Paul P. Momtaz

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management

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Initial Coin Offerings

PLOS ONE
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 5,395 (2,061)
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Initial Coin Offerings, ICOs, Token Sales, Virtual Currencies, Digital Currencies, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurial Finance

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Entrepreneurial Finance and Moral Hazard: Evidence from Token Offerings

Journal of Business Venturing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 4,180 (3,249)
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Token Offering, Token Sale, Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Signaling, Moral Hazard, Crowdfunding, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies

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Citation 16

The Pricing and Performance of Cryptocurrency

The European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 May 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2019
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 2,962 (5,735)
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Initial Coin Offerings, ICOs, Token Sales, Token Offering, Cryptocurrency, Digital Currency, Virtual Currency, Distributed Ledger Technology, Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Blockchain Finance, Crowdfunding

Putting Numbers on the Coins: The Pricing and Performance of Initial Coin Offerings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Initial Coin Offerings, ICOs, Token Sales, Token Offering, Cryptocurrency, Digital Currency, Virtual Currency, Distributed Ledger Technology, Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Blockchain Finance, Crowdfunding

Is Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Efficient?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 May 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 390 (103,999)

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Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Initial Coin Offering (ICO), blockchain-based crowdfunding, tokens, entrepreneurial finance, crypto funds, intermediation, search

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Markets for Startups: Search Frictions, Intermediation, and Efficiency

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 1,160 (24,930)

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Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Initial Coin Offering (ICO), blockchain-based crowdfunding, tokens, entrepreneurial finance, crypto funds, intermediation, search

How Efficient is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Mar 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 403 (100,982)

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Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Initial Coin Offering (ICO), blockchain-based crowdfunding, tokens, entrepreneurial finance, crypto funds, intermediation, search

CEO Emotions and Firm Valuation in Initial Coin Offerings: An Artificial Emotional Intelligence Approach

Strategic Management Journal
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2020
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 1,396 (18,880)
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CEO emotions, firm valuation, initial coin offering (ICO), cryptocurrencies, artificial emotional intelligence, emotion AI, affective computing

CEO Emotions and Underpricing in Initial Coin Offerings

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 153 (262,526)
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CEO emotions, firm valuation, initial coin offering (ICO), cryptocurrencies, artificial emotional intelligence, emotion AI, affective computing

Financing Sustainable Entrepreneurship: ESG Measurement, Valuation, and Performance

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Sasan Mansouri and Paul P. Momtaz
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Finance and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, ESG, Token Offering, Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurial Finance, Machine Learning

Financing Sustainable Entrepreneurship: ESG Measurement, Valuation, and Performance in Token Offerings

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 May 2021 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Sasan Mansouri and Paul P. Momtaz
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Finance and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 1,142 (25,522)
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Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, ESG, Token Offering, Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Entrepreneurial Finance, Crowdfunding, Machine Learning

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Token Sales and Initial Coin Offerings: Introduction

The Journal of Alternative Investments, 22 (4), Spring 2019, 1-6.
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 14 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2019
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Initial Coin Offerings, ICOs, ICO, Token Sales, Blockchain, Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance

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Antitakeover Provisions and Firm Value: New Evidence from the M&A Market

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Wolfgang Drobetz and Paul P. Momtaz
University of Hamburg and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 1,182 (24,646)
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M&A, takeovers, corporate governance, antitakeover provisions, short-termism, firm value

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Competition Policy and the Profitability of Corporate Acquisitions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2019
Gishan Dissanaike, Wolfgang Drobetz and Paul P. Momtaz
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, University of Hamburg and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 1,037 (29,788)
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Mergers and Acquisitions (M&a), Takeovers, Acquirer Returns, Acquisition Efficiency, Bidder Wealth Effects, Antitrust Law Enforcement, Competition Policy, Merger Control, Law and Finance

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Institutional Investors and Post-ICO Performance: An Empirical Analysis of Investor Returns in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2020
Christian Fisch and Paul P. Momtaz
University of Luxembourg - Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 1,034 (29,896)
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Initial coin offering, ICO, token sale, institutional investors, ICO performance, buy-and-hold abnormal returns, venture capital

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Token Offerings: A Revolution in Corporate Finance?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, University of Hamburg and University of Hamburg - Hamburg Business School
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Initial Coin Offerings, Token Offerings, Token Sales, ICOs, Crowdfunding, Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance

The Economics of Law Enforcement: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Corporate Takeover Law

ESMT Berlin Working Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Oct 2020
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, University of Hamburg, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
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mergers and acquisitions, acquirer returns, law and finance, takeover law, law enforcement

Takeover Law Enforcement and Acquirer Returns

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 May 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, University of Hamburg, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
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Mergers and acquisitions, acquirer returns, law and finance, takeover law, law enforcement

The CEO Beauty Premium: Founder CEO Attractiveness and Firm Valuation in Initial Coin Offerings

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jan 2022
Politecnico di Milano, University of Luxembourg - Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Bergamo
Downloads 135 (288,512)

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CEO attractiveness, beauty premium, initial coin offering (ICO), token offering, entrepreneurial finance, firm valuation

The CEO Beauty Premium

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2021
Politecnico di Milano, University of Luxembourg - Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Bergamo
Downloads 466 (84,487)
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CEO attractiveness, beauty premium, initial coin offering (ICO), token offering, entrepreneurial finance, firm valuation

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Initial Coin Offerings, Asymmetric Information, and Loyal CEOs

