Anup Malani

University of Chicago - Law School

Professor

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/faculty/malani/

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Professor

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

Resources for the Future

University Fellow

1616 P Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

The Case for For-Profit Charities

University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 304
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Eric A. Posner and Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,675 (13,055)
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tax benefits, nonprofits

Ambiguity About Ambiguity: An Empirical Inquiry into Legal Interpretation

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2009
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 776 (39,909)

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statutory interpretation, empirical legal studies

Ambiguity About Ambiguity: An Empirical Inquiry into Legal Interpretation

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 280, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-50
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Oct 2009
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 319 (119,202)
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Can Blockchain Solve the Holdup Problem in Contracts?

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 846
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Richard Holden and Anup Malani
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 913 (32,357)
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Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Contract Theory, Holdup, Renegotiation, Relationship-Specific Investment, Commitment, Revelation Mechanism, Incomplete Contracts

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Making Doctrinal Work More Rigorous: Lessons from Systematic Reviews

84 University of Chicago Law Review 37 (2017), University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 768, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
William Baude, Adam Chilton and Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Legal scholarship, Systematic Reviews, Doctrinal Analysis, Best Practices, Restatements

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Are Non-Profit Firms Simply For-Profits in Disguise? Evidence from Executive Compensation in the Nursing Home Industry

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Nov 2004
Anup Malani and Albert H. Choi
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 519 (68,150)
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non-profit, nursing home, tax, executive compensation

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Corporate Philanthropy and the Market for Altruism

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 399, Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
M. Todd Henderson and Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 508 (70,040)
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Immunity Passports and Moral Hazard

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 743, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 905
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 May 2020 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2020
Daniel J. Hemel and Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 450 (81,079)
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immunity passports, immunity certificates, moral hazard, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2

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Implicit Bias in Legal Interpretation

U of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 577, U of Chicago, Public Law Research Paper No. 365, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-54, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-54
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Oct 2011
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 374 (100,495)
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The Political Economy of Property Exemption Laws

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Eric A. Posner, Richard M. Hynes and Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 348 (108,936)
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Bankruptcy, exemption laws, credit, opt out laws

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The Effect of Joint and Several Liability on the Bankruptcy Rate of Defendants: Evidence from Asbestos Litigation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 May 2004
Charles Mullin and Anup Malani
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Law School
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Joint and several liability, bankruptcy, asbestos, tort

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Tort Liability and the Market for Prescription Drugs

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jul 2011
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine
Downloads 132 (271,221)
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Product Liability

Tort Liability and the Market for Prescription Drugs

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jul 2010
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 65 (428,842)
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Finding Love in the Wreckage: Estimating Spousal Altruism with Data on Fatal Car Accidents

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Ilya Beylin, Anup Malani and David Abrams
Seton Hall Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 197 (193,307)

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Forget Quality: Do Non-Profits Even Signal Their Status

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Oct 2005
Anup Malani and Guy David
University of Chicago - Law School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Management
Downloads 175 (214,581)

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Non-Profit Status, Quality Signaling, Advertising

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Reforming Subgroup Analysis

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Anup Malani, Oliver Bembom and Mark van der Laan
University of Chicago - Law School, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 169 (221,106)

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Raising the Stakes in Patent Cases

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 101 (2013), University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 633, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Anup Malani and Jonathan S. Masur
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 166 (224,457)
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The Hot-Cold Decision Triangle: A Framework for Healthier Choices

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2012/45/MKT
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, INSEAD, University of Miami, University of Chicago - Law School, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Retired
Downloads 156 (236,612)

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Improving the FDA Approval Process

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 580, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 367
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2013
Anup Malani, Oliver Bembom and Mark van der Laan
University of Chicago - Law School, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 141 (256,732)
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Valuing Laws as Local Amenities

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 341
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 138 (261,141)
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Contracts versus Assets and the Boundary of the Firm

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
Richard Holden and Anup Malani
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 123 (284,895)

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Incomplete contracts, firms mechanisms

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Habeas Bargaining

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Nov 2004
Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 117 (295,291)
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Habeas corpus, plea bargaining, settlement

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Interpreting Pre-Trends as Anticipation: Impact on Estimated Treatment Effects from Tort Reform

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 124, 2015
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Aug 2015
Anup Malani and Julian Reif
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 114 (300,723)
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anticipation, medical malpractice, endogeneity, tort reform

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Infrastructure, enforcement and COVID-19 in Mumbai slums: A first look

Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Research Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 May 2021
Independent Researcher, The University of Manchester, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Department of Geography and Environment, StudentsCSEP India, University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation and University of Chicago - Law School
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Slums, COVID-19, Spatial inequality, Basic services, Mumbai, India

Accounting for Anticipation Effects: An Application to Medical Malpractice Tort Reform

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 578
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Anup Malani and Julian Reif
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago
Downloads 66 (425,392)

