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We wish to thank Soumyanetra Munshi for research assistance and Wendy Wagner, Michael Ward, and participants at the 2009 Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, at the 2009 meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Law and Economics Association, at the 2010 meetings of the American Law and Economics Association, of the Society for Environmental Law and Economics, and of the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, and at workshops at the University of Pennsylvania and at the University of Arizona for helpful comments. We developed this paper under STAR Research Assistance Agreement No. R831777, awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), but the EPA has not formally reviewed this article. The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors, and neither the EPA nor the National Bureau of Economic Research necessarily endorse any products, views, or commercial services mentioned in this paper.