Ethan R. Mollick

University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School

Assistant Professor

The Wharton School

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6370

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Dynamics of Crowdfunding: An Exploratory Study

Journal of Business Venturing, Volume 29, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 1–16,
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2013
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 21,922 (45)
Citation 1

Abstract:

crowdfunding, crowd funding, Kickstarter, venture, entrepreneur

2.

Mandatory Fun: Consent, Gamification and the Impact of Games at Work

The Wharton School Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Ethan R. Mollick and Nancy Rothbard
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
Downloads 4,073 (1,563)

Abstract:

games, gamification, affect, performance, work

3.

Swept Away by the Crowd? Crowdfunding, Venture Capital, and the Selection of Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 3,420 (789)

Abstract:

crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, venture capital, community, new venture

4.

People and Process, Suits and Innovators: The Role of Individuals in Firm Performance

Strategic Management Journal, 33 (9), 1001-1015, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2013
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 2,488 (3,146)
Citation 3

Abstract:

firm performance, economic sociology, video games,individuals, strategy

5.

After the Campaign: Outcomes of Crowdfunding

UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2376997
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Ethan R. Mollick and Venkat Kuppuswamy
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 1,157 (2,961)

Abstract:

crowdfunding, kickstarter, entrepreneurship, new ventures

6.

Wisdom or Madness? Comparing Crowds with Expert Evaluation in Funding the Arts

Management Science, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 14-116
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Ethan R. Mollick and Ramana Nanda
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 1,098 (6,971)

Abstract:

crowdfunding, venture funding, theater, judgement, communities

7.

Activist Choice Homophily and the Crowdfunding of Female Founders

Administrative Science Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016
Jason Greenberg and Ethan R. Mollick
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 841 (6,642)

Abstract:

startups, crowdfunding, gender, enterpreneurial finance

8.

Filthy Lucre? Innovative Communities, Identity, and Commercialization

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2016
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 398 (40,069)

Abstract:

Commercialization, Motivation, Entrepreneurship, Free Software, Open Source, Floss, Structural, iPhone, innovation communities, open innovation

9.

When Firms are Potemkin Villages: Formal Organizations and the Benefits of Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Ethan R. Mollick and Venkat Kuppuswamy
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 233 (74,689)

Abstract:

firms, organizational theory, crowdfunding

10.

Hubris and Humility: Gender Differences in Serial Founding Rates

Posted: 28 Jun 2015
Venkat Kuppuswamy and Ethan R. Mollick
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School

Abstract:

gender, entrepreneurship, crowdfunding

11.

I Used to Work at Goldman Sachs! How Firms Benefit from Organizational Status in the Market for Human Capital

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 May 2014
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department, McGill University and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 89 (129,670)
Citation 1

Abstract:

human capital, status, banking, human resources, hiring, recruiting, signalling

12.

Shifts and Ladders: Comparing the Role of Internal and External Mobility in Executive Careers

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Mar 2015
Matthew J. Bidwell and Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 71 (149,596)

Abstract:

careers, executives, pay

13.

Containing Multitudes: The Many Impacts of Kickstarter Funding

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 0 (15,196)

Abstract:

crowdfunding, kickstarter, impace

14.

Second Thoughts About Second Acts: Gender Differences in Serial Founding Rates

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
Venkat Kuppuswamy and Ethan R. Mollick
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 0 (174,041)

Abstract:

15.

Delivery Rates on Kickstarter

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Dec 2015
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 0 (2,999)

Abstract:

crowdfunding, Kickstarter, failure

16.

In the Blood: Organizational History and the Heritability of New Venture Performance

Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School

Abstract: