Richard R. Townsend

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management

9500 Gilman Drive

Rady School of Management

La Jolla, CA 92093

United States

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Citation 35

How Do Quasi-Random Option Grants Affect CEO Risk-Taking?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-03, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Kelly Shue and Richard R. Townsend
Yale School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Executive compensation, Incentives, Risk-taking, Pay-for-performance

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The Impact of Venture Capital Monitoring

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Dec 2015
Shai Bernstein, Xavier Giroud and Richard R. Townsend
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Citation 85

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Venture Capital, Monitoring, Innovation, Agglomeration

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Growth Through Rigidity: An Explanation for the Rise in CEO Pay

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2016
Kelly Shue and Richard R. Townsend
Yale School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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money illusion, executive compensation, CEOs, rigidity

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Citation 5

Does Career Risk Deter Potential Entrepreneurs?

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
Joshua D. Gottlieb, Richard R. Townsend and Ting Xu
University of Chicago, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Entrepreneurship, Risk-Aversion, Job-Protected Leave, Career, Real Option, Experimentation

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Propagation of Financial Shocks: The Case of Venture Capital

Management Science, 2015, 61(11): 2782-2802
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Richard R. Townsend
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Intermediation, Contagion, Venture Capital, Technology Bubble, Internet, Lock-in

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Growth Through Rigidity: An Explanation for the Rise in CEO Pay

NBER Working Paper No. w21975
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2018
Kelly Shue and Richard R. Townsend
Yale School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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