Douglas G. Baird

University of Chicago Law School

Harry A. Bigelow Distinguished Service Professor

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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 1,483 (7,957)
Citation 29

Abstract:

corporate reorganization, firm valuation, Chapter 11

2.

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 1,317 (10,681)
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3.

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 1,163 (12,237)
Citation 2

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4.

The Dynamics of Large and Small Chapter 11 Cases: An Empirical Study

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 05-29, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 107/2005, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
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 926 (18,021)
Citation 11

Abstract:

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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Citation 4

Abstract:

Chapter 11, bankruptcy, equity receivership, reorganization

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

As published in Virginia Law Review, Vol. 87, pp. 921-959, September 2001
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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Citation 4

Abstract:

Chapter 11, bankruptcy, equity receivership, reorganization

6.

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
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7.

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 849 (21,211)
Citation 18

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8.

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
Downloads 840 (21,147)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Chapter 11, corporate reorganization

9.

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
Downloads 635 (30,030)
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10.

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, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office, Duke University 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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Abstract:

International Monetary Fund, Sovereign Debt

11.

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 538 (39,813)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Small Business Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Entrepreneurship, Asset Specificity, Job Search

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Downloads 485 ( 47,742)
Citation 3

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
Downloads 271 (94,057)
Citation 3

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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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Citation 3

Abstract:

corporate law, corporate governance, separation of ownership and control, management incentives, executive compensation, corporate control

13.

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
Downloads 479 (46,314)

Abstract:

Misappropriation, network, wire service, intellectual property

14.

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
Downloads 462 (45,470)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Chapter 11, corporate reorganizations, absolute priority, relative priority, valuation

15.

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 426 (46,909)
Citation 1

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16.

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 424 (54,537)
Citation 6

Abstract:

vertical integration, automotive, automobile industry

17.

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 330 (73,315)
Citation 1

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18.

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: 30 Apr 2001
Douglas G. Baird
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 299 (82,238)
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19.

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 258 (90,884)

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, trials, adversary proceedings, empirical

20.

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
Downloads 238 (89,167)

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21.

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
Downloads 218 (109,256)
Citation 1

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22.

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 211 (115,067)

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23.

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 191 (104,680)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, absolute priority, Radlax, credit bidding

24.

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
Downloads 78 (251,490)

Abstract:

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., "Path of the Law"

25.

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 57 (230,904)

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26.

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
Downloads 0 (110,659)

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27.

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 0 (43,505)

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28.

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

Abstract:

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

29.

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 0 (358,369)
Citation 24

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