McEwin, R. Ian
This thesis investigates the impact on accidents of the change from
negligence to strict liability in the workplace and on the roads. As
the impact of a liability rule and so safety incentives depend on the
risk sharing arrangements, the effect of the change in liability can
only be assessed after account has been taken of the other factors
influencing safety decisions, in particular, insurance incentives.
Other empirical studies of the introduction of workers'
compensation and road...[Show more]
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