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15 Aug 2020, 8:15 am by Michael Abramowicz
Prediction markets are generally an effective tool for aggregating opinions about the probability of various events, and I have argued that the legal system should rely on prediction markets for making probabilistic estimates. [read post]
16 Mar 2020, 9:58 am by Michael Abramowicz
In a previous post, I described a simple mechanism by which the government can encourage private spending toward some goal, such as reducing the spread of COVID-19. [read post]
3 Mar 2021, 12:04 pm by Michael Abramowicz
Ordinarily, pharmaceutical companies are motivated by the prospect of profits from legally guaranteed exclusivity, provided either by the patent system or the FDA. [read post]
19 Mar 2020, 7:53 am by Michael Abramowicz
President Trump yesterday invoked the Defense Production Act, without actually issuing any orders pursuant to the statute. [read post]
24 Nov 2020, 6:48 am by Michael Abramowicz
With distribution of vaccines starting in the next month or so, should one rationally change one's behavior? [read post]
8 Apr 2008, 11:00 pm
"Michael Abramowicz has published Predictocracy: Market Mechanisms for Public and Private Decision Making with Yale Press. [read post]
30 Jun 2014, 1:36 pm by Camilla Alexandra Hrdy
Rev.), by Michael Abramowicz and John Duffy, Patents (Stan. [read post]
29 Mar 2020, 5:26 pm by Eugene Volokh
Michael, Will, Orin, and I will enjoy a couple of drinks and talk about what's been going on—perhaps about constitutional law in time of epidemics, force majeure clauses in contracts, distance learning and teaching and how much of it might continue after all this is over, or, basically, whatever else we feel like talking about on a Tuesday night. [read post]
9 Oct 2009, 8:25 am
Insurance Law Syllabus (my syllabus, using Insurance Law: Cases and Materials by Henderson and Jerry) Michael Abramowicz's Insurance Law Syllabus Sample Insurance Law Exam [read post]
1 Jul 2011, 8:13 am by Mark Tushnet
I've now read Michael Abramowicz's article (available only on pay services, I believe), and he does approach, but doesn't quite make, the current Section 4 argument. [read post]
27 Mar 2020, 2:58 am by Walter Olson
” [Paul Matzko thread on Twitter] Asking former health care workers to “dust off their scrubs” and return for the emergency raises possible liability exposures [Lori Rosen Semlies, Wilson Elser] “Coronavirus could affect med mal rates: Experts” [Judy Greenwald, Business Insurance] A closer look at certificate of need laws, which suppress hospital bed supply [Eric Boehm, related audio clip with Jeffrey Singer, earlier and more] More on the relaxation of… [read post]
18 Feb 2010, 5:47 am by Howard Wasserman
Jon Siegel discusses a proposal from his GW colleague Michael Abramowicz. [read post]
26 May 2020, 3:23 am by Walter Olson
” [Jennifer Braceras] More: Why Mitch Daniels, president of Purdue, is determined to get the university reopened this fall for in-person instruction [Washington Post] Litigation ahead over question of how big a refund colleges may owe students of unused dormitory space [Jessica Goodman,, Michael Abramowicz and Caprice Roberts] Law firm files 18 class actions against colleges and universities demanding refund on grounds that online academic program not as good… [read post]
3 Jul 2011, 10:09 am by Jonathan H. Adler
Michael Abramowicz — one of the few scholars to have focused on these questions — also notes that broad readings of Section 4 and the Public Debts Clause have implications for other laws and would, among other things, cast a constitutional pall over Medicare.   [read post]
8 Apr 2020, 3:12 am by Walter Olson
Anthony Fauci is the target of a writerly hit job and I contribute to its correction [Tim Carney, Washington Examiner] Comparative federalism: Germany, with relatively decentralized, competitive, and local health care arrangements, offers lessons in tackling the crisis [Rob Schmitz, NPR (no central government approval needed for new diagnostic tests); Kai Weiss, CapX] This is not going to help: “Hospital Liability for Ventilator Shortages” [Michael Abramowicz] … [read post]
8 Jan 2008, 7:37 am
Of course, these conditional markets have great appeal and wide possible application in the corporate law world too.Last year, Professor Michael Abramowicz and I published a paper that described and extolled the virtues of these markets as possible solutions to a variety of corporate law problems. [read post]
2 Oct 2020, 6:46 pm by Michael Abramowicz
President Trump has received a non-FDA approved drug under a "compassionate use" exemption. [read post]