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Accounting for Anticipation Effects: An Application to Medical Malpractice Tort Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w16593
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Dec 2010
Anup Malani and Julian Reif
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago
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Estimating Treatment Response in Clinical Trials When Placebo Effects are Present

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Apr 2003
Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 75 (391,778)
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The Option Value of New Therapeutics

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Nov 2004
Anup Malani and Feifang Hu
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia - Statistics Department
Downloads 64 (426,636)

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food and drug law, averate treatment effects, option, pharmaceuticals, cardiology

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Accounting for Differences Among Patients in the FDA Approval Process

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 488, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 281
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Oct 2009
Anup Malani, Oliver Bembom and Mark van der Laan
University of Chicago - Law School, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 62 (433,501)
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Labor Markets in Statistics: The Subject Supply Effect in Medical R&D

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2016
Anup Malani and Tomas Philipson
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago
Downloads 59 (444,186)

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Medical R&D, Research & Development, Health Economics

Does Accuracy Improve the Information Value of Trials?

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 579, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 366, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-05-01
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
Scott Baker and Anup Malani
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 44 (514,357)

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Does Accuracy Improve the Information Value of Trials?

NBER Working Paper No. w17036
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 May 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2021
Anup Malani and Scott Baker
University of Chicago - Law School and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Avian Flu and the Procurement of Chickens for Culling

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Mar 2008
Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 50 (478,652)

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Representative Estimates of COVID-19 Age-Specific Infection Fatality Rates from Four Locations in India: A Cross-Sectional Observational Study

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Development Data Lab, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Independent Researcher, Johns Hopkins University - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Prevalence of COVID-19 in Rural Versus Urban Areas in a Low-Income Country: Findings from a State-Wide Study in Karnataka, India

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-92
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Law School, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Explaining the Income and Consumption Effects of COVID in India

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-72, NYU Stern School of Business Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jun 2021
Arpit Gupta, Anup Malani and Bartosz Woda
NYU Stern School of Business, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 14 (710,705)

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Explaining the Income and Consumption Effects of Covid in India

NBER Working Paper No. w28935
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2021
Arpit Gupta, Anup Malani and Bartosz Woda
NYU Stern School of Business, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 12 (727,799)

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All-Cause Mortality During Sars-Cov-2 Pandemic in India: Nationally-Representative Estimates Independent of Official Death Registry

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-93
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
Sabareesh Ramachandran and Anup Malani
University of California San Diego and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 23 (620,351)

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Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market

NBER Working Paper No. w20005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, University of Southern California, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine
Downloads 22 (627,297)

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Adaptive Control of Covid-19 Outbreaks in India: Local, Gradual, and Trigger-Based Exit Paths from Lockdown

NBER Working Paper No. w27532
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago, World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Independent Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation
Downloads 21 (634,364)

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The Insurance Value of Medical Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w21015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2021
University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 20 (641,325)
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Learning During a Crisis: The Sars Epidemic in Taiwan

NBER Working Paper No. w16955
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
Daniel Bennett, Chun-Fang Chiang and Anup Malani
University of Chicago, National Taiwan University and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 18 (655,742)
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Does Mobility Explain Why Slums Were Hit Harder by Covid-19 in Mumbai, India?

NBER Working Paper No. w28541
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Infinite Analytics and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Can Medical Progress Be Sustained? Implications of the Link between Development and Output Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w17011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 May 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
Anup Malani and Tomas Philipson
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago
Downloads 16 (670,144)

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Can Blockchain Solve the Hold-Up Problem in Contracts?

NBER Working Paper No. w25833
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
Richard Holden and Anup Malani
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 12 (701,014)
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The Welfare Implications of Health Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w24851
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
Anup Malani and Sonia Jaffe
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago
Downloads 9 (724,549)
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Incentives for Reporting Disease Outbreaks

PLoS ONE 9(3): e90290. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090290
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Aug 2015
Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & PolicyThe Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Chicago - Law School
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disease outbreaks, meningitis, Hajj, vaccination, infectious disease reporting

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Using Household Rosters from Survey Data to Estimate All-Cause Mortality During Covid in India

NBER Working Paper No. w29192
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Anup Malani and Sabareesh Ramachandran
University of Chicago - Law School and University of California San Diego
Downloads 7 (740,268)

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The Ico Paradox: Transactions Costs, Token Velocity, and Token Value

NBER Working Paper No. w26265
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2021
Richard Holden and Anup Malani
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 6 (748,257)

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Incentives for Surveillance of Infectious Disease Outbreaks

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 487
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2009
University of Chicago - Law School and Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & PolicyThe Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP)

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infectious disease, epidemic, signalling, disclosure, predictive value, sensitivity, false negative, rumor

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Identifying Placebo Effects with Data from Clinical Trials

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 236-256, April 2006
Posted: 17 May 2006
Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School

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A Formal Test for the Existence of Placebo Effects in Clinical Trials

Posted: 17 Apr 2003
Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School

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Placebo effects, clinical trials, blinding, ulcer