Matthew Rhodes-Kropf

Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

Associate Professor

Soldiers Field Road

Rock Center 312

Boston, MA 02163

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

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
Michael Ewens, Charles M. Jones and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
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

Valuation Waves and Merger Activity: The Empirical Evidence

14th Conf. on Financial Economics & Accounting (FEA); AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings; EFA 2003 Meetings Paper No. 904; 5th Annual Texas Finance Festival
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Jan 2004
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, S. Viswanathan and David T. Robinson
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 2,506 (4,777)
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Valuation Waves and Merger Activity: The Empirical Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, S. Viswanathan and David T. Robinson
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

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Governance and CEO Turnover: Do Something or Do the Right Thing?

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jan 2005
Raymond J. Fisman, Rakesh Khurana and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 1,505 (11,430)
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Corporate Governance, turnover, entrenchment, misattribution, board decisions

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Financing Risk and Innovation

Management Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Innovation, Venture Capital, Investing, Experimentation, Market Cycles, Financing Risk

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Do Funds-of-Funds Deserve Their Fees-on-Fees?

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Mar 2005
Andrew Ang, Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and Rui Zhao
BlackRock, Inc, Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and BlackRock, Inc.
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hedge fund, fund-of-funds, portfolio allocation, certainty equivalent

Do Funds-of-Funds Deserve Their Fees-on-Fees?

NBER Working Paper No. w13944
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2010
Andrew Ang, Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and Rui Zhao
BlackRock, Inc, Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and BlackRock, Inc.
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Do Funds-of-Funds Deserve Their Fees-on-Fees?

Journal of Investment Management, Fourth Quarter 2008
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2011
Andrew Ang, Rui Zhao and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
BlackRock, Inc, BlackRock, Inc. and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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Hedge funds, survivorship bias, performance evaluation, benchmarking, asset allocation

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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Citation 25

Investment Cycles and Startup Innovation

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 12-032
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 543 (48,916)
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Venture Capital, Innovation, Market Cycles, Financing Risk

Investment Cycles and Startup Innovation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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venture capital, innovation, market cycles, financing risk

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Citation 67

Entrepreneurship as Experimentation

Journal of Economic Perspectives (Forthcoming), Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jul 2014
William Kerr, Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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entrepreneurship, experiments, innovation.

Entrepreneurship as Experimentation

NBER Working Paper No. w20358
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
William Kerr, Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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The Market for Mergers and the Boundaries of the Firm

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings; EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 5181
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 May 2004
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and David T. Robinson
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
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Firm Boundaries, Mergers, Search

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Concentrating on Governance

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2010
Dalida Kadyrzhanova and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Georgia State University and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Corporate Governance, Industry Concentration, Antitakeover Provisions, Market for Corporate Control

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Financial Buyers vs. Strategic Buyers

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Marc Martos-Vila, Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and Jarrad Harford
London Business School - Department of Finance, Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and University of Washington
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private equity, buyout, acquisitions, moral hazard, governance, misvaluation

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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
Michael Ewens, Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and Ilya A. Strebulaev
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

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Innovation Policies

AiSM Special Issue on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Platforms, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 13-038
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 397 (72,211)
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Financing Innovation, Failure Tolerance, Abandonment Options

Innovation and the Financial Guillotine

NBER Working Paper No. w19379
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Financing Auction Bids

EFA 2001 Barcelona Meetings
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Apr 2001
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and S. Viswanathan
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 320 (93,276)
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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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Coordination Frictions in Venture Capital Syndicates

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-089
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2019
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Venture Capital, Syndication, Networks, Entrepreneurship

Coordination Frictions in Venture Capital Syndicates

NBER Working Paper No. w24517
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Coordination Frictions in Venture Capital Syndicates

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-089, Forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Collaboration
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Venture Capital, Syndication, Networks, Entrepreneurship

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Corporate Financial Policies in Overvalued Debt Markets

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
Jarrad Harford, Marc Martos-Vila and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
University of Washington, London Business School - Department of Finance and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 182 (164,414)
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Debt Misvaluation, Capital Structure, Cash Holdings, Credit Ratings, Debt Issuance, Financial Constraints, Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Moody's, Moral Hazard

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Price Improvement in Dealership Markets

Journal of Business, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Oct 2001
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 179 (166,877)
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Price Improvement, dealer market, microstructure, auction

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The Consequences of Information Revealed in Auctions

Columbia Business School, Economics and Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Oct 2001
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and Brett Katzman
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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Information, Auction, Revenue Equivalence, Signalling, Participation, Cournot, Bertrand

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Financial vs. Strategic Buyers

NBER Working Paper No. w19378
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Marc Martos-Vila, Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and Jarrad Harford
London Business School - Department of Finance, Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and University of Washington
Downloads 32 (455,081)
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Financing Entrepreneurial Experimentation

NBER Working Paper No. w21278
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Hardina Smythe and the Healthcare Investment Conundrum

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 811-073
Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, Ann Leamon and Lisa Strope
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

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Investcorp and the Moneybookers Bid

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-013
Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and Carin Knoop
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Iris Running Crane: December 2009

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 810-073
Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, Josh Lerner and Ann Leamon
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Avid Radiopharmaceuticals and Lighthouse Capital Partners

HBS Case No. 810-054, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management
Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and Ann Leamon
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Corporate Reorganizations and Non-Cash Auctions

Journal of Finance, Vol. 55, pp. 1807-1849, 2000
Posted: 19 May 2004
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and S. Viswanathan
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Auctions, Multidimensional Auction, Financial Constraints

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Market Valuation and Merger Waves

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Nov 2002
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf and S. Viswanathan
Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Mergers, Auction Theory, Financial Auctions, Bidding with Securities, Valuation in mergers