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A simple test of adverse events and strategic timing theories of consumer bankruptcy

Li Gan

A simple test of adverse events and strategic timing theories of consumer bankruptcy

by Li Gan

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bankruptcy -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLi Gan, Tarun Sabarwal.
    SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 11763, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 11763.
    ContributionsSabarwal, Tarun., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3479316M
    LC Control Number2005620575

      In the year span from October 1, to Septem , about million consumer bankruptcy petitions were filed in the federal courts. Of those, million–68 percent–were filed under Chapter 7, and million– 32 percent–were filed under Chapter 13 (see Table 1). “Adverse Event” means any untoward medical occurrence in a patient, consumer or clinical investigation subject associated with the use of a Product that does not necessarily have a causal relationship with this treatment. An Adverse Event can therefore be any unfavorable and unintended sign (including an abnormal laboratory finding.

    B. The Consumer Bankruptcy System A consumer borrower has a nonwaivable right to bankruptcy relief and a choice as to the form that relief can take. When the debtor files for bank-ruptcy under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code, he must give up his nonex-empt assets6 to his creditors in return for a discharge of his debts. After a. Paul, Weiss won a major trial victory for client Channel Medsystems in the first case since the Delaware Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Fresenius v. Akorn to evaluate whether a merger party was justified in terminating a merger agreement on Material Adverse Event (MAE) grounds. In its decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery ordered Boston Scientific to complete the $ million.

    Traditionally, consumer bankruptcy filings were thought to be caused by household financial distress and that changes in the filing rate over time could be explained by changes in macroeconomic variables. For instance, consumer bankruptcy filing rates rose during the Great Depression, only to fall off dramatically in the subsequent period.   A bankruptcy means test is what the name implies. The purpose of the test is to see if you have the means to pay for at least some of your debts before they are discharged in bankruptcy. For cases filed on or after Octo , it remains the law that any individual may file a case under any Chapter of Title 11 for which they are qualified.


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A simple test of adverse events and strategic timing theories of consumer bankruptcy by Li Gan Download PDF EPUB FB2

A test of adverse events and strategic timing theories can be conducted by determining whether some relevant financial decision variables, s uch as financial benefit from filing for bankruptcy, or. A test of adverse events and strategic timing theories can be conducted by determining whether some relevant financial decision variables, such as financial benefit from filing for bankruptcy, or debt discharged in bankruptcy are endogenous with the bankruptcy decision or not.

For the strategic timing theory such decisions are endogenous, while for the adverse events theory they are not. A test of adverse events and strategic timing theories can be conducted by determining whether some relevant financial decision variables, such as financial benefit from filing for bankruptcy, or debt discharged in bankruptcy are endogenous with the bankruptcy decision or not.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): A test of adverse events and strategic timing theories can be conducted by determining whether some relevant financial decision variables, such as financial benefit from filing for bankruptcy, or debt discharged in bankruptcy are endogenous with the bankruptcy decision or not.

For the strategic timing theory such decisions. Two theories, adverse events theory and strategic timing theory, have received particular attention. The adverse events theory postulates that consumers file for bankruptcy mainly because they experience adverse events, and financial stresses associated with such events.

Adverse events occur, for example, in the form of a job loss, medical problems. This latest edition of The Consumer Bankruptcy Handbook is current to January 1, and covers all aspects of handling Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases. Significant changes occurred to the Bankruptcy Code, Rules, and forms inthis book covers those changes.

Included, for free, are Argyle’s Bankruptcy Forms and Documents. My findings suggest that consumption patterns make households financially overstretched and more susceptible to adverse events, and these results reconcile the strategic filing and adverse event.

Li Gan and Tarun Sabarwal (), "A Simple Test of Adverse Events and Strategic Timing Theories of Consumer Bankruptcy," NBER Working Paper Series (Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, November).

timing of bankruptcy filing. In this paper, I provide a formal dichotomy between adverse events and strategic incentives to file for bankruptcy. A considerable amount of research not in simple myopic fashion but rather timed to maximize the value of filing. Research Center that stated, “ most bankruptcies (84%) are caused by adverse events instead of strategic timing.”4 Conclusion: In there were million bankruptcy filings.

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The dominant normative theory of bankruptcy (the “Creditors Bargain theory”) argues that bankruptcy should be limited to solving coordination problems caused by multiple creditors. Using simple numerical illustrations, we show that two well-known problems that cause illiquidity–debt overhang and adverse selection– are more severe in the.

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not consider more realistic relationships between financial benefit, adverse events, and strategic behavior. For example, financial benefit from filing may go up due to adverse events, regardless of whether a consumer is trying to abuse bankruptcy law or not.

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