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Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education

Jonathan A. Knee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179287
eISBN:
9780231543330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179287.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The past thirty years have seen dozens of otherwise successful investors try to improve education through the application of market principles. They have funneled billions of dollars into alternative ... More


Conclusion and Epilogue

Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen

in Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679563
eISBN:
9780226679730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679730.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The conclusion reviews four themes in the evolution of bankruptcy and bankruptcy law. First, long run growth in personal bankruptcy comes from growth in the supply of credit at the extensive margin. ... More


The “Worldly Cares and Business” of Friends

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 3 explores the way in which Quaker business ethics and success, and Friends' economic contributions to the regional economy, their civic concerns, and social respectability enabled them ... More


Aftermath and Summary of Conclusions

V. Markham Lester

in Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on insolvency law reform in England during the 19th century and provides some observations about the legacy of the Bankruptcy Act of 1883. It ... More


11. Cost Control Failure

Lynn M. Lopucki and Joseph W. Doherty

in Professional Fees in Corporate Bankruptcies: Data, Analysis, and Evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195337723
eISBN:
9780199893942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337723.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Previous chapters described competition among some bankruptcy courts for the cases of the largest public companies. To succeed in that competition, the bankruptcy courts must abandon the effort to ... More


The Intended and Unintended Consequences of the 1898 Bankruptcy Act

Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen

in Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679563
eISBN:
9780226679730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679730.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 2 examines the origins and consequences of the 1898 Bankruptcy Act. The authors of the law were business owners who wanted an efficient procedure to deal with the failure of other businesses. ... More


Personal Bankruptcy after World War II

Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen

in Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679563
eISBN:
9780226679730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679730.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The bankruptcy rate was very low during World War II, but it increased quickly after the war ended. As growth in consumer credit returned to its pre-Depression trend, so did growth in the personal ... More


The Renegotiation of the Relationship between Consumers and Their Creditors

Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen

in Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679563
eISBN:
9780226679730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679730.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Pro-creditor garnishment law was a key driver of the bankruptcy rate for the first two-thirds of the twentieth century, but it did not survive the consumer rights movement of the 1960s. By 1970, ... More


The Triumph of the Consumer Creditor

Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen

in Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679563
eISBN:
9780226679730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679730.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Bankruptcy rates rose after 1978. The debtor-friendliness of the 1978 changes set the stage for a new bankruptcy crisis, but the increasing importance of banks that issue credit cards was the most ... More


Income Tax Evasion, Medicare Fraud, Organized Crime, Environmental Disputes, and Bankruptcy

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter deals with income tax evasion, including beginning discussion of the high-profile Wesley Snipes prosecution. The chapter then turns to Medicare fraud prosecutions. The changing nature of ... More


Growing Pains, Constitutional Questions, and Bankruptcy, 1976–1980

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the dramatic growth the Middle District’s case load from 1976 to 1980. The increasing need for more judges and facilities to handle the growth is covered. In 1976 and 1979 ... More


Hope and Bitterness in the Reform of Russian Bankruptcy Law

Frederique Dahan

in Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Although insolvency legislation appeared on the statute books of most of the countries of the former Soviet bloc, the actual practice of bankruptcy was mostly unknown under the state-controlled ... More


Consumer Bankruptcy Reform and the Heuristic Borrower

Susan Block-Lieb and Edward J Janger

in Law and Psychology: Current Legal Issues Volume 9

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199211395
eISBN:
9780191695803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211395.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In April 2005, the US Congress enacted, and President Bush signed into law, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (the ‘Bankruptcy Bill’), which made radical amendments ... More


Missing Debtors: National Lawmaking and Global Norm-Making of Corporate Bankruptcy Regimes

Terence C. Halliday, Susan Block-Lieb, and Bruce G. Carruthers

in A Debtor World: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Debt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199873722
eISBN:
9780199980000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873722.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Corporate insolvency is about debt and it always involves debtor corporations as key stakeholders. It should, therefore, follow that stakeholders integral to everyday bargaining over debt management ... More


Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

James M. Denham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a narrative history of the operations of the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida from its founding in 1962 to the present. The book sets the court in the social, economic, and ... More


Panel Discussion on Stability, Resolution, and Dodd–Frank

James R. Barth, John Dearie, David Skeel, and Arthur Wilmarth

in Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028035
eISBN:
9780262325929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028035.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this panel discussion, John Dearie, Executive Vice President of the Financial Services Forum, lists several shortcomings of Dodd-Frank, but contends that the banking system is far stronger than it ... More


Henderson And Audubon 1818–1819

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

George commits much of his inheritance to a steamboat investment proposed by his host John J Audubon. Audubon gives George a lesson in chopping wood. The investment sours, almost immediately. George ... More


Summary of Discussion

Roger B. Porter, Robert R. Glauber, and Thomas J. Healey

in New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter consolidates the insights and findings discussed regarding the implementation of a possible regulatory structure that is fitting for the resolution of the 2008 financial crisis. It ... More


Poland: National Correspondents:

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0036
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Polish insolvency law regulations were subject to major reforms when the new Restructuring Law and revised Bankruptcy Law came into force on 1 January 2016. Responses provided in this document ... More


Financial hardship: bankruptcy, insolvency, and medical charity

Alannah Tomkins

in Medical Misadventure in an Age of Professionalisation, 1780-1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116079
eISBN:
9781526128447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116079.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Bankruptcy and insolvency were the types of career turbulence that were most likely to interrupt medical careers. Insolvency might entail a stay in debtor’s prison. This chapter examines the ... More


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