SI 2016 Entrepreneurship

Josh Lerner and Antoinette Schoar, Organizers

July 18, 2016

Royal Sonesta Hotel

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 18
Joan Farre-Mensa, University of Illinois at Chicago

The Bright Side of Patents
Abhishek Nagaraj, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

The Private Impact of Public Maps: Landsat Satellite Imagery and Gold Exploration
9:00 am
Hans Hvide, University of Bergen
Paul Oyer, Stanford University and NBER

The Roles of Nature and Nurture in Entrepreneurial Success
9:45 am
Francisco Queiro, Nova School of Business and Economics

The Effect of Manager Education on Firm Growth
10:45 am
Kyle F. Herkenhoff, University of Minnesota and NBER
Gordon M. Phillips, Dartmouth College and NBER
Ethan Cohen-Cole, Econ One Research

The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Employment, Earnings and Entrepreneurship
11:30 am
Joshua D. Gottlieb, University of Chicago and NBER
Richard Townsend, University of California, San Diego and NBER
Ting Xu, University of Toronto

Does Career Risk Deter Potential Entrepreneurs?
1:15 PM
David Clingingsmith, Case Western Reserve University
Scott Shane, Case Western Reserve University

Training Aspiring Entrepreneurs to Pitch Experienced Investors: Evidence from a Field Experiment
2:00 pm
Ramana Nanda, Imperial College London
Sampsa Samila, IESE Business School
Olav Sorenson, University of California at Los Angeles

The Persistent Effect of Initial Success: Evidence from Venture Capital
3:00 pm
Paul Gompers, Harvard University and NBER
William Gornall, University of British Columbia
Steven N. Kaplan, University of Chicago and NBER
Ilya A. Strebulaev, Stanford University and NBER

How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?