Richard 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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Scholarly Papers (12)

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

NBER Working Paper No. w23091
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2022
Kelly Shue and Richard Townsend
Yale School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 15 (768,579)
Citation 11

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Can the Market Multiply and Divide? Non-Proportional Thinking in Financial Markets

9th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2018, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 2018-08
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2019
Kelly Shue and Richard Townsend
Yale School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 1,206 (24,151)

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Non-Proportional Thinking, Nominal Prices, Leverage Effect, Volatility, Underreaction, Overreaction

Can the Market Multiply and Divide? Non-Proportional Thinking in Financial Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w25751
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2022
Kelly Shue and Richard Townsend
Yale School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 50 (533,299)
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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
Columbia Business School and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 1,035 (30,597)
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gender, entrepreneurship, angel investing, venture capital, Gender Gap, Bias

How Resilient is Venture-Backed Innovation? Evidence from Four Decades of U.S. Patenting

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 20-115
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 May 2020 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Sabrina T Howell, Josh Lerner, Ramana Nanda and Richard Townsend
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Imperial College Business School and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Patents, Business Cycles, Recessions

How Resilient is Venture-Backed Innovation? Evidence from Four Decades of U.S. Patenting

NBER Working Paper No. w27150
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 May 2020 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Sabrina T Howell, Josh Lerner, Ramana Nanda and Richard Townsend
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Imperial College Business School and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Does Career Risk Deter Potential Entrepreneurs?

NBER Working Paper No. w22446
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)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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How Do Consumers Fare When Dealing with Debt Collectors? Evidence from Out-of-Court Settlements

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 24 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Ing-Haw Cheng, Felipe Severino and Richard Townsend
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 309 (138,105)
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debt collection, negotiation, financial settlements

Fencing Off Silicon Valley: Cross-Border Venture Capital and Technology Spillovers

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 15 May 2021
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Chicago
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Innovation, Foreign Direct Investment, Corporate Venture Capital

Fencing Off Silicon Valley: Cross-Border Venture Capital and Technology Spillovers

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-136
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 15 May 2021
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Chicago
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Innovation, Foreign Direct Investment, Corporate Venture Capital

Fencing Off Silicon Valley: Cross-Border Venture Capital and Technology Spillovers

NBER Working Paper No. w27828
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2022
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Chicago
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Flight to Safety: How Economic Downturns Affect Talent Flows to Startups

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
Shai Bernstein, Richard Townsend and Ting Xu
Harvard Business School, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 191 (220,056)

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Flight to Safety: How Economic Downturns Affect Talent Flows to Startups

NBER Working Paper No. w27907
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2022
Shai Bernstein, Richard Townsend and Ting Xu
Harvard Business School, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Do Startups Benefit from Their Investors' Reputation? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 4036022
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Feb 2022
Shai Bernstein, Kunal Mehta, Richard Townsend and Ting Xu
Harvard Business School, AngelList LLC, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Venture Capital, Startup Labor Market, Human Capital, Job Search, Randomized Field Experiment, Certification Effect

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Do Household Wealth Shocks Affect Productivity? Evidence from Innovative Workers During the Great Recession

NBER Working Paper No. w24011
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2022
Shai Bernstein, Timothy McQuade and Richard Townsend
Harvard Business School, Stanford University and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 123 (314,146)
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Do Startups Benefit from Their Investors’ Reputation? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 22-060, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 22-060, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 4060288
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Mar 2022
Shai Bernstein, Kunal Mehta, Richard Townsend and Ting Xu
Harvard Business School, AngelList LLC, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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venture capital, startup labor market, human capital, job search, randomized field experiment, certification effect

Do Startups Benefit from Their Investors’ Reputation? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w29847
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2022
Shai Bernstein, Kunal Mehta, Richard Townsend and Ting Xu
Harvard Business School, Independent Researcher, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Political Sentiment and Innovation: Evidence from Patenters

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Aug 2022
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Alberta, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Patents, Partisanship, Productivity