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“2000 to 2019: A Twenty-Year Review of Private Equity in Africa”

Femi Giwa T'20 takes a contemporary view of private equity firms and private capital formation on the continent of Africa in his paper, "2000 to 2019: A Twenty-Year Review of Private Equity...

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China’s Innovation Revolution

Two new papers from Tuck professor Gordon Phillips reveal a China emerging from the shadows of the Cultural Revolution and embarking on a new era of innovation.

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New Research on Innovation and China Featured on Tuck PEVC Forum

CPEVC Faculty Director Gordon Phillips, in collaboration with Chinese research scholars at Tsinghua University in Beijing, recently finished two articles on innovation and patents focusing on China: “Education and Innovation:...

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Gordon Phillips Mines Census Data in a set of Pathbreaking Research Papers

With unique access to secure Census data, Phillips is answering new questions about how people use credit and make career choices.

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Gordon Phillips and Colleagues Receive NSF Grant to Build New Business Open Knowledge Network

The grant will fund a project linking financial, business, and government information for ease of analysis for entrepreneurs, larger businesses, and researchers.

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Tuck CPEVC Forum

The Tuck Forum on Private Equity and Venture Capital, sponsored by the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital, provides a repository for academic and scholarly articles written by...

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Hoberg-Phillips Data Library

The Hoberg and Phillips Text Based Industry Classifications have a spatial representation. All firms have a location in a product market space shaped as a unit sphere. Competitive product markets...

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The Case for Powerful CEOs

In competitive and rapidly changing markets, Tuck professor Gordon Phillips finds it pays to give chief executives the freedom to act decisively.

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Tuck Private Equity and Venture Capital Research Conference

The Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital hosted the third annual research conference in conjunction with the Finance, Organizations, and Markets (FOM) Research Group and sponsored by BlackRock.

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Financing and New Product Decisions of Private and Publicly Traded Firms

Gordon Phillips and Giorgo Sertsios exploit Medicare national coverage reimbursement approvals as a quasi-natural experiment to investigate how the financing decisions of private and publicly traded firms respond to changes...

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Extending Industry Specialization through Cross-Border Acquisitions

Authors Lauren Frésard, Ulrich Hege, and Gordon Phillips investigate the role of industry specialization in horizontal cross-border mergers and acquisitions. They find that acquirers from more specialized industries in...

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Why Do Public Firms Issue Private and Public Securities?

The market for public firms issuing private equity, debt, and convertible securities is large. Of the over 13,000 issues, authors Armando Gomes and Gordon Phillips examine more than half are in...

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Conglomerate Industry Choice and Product Language

Authors Gerard Hoberg and Gordon Phillips analyze the words that firms use to describe their products to examine the determinants of which industries conglomerate firms operate within. Their central finding...

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Audience Structure and the Failure of Institutional Entrepreneurship

Across a wide range of empirical settings, research on institutional entrepreneurship has focused on how actors are able to successfully create and transform institutional arrangements. Yet few studies have examined...

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The Impact of Venture Capital Monitoring

Authors Shai Bernstein, Xavier Giroud, and Richard R. Townsend show that venture capitalists’ (VCs) on-site involvement with their portfolio companies leads to an increase in (1) innovation and (2) the likelihood of...

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The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Employment, Earnings and Entrepreneurship

How does consumer credit access impact job flows, earnings, and entrepreneurship? To answer this question, authors Kyle Herkenhoff, Gordon Phillips, and Ethan Cohen-Cole build a new administrative dataset which links...