Michael Ewens

California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship

1200 East California Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91125

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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The Price of Diversifiable Risk in Venture Capital and Private Equity

AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Columbia Business School and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Venture Capital, Idiosyncratic Risk, Principal-agent problem, Private Equity

The Deregulation of the Private Equity Markets and the Decline in IPOs

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2020
Michael Ewens and Joan Farre-Mensa
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance
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Deregulation, NSMIA, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Venture Capital, Private Equity, Founder Equity

The Deregulation of the Private Equity Markets and the Decline in Ipos

NBER Working Paper No. w26317
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2019
Michael Ewens and Joan Farre-Mensa
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance
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Cost of Experimentation and the Evolution of Venture Capital

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-070, The Journal of Financial Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Michael Ewens, Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Innovation, Venture Capital, Investing, Abandonment Options

Cost of Experimentation and the Evolution of Venture Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w24523
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Michael Ewens, Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Are Early Stage Investors Biased Against Women?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2018
Michael Ewens and Richard Townsend
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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gender, entrepreneurship, angel investing, venture capital, Gender Gap, Bias

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Founder Replacement and Startup Performance

Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2018
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2018
Michael Ewens and Matt Marx
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Executive turnover, venture capital, financial intermediation, entrepreneurship

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Measuring Intangible Capital with Market Prices

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2020
Michael Ewens, Ryan H. Peters and Sean Wang
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Tulane University - Finance & Economics and Southern Methodist University
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Intangible capital, organization capital, depreciation, knowledge capital, R&D, acquisitions

Acquisition Prices and the Measurement of Intangible Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w25960
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Michael Ewens, Ryan H. Peters and Sean Wang
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Tulane University - Finance & Economics and Southern Methodist University
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Measuring Intangible Capital with Market Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w25960
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
Michael Ewens, Ryan H. Peters and Sean Wang
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Tulane University - Finance & Economics and Southern Methodist University
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Insider Financing and Venture Capital Returns

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-45
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2016
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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venture capital, financial intermediation, hold up, entrepreneurship

Is a VC Partnership Greater than the Sum of Its Partners?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2014
Michael Ewens and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Venture Capital, Performance Persistence, Theory of the Firm

Is a VC Partnership Greater than the Sum of its Partners?

NBER Working Paper No. w19120
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Michael Ewens and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Venture Capital Contracts

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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venture capital, contracts, entrepreneurship, matching, structural

Venture Capital Contracts

NBER Working Paper No. w26115
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Aug 2019
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Statistical Discrimination or Prejudice? A Large Sample Field Experiment

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Michael Ewens, Bryan Tomlin and Liang Choon Wang
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Loyola University of Chicago - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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discrimination, field experiment, statistical discrimination, housing markets

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Managing Performance Signals Through Delay: Evidence from Venture Capital

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2018
Indraneel Chakraborty and Michael Ewens
University of Miami and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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venture capital, reputation, financial intermediation, entrepreneurship

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The Consequences of Entrepreneurial Firm Founding on Innovation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Michael Ewens and Christian Fons-Rosen
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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entrepreneurship, innovation, spinoffs, venture capital

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The Evolution of CEO Compensation in Venture Capital Backed Startups

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 20-119
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 May 2020
Michael Ewens, Ramana Nanda and Christopher Stanton
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Entrepreneurship, venture capital, executive compensation