Ronen Avraham

Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law

Professor of Law

Tel Aviv

Israel

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Senior Lecturer

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/profile.php?id=ra22397

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Database of State Tort Law Reforms (5th)

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. e555
Number of pages: 171 Posted: 17 May 2006 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2018
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,781 (3,781)
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health law, law and economics, empirical studies, tort and product liability, medical malpractice, tort law, insurance law, health care, database

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Putting a Price on Pain-and-Suffering Damages: A Critique of the Current Approaches and a Preliminary Proposal for Change

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 100, 2006, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-23
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,000 (19,993)
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An Empirical Study of the Impact of Tort Reforms on Medical Malpractice Payments

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-07, Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 711 (32,495)
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medical malpractice, torts, tort reform, empiricial work, NPDB, DSTLR

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The Impact of Tort Reform on Private Health Insurance Coverage

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 187, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Ronen Avraham and Max M. Schanzenbach
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 698 (33,319)
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tort law, health law, health economics, insurance

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Should Pain-and-Suffering Damages Be Abolished from Tort Law? More Experimental Evidence

University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 55, 2005, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-24
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Oct 2005
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 635 (37,835)
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Medical Malpractice Reform

F. Parisi (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics (Oxford Univ. Press, Forthcoming), U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E558, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-23, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2015
Ronen Avraham and Max M. Schanzenbach
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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Private Information and the Option to Not Sue: A Re-evaluation of Contract Remedies

Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 2012, 28(1): 77-102., U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2017
Ronen Avraham and Zhiyong (John) Liu
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Indiana State University - Scott College of Business
Downloads 505 (50,915)
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Breach of Contract, Damages Measures, Asymmetric Information, Litigation, Renegotiation

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The Law and Economics of Insurance Law - A Primer

Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 224
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 503 (51,153)

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insurance law, economic analysis, adverse selection, moral hazard

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Understanding Insurance Anti-Discrimination Laws

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-017, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 289, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 234, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-45
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 25 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2016
Ronen Avraham, Kyle D. Logue and Daniel Schwarcz
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, University of Michigan Law School and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 441 (60,224)
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Civil Rights and Discrimination, Economics, Insurance Law, Law and Economics

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Torts and Discrimination

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 78, No. 3, 2017, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E570, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2018
Ronen Avraham and Kim Yuracko
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
Downloads 366 (75,253)

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Third Party Litigation Funding with Informative Signals: Equilibrium Characterization and the Effects of Admissibility

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. e521
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
Ronen Avraham and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 337 (82,792)

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An Empirical Investigation of Third Party Consumer Litigant Funding

104 Cornell Law Review __ (2018), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 539, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Ronen Avraham and Anthony J. Sebok
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 334 (83,644)

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litigation, consumer protection, empirical legal studies, legal ethics

Incomplete Contracts with Asymmetric Information: Exclusive Versus Optional Remedies

American Law and Economics Review, July 2006, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-05
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Ronen Avraham and Zhiyong (John) Liu
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Indiana State University - Scott College of Business
Downloads 324 (85,947)
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Incomplete Contracts with Asymmetric Information: Exclusive Versus Optional Remedies

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 523-561, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Ronen Avraham and Zhiyong (John) Liu
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Indiana State University - Scott College of Business

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Accident Law for Egalitarians

Legal Theory, Vol. 12, pp. 181-224, 2006, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 06-31
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Ronen Avraham and Issa Kohler-Hausmann
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 320 (87,729)

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Public law, Tort

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Clinical Practice Guidelines - The Warped Incentives in the U.S. Healthcare System

American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2011, U of Texas Law Public Law Research Paper No. 170, U of Texas Law Law and Econ Research Paper No. 181
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2011
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Redistributing Optimally: Of Tax Rules, Legal Rules, and Insurance

Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-001
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 30 Jan 2002
Kyle D. Logue and Ronen Avraham
University of Michigan Law School and Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 274 (103,837)
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Tax Rules

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Private Regulation

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 34, No. 2, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 162, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 161
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 02 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2011
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 265 (107,580)

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Healthcare Reform, Tort Reform, Defensive Medicine, Offensive Medicine, Medical Errors

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The Tragedy of the Human Commons

