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The Penn Law faculty are engaged in a wide array of scholarship in traditional, cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge areas of inquiry. This newly created section of our website, which we will continue to populate in the months ahead, gives you access and the ability to search current and earlier work.

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18 publications matched your search.

A Market for Justice: A First Empirical Look at Third Party Litigation Funding, 15 U. PA. J. BUS. L. 1075 (2013) (with Daniel L. Chen).
Authors:  David S Abrams and Daniel L. Chen

Building Criminal Capital vs. Specific Deterrence: The Effect of Incarceration Length on Recidivism (forthcoming)
Author:  David S Abrams

Did TRIPS Spur Innovation? An Analysis of Patent Duration and Incentives to Innovate, 157 U. PA. L. REV. 1613 (2009).
Author:  David S Abrams

Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?, 41 J. LEGAL STUD. 347 (2012). (with M. Bertrand and S. Mullainathan).
Author:  David S Abrams

Estimating the Deterrent Effect of Incarceration using Sentencing Enhancements, (Revise & Resubmit at AEJ: Applied Economics) (forthcoming)
Author:  David S Abrams

Estimating the Deterrent Effect of Incarceration using Sentencing Enhancements, 4 AM. ECON. J.: APPLIED ECON. 32 (2012).
Author:  David S Abrams

How Do We Decide How Long to Incarcerate?, in EMPIRICAL LEGAL ANALYSIS: ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF LEGAL INSTITUTIONS (Yun-chien Chang, ed., 2013)
Author:  David S Abrams

Is Pleading Really a Bargain?, 8 J. EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUD. 200 (2011).
Author:  David S Abrams

Labor Market Experiments in a Virtual World (with A. Cohn, E. Fehr). (forthcoming)
Author:  David S Abrams

Optimal Bail and the Value of Freedom: Evidence from the Philadelphia Bail Experiment, 49 ECON. INQUIRY 750-770 (2011) (with C. Rohlfs).
Author:  David S Abrams

Patent Value and Citations: Creative Destruction or Strategic Disruption? (with U. Akcigit and J. Popadak) (forthcoming)
Author:  David S Abrams

Poisoning the Next Apple: How the America Invents Act Harms Inventors, 65 STAN L. REV. 517 (2013). (with P. Wagner).
Author:  David S Abrams

Poisoning the Next Apple: How the America Invents Act Harms Inventors, 65 Stan L. Rev. __ (2013); U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-29. Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1883821 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1883821
Authors:  David S Abrams and R. Polk Wagner

Putting the Trial Penalty on Trial, 51 DUQUESNE L. REV. 777 (2013).
Author:  David S Abrams

The Imprisoner's Dilemma: A Cost-Benefit Approach to Incarceration, 98 IOWA L. REV. 905 (2013).
Author:  David S Abrams

The Luck of the Draw: Using Random Case Assignment to Investigate Attorney Ability, 74 U. CHI. L. REV. 1145 (2007) (with A. Yoon).
Author:  David S Abrams

Third-Party Litigation Funding, 34 REG. 3 (Winter 2011-12).
Author:  David S Abrams

Understanding High Skill Worker Productivity Using Random Case Assignment in a Public Defender's Office (with A. Yoon), 3RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES, Cornell U. L. Sch. (SSRN: 2008).
Author:  David S Abrams