Tort Reform and Innovation
---- Acknowledgements ----
We thank James Dana, Deepak Hegde, Curtis Huttenhower, Mark Schankerman, Kathryn Spier, Ariel Stern, Scott Stern, Laurina Zhang and seminar participants at Duke University, Harvard Business School, the NBER productivity seminar, New York University Innovation and Strategy conference, and the Northwestern Searle Conference on Innovation Economics for helpful comments. We are also grateful to Kira Fabrizio and Ronnie Chatterji for sharing data on physician-inventors. Danielle Wedde and Esther Yan provided excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.