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May 18, 2004


Economic Report of the President

This year's Economic Report of the President, just published, includes a chapter (large PDF, look for chapter 11) on the economic impact of the U.S. tort system, its growth, the mixed evidence on its success in hazard-reduction, and its impact on particular fields such as medicine and light aviation (via Alex Tabarrok).

[cross-posted from Overlawyered, where it ran Feb. 12, 2004]

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