Student Workshop, Oct. 11th

Monday, October 11th , 2021

12:00pm to 2:30pm ET

The conference will take place virtually via zoom (registration).

Preliminary program

Paper 1, 12:00pm: “Labor Mobility, Firm Monopsony, & Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Immigration Wait-Lines”.

Author: Abhinav Gupta (New York University)

Discussant: Paul Beaumont (McGill University)

Paper 2, 12:35pm: “Asymmetric Information, Enhanced Patent Publication, and Inventor Human Capital Reallocation”

Author: Yabo Zhao (UT Dallas)

Discussant: Jonathan Zandberg (Wharton)

1:10pm – 1:20pm: Break

Paper 3, 1:20pm : “The Mechanisms and Implications of Entrepreneurial Spillovers Across Coworkers”

Author: Melanie Wallskog (Stanford University)

Discussant: Alex Xi He (University of Maryland)

Paper 4, 1:55pm: “Corporate Venture Capital and Firm Scope”

Author: Yifei Zhang (Toulouse School of Economics)

Discussant: Hongyu (Derek) Shan (Fordham University)


Presentation: 20 min.

Discussion: 10 min.

Q&A: 5 min.


Please register here if you plan to attend the workshop.


Student co-organizers: Caroline Genc (Université Paris Dauphine-PSL), Ellen Xiyue Li (UBC Sauder School of Business), Hedieh Rashidi Ranjbar (Michigan Ross), Liudmila Alekseeva (IESE Business School), Minmo Gahng (University of Florida), Seula Kim (University of Maryland), Silvia Dalla Fontana (USI Lugano and SFI), Sophia Jing Xue (University of Maryland), and Yingxiang Li (UBC Sauder School of Business)

Faculty co-organizers: Michael Ewens, Yael Hochberg, Song Ma, and David Robinson.