Design a Study

The First Step is to select a set of cases for study.  The default settings include all cases.

A. Years

Casesfiled disposed emerged
in years:
   All Years select years
   1980
   1981
   1982
   1983
   1984
   1985
   1986
   1987
   1988
   1989
   1990
   1991
   1992
   1993
   1994
   1995
   1996
   1997
   1998
   1999
   2000
   2001
   2002
   2003
   2004
   2005
   2006
   2007
   2008
   2009
   2010
   2011
   2012
   2013
   2014

B. Code Chapter

Cases under chapters:
All select chapters
   7
   11

B. Filing Cities / Districts

Cases filed in these cities:
   All cities select cities
 AL MD
   Montgomery
 AL ND
   Anniston
   Birmingham
 AL SD
   Mobile
 AR ED
   Little Rock
 AZ
   Phoenix
 CA CD
   Los Angeles
   Riverside
   Santa Ana
   Santa Barbara
   Woodland Hills
 CA ED
   Fresno
 CA ND
   Oakland
   San Francisco
   San Jose
 CA SD
   San Diego
 CO
   Denver
 CT
   Bridgeport
 DE
   Wilmington
 FL MD
   Jacksonville
   Orlando
   Tampa
 FL SD
   Fort Lauderdale
   Miami
 GA MD
   Macon
 GA ND
   Atlanta
   Newnan
   Rome
 GA SD
   Savannah
 HI
   Honolulu
 ID
   Coeur dAlene
 ID
   Pocatello
 IL ND
   Chicago
   Rockford
 IN ND
   South Bend
 IN SD
   Indianapolis
   New Albany, IN
 KS
   Kansas City, KS
 KS
   Topeka
 KS
   Wichita
 KY ED
   Lexington, KY
 LA ED
   New Orleans
 LA MD
   Baton Rouge
 LA WD
   Shreveport
 MA
   Boston
 MA
   Worcester
 MD
   Baltimore
 MD
   Greenbelt
 ME
   Portland, ME
 MI ED
   Bay City
   Detroit
 MN
   Minneapolis
 MO ED
   St. Louis
 MO WD
   Kansas City, MO
 MS SD
   Biloxi
   Gulfport
   Jackson
 NC ED
   Raleigh
   Wilson
 NE
   Lincoln
   Omaha
 NH
   Manchester
 NJ
   Camden
   Newark
   Trenton
 NV
   Las Vegas
   Reno
 NY ED
   Brooklyn
 NY ND
   Utica
 NY SD
   New York
   Poughkeepsie
   White Plains
 NY WD
   Buffalo
 OH ND
   Akron
   Cleveland
   Youngstown
 OH SD
   Cincinnati
   Columbus
   Dayton
 OK WD
   Oklahoma City
 OR
   Portland, OR
 PA MD
   Harrisburg
 PA WD
   Pittsburgh
 SC
   Charleston, SC
   Columbia
   Spartanburg
 TN ED
   Chattanooga
 TN MD
   Nashville
 TX ND
   Dallas
   Fort Worth
 TX SD
   Corpus Christi
   Galveston
   Houston
   Wilmington
 TX WD
   Austin
   Midland
   Midland-Odessa
   San Antonio
 UT
   Salt Lake City
 VA ED
   Alexandria
   Richmond
 VA WD
   Lynchburg
 VT
   Rutland
 WA ED
   Spokane
 WA WD
   Seattle
 WI ED
   Milwaukee
 WI WD
   Madison
 WV ND
   Wheeling
 WV SD
   Charleston, WV

