Paul A. Gompers

Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Professor of Business Administration and Director of Research

Boston, MA 02163

United States

Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

Eugene Holman Professor of Business Administration; Director of Research

Cambridge, MA 02163

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Research Associate

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

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Citation 491

Corporate Governance and Equity Prices

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, No. 1, pp. 107-155, February 2003
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 29,664 (78)
Citation 501

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Corporate governance, shareholder rights, investor protection, agency problems, entrenched management, hostile takeovers, poison pills, golden parachutes, greenmail

Corporate Governance and Equity Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w8449
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 26 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 483 (71,967)
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Corporate Governance and Equity Prices

Posted: 13 Feb 2003
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management

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Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights, Investor Protection, Agency Problems, Entrenched Management, Hostile Takeovers, Poison Pills, Golden Parachutes, Greenmail

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Citation 72

How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-33, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 477/2016
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Citation 66

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venture capital, entrepreneurship

How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?

NBER Working Paper No. w22587
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2021
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Citation 36

What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 121, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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private equity, valuation, capital structure, value creation

What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-081, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-081
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 May 2015
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?

NBER Working Paper No. w21133
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 May 2015 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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Citation 12

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Skill vs. Luck in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital: Evidence from Serial Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Oct 2006
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 5,392 (1,743)
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new ventures, entrepreneurs

Skill vs. Luck in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital: Evidence from Serial Entrepreneurs

NBER Working Paper No. w12592
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 30 May 2021
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Citation 129

What Drives Venture Capital Fundraising?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 4,315 (2,588)
Citation 36

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What Drives Venture Capital Fundraising?

NBER Working Paper No. w6906
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2000
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 241 (155,871)
Citation 32

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Extreme Governance: An Analysis of Dual-Class Companies in the United States

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 12-04, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 4,034 (2,942)
Citation 50

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Citation 91

Institutional Investors and Equity Prices

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 116, No. 1, pp. 229-259, February 2001
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jun 1998
Paul A. Gompers and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
Downloads 3,773 (3,227)
Citation 92

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Institutional Investors and Equity Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w6723
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2008
Paul A. Gompers and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
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Money Chasing Deals?: The Impact of Fund Inflows on Private Equity Valuations

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 3,375 (3,986)
Citation 65

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Citation 1

Venture Capitalists and COVID-19

conditionally accepted at Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2021
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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venture capital, entrepreneurship, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic

Venture Capitalists and COVID-19

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-135
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Sep 2020
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Venture Capitalists and Covid-19

NBER Working Paper No. w27824
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Insider Trading Subsequent to Initial Public Offerings: Evidence from Expirations of Lock-Up Provisions

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2000
Alon Brav and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,501 (6,637)
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The Determinants of Board Structure at the Initial Public Offering

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
Malcolm P. Baker and Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,201 (8,000)
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The Determinants of Board Structure at the Initial Public Offering

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 569-598, October 2003
Posted: 12 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
Malcolm P. Baker and Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, IPO, Venture Capital

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Executive Ownership and Control in Newly Public Firms: The Role of Venture Capitalists

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jun 1999 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2009
Malcolm P. Baker and Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,015 (9,422)
Citation 38

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The Role of Venture Capitalists in the Acquisition of Private Companies

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Feb 2007
Paul A. Gompers and Yuhai Xuan
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 1,721 (12,157)
Citation 13

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Venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, private companies

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Citation 67

Large Blocks of Stock: Prevalence, Size, and Measurement

Journal of Corporate Finance, pp. 594-618, June 2006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2004
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
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Corporate governance, large shareholders, ownership

Large Blocks of Stock: Prevalence, Size, and Measurement

NBER Working Paper No. w10671
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
Downloads 78 (379,331)
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Conflict of Interest and Reputation in the Issuance of Public Securities: Evidence from Venture Capital

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 1,566 (13,842)
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Conflict of Interest and Reputation in the Issuance of Public Securities: Evidence from Venture Capital

Journal of Law and Economics, April 1999
Posted: 08 Oct 1999
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Gender Gaps in Venture Capital Performance

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2020
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Luskin School of Public Affairs and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 1,418 (16,510)
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Institutions, Capital Constraints and Entrepreneurial Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Europe

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Mihir A. Desai, Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 1,289 (18,708)
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Entrepreneurship, Institutions, Capital Constraints, Firm Size Distributions, Entry, Exit, Legal Regimes

