Edward R. Morrison

Columbia Law School

Charles Evans Gerber Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Derivatives and the Bankruptcy Code: Why the Special Treatment?

Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Sep 2004
Franklin R. Edwards and Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,433 (12,075)
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Bankruptcy, Derivatives, Systemic Risk, Automatic Stay, Long-Term Capital Management, Enron, Asset Specificity

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Citation 27

Creditor Control and Conflict in Chapter 11

Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 321, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2009
Kenneth Ayotte and Edward R. Morrison
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,007 (20,456)
Citation 27

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Bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, Chapter 11, creditor control, DIP lending, creditor conflict

Creditor Control and Conflict in Chapter 11

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 511-551, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Aug 2009
Kenneth Ayotte and Edward R. Morrison
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 392 (72,022)
Citation 27

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creditor, control, conflict, chapter 11, bankruptcy, equity, lenders, Ayotte, Morrison

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Financial Contracts and the New Bankruptcy Code: Insulating Markets from Bankrupt Debtors and Bankruptcy Judges

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 291
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Edward R. Morrison and Joerg Riegel
Columbia Law School and Davis Polk & Wardwell
Downloads 981 (21,629)
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Bankruptcy, Financial Markets, Derivatives and Other Financial Contracts

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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 924 (23,587)
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Bankruptcy Decisionmaking: An Empirical Study of Continuation Bias in Small Business Bankruptcies

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 239
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Oct 2003
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 781 (29,968)
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Bankruptcy, Corporate Reorganization, Optimal Timing, Judicial Decisionmaking

Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from a Legal Settlement with Countrywide

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 404, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 4
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 May 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and NYU Stern School of Business
Downloads 718 (33,110)
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Strategic behavior, mortgage modification, default, foreclosure crisis, Countrywide

Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from a Legal Settlement with Countrywide

NBER Working Paper No. w17065
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 May 2011
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and NYU Stern School of Business
Downloads 38 (431,861)
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Chrysler, GM and the Future of Chapter 11

Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 365
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Feb 2010
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
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corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Chrysler, General Motors

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Valuation Disputes in Corporate Bankruptcy

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2018
Kenneth Ayotte and Edward R. Morrison
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 589 (43,934)

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Corporate Reorganization, Bankruptcy, Valuation, DCF, Multiples, Discount Rate, Expert Witnesses

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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 585 (44,256)
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Small Business Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Entrepreneurship, Asset Specificity, Job Search

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Rolling Back the Repo Safe Harbors

Business Lawyer, Vol. 69, August 2014, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 492, Harvard Law School Center for Law, Economics, and Business, Discussion Paper No. 793
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2017
Edward R. Morrison, Mark J. Roe and Christopher Sontchi
Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School and United States Bankruptcy Courts, District of Delaware
Downloads 570 (45,721)

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safe harbors, bankruptcy, financial crisis, contagion, bank run, qualified financial contracts, derivatives, orderly liquidation authority, repo, Lehman Brothers, wholesale money market

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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 532 (49,929)
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Is the Bankruptcy Code an Adequate Mechanism for Resolving the Distress of Systemically Important Institutions?

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 362
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jan 2010
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 529 (50,275)
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Financial Regulation, Financial Institutions, Systemic Risk, Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Lehman Brothers, Systemically Important Institutions

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Consumer Bankruptcy Pathologies

Forthcoming, Journal of Institutional & Theoretical Economics, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 550
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Sep 2016
Edward R. Morrison and Antoine Uettwiller
Columbia Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 356 (81,306)

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personal bankruptcy, Chapter 13, homeownership, race, attorneys, creditor recoveries

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Bargaining Around Bankruptcy: Small Business Workouts and State Law

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 320
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2008
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 349 (83,208)
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Bankruptcy, small business, corporate reorganization, debt collection, state law, assignment for the benefit of creditors, empirical

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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 300 (98,389)

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Bankruptcy, trials, adversary proceedings, empirical

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Essay: A New Proposal for Loan Modifications

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 417-429, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Oct 2011
Christopher J. Mayer, Edward R. Morrison and Tomasz Piskorski
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Law School and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 295 (100,234)
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Timbers of Inwood Forest, the Economics of Rent, and the Evolving Dynamics of Chapter 11

BANKRUPTCY LAW STORIES, Robert K. Rasmussen, ed., Foundation Press, 2007, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2008
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 214 (139,151)

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Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, real estate, secured debt, adequate protection, time value of money

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Beyond Options

Handbook on Corporate Bankruptcy, B. Adler ed. (Forthcoming), Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 551
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Oct 2016
Anthony J. Casey and Edward R. Morrison
University of Chicago Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 196 (151,143)

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Reorganization, Chapter 11, Absolute Priority, Relative Priority, Options, Bankruptcy

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Leverage, Default, and Mortality: Evidence from Cancer Diagnoses

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 514, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-35
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2017
Arpit Gupta, Edward R. Morrison, Catherine Fedorenko and Scott Ramsey
NYU Stern School of Business, Columbia Law School, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Downloads 189 (156,318)

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Cancer, Health Shocks, Household Financial Fragility, Foreclosure, Medical Bankruptcy, Adverse Shocks, Leverage, Debt Overhand, Household Finance

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Health and Financial Fragility: Evidence from Car Crashes and Consumer Bankruptcy

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 655, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-81
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Columbia Law School, NYU Stern School of Business, University of Utah - School of Medicine, University of Utah - School of Medicine and University of Utah - School of Medicine
Downloads 169 (172,710)

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Bankruptcy, Medical Bankruptcy, Health Shocks, Adverse Shocks

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Race and Bankruptcy

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2018
Edward R. Morrison, Belisa Pang and Antoine Uettwiller
Columbia Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 163 (178,158)

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Bankruptcy, Race, Chapter 13, Household Financial Fragility

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Coasean Bargaining in Consumer Bankruptcy

Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 5
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Feb 2014
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 121 (226,408)

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Rules of Thumb for Intercreditor Agreements

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2015, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 112 (239,625)

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bankruptcy, credit agreements, intercreditor agreements, Chapter 11

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The Economics of Bankruptcy: An Introduction to the Literature

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 105 (250,813)

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Bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, corporate finance, literature review

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Who Needs Bankruptcy Law?

Sesquicentennial Essays of the Faculty of Columbia Law School, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 78 (302,802)

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Bankruptcy; Chapter 11; small business; workouts; assignment for the benefit of creditors

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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 71 (319,555)
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Bankruptcy's Rarity: An Essay on Small Business Bankruptcy in the United States

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2013
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 55 (363,725)

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Extraterritorial Avoidance Actions: Lessons from Madoff

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, Vol. 9, No. 1 (2014)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Edward R. Morrison
Columbia Law School
Downloads 46 (392,994)

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bankruptcy, extraterritoriality, comity, fraudulent transfers, avoidance actions, Madoff