The Effects of Comparable‐Case Guidance on Awards for Pain and Suffering and Punitive Damages: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

*Assistant Professor, SMU Dedman School of Law; Fellow, Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science.

** Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Harvard University. This paper benefited immensely from the guidance of Professors Donald Rubin, Eric Posner, Michael Saks, Richard Lempert, David Rosenberg, Christopher Robertson, and James Greiner, and from support provided by the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Center for American Political Studies.