Institutions, Capital Constraints and Entrepreneurial Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Europe

NBER Working Paper No. w10165
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Mihir A. Desai, Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 112 (299,874)
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Who Underreacts to Cash-Flow News? Evidence from Trading between Individuals and Institutions

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 01-085
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2001
Randolph B. Cohen, Paul A. Gompers and Tuomo Vuolteenaho
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Arrowstreet Capital, LP
Downloads 1,086 (24,170)
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Underreaction, Overreaction, Cash-flow news, Expected returns, Individuals, Institutions, Trading

Who Underreacts to Cash-Flow News? Evidence from Trading between Individuals and Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w8793
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Randolph B. Cohen, Paul A. Gompers and Tuomo Vuolteenaho
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Arrowstreet Capital, LP
Downloads 151 (238,413)
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Private Equity and Covid-19

NBER Working Paper No. w27889
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 607 (54,046)

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Private Equity and COVID-19

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3694159
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Sep 2020
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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private equity, COVID-19, pandemic, performance, value creation, capital structure

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More than Money: Venture Capitalists on Boards

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (2019)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2019
Natee Amornsiripanitch, Paul A. Gompers and Yuhai Xuan
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 838 (35,475)
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Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Econometrics

Entrepreneurial Spawning: Public Corporations and the Genesis of New Ventures, 1986-1999

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Jun 2003
Paul A. Gompers, David S. Scharfstein and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 642 (50,169)

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Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, Start-up

Entrepreneurial Spawning: Public Corporations and the Genesis of New Ventures, 1986-1999

NBER Working Paper No. w9816
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Paul A. Gompers, David S. Scharfstein and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 137 (258,171)
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Buy Local? The Geography of Successful and Unsuccessful Venture Capital Expansion

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 1420371
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Henry Chen, Paul A. Gompers, Anna Kovner and Josh Lerner
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 708 (44,034)
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entrepreneurship, private equity, regional location

Buy Local? the Geography of Successful and Unsuccessful Venture Capital Expansion

NBER Working Paper No. w15102
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Henry Chen, Paul A. Gompers, Anna Kovner and Josh Lerner
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 61 (434,125)

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The Equity in Equity Issuances

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Nov 1998
Alon Brav, Christopher Geczy and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 673 (47,829)
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The Really Long-Run Performance of Initial Public Offerings: The Pre-Nasdaq Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 649 (50,103)
Citation 1

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Bridge Building in Venture Capital-Backed Acquisitions

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
Paul A. Gompers and Yuhai Xuan
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 594 (56,234)
Citation 30

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Venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, private companies

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The Determinants of Corporate Venture Capital Successes: Organizational Structure, Incentives, and Complementarities

NBER Working Paper No. w6725
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Sep 1998 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 469 (75,418)
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Citation 60

The Cost of Friendship

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2014
Paul A. Gompers, Vladimir Mukharlyamov and Yuhai Xuan
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 243 (154,605)
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The Cost of Friendship

NBER Working Paper No. w18141
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2021
Paul A. Gompers, Vladimir Mukharlyamov and Yuhai Xuan
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 90 (347,398)
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And the Children Shall Lead: Gender Diversity and Performance in Venture Capital

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 17-103, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-103
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 May 2017
Paul A. Gompers and Sophie Calder-Wang
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 264 (142,356)
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And the Children Shall Lead: Gender Diversity and Performance in Venture Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w23454
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
Paul A. Gompers and Sophie Calder-Wang
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 36 (544,028)
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Venture Capital Investment Cycles: The Impact of Public Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w11385
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 230 (163,128)
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Venture Capital Investment Cycles: The Impact of Public Markets

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Oct 2019
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 66 (416,685)
Citation 34

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private equity, initial public offerings, market rationality

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Incentives vs. Control: An Analysis of U.S. Dual-Class Companies

NBER Working Paper No. w10240
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 249 (151,585)

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Homophily in Entrepreneurial Team Formation

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-104, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 17-104
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 May 2017
Paul A. Gompers, Kevin Huang and Sophie Calder-Wang
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 197 (189,094)

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Homophily in Entrepreneurial Team Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w23459
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2021
Paul A. Gompers, Kevin Huang and Sophie Calder-Wang
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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Conflict of Interest in the Issuance of Public Securities: Evidence from Venture Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w6847
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 106 (309,904)

