Douglas G. Baird

University of Chicago Law School

Harry A. Bigelow Distinguished Service Professor

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

The End of Bankruptcy

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 173; Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-23
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,982 (9,657)
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corporate reorganization, firm valuation, Chapter 11

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Four (or Five) Easy Lessons from Enron

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-25
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Dec 2002
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,414 (16,563)
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Other People's Money

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, Symposium issue, 2008, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 359
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Douglas G. Baird and M. Todd Henderson
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,382 (17,153)
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The Dynamics of Large and Small Chapter 11 Cases: An Empirical Study

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 05-29, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 107/2005
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Feb 2007
Douglas G. Baird, Arturo Bris and Ning Zhu
University of Chicago Law School, IMD International and China Academy of Financial Research (CAFR)
Downloads 1,099 (24,132)
Citation 28

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bankruptcy, creditors, Chapter 11

Control Rights, Priority Rights, and the Conceptual Foundations of Corporate Reorganizations

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 121; Vanderbilt Law, Joe C. Davis Research Paper No. 01-5
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 May 2001
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Chapter 11, bankruptcy, equity receivership, reorganization

Control Rights, Priority Rights, and the Conceptual Foundations of Corporate Reorganizations

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Chapter 11, bankruptcy, equity receivership, reorganization

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Optimal Timing and Legal Decisionmaking: The Case of the Liquidation Decision in Bankruptcy

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 86
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Oct 1999
Douglas G. Baird and Edward R. Morrison
University of Chicago Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 946 (29,909)
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Private Debt and the Missing Lever of Corporate Governance

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-08; U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 247
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 937 (30,347)
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Chapter 11 at Twilight

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-18; U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Oct 2003
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Chapter 11, corporate reorganization

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Bankruptcy's Quiet Revolution

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 867 (33,788)
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Anti-Bankruptcy

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, p. 648, 2010, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-8, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-9, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 470
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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The Role of the IMF in Future Sovereign Debt Restructurings

USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS 13-6, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 13-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
University of Chicago Law School, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands, Center for Contract and Economic Organization, University of Virginia School of Law, Johns Hopkins University, Reykjavik University, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
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International Monetary Fund, Sovereign Debt

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Serial Entrepreneurs and Small Business Bankruptcies

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 236; Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 265
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Douglas G. Baird and Edward R. Morrison
University of Chicago Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 603 (55,045)
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Small Business Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Entrepreneurship, Asset Specificity, Job Search

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Absolute Priority, Valuation Uncertainty, and the Reorganization Bargain

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 115, p. 1930, 2006, U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2013
Douglas G. Baird and Donald S. Bernstein
University of Chicago Law School and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
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Chapter 11, corporate reorganizations, absolute priority, relative priority, valuation

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Dodd-Frank for Bankruptcy Lawyers

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 401
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Douglas G. Baird and Edward R. Morrison
University of Chicago Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 557 (60,833)
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Property, Natural Monopoly, and the Uneasy Legacy of Ins V. AP

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
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Misappropriation, network, wire service, intellectual property

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The Prime Directive

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-19, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-18, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 339
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Robert K. Rasmussen and Douglas G. Baird
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
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The Prime Directive

University of Cincinnati Law Review, 2007, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 339, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-19, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-18
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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corporate law, corporate governance, separation of ownership and control, management incentives, executive compensation, corporate control

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In Coase's Footsteps

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 175
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Jan 2003
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 440 (81,193)
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vertical integration, automotive, automobile industry

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Boyd's Legacy and Blackstone's Ghost

Vanderbilt Law Joe C. Davis Research Paper No. 99-8; and University of Chicago Law School John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 15 Feb 2000
Robert K. Rasmussen and Douglas G. Baird
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 370 (99,229)

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No Exit? Withdrawal Rights and the Law of Corporate Reorganizations

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2013
Douglas G. Baird and Anthony J. Casey
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Priority Matters

165 University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 754
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
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Does Bogart Still Get Scale? Rights of Publicity in the Digital Age

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
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Adversary Proceedings in Bankruptcy: A Sideshow

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 79, p. 951, 2005, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 325
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
Douglas G. Baird and Edward R. Morrison
University of Chicago Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 316 (118,224)

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Bankruptcy, trials, adversary proceedings, empirical

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Bankruptcy Step Zero

2012 Supreme Court Review 203, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 635, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 419
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2013
Douglas G. Baird and Anthony J. Casey
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 315 (118,626)
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Bankruptcy, absolute priority, Radlax, credit bidding

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The Bankruptcy Partition

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 848, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 166, 2018
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2020
Douglas G. Baird, Anthony J. Casey and Randal C. Picker
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 280 (134,354)
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bankruptcy

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The Bankruptcy Exchange

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commerical Law, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 479
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Aug 2009
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
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26.

Car Trouble

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 551
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 May 2011
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 248 (151,940)
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One-and-a-Half Badges of Fraud

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 693
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Aug 2014
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 111 (299,687)
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Bankruptcy Decision Making

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 17, pp. 356-372, 2001
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
Douglas G. Baird and Edward R. Morrison
University of Chicago Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 103 (315,464)
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The Holmesian Bad Man's First Critic

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 44, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 478
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Aug 2009
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., "Path of the Law"

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Legal Approaches to Restricting Distributions to Shareholders: The Role of Fraudulent Transfer Law

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 7, 2006
Posted: 19 Feb 2007
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School

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fraudulent transfer, fraudulent conveyance, legal capital, leveraged buyout, dividend