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 479-511, 2007, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-07
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 09 May 2008
Ronen Avraham and K.A.D. Camara
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Camara & Sibley LLP
Downloads 251 (113,847)
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tragedy of the commons, common resources, health, clearing house

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Revisiting the Role of Legal Rules and Tax Rules in Income Redistribution

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 1125, 2003-2004, Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-004
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 May 2002 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Ronen Avraham, David Fortus and Kyle D. Logue
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Education and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 222 (128,752)
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redistribution, distributive justice

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Modular Liability Rules

Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 215 (132,784)
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Admissible Third Party Litigation Funding Contracts as a Way to Constrain the Exploitation of Plaintiffs

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 242
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
Ronen Avraham and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 213 (133,951)

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signaling, third party funding

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The Unexpected Effects of Caps on Non-Economic Damages

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-09, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2010
Ronen Avraham and Álvaro E. Bustos
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Downloads 213 (133,951)
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tort reform, caps on damages, length of dispute resolution

The Impact of Tort Reform on Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Premiums

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, December 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 196
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2011
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Department of Management & Strategy and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 176 (159,812)
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health care reform, tort reform, insruance

The Impact of Tort Reform on Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Premiums

NBER Working Paper No. w15371
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Department of Management & Strategy and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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From PI to IP: Yet Another Unexpected Effect of Tort Reform

20 Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 168 (2018), U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 211
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 15 May 2018
Ronen Avraham and John M. Golden
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 201 (141,495)

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tort reform, intellectual property

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The Impact of Tort Reform on Intensity of Treatment: Evidence from the Heart Patients

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Ronen Avraham and Max M. Schanzenbach
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 200 (142,154)
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defensive medicine, induced demand, offensive medicine, tort reform

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Estimating Pain and Suffering Damages - Paths are Many, Loss is One.

Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Jan 2015
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Valuing Black Lives: A Constitutional Challenge to the Use of Race-Based Tables in Calculating Tort Damages

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-13, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 674
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2017
Ronen Avraham and Kim Yuracko
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
Downloads 172 (163,061)

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Eased-Based wages, tort damages

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Ex Ante versus Ex Post Expectation Damages

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 32, pp. 339-355, 2012, University of Texas Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2015
Zhiyong (John) Liu and Ronen Avraham
Indiana State University - Scott College of Business and Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 153 (180,280)

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of Contract, Asymmetric Information, Expectation Interest, Renegotiation

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Should Courts Award Pain and Suffering Damages in Patent Infringement Cases?

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E575
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 137 (197,268)

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Overlooked and Underused: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Malpractice Liability for Independent Physicians

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. e555
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Jun 2014
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 131 (204,506)

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Does the Theory of Insurance Support Awarding Pain and Suffering Damages in Torts?

Edw Elgar Research Handbook in the Law & Economics of Insurance (2015)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Jan 2015
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 112 (230,108)

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Explaining Variation in Insurance Anti-Discrimination Laws

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 522, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-54, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-018
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Ronen Avraham, Kyle D. Logue and Daniel Schwarcz
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, University of Michigan Law School and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 104 (242,322)

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Discrimination and Insurance

Forthcoming in "The Routledge Handbook To Discrimination Lippert-Rasmussen Ed,", U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E574
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
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More on the Comparative Nature of Desert: Can a Deserved Punishment Be Unjust?

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 243, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 238
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Ronen Avraham and Daniel Statman
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 91 (264,894)

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Procedural Flexibility in Three Dimensions

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 843, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 658
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, University of Chicago Law School and College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School
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Decoding Cooter and Porat: A Discussion of Getting Incentives Right

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, Vol. 12, No. 1 (2015), pp. 183–201, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E561
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Ronen Avraham
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 61 (332,576)

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torts, contracts, restitution, law and economics

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Forward to Economics of Health Law (Economic Approaches to Law Series)

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 568
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Apr 2017
Ronen Avraham, David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 40 (399,105)

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The Unexpected Effect of Tort Reform: Do Caps Delay Settlements?

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Jul 2007
Álvaro E. Bustos and Ronen Avraham
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 14 (524,193)

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Torts, Medical Malpractice, Tort Reform, Damages, Empirical Work, Settlements, Negotiation, Asymmetrical Information