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Allowing Patients to Waive the Right to Sue for Malpractice: A Response to Thaler and Sunstein 104 Nw. U. L. REV. 233 (2010) (with Timothy Lytton).
Author:  Tom Baker

Behavioral Economics and Insurance Law: The Importance of Equilibrium Analysis (with Peter Siegelman), U. Pa. Inst. for Law & Econ., Research Paper No. 14-1
Authors:  Tom Baker and Peter Siegelman

Blood Money, New Money and the Moral Economy of Tort Law in Action, 35 L. & SOC’Y REV. 275 (2001).
Author:  Tom Baker

Bonded Import Safety Warranties, in IMPORT SAFETY: REGULATORY GOVERNANCE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY (Cary Coglianese, Adam Finkel & David Zaring, eds., Univ. Pa. Press, 2009).
Author:  Tom Baker

Can Consumers Make Affordable Care Affordable? The Value of Choice Architecture, U. Pa. Inst. for Law & Econ., Research Paper No. 13-28 (with Eric J. Johnson, Ran Hassin, Allison T. Bajger, and Galen Treuer)
Author:  Tom Baker

EMBRACING RISK: THE CHANGING CULTURE OF INSURANCE AND RESPONSIBILITY (contributing editor, with Jonathan Simon, University of Chicago Press 2002).
Author:  Tom Baker

ENSURING CORPORATE MISCONDUCT: HOW LIABILITY INSURANCE UNDERMINES SHAREHOLDER LITIGATION (University of Chicago Press, 2010) (with Sean Griffith).
Author:  Tom Baker

Embracing Risk, Sharing Responsibility (Symposium: Risk and Responsibility in the Twenty-First Century), 56 DRAKE L. REV. 561 (2008).
Author:  Tom Baker

Eugene McCann's Mobile Urbanism: Cities and Policymaking in the Global Age, 48 URB. AFF. REV. 288 (2012) (book review).
Author:  Tom Baker

Government as Risk Manager, in PRINCIPLES OF REGULATION (John Cisternino & David Moss, eds., Tobin Project, 2009) (with David Moss).
Author:  Tom Baker

Health Insurance, Risk, and Responsibility after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 159 U. PA. L. REV. 1577 (2011).
Author:  Tom Baker

How the Merits Matter: D&O Insurance and Securities Settlements, 157 U. PA. L. REV. 755 (2009) (with Sean Griffith).
Author:  Tom Baker

INSURANCE LAW AND POLICY: CASES, MATERIALS AND PROBLEMS (Aspen Publishing 2003; 2d ed. 2008).
Author:  Tom Baker

Insurance Against Misinformation in the Securities Market (SSRN: 2007).
Author:  Tom Baker

Insurance in Sociolegal Research, 6 ANN. REV. L. & SOC. SCI. 433 (2010).
Author:  Tom Baker

Insuring Liability Risks, 29 GENEVA PAPERS ON RISK AND INSURANCE 87 (2004).
Author:  Tom Baker

Insuring Morality, 29 ECON. & SOC’Y 559 (2000).
Author:  Tom Baker

International Association of Insurance Supervisors, in HANDBOOK OF TRANSNATIONAL ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE REGIMES (Christian Tietje and Alan Brouder, eds., 2009) (with Eryn Mathews).
Author:  Tom Baker

Jackpot Justice and the American Tort System: Thinking Beyond Junk Science (with Herbert M. Kritzer and Neil Vidmar) (SSRN: 2008).
Author:  Tom Baker

Liability Insurance Conflicts and Defense Lawyers: From Triangles to Tetrahedrons, 4 CONN. INS. L.J. 101 (1998).
Author:  Tom Baker

Liability Insurance as Tort Regulation: Six Ways that Liability Insurance Shapes Tort Law in Action, 12 CONN. INS. L.J. 1 (2005).
Author:  Tom Baker

Liability Insurance at the Tort-Crime Boundary, in FAULT LINES: TORT LAW AND CULTURAL PRACTICE, (David M. Engel and Michael McCann, eds., Stanford Univ. Press 2009).
Author:  Tom Baker

