Brent D. Goldfarb

University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

College Park, MD 20742-1815

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Was There Too Little Entry During the Dot Com Era?

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-029
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Dec 2005
Brent D. Goldfarb, David Kirsch and David A. Miller
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and University of California, San Diego - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,096 (4,400)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Dot Com, Herding, Cascades, Venture Capital, Expectations, Speculation

2.

Are Angels Different? An Analysis of Early Venture Financing

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-072
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Maryland and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 1,146 (11,662)
Citation 1

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Venture Capital, Angel Investors, Entrepreneurship, Control Rights, Term Sheets

3.

Small Ideas, Big Ideas, Bad Ideas, Good Ideas: 'Get Big Fast' and Dot Com Venture Creation

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS-06-049
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
David Kirsch and Brent D. Goldfarb
University of Maryland and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 822 (20,590)
Citation 1

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Searching for Ghosts: Business Survival, Unmeasured Entrepreneurial Activity and Private Equity Investment in the Dot-Com Era

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-027
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Brent D. Goldfarb, Michael D. Pfarrer and David Kirsch
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Georgia - Department of Management and University of Maryland
Downloads 486 (40,981)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Venture finance, angel investing, dot-com era, speculative bubbles, entrepreneurship, industry evolution, survival

Appropriability and the Timing of Innovation: Evidence from MIT Inventions

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Kent State University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
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Citation 18

Abstract:

Appropriability, Patents, Innovation, Discrete Hazard Models

Appropriability and the Timing of Innovation: Evidence from Mit Inventions

NBER Working Paper No. w9735
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Jun 2003
Kent State University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
Downloads 45 (332,747)
Citation 18

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6.

Appropriability and Commercialization: Evidence from MIT Inventions

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-023
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Aug 2005
Kent State University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
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Citation 18

Abstract:

Hazard rates, innovation, optimal stopping problem, patent scope, university licensing

7.

Scientific Apophenia in Strategic Management Research

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2014
Brent D. Goldfarb and Andrew A. King
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Downloads 308 (50,797)

Abstract:

Strategic Management, P-Hacking, False Positives, Hypothesis Testing

8.

Form or Substance: The Role of Business Plans in Venture Capital Decision Making

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-108
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
David Kirsch, Brent D. Goldfarb and Azi Gera
University of Maryland, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 294 (69,758)
Citation 4

Abstract:

business plans, venture capital, entrepreneurship

9.

The Effect of Government Contracting on Academic Research: An Empirical Analysis of Reputation in Research Procurement

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Feb 2002
Brent D. Goldfarb
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 285 (76,937)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Reputation, R&D, Science Productivity, Science Funding, University-Industry Interface, Science Productivity measures

10.

Comments of 71 Concerned Economists: Using Procurement Auctions to Allocate Broadband Stimulus Grants

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, American University - Washington College of Law, The Brattle Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Michigan, Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of North Texas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Independent, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Technology Policy Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Technology Policy Institute, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), University of Nevada, Las Vegas - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Charles River Associates (CRA) and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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Citation 1

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11.

Adoption of General Purpose Technologies: Understanding Adoption Patterns in the Electrification of US Manufacturing 1880-1930

Dissertation Chapter Department of Economics Stanford University
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Feb 2002
Brent D. Goldfarb
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 251 (90,936)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Technology Diffusion, Technology Adoption, Economic History, History of Electrification, Productivity in Manufacturing

12.

Bottom-Up vs. Top-Down Policies Towards the Commercialization of University Intellectual Property

Research Policy, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Jul 2007
Brent D. Goldfarb and Magnus Henrekson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 217 (101,004)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Academic entrepreneurship, Innovation, Intellectual property, R&D, Spin-off firms, Technology transfer, University-industry relations, Universities and business formation

Diffusion of General Purpose Technologies: Understanding Patterns in the Electrification of US Manufacturing 1880-1930

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 745-773, 2005, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-026
Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Brent D. Goldfarb
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

Abstract:

Diffusion, General Purpose Technologies, Productivity, Electrification

Diffusion of general-purpose technologies: understanding patterns in the electrification of US Manufacturing 1880-1930

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 14, Issue 5, pp. 745-773, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Brent D. Goldfarb
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

Abstract:

Tobacco, smoking, educational inequalities, mortality