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Diversity in Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w23082
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2021
Paul A. Gompers and Sophie Calder-Wang
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 81 (367,292)
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The Really Long-Run Performance of Initial Public Offerings: The Pre-Nasdaq Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w8505
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2021
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 81 (370,892)
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The Really Long-Run Performance of Initial Public Offerings: The Pre-Nasdaq Evidence

Posted: 28 Nov 2003
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Getting Schooled: The Role of Universities in Attracting Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 May 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard University and Yale University
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Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Immigration, Education

Getting Schooled: The Role of Universities in Attracting Immigrant Entrepreneurs

NBER Working Paper No. w28773
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 May 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard University and Yale University
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Diversity and Performance in Entrepreneurial Teams

NBER Working Paper No. w28684
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Anderson School of Management, Students
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Specialization and Success: Evidence from Venture Capital

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 817-844, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Paul A. Gompers, Anna Kovner and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 7 (725,427)
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Venture Capital's “Me Too” Moment

NBER Working Paper No. w28679
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 13 May 2021
Sophie Calder-Wang, Paul A. Gompers and Patrick Sweeney
University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School
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Shenzhen Capital Group: A Pioneer in China's VC Industry

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 211-029
Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Paul A. Gompers, Shaohui Chen, Jessie Lin and Shelley Ling
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Corporations and the Financing of Innovation: The Corporate Venturing Experience

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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VentureOne dataset, Financial markets, Venture capital, Innovation process, Financing, Capital investments, Corporate ventures, Investments

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Entrepreneurial Spawning: Public Corporations and the Genesis of New Ventures, 1986 to 1999

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
David S. Scharfstein, Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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VentureOne dataset, Patent citations, Entrepreneurial activity, Corporate spinoffs, Entrepreneurial environment, Firm diversification, Venture capital, Startups

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The Venture Capital Cycle

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Paul A. Gompers and Joshua Y. Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Duke University - Department of Political Science

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Intermediaries, Venture capital firms, Startups, Firm financing, Private financing, Venture capital, Early stage capital, Venture capitalists, Innovation policies, Access to capital, Information asymmetry, Organizational structures, Exit strategies

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Edocs, Inc. (A)

HBS Publishing Case No.: 9-200-015; Teaching Note Nos.: 9-200-020, 9-200-021
Posted: 29 Jan 2003
Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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The Role of Lock-Ups in Initial Public Offerings

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Nov 2001
Alon Brav and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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An Analysis of Compensation in the Us Venture Capital Partnership

Harvard Business School Working Paper No 95- 009
Posted: 12 Feb 1999
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Is the Abnormal Return Following Equity Issuances Anomalous?

Rodney L. White Center Working Paper No. 02-99
Posted: 12 Feb 1999
Alon Brav, Christopher Geczy and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Optimal Investment, Monitoring and the Staging of Venture Capital

J. OF FINANCE, Vol. 50 No. 5, December 1995
Posted: 20 Jul 1998
Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Optimal Investment, Monitoring, and the Staging of Venture Capital

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Agency costs, Monitoring, Firm financing, Early stage financing, Startups, Financial strategies, Firm control, Assets, Agency theory, Investment criteria, High-technology firms, Return on investment, Venture capitalists, Information seeking

Myth or Reality? The Long-Run Underperformance of Initial Public Offerings: Evidence from Venture and Nonventure Capital-Backed Companies

Journal of Finance, Vol. 52 No. 4, December 1997
Posted: 11 Apr 1998
Alon Brav and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Myth or Reality? The Long-Run Underperformance of Initial Public Offerings: Evidence from Venture and Nonventure Capital-Backed Companies

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Alon Brav and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Performance measures, Initial public offerings (IPO), Public firms, Firm performance, Benchmarks, Venture capitalists, Venture capital firms

The Use of Covenants: An Empirical Analysis of Venture Partnership Agreements

Posted: 11 Apr 1995
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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The Use of Covenants: An Empirical Analysis of Venture Partnership Agreements

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 39, October, 1996.
Posted: 24 Apr 1996
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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The Use of Covenants: An Empirical Analysis of Venture Partnership Agreements

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Covenants, Monitoring, Agency problems, Venture capital, Contracts & agreements, Interfirm alliances, Supply & demand, Investment policies, Costs