Ronen Avraham

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Professor of Law

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 (34)

1.

Database of State Tort Law Reforms (5th)

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. e555
Number of pages: 168 Posted: 17 May 2006 Last Revised: 21 May 2014
Ronen Avraham
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 2,241 (3,609)
Citation 18

Abstract:

health law, law and economics, empirical studies, tort and product liability, medical malpractice, tort law, insurance law, health care, database

2.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 858 (19,132)
Citation 9

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3.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 667 (29,388)
Citation 9

Abstract:

medical malpractice, torts, tort reform, empiricial work, NPDB, DSTLR

4.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 665 (30,232)
Citation 3

Abstract:

tort law, health law, health economics, insurance

5.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 616 (33,764)
Citation 4

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6.

Private Information and the Option to Not Sue: A Re-evaluation of Contract Remedies

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2012
Ronen Avraham and Zhiyong (John) Liu
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Indiana State University - Scott College of Business
Downloads 484 (45,645)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Breach of Contract, Damages Measures, Asymmetric Information, Litigation, Renegotiation

7.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 372 (50,129)

Abstract:

insurance law, economic analysis, adverse selection, moral hazard

8.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Michigan Law School and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 355 (55,338)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Civil Rights and Discrimination, Economics, Insurance Law, Law and Economics

9.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 316 (79,526)

Abstract:

Public law, Tort

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Indiana State University - Scott College of Business
Downloads 312 (80,140)
Citation 7

Abstract:

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Indiana State University - Scott College of Business

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11.

Torts and Discrimination

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E570, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 136 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2017
Ronen Avraham and Kim Yuracko
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
Downloads 286 (89,045)

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12.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 266 (89,737)

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13.

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 University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 255 (94,408)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Tax Rules

14.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 238 (97,784)

Abstract:

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

15.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Camara & Sibley LLP
Downloads 231 (107,262)
Citation 3

Abstract:

tragedy of the commons, common resources, health, clearing house

16.

Third Party Litigation Funding - A Signaling Model

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 233, 2014, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 521
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 21 May 2014
Ronen Avraham and Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 209 (90,404)

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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
Downloads 174 (145,706)
Citation 2

Abstract:

health care reform, tort reform, insruance

Downloads 30 (412,990)
Citation 2

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18.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Education and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 201 (117,472)
Citation 2

Abstract:

redistribution, distributive justice

19.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 201 (120,826)
Citation 6

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20.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Downloads 196 (123,576)
Citation 1

Abstract:

tort reform, caps on damages, length of dispute resolution

21.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 188 (49,164)

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22.

From PI to IP: Yet Another Unexpected Effect of Tort Reform

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 211
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
Ronen Avraham and John M. Golden
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 187 (136,517)

Abstract:

tort reform, intellectual property

23.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 173 (134,459)
Citation 1

Abstract:

defensive medicine, induced demand, offensive medicine, tort reform

24.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 134 (141,384)

Abstract:

signaling, third party funding

25.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 104 (140,708)

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26.

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 University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 100 (167,707)

Abstract:

of Contract, Asymmetric Information, Expectation Interest, Renegotiation

27.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Haifa - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 81 (242,300)

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28.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Michigan Law School and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 73 (229,089)

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29.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 60 (232,273)

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30.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 49 (188,485)

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31.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Georgetown University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 0 (407,059)

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32.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
Downloads 0 (204,582)

Abstract:

Eased-Based wages, tort damages

33.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 0 (310,557)

Abstract:

torts, contracts, restitution, law and economics

34.

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 University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 0 (488,093)

Abstract:

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