Research Publications

Patent Collateral, Investor Commitment, and the Market for Venture Lending (with Carlos Serrano and Rosemarie Ziedonis)



Market Timing and Investment Selection: Evidence from Real Estate Investors (with Tobias Muhlhofer)



Accelerators and Ecosystems (with Daniel Fehder)



Intangible but Bankable (with Carlos Serrano and Rosemarie Zeidonis)



Accelerating Entrepreneurs and Ecosystems: The Seed Accelerator Model




Specialization and Competition in the Venture Capital Industry (with Michael Mazzeo and Ryan McDevitt)




Resource Accumulation Through Economic Ties: Evidence from Venture Capital (with Laura Lindsey and Mark Westerfield)




Informational Hold-up and Performance Persistence in Venture Capital (with Alexander Ljungqvist and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen)





Local Overweighting and Underperformance: Evidence from Limited Partner Private Equity Investments (with Joshua Rauh)




Venture Capital and Corporate Governance in the Newly Public Firm



Incentives, Targeting and Firm Performance: An Analysis of Non-Executive Stock Options (with Laura Lindsey)




Networking as a Barrier to Entry and the Competitive Supply of Venture Capital (with Alexander Ljungqvist and Yang Lu)




A Lobbying Approach to Evaluating the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (with Paola Sapienza and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen)




Is IPO Underperformance a Peso Problem? (with Andrew Ang and Li Gu)




Whom You Know Matters: Venture Capital Networks and Investment Performance (with Alexander Ljungqvist and Yang Lu)

(top-cited paper in the Journal of Finance , 2008)

(Emerald Citation of Excellence Award, 2011, for papers with proven impact since publication)

(Emerald Citation of Excellence Award, 2014, for best of best papers with proven impact since publication)

Whom You Know Matters: Venture Capital Networks and Investment Performance (with Alexander Ljungqvist and Yang Lu), 2007. Journal of Finance, Vol. 62 No. 1.

Working Papers

Political Representation and Governance: Evidence from the Investment Decisions of Public Pension Funds (with Aleksander Andonov and Joshua Rauh)



Accelerators and the Regional Supply of Venture Capital Funding (with Dan Fehder)



The Design and Evaluation of Startup Accelerators (with Susan Cohen, Daniel Fehder and Fiona Murray)



Accelerating Startups: The Seed Accelerator Phenomenon (with Susan Cohen)



The Size and Specialization of Direct Investment Portfolios (with Mark Westerfield)



Information in the Time-Series Dynamics of Earnings Management: Evidence from Insider Trading and Firm Returns (with Y. Newman and M. Rierson)