Lars Persson

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Box 55665

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Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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Scholarly Papers (44)

Private Equity's Unintended Dark Side: On the Economic Consequences of Excessive Delistings

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 458/2016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2016
Alexander Ljungqvist, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 342 (67,432)

Abstract:

Private equity, political economy, stock market, delistings, investment, productivity

Private Equity's Unintended Dark Side: On the Economic Consequences of Excessive Delistings

NBER Working Paper No. w21909
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Alexander Ljungqvist, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 17 (457,503)

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The Organization of the Innovation Industry: Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, and Oligopolists

IUI Working Paper No. 626, IFN Working Paper No. 783
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2014
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 157 (149,781)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Acquisitions, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Venture Capital

The Organization of the Innovation Industry: Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists and Oligopolists

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5449
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Lars Persson and Pehr-Johan Norbäck
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 23 (423,550)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Acquisitions, entrepreneurship, innovation, venture capital

Venture Capitalists, Asymmetric Information and Ownership in the Innovation Process

Massey U. College of Business Research Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Nov 2007
Massey University, University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 110 (199,260)

Abstract:

venture-backed firm, innovation, signaling, overinvestment, interim development, M&A

Venture Capitalists, Asymmetric Information, and Ownership in the Innovation Process

IFN Working Paper No. 776
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
Massey University, University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 58 (295,793)

Abstract:

venture capitalists, innovation, entrepreneurs, signaling, development, M&A

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Downloads 164 (144,084)
Citation 1

Buying to Sell: A Theory of Buyouts

IFN Working Paper No. 817
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
Pehr-Johan Norbäck, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 150 (155,838)
Citation 1

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Acquisitions, Buyouts, Buy-to-sell, Buy-to-keep, Leveraged Buyouts, Private equity, Take-overs, Temporary ownership

Buying to Sell: A Theory of Buyouts

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Pehr-Johan Norbäck, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 14 (474,571)
Citation 1

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Acquisitions, Buyouts, Buy-to-sell, Buy-to-keep, Leveraged Buyouts, Private equity, Take-overs, Temporary ownership

Privatization and Restructuring in Concentrated Markets

FEEM Working Paper No. 107.04, IUI Working Paper No. 605
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Aug 2004
Lars Persson and Pehr-Johan Norbäck
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 128 (177,546)

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Privatization, asset ownership, restructuring

Privatization and Restructuring in Concentrated Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4871
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 May 2005
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 12 (485,943)

Abstract:

Privatization, asset ownership, restructuring, oligopoly

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Ownership Efficiency and Tax Advantages: The Case of Private Equity Buyouts

IFN Working Paper No. 841
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2010
Pehr-Johan Norbäck, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 132 (166,727)

Abstract:

Capital Gains Tax, Corporate Tax, Ownership Efficiency, Private Equity, Buyouts, LBOs, M&As

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Downloads 121 (184,721)
Citation 1

Entrepreneurial Innovations and Taxation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3473
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
University of Munich - Seminar for Economic Policy, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 83 (241,434)
Citation 1

Abstract:

business taxation, innovation, market entry

Entrepreneurial Innovations and Taxation

IFN Working Paper No. 896
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), University of Munich - Seminar for Economic Policy and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 38 (356,746)
Citation 1

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, innovation, corporate taxes, firm growth

Entrepreneurial Innovations and Taxation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9157
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
University of Munich - Seminar for Economic Policy, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Citation 1

Abstract:

business taxation, innovation, market entry

Acquisitions, Entry and Innovation in Network Industries

IFN Working Paper No. 867
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Apr 2011
Pehr-Johan Norbäck, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 109 (200,661)

Abstract:

Acquisitions, commercialization, compatibility, entry, network effects, innovation, R&D, regulation

Acquisitions, Entry, and Innovation in Network Industries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9585
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Aug 2013
Pehr-Johan Norbäck, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 0

Abstract:

acquisitions, entry, innovation, network effects, R&D

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Venture Capital Financing, Patenting, and Long-Run Performance of Private Acquisitions

Massey U. College of Business Research Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2010
Massey University, University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 103 (199,720)

Abstract:

venture capital, patenting, intellectual property rights, private acquisitions, long-run performance

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Cross-Border Acquisitions and Corporate Taxes: Efficiency and Tax Revenues

Research Institute of Industrial Economics Working Paper No. 663
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Stockholm University - Department of Economics
Downloads 83 (224,371)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Tax competition, Ownership, Tax revenues, FDI, M&As

