Freakonomics Ch 6
... -Now, when high socio-economic parents name their child (ahem!) “Achilles”
for instance, the graph for that name is born (D1). And it is likely that Achilles
becomes something along the lines of a “baller.”
-As the “taste and preference” for
that name increases (because of
(1) the “snob effect” and ...
Mistakes, Liability and Negligence
... not affect the relationship between the potential injurer's decisions and the risk of accidents.
Mistakes by potential injurers, on the other hand, affect both the risk of accidents and the risk of
being found negligent. To our knowledge, only Diamond (1974) considers the effect of mistakes
by poten ...
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