C. Headquarters Cities

Firms headquarted at these courts:
   All cities select cities
   AL Anniston
   AL Birmingham
   AL Mobile
   AL Montgomery
   AR Little Rock
   AZ Phoenix
   CA Fresno
   CA Los Angeles
   CA Oakland
   CA Riverside
   CA Sacramento
   CA San Diego
   CA San Francisco
   CA San Jose
   CA Santa Ana
   CA Santa Barbara
   CA Woodland Hills
   CO Denver
   CO Pueblo
   CT Bridgeport
   CT Hartford
   CT New Haven
   DC Washington
   DE Wilmington
   FL Fort Lauderdale
   FL Fort Myers
   FL Jacksonville
   FL Miami
   FL Orlando
   FL Panama City
   FL Tampa
   FL West Palm Beach
   GA Athens
   GA Atlanta
   GA Columbus
   GA Macon
   GA Newnan
   GA Savannah
   HI Honolulu
   IA Cedar Rapids
   IA Council Bluffs
   IA Davenport
   ID Boise
   IL Chicago
   IL Peoria
   IL Rockford
   IL Springfield
   IN Evansville
   IN Fort Wayne
   IN Indianapolis
   IN New Albany
   IN South Bend
   KS Kansas City
   KS Wichita
   KS Wichita (not required)
   KY Lexington
   KY Louisville
   LA Baton Rouge
   LA Lake Charles
   LA New Orleans
   LA Shreveport
   MA Boston
   MA Springfield
   MA Worcester
   MD Baltimore
   MD Greenbelt
   MI Bay City
   MI Detroit
   MI Flint
   MI Lansing
   MN Minneapolis
   MN St. Paul
   MO Kansas City
   MO St. Louis
   MS Aberdeen
   MS Biloxi
   MS Gulfport
   MS Jackson
   MT Butte
   NC Charlotte
   NC Greensboro
   NC Raleigh
   NC Wilmington
   NC Wilson
   NC Winston-Salem
   NE Lincoln
   NE Omaha
   NH Manchester
   NJ Camden
   NJ Newark
   NJ Trenton
   NM Albuquerque
   NV Las Vegas
   NV Reno
   NY Albany
   NY Brooklyn
   NY Buffalo
   NY Central Islip
   NY Hauppauge
   NY New York
   NY Poughkeepsie
   NY Rochester
   NY Syracuse
   NY Utica
   NY White Plains
   OH Akron
   OH Cincinnati
   OH Cleveland
   OH Columbus
   OH Dayton
   OH Toledo
   OH Youngstown
   OK Oklahoma City
   OK Tulsa
   OR Eugene
   OR Portland
   Outside United States
   PA Erie
   PA Harrisburg
   PA Philadelphia
   PA Pittsburgh
   PA Reading
   PA Wilkes-Barre
   PA Williamsport
   RI Providence
   SC Charleston
   SC Columbia
   SC Spartanburg
   SD Sioux Falls
   TN Chattanooga
   TN Memphis
   TN Nashville
   TX Austin
   TX Dallas
   TX El Paso
   TX Fort Worth
   TX Galveston
   TX Houston
   TX Midland
   TX Plano
   TX San Antonio
   TX Sherman
   TX Tyler
   UT Salt Lake City
   VA Alexandria
   VA Harrisonburg
   VA Lynchburg
   VA Norfolk
   VA Richmond
   VT Rutland
   WA Seattle
   WA Spokane
   WA Tacoma
   WI Madison
   WI Milwaukee
   WV Charleston
   WV Wheeling

D. Dispositions

Cases reaching these dispositions:
   All dispositions select dispositions
   363 sale confirmed
   363 sale confirmed converted
   363 sale confirmed dismissed
   363 sale converted
   363 sale dismissed
   363 sale no data
   363 sale pending
   Chapter 7 at filing
   confirmed
   converted
   dismissed
   no data
   pending

E. Filing party

Cases filed by these parties:
   All parties select parties
   creditors
   debtors
   debtors and creditors
   voluntary Chapter 7

F. Prepackaged

Cases of these types:
   All plan types select plans
   Nonprepackaged, nonprenegotiated
   Prenegotiated
   Prepackaged

G. Forum shopping

Cases with this shopping status:
   All cases select cases
   Filed at headquarters
   Forum Shop

