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Bankrupt in America

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset : administrative records data, aggregate data
Creator
  • Hansen, Mary Eschelbach (American University)
  • Hansen, Bradley A. (University of Mary Washington)
Publication Date
2019-01-01
Funding Reference
  • National Science Foundation. Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
    • Award Number: SES-1324468
  • National Science Foundation. Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
    • Award Number: SES-1355742
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
    • Award Number: 2011-6-16
  • Institute for New Economic Thinking
    • Award Number: Emergency Preservation of Federal Bankruptcy Court Records
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Endowment for Education
  • National Science Foundation
    • Award Number: BCS-1039497
Free Keywords
bankruptcy; consumer credit; law and economics; garnishment; usury; interest groups
Description
  • Abstract

    This set of replication files generates tables and figures for Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen, Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century (University of Chicago Press, 2020). ISBN: 9780226679563.




Temporal Coverage
  • 1898-01-01 / 2015-12-31
    Time Period: Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1898--Thu Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2015
  • 2011-01-01 / 2016-12-31
    Collection Date(s): Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2011--Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2016
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
There are two types of data: bankruptcy statistics and bankruptcy court case files.  The universe for the bankruptcy statistics is US Federal District Courts. The universe for bankruptcy court case files is households filing for non-business bankruptcy in Missouri from 1898-1930 and in Maryland from 1945-2000.
Collection Mode
  • The appendices to the chapters of Bankrupt in America (University of Chicago Press, 2020) serve as the complete user guide to the data and methods. 




Availability
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Relations
  • Cites
    URL: https://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo46479671.html (Text)
Publications
  • Hansen, Mary Eschelbach, and Bradley A. Hansen. Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2020. https://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo46479671.html.
    • ID: https://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo46479671.html (URL)

Update Metadata: 2019-12-17 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-12-16

Hansen, Mary Eschelbach; Hansen, Bradley A. (2019): Bankrupt in America. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E116769