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2020
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 468 (84,826)
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Entrepreneurial Finance, Corporate Finance, Initial Coin Offerings, Asymmetric Information, Agency Theory, CEO Loyalty

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Some Very Simple Economics of Web3 and the Metaverse

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 12 May 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Metaverse, Web3, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), Blockchain Technology, Smart Contracts, Digital Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Opportunity, Platform Economics

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Security Tokens

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jun 2021
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 435 (92,665)

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Security Tokens, Security Token Offering, STO, Decentralized Finance, DeFi

Decentralized Finance, Crypto Funds, and Value Creation in Tokenized Firms

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 May 2022
Florida Atlantic University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Hamburg and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 177 (234,070)

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Crypto Funds (CFs), Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Blockchain-based Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurial Finance

The Economics of Crypto Funds

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Cryptocurrency, Token Offerings, ICOs, STOs, Blockchain, Entrepreneurial Finance, Hedge Funds, Venture Capital, Decenrtalized Finance, DeFi

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The Economics of PIPEs, Revisited

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Apr 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE), Private Equity, Newly Public Firms, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs).

Private Equity Investments in Newly Listed Firms: Evidence from PIPEs, Revisited

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE), Private Equity, Newly Public Firms, Initial Public Offering (IPO).

The Performance of PIPEs in Newly Listed Firms

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE), Private Equity, Newly Public Firms, Initial Public Offering (IPO).

The Performance of PIPEs, Revisited

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE), Private Equity, Newly Public Firms, Initial Public Offering (IPO).

How costly is follow-on financing after premature going-public decisions?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE), Private Equity, Newly Public Firms, Initial Public Offering (IPO).

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The Rise of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs): A First Empirical Glimpse

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 May 2022
Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management, University of Luxembourg - Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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DAO, Decentralized Autonomous Organization, Blockchain, Ethereum.

The Economics of Banking Regulation in Europe: Does the Post-GFC Bail-In Regime Effectively Eliminate Implicit Government Guarantees?

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 15 Feb 2022
Sascha Hahn, Paul P. Momtaz and Axel Wieandt
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Bail-In, Implicit Government Guarantee, European Banking Regulation, Too-Big-to- Fail, Global System

Implementing a European Bail-In Regime: Do BRRD & SRM-R Effectively Eliminate Implicit Government Guarantees in the European Banking Sector? An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Sascha Hahn, Paul P. Momtaz and Axel Wieandt
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Bail-In, Implicit Government Guarantee, European Banking Regulation, Too-Big-to- Fail, Global Systemically Important Bank (G-SIB), Bank Recovery & Resolution Directive (BRRD), Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM)

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Why Do Video Pitches Matter in Crowdfunding?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Maura Kolbe, Sasan Mansouri and Paul P. Momtaz
Goethe University Frankfurt, House of Finance (HoF), Graduate School of Economics, Finance and Management (GSEFM), Students, Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Finance and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Video pitches, entrepreneurial finance, crowdfunding, token offering, initial coin offering, blockchain, fintech

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Corporate Governance Convergence in the European M&A Market

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
Wolfgang Drobetz and Paul P. Momtaz
University of Hamburg and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 182 (225,072)
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Mergers and acquisitions, market for corporate control, cross-border acquisitions, corporate governance, investor protection, shareholder rights, acquirer returns, bidder wealth effects

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The Crowdfunding of Altruism

Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 2022
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
Luisa Faust, Maura Kolbe, Sasan Mansouri and Paul P. Momtaz
Goethe University Frankfurt, House of Finance, Students, Goethe University Frankfurt, House of Finance (HoF), Graduate School of Economics, Finance and Management (GSEFM), Students, Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Finance and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Altruism, Machine Learning, Crowdfunding, Token Offerings, Initial Coin Offering, Entrepreneurial Finance

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Valuing start-up firms: A reverse-engineering approach for fair-value multiples from venture capital transactions

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Johannes A. Barg, Wolfgang Drobetz and Paul P. Momtaz
University of Hamburg, University of Hamburg and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Private equity, venture capital, entrepreneurship, investment multiples, start-up valuation

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Citation 3

Debiasing Time-to-Event Models in Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 May 2020
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 38 (584,501)
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Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Finance, Time-to-Event Model, Survival Model, Frailty Model

Econometric Models of Duration Data in Entrepreneurship with an Application to Start-Ups’ Time-To-Funding by Venture Capitalists (VCs)

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Oct 2020
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 33 (626,580)
Citation 1

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Entrepreneurship, Time-to-Event Model, Survival Model, Frailty Model, Entrepreneurial Finance

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An Empirical Equilibrium Model of the Brokered Market for Patents

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Nov 2021
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Patents, Intellectual Property, Innovation, Market for Technology, Non-Practicing Entities

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Emotions in New Venture Teams: Affects as Signals, Emotional Diversity, and Valuation Effects in Crowdfunded Projects

Number of pages: 43
Paul P. Momtaz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Emotions, Affects, Diversity, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Finance, Initial Coin Offering, ICO, Tokens, Blockchain, Crowdfunding, Artificial Intelligence

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Investor Sentiment and Initial Coin Offerings

The Journal of Alternative Investments, 22 (4), Spring 2019, https://jai.pm-research.com/content/21/4/41
Posted: 31 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2019
Wolfgang Drobetz, Paul P. Momtaz and Henning Schröder
University of Hamburg, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Hamburg - Hamburg Business School

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Initial coin offerings, ICOs, investor sentiment, market sentiment, market timing, window of opportunity