NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

8th Entrepreneurship Research Boot Camp

Thomas Hellmann, Organizer

July 14-17, 2015

NBER

2nd Floor Conference Room

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA

PROGRAM




Participant List


MONDAY, JULY 13:


8:30 am


All Boot Camp students are welcome to attend the regular session of the NBER Entrepreneurship Working Group.
Attendance is voluntary and not formally part of the Boot Camp program.


4:30 pm

Entrepreneurship Working Group adjourns

6:00 pm

Welcome Reception for all Boot Camp students

Grafton Street Pub & Grill
1230 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA

 

TUESDAY, JULY 14:

 

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast


9:00 am


Erik Hurst, University of Chicago and NBER
Topic:  Entrepreneurship and Household Behavior
 

12:00 pm


E.J. Reedy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Topic: Overview of Kauffman Initiatives

12:15 pm

Lunch


1:00 pm


Alicia Robb, UC Berkeley and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Topic: Introduction to Entrepreneurship Databases


2:00 pm


Ajay Agrawal, University of Toronto and NBER
Topic:  The Geography of Entrepreneurship

5:00 pm

Break


5:30 pm


Boot camp student introductions

7:00 pm

Adjourn

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15:

 

8:30 am

9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER
Topic:  Productivity and Entrepreneurship


12:00 pm


Lunch

1:00 pm

Josh Lerner, Harvard University and NBER
Topic:  The Empirics of Entrepreneurial Venture Creation


4:00 pm


Break

4:30 pm

Alumni Panel
Michaël Bikard, London Business School

Christian Catalini, MIT

Michael Ewens, Caltech

Hong Luo, Harvard Business School

 

 

6:00 pm

Adjourn

 

THURSDAY, JULY 16:

 

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am


Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University and NBER
Topic:  Management, Organization and Innovation

12:00 pm

Lunch

 

 

1:00 pm

Antoinette Schoar, MIT and NBER
Topic: Development and Entrepreneurship
 

4:00 pm

6:00 pm

Adjourn

Closing Dinner

Harvard Faculty Club

20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Keynote Speaker:
Felda Hardymon, Harvard Business School and Bessemer Venture Partners

 

 

FRIDAY, JULY 17:

 

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast


9:00 am


Scott Stern, MIT and NBER
Topic:  Entrepreneurial Strategy

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

Lunch

Thomas Hellmann, University of Oxford and NBER
Topic:  Entrepreneurial Finance


4:00 pm


Adjourn