2011 – Entrepreneurship, Firm Growth and Ownership Change

Program

IFN Stockholm Conference on

Entrepreneurship, Firm Growth and Ownership Change 

Updated May 31, 2011

Each presentation should take 25 minutes, the discussant may use 10 minutes and 10 minutes are devoted to general discussion. Papers are available for download below the program (at the bottom of the page).

 

 

--- Wednesday June 8 --- 

 

19.00 Pre Conference Dinner, Waxholm's Hotel, for conference participants arriving on Wednesday 

 

--- Thursday June 9 --- 

 

08.30–08.45

Registration

08.45–09.00

Welcome address

 

Session I

Chair:  Shon Ferguson

09.00–09.45

Masako Ueda - Risky Businesses
Discussant: Fausto Panunzi

09.45–10.30

Luigi Guiso - Understanding the Size and Profitability of Firms: The Role of a Biological Factor
Discussant: Ola Bengtsson

10.30–11.00

Coffee

11.00–11.45

Lars Persson - Ownership Efficiency and Tax Advantages: The Case of Private Equity Buyouts
Discussant: Luigi Guiso

11.45–12.30

Andrew Ellul - Transparency, Tax Pressure and Access to Finance
Discussant: Jonathan Goldberg

12.30–13.45

Lunch

Session II

Chair: Shon Ferguson

13.45–14.30

Pehr-Johan Norbäck - Entrepreneurial Innovations and Taxation
Discussant: Marco Da Rin

14.30–15.15

Marco Da Rin - Venture Capital over the Cycle: What can we Learn from the dot.com Bubble?
Discussant: Masako Ueda

15.15–15.45

Coffee  

15.45–16.30

Fausto Panunzi - Legal Investor Protection and Takeovers
Discussant: Lars Persson

16.30–17.15

Jonathan Goldberg - A Model of Deleveraging
Discussant: Matilda Orth

18.45–22.00 Boat trip with dinner

 

--- Friday June 10 --- 

 

   

Session III

Chair: Louise Johannesson

09.00–09.45

Per Strömberg - Private Equity and the Resolution of Financial Distress
Discussant: David Hsu

09.45–10.30 Joacim Tåg - Private Equity and Unemployment Risk 

Discussant: Per Strömberg

10.30–11.00

Coffee

11.00–11.45

Ola Bengtsson - Employee Compensation in Venture-Backed Firms
Discussant: Andrew Ellul

11.45–12.30

David Hsu - Entrepreneurial Exits and Innovation
Discussant: Martin Olsson

12.30–12.45

Summing up and closing of the conference 

12.45–13.45

Lunch

14.15-15.30

Steamboat trip to Stockholm

 

Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top

 

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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

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