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14Dec2018

7th HEC Paris Workshop on Entrepreneurship

  • The 7th HEC Paris Workshop on Entrepreneurship will take place in December 14 & 15, 2018 in MBA Building, Rooms S218.
  • When: 14/12/2018 - 15/12/2018
  • Where: Building S
  • Speakers: see the program below
  • Contact us: lestradeSPAMFILTER@hec.fr
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The workshop has been very appreciated in the past, typically with equal attendance from North America and Europe. This year, the sessions will cover all the selected papers as listed in the program as below. The organizers are: Jean-Noel Barrot &  Johan Hombert.


7th HEC Paris Workshop on Entrepreneurship

 

Day@1: Friday, December 14, 2018



12.00

Lunch at Best Western Restaurant


 

13.25

Welcome by Jean-Noël Barrot & Johan Hombert, HEC Paris



Financing Frictions

13.30


Miguel FerreiraNova,  Vicente J. Bermejo, ESADE,  Daniel Wolfenzon, Columbia, and  Rafael Zambrana, Nova


Entrepreneurship and Economic Conditions: Evidence from Regional Windfall Gains


Discussant: Martin SchmalzUniversity of Michigan

14.20


Maria Fabiana PenasUniversidad Torcuato Di Tella,  Robert Seamans, NYU,  John Grigsby, Chicago,  and Geraldo Cerqueiro, Lisbon


Debtor Protection and Business Dynamism


Discussant: Thorsten Martin, Bocconi



15.10

Danielle LiMIT,  Joshua Krieger, Harvard , and Dimitris Papanikolaou, Kellogg


Developing Novel Drugs


Discussant: Adrien MatrayPrinceton



16.00

Coffee break 



Technological Change



16.20

Erik LoualicheMinnesota,  Valentin Haddad, UCLA and NBER, and  Paul Ho, Princeton


Efficient Bubbles?


Discussant: Bruno BiaisHEC Paris



17.10

Jan BenaUBC,  Hernán Ortiz-Molina, UBC , and Elena Simintzi, UBC


Shielding firm value: Employment protection and process innovation


Discussant: Julien Sauvagnat, Bocconi




 


Day@2: Saturday, December 15, 2018



8.30

Morning Coffee



Education and Training



9.00

Fabiano SchivardiLuiss University,  and Claudio Michelacci, EIEF


Are They All Like Bill, Mark, and Steve? The Education Premium for Entrepreneurs


Discussant: Isaac HacamoIndiana



9.50

Bilal ZiaWorld Bank,  Patricio S. Dalton, Tilburg , and Julius Ruschenpohler, Tilburg


Shocking Business Aspirations: Experimental Evidence from Small-scale Entrepreneurs in a Developing Economy


Discussant: Tom AstebroHEC Paris



10.40

Coffee break 



Taxation

11.00


John GrigsbyChicago,  Tom Nicholas, Harvard,  Ufuk Akcigit, Chicago,  Stefanie Stantcheva, Harvard


Taxation and Innovation in the 20th Century


Discussant: Sylvain Catherine, Wharton

11.50


Marco Da RinTilburg,  Marina Di Giacomo, Università di Torino,  and Alessandro Sembenelli, Università di Torino


Corporate Income Taxation, Leverage at Entry, and the Growth of Entrepreneurial Companies


Discussant: Laurent BachESSEC



12.40

Lunch in room S127 (lunch boxes)



Private Equity and Venture Capital



13.50

Constantine Yannelis, Booth,  Charlie Eaton, University of California , and Sabrina T. Howell, NYU


When Investor Incentives and Consumer Interests Diverge: Private Equity in Higher Education


Discussant: Daniel Metzger, Stockholm School of Economics



14.40

Karthik KrishnanNortheastern,  and Pinshuo Wang, University of South Florida


The Impact of Student Debt on High Value Entrepreneurship and Venture Success: Evidence from No-Loans Financial Aid Policies


Discussant: Ulrich HegeToulouse


 

15.30

End of the workshop


 

Presentation and discussion guidelines

  • Each 50-minute session is divided into a 30-minute presentation by one of the authors, a 15-minute discussion and 5 minutes for Q&A
  • Please bring your presentation on a USB-stick in PowerPoint or PDF format
  • Please provide critical but constructive feedback during the sessions
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