SI 2022 Entrepreneurship

Yael Hochberg, Josh Lerner, and David T. Robinson, Organizers

July 18, 2022

Ballroom A

Royal Sonesta Hotel, 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA and zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 18
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am
Victor Lyonnet, Ohio State University
Léa H. Stern, University of Washington

Venture Capital (Mis)Allocation in the Age of AI
Discussant: Ajay K. Agrawal, University of Toronto and NBER
9:20 am
Dany Bahar, Brown University
Bo Cowgill, Columbia University
Jorge Guzman, Columbia University and NBER

The Economic Effects of Immigration Pardons: Evidence from Venezuelan Entrepreneurs in Colombia
Discussant: Pierre Azoulay, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
10:00 am
Break
10:30 am
Pengfei Han, Peking University
Chunrui Liu, University of International Business and Economics
Xuan Tian, Tsinghua University

The Death of Distance? COVID-19 Lockdowns and Venture Capital Investment
Discussant: John M. Barrios, Washington University in St. Louis and NBER
11:15 am
Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe, London School of Economics
Robyn Klingler-Vidra, King's College London
Su Wang, University of Amsterdam
Xiang Yin, Tsinghua University

Failed Venture Capital Fundraising Campaigns and Startup Growth: The Value-Add of Venture Capital Due-diligence for Venture Performance (slides)
Discussant: Sabrina T. Howell, New York University and NBER
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Jiajie Xu, University of Iowa

The Effect of Tax Incentives on Local Private Investments and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
Discussant: Maryann Feldman, Arizona State University
1:45 pm
Elio Nimier-David, CREST (ENSAE-Ecole Polytechnique)

Local Human Capital and Firm Creation: Evidence from the Massification of Higher Education in France
Discussant: Camille Hebert, University of Toronto
2:30 pm
Break
3:00 pm
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University and NBER
Mihai A. Codreanu, Stanford University
Robert S. Fletcher, Stanford University

Rationalizing Entrepreneurs' Forecasts (slides)
Discussant: William Aulet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3:45 pm
Lisa D. Cook, Michigan State University
Emmanuel Yimfor, University of Michigan
Steven Wu-Chaves, Michigan State University

Funding Black Innovators
Discussant: Sophie Calder-Wang, University of Pennsylvania
4:25 pm
Adjourn