Michael D. Frakes
School of Law
210 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|December 2017||Knowledge Spillovers and Learning in the Workplace: Evidence from the U.S. Patent Office|
with Melissa F. Wasserman: w24159
|May 2017||The Effect of Malpractice Law on Physician Supply: Evidence from Negligence-Standard Reforms|
with Matthew B. Frank, Seth A. Seabury: w23446
|December 2016||Procrastination in the Workplace: Evidence from the U.S. Patent Office|
with Melissa F. Wasserman: w22987
|July 2014||Is the Time Allocated to Review Patent Applications Inducing Examiners to Grant Invalid Patents?: Evidence from Micro-Level Application Data|
with Melissa F. Wasserman: w20337
Published: Michael D. Frakes & Melissa F. Wasserman, 2017. "Is the Time Allocated to Review Patent Applications Inducing Examiners to Grant Invalid Patents? Evidence from Microlevel Application Data," The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol 99(3), pages 550-563.
|January 2014||Does Medical Malpractice Law Improve Health Care Quality?|
with Anupam B. Jena: w19841
Published: Michael Frakes & Anupam B. Jena, 2016. "Does medical malpractice law improve health care quality?," Journal of Public Economics, vol 143, pages 142-158.
|July 2005||Does Falling Smoking Lead to Rising Obesity?|
with Jonathan Gruber: w11483
Published: Gruber, Jonathan and Michael Frakes. "Does Falling Smoking Lead To Rising Obesity?," Journal of Health Economics, 2006, v25(2,Mar), 183-197.