Liability Insurance, Moral Luck, and Auto Accidents, 9 THEORETICAL INQUIRIES IN L. 165 (2008).
Author:  Tom Baker

Liability Risks for After Hours Use of Public School Property to Reduce Obesity: A 50 State Survey, 80 J. SCH. HEALTH 508 (2010) (with Hania Masud).
Author:  Tom Baker

Liability and Insurance After September 11th: Embracing Risk Meets the Precautionary Principle, 27 GENEVA PAPERS ON RISK & INS. 342 (2002).
Author:  Tom Baker

Mandatory Rules and Default Rules in Insurance Contracts, in THE LAW & ECONOMICS OF INSURANCE (Elgar Publishing) (with Kyle D. Logue) (forthcoming)
Author:  Tom Baker

Medical Malpractice and the Insurance Underwriting Cycle, 54 DEPAUL L. REV.393 (2005).
Author:  Tom Baker

Offer-of-Judgment Rules and Civil Litigation: An Empirical Study of Automobile Insurance Litigation in the East, 59 VAND. L. REV. 155 (2006) (with Albert Yoon).
Author:  Tom Baker

On the Genealogy of Moral Hazard, 75 TEXAS L. REV. 237 (1996).
Author:  Tom Baker

Predicting Corporate Governance Risk: Evidence from the Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance Market, 74 CHI. L. REV. 487 (2007) (with Sean Griffith).
Author:  Tom Baker

Predicting Securities Fraud Settlements and Amounts: A Hierarchical Bayesian Model of Federal Securities Class Action Lawsuits, 9 J. EMPIRICAL L. STUD. 482 (2012) (with Blakely McShane, Oliver Watson & Sean Griffith).
Author:  Tom Baker

Protecting Consumers from Add-On Insurance Products: New Lessons for Insurance Regulation from Behavioral Economics, U. Pa. Inst. for Law & Econ., Research Paper No. 13-1 (with Peter Siegelman) (2013)
Author:  Tom Baker

Real Torts: Using Barry Werth’s Damages in the Law School Classroom, 2 NEV. L. J. 386 (2002).
Author:  Tom Baker

Reconsidering Insurance for Punitive Damages, 1998 WIS. L. REV. 211.
Author:  Tom Baker

Reconsidering the Harvard Medical Practice Study Conclusions about the Validity of Medical Malpractice Claims, 33 J.L. MED. & ETHICS 501 (2005).
Author:  Tom Baker

Regulation by Liability Insurance: From Auto to Lawyers Professional Liability, 60 UCLA L. REV. 1412 (2013) (with Rick Swedloff).
Author:  Tom Baker

THE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE MYTH (University of Chicago Press 2005) (paperback 2007).
Author:  Tom Baker

The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers’ Ultimate Losses, 76 J. RISK & INS. 197 (2009) (with Patricia Born and Kip Viscusi)
Author:  Tom Baker

The Law and Economics of Liability Insurance: A Theoretical and Empirical Review, in HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF TORTS (Jennifer Arlen, ed.) (forthcoming 2013)
Author:  Tom Baker

The Missing Monitor in Corporate Governance: The Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurer, 95 GEO. L.J. 1795 (2007) (with Sean Griffith).
Author:  Tom Baker

The Shifting Terrain of Risk and Uncertainty on the Liability Insurance Field, 60 DEPAUL L. REV. 521 (2011).
Author:  Tom Baker

The Virtues of Uncertainty in Law: An Experimental Approach, 89 IOWA L. REV. 443 (2004) (with Alon Harel and Tamar Kugler).
Author:  Tom Baker

Tontines for the Invincibles: Enticing Low Risks Into the Health-Insurance Pool With an Idea From Insurance History and Behavioral Economics, 2010 WIS. L. REV. 79 (with Peter Siegelman).
Author:  Tom Baker

Transforming Punishment into Compensation: In the Shadow of Punitive Damages, 1998 WIS. L. REV. 101.
Author:  Tom Baker

Transparency through Insurance: Mandates Dominate Discretion, in TRANSPARENCY IN THE CIVIL JUSTICE SYSTEM (Joseph Doherty, Robert T. Reville & Laura Zakaras eds., 2012).
Author:  Tom Baker