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(Vanderbilt University, 2008)
This survey of the modeling of pretrial settlement bargaining organizes current main themes and recent developments. The basic concepts used are outlined as core models and then several variations on these core models are ...
Economic Theories of Settlement Bargaining
(Vanderbilt University, 2005)
We briefly review two basic models of settlement bargaining based on concepts from information economics and game theory. We then discuss how these models have been generalized to address issues that arise when there are ...
Mass Torts and the Incentives for Suit, Settlement, and Trial'
(Vanderbilt University, 2007)
We explore how the incentives of a plaintiff and her attorney, when considering filing suit and bargaining over settlement, can differ between those suits associated with stand-alone torts cases and those suits involving ...
A Dynamic Model of Lawsuit Joinder and Settlement
(Vanderbilt University, 2009)
In this paper we examine a dynamic model of the process by which multiple related lawsuits may be filed and combined; we also examine actions a defendant may employ that may disrupt the formation of a joint suit. Our initial ...