Entrepreneurship Working Group

Josh Lerner and David T. Robinson, Organizers

December 6, 2019

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Longfellow Suites, 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, December 5
6:00 pm
Group Dinner - Bambara Restaurant at Hotel Marlowe (across the street from the Royal Sonesta Hotel)
Friday, December 6
8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Johan Hombert, HEC Paris
Adrien Matray, Princeton University and NBER

Technology Boom, Labor Reallocation, and Human Capital Depreciation
Discussant: Paul Oyer, Stanford University and NBER
9:20 am
Barbara Biasi, Yale University and NBER
Song Ma, Yale University and NBER

The Education-Innovation Gap
Discussant: David J. Deming, Harvard University and NBER
10:10 am
10:25 am
Kristoph Kleiner, Indiana University
Isaac Hacamo, Indiana University

Confidence Spillovers in Competitive Environments: Evidence from Entrepreneurship (slides)
Discussant: Robin Greenwood, Harvard University and NBER
11:15 am
Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe, London School of Economics
Santiago Reyes, Inter-American Development Bank

Identifying and Boosting “Gazelles”: Evidence from Business Accelerators
Discussant: Ting Xu, University of Toronto
12:05 pm
Lunch - Restaurant Dante
1:00 pm
Olav Sorenson, University of California at Los Angeles
Michael Dahl, Aalborg University Business School
Rodrigo Canales, Boston University
M. Diane Burton, Cornell University

Do Startup Employees Earn More in the Long-Run?
Discussant: Rebecca Zarutskie, Federal Reserve Board
1:50 pm
2:05 pm
Thomas F. Hellmann, University of Oxford
Nir Vulkan, University of Oxford

Be Careful What You Ask For: Fundraising Strategies in Equity Crowdfunding
Discussant: Daniel Fehder, University of Southern California
2:55 pm
Aymeric Bellon, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J. Anthony Cookson, University of Colorado
Erik P. Gilje, University of Pennsylvania
Rawley Z. Heimer, Arizona State University

Personal Wealth and Self-Employment
Discussant: Ramana Nanda, Imperial College London
3:45 pm