‘Loss of Time’ as Non-Pecuniary Loss

RILE Working Paper No. 2012/01
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Law and Economics, loss of time, non-pecuniary losses, tort damages

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Causal Connection between Tort and Loss: The Doctrine of the ‘Lawful Alternative’

RILE Working Paper No. 2010/05
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
Heico Kerkmeester and Louis T. Visscher
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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lawful alternative, causation, negligence, tort law

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Third Party Financing and its Alternatives: An Economic Appraisal

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Jef P. B. De Mot, Michael G. Faure and Louis T. Visscher
Ghent University, University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law, Metro and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Judges and Mass Litigation: Revisiting the Judicial Cathedral Through Rational Choice Theory and Behavioural Economics

‘Aansprakelijkheid, Verzekering & Schade [Liability, Insurance & Damage]’ 2014(2), Forthcoming, RILE Working Paper Series 2014/01
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Alexandre Biard and Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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judge, class action, mass litigation, WCAM, rational choice, behavioural economics

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Dutch Mass Litigation from a Legal and Economic Perspective and its Relevance for France

RILE Working Paper Series 2014/02
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Louis T. Visscher and Alexandre Biard
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law
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mass litigation, WCAM, class actions, settlement, group action, law and economics

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Wrongfulness as a Necessary Cause of the Losses - Removing an Alleged Difference between Strict Liability and Negligence

Economic Analysis of Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 188-203, 2011 , RILE Working Paper No. 2011/06
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Louis T. Visscher
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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causation, incomplete compensation, judgment proof, lawful alternative, negligence, strict liability

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Geoorloofde maar gezondheidsbedreigende producten en dienste: een rechtseconomische visie op regulering en aansprakelijkheid (Legal but Health Endangering Products and Services: A Law & Economics Vision of Regulation and Liability)

Aansprakelijkheid, Verzekering & Schade (AV&S) 2018 - issue 4, p. 86-91
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Sep 2020
Louis T. Visscher, Michael G. Faure and Franziska Weber
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law, Metro and Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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dangerous but legal products

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Smart instrument mixes' voor de aanpak van legale maar gezondheidsbedreigende producten en diensten (Smart Instrument Mixes to Tackle Legal but Health-Threatening Products and Services)

In book: Ongezond en (on)geoorloofd. Publiek- en privaatrecht & legale maar gezondheidsbedreigende producten en dienstenPublisher: Den Haag: Boom juridisch
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2020
Michael G. Faure, Louis T. Visscher and Franziska Weber
University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law, Metro, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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Judges Versus Jurors: Biased Attributions in the Courtroom

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2020
Posted: 26 May 2020
Goran Dominioni, Pieter Desmet and Louis T. Visscher
Dublin City University- School of Law and Government, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics

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Fundamental Attribution Error; Behavioral Law and Economics; Judicial Decision-Making; Tort Law; Character Evidence