H. Industries

Cases of firms principally in these industries:
   All industries select industries
Agricultural Production Crops
  01 Crops
Mining
  10 Metal Mining
  12 Coal Mining
  13 Oil And Gas Extraction
  14 Mining and Quarrying of Nonmetallic Mine...
Construction
  15 Building Construction General Contractor...
  16 Heavy Construction Other Than Building C...
  17 Construction Special Trade Contractors
Manufacturing
  20 Food and Kindred Products
  22 Textile Mill Products
  23 Apparel And Other Finished Products Made...
  24 Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furnitu...
  25 Furniture And Fixtures
  26 Paper and Allied Products
  27 Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industr...
  28 Chemicals and Allied Products
  29 Petroleum Refining And Related Industrie...
  30 Rubber and Miscellaneous Plastics Produc...
  32 Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Product...
  33 Primary Metal Industries
  34 Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machin...
  35 Industrial and Commercial Machinery and ...
  36 Electronic And Other Electrical Equipmen...
  37 Transportation Equipment
  38 Measuring, Analyzing and Controlling Ins...
  39 Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas
  41 Local And Suburban Transit And Interurba...
  42 Motor Freight Transportation And Warehou...
  44 Water Transportation
  45 Transportation By Air
  48 Communications
  49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
Wholesale Trade
  50 Wholesale Trade-durable Goods
  51 Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods
Retail Trade
  52 Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Sup...
  53 General Merchandise Stores
  54 Food Stores
  55 Automotive Dealers and Gasoline Service ...
  56 Apparel And Accessory Stores
  57 Home Furniture, Furnishings, and Equipme...
  58 Eating and Drinking Places
  59 Miscellaneous Retail
Finance, Insurance, And Real Estate
  60 Depository Institutions
  61 Non-depository Credit Institutions
  62 Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers,...
  63 Insurance Carriers
  64 Insurance Agents, Brokers, and Service
  65 Real Estate
  67 Holding And Other Investment Offices
Services
  70 Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, and Other...
  72 Personal Services
  73 Business Services
  75 Automotive Repair, Services, and Parking
  76 Miscellaneous Repair Services
  78 Motion Pictures
  79 Amusement And Recreation Services
  80 Health Services
  83 Social Services
  87 Engineering, Accounting, Research, Manag...

I. Incorporation state

Cases of public companies incorporated in:
   All jurisdictions select jurisdictions
   Not incorporated
   AL
   Aruba
   AZ
   Bahamas
   Belgium
   Bermuda
   CA
   Canada
   Cayman Islands
   CO
   CT
   DE
   DE / Argentina
   DE / NV
   DE / NY
   DE / PA
   FL
   GA
   HI
   IA
   IL
   IN
   Ireland
   KS
   LA
   MA
   Marshall Islands
   MD
   MI
   MN
   MO
   MS
   NC
   NH
   NJ
   NV
   NY
   OH
   OK
   OR
   PA
   SC
   SD
   TN
   TX
   UT
   VA
   WA
   WI
   WV

J. Cause

Cases resulting mainly from these claims:
   All types of claims select claims
   Asbestos
   Environmental
   Fraud
   Fraud?
   Not tort
   Other products
   Other tort
   Patent
   Pension

K. Business Survival

Cases that had these results after bankruptcy:
   All survival outcomes select outcomes
   Case pending
   Company emerged and part refiled
   Company emerged and refiled within 5 years
   Company emerged but did not refile
   Company emerged but not five years ago
   No company emerged
   No data No data
   not classified not classified
   yes No emerge

L. Asset Size

Cases of firms reporting these assets:
  All Asset Sizes select asset sizes
   $10 billion and over
   $1 billion but less than $10 billion
   $500 million but less than $1billion
   Less than $500 million

M. Employee Size

Cases of firms with these employees:
   All Employee Sizes select employee sizes
   30,000 and over
   10,000 but less than 30,000
   1,000 but less than 10,000
   200 but less than 1,000
   Less than 200
   Data Not Available


The Second Step is to indicate what you want to know about the selected cases.
Debtor Names Duration in days Annual sales
Frequency Total assets Number of employees


The Third Step is to choose the variable to report for the selected cases. You may choose only one.
A. Filing years D. Disposition J. Cause
A. Disposition years E. Filing parties K. Business Survival
A. Emerged years F. Plan types L. Asset size
B. Filing city G. Forum shopping M. Employee size
B. Filing district H. Industry Code Chapter
C. Headquarters city I. Incorporation state

The BRD is supported by grants from these organizations:

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Turnaround Management Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

In funding the Success Modeling Project, these organizations do not endorse or express any opinion about the approach used by the project, or any conclusions, opinions, or report of any research results expressed in or disseminated by the project.

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