7th HEC Paris Workshop on Entrepreneurship
Fri December 14 2018, 12:00 PM – Sat December 15 2018, 4:00 PM
The 7th HEC Paris Workshop on Entrepreneurship will take place in December 14 & 15, 2018 in MBA Building, Rooms S218. The focus will be on innovation, and all the accepted papers will be covered.

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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:
 
Day@1: Friday, December 14, 2018
 
 
12.00
Lunch at Best Western Restaurant
 
 
13.25
Welcome by Jean-Noël Barrot & Johan HombertHEC 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 Penas, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Robert Seamans, NYU, 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 Bena, UBC, Hernán Ortiz-Molina, UBC, and Elena Simintzi, UBC
 
Shielding firm value: Employment protection and process innovation
 
Discussant: Julien SauvagnatBocconi

 
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 CatherineWharton
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 YannelisBooth, 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
 
Extra-curricular activities
  • For more information about la Table de Blot, click here
 
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