L’effacement des dettes des particuliers surendettés : Une étude empirique des décisions judiciaires
AbstractIn this paper, we explore the mechanisms employed by the French judges while discharging personal debts in exchange for liquidation of debtors' assets. Our empirical results highlight the determinants of judicial selection between debtors whose debts are wiped out and those who have to reimburse them. These empirical results help us to understand better how much French personal bankruptcy law is rather pro creditor than pro debtor.
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Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: 2012
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personal bankruptcy; courts; debt restructurings;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- K35 - Law and Economics - - Other Substantive Areas of Law - - - Personal Bankruptcy Law
- D14 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Household Saving; Personal Finance
- K40 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2012-03-21 (All new papers)
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