Rigorous Analysis of Class Certification Comes of Age

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 77, No. 2, 2011, pp. 569-586

18 Pages Posted: 10 Sep 2020

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

Using the heterogeneous treatment effects literature in econometrics as a starting point, we synthesize concepts related to the certification of classes in class actions in a way that is consistent with the current legal standard and provides valuable testable propositions.

Keywords: Antitrust, Class Actions

JEL Classification: L4

Suggested Citation

Johnson, John H. and Leonard, Gregory K., Rigorous Analysis of Class Certification Comes of Age (2011). Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 77, No. 2, 2011, pp. 569-586, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3663508

John H. Johnson

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Gregory K. Leonard (Contact Author)

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