Litigation and the Timing of Settlement: Evidence from Commercial Disputes

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Grajzl, Peter; Zajc, Katarina;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) Munich
  • Subject: K49 | litigation | survival analysis | D02 | dispute duration, settlement, litigation, survival analysis | K41 | dispute duration | settlement
    • jel: jel:K41 | jel:D02 | jel:K49
      ddc: ddc:330

Although an overwhelming proportion of all legal disputes end in settlement, the determinants of the timing of settlement remain empirically underexplored. We draw on a novel dataset on the duration of commercial disputes in Slovenia to study how the timing of settlemen... View more
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