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Entrepreneurial Commercialization Choices and the Interaction between IPR and Competition Policy

IFN Working Paper No. 895
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Lars Persson and Joshua S. Gans
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 78 (222,807)
Citation 2

Abstract:

entrepreneurs, innovation, commercialization, intellectual property law, competition law

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Entrepreneurial Innovations in Network Industries

NET Institute Working Paper No. 08-02
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Oct 2008
Pehr-Johan Norbäck, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 69 (260,389)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Entry, Compatibility, Innovation, Network

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Buying to Sell: Private Equity Buyouts and Industrial Restructuring

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4338
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jul 2013
Pehr-Johan Norback, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 68 (222,807)

Abstract:

antitrust, competition policy, leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, temporary ownership

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Privatization, Investment and Ownership Efficiency

IFN Working Paper No. 744
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 54 (289,368)

Abstract:

Privatization, Asset Ownership, Restructuring, Oligopoly

Entrepreneurial Innovations, Competition and Competition Policy

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 42 (342,872)
Citation 2

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Antitrust, Competition, Competition Policy, Entrepreneurs, Innovations

Entrepreneurial Innovations, Competition and Competition Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6823
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 1 (549,951)
Citation 2

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Antitrust, Competition, Competition Policy, Entrepreneurs, Innovations

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Why Entrepreneurs Choose Risky R&D Projects ‒ But Still Not Risky Enough

IFN Working Paper No. 926
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Nov 2012
National Institute of Economic Research, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Economia (FEP)
Downloads 41 (296,796)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Commercialization, Entrepreneurship Policy, Start-Ups

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Creative Destruction and Productive Preemption

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4075
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 39 (330,299)

Abstract:

acquisitions, entrepreneurship, innovation, start-ups, patent, ownership, quality

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Getting a Better Price: Strategic Behavior before Changes in Ownership of Corporate Assets

IFN Working Paper No. 777
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 39 (339,642)

Abstract:

Mergers & Acquisitions, Asset Ownership, Restructuring, Oligopoly

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Should R&D Champions Be Protected from Foreign Takeovers?

IFN Working Paper No. 772
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2008
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM, Aalto University, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 38 (333,394)

Abstract:

FDI, M&A, R&D, Multinational Firms

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Cross-Border Acquisitions and Restructuring: Multinational Enterprises versus Private Equity-Firms

IFN Working Paper No. 1057
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Feb 2015
Uppsala University, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 33 (324,365)

Abstract:

Cross-border, International Restructuring, Ownership Efficiency, Private Equity, M&As.

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International Mergers with Financially Constrained Owners

IFN Working Paper No. 927
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Nov 2012
Lund University, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 30 (367,171)

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Investment Liberalization, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance

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The Failing Firm Defense

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 175-201, June 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jun 2005
Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 30 (378,670)
Citation 5

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Investment Liberalization - Who Benefits from Cross Border Mergers?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3166
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Feb 2002
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 29 (382,839)
Citation 2

Abstract:

FDI, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring

Creative Destruction and Productive Preemption

IFN Working Paper No. 799
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 24 (418,066)

Abstract:

Acquisitions, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Start-ups, Patent, Ownership,Quality

Creative Destruction and Productive Preemption

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8281
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 3 (533,926)

Abstract:

Acquisitions, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Ownership, Patent, Start-ups

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Exclusive Dealing, Entry and Mergers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4902
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
Chiara Fumagalli, Massimo Motta and Lars Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 27 (391,598)
Citation 28

Abstract:

Exclusive dealing, entry deterrence, mergers, antitrust

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Privatization and Foreign Competition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2735
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 23 (410,631)
Citation 13

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Acquisitions, failing firms, FDI, national treatment, privatization

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Efficiency and Ownership Structure: The Case of Poland

World Economy, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 437-460, March 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 21 (420,709)

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Privatization Policy in an International Oligopoly

Economica, Vol. 72, No. 288, pp. 635-653, November 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 16 (446,198)
Citation 8

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Cross-Border Acquisitions and Greenfield Entry: Profitability and Stock Market Value

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3998
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2003
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 13 (461,550)
Citation 1

Abstract:

FDI, mergers and acquisitions, stock market value

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Asymmetric Cartels - A Theory of Ring Leaders

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6829
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Centre for European Law and Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Economia (FEP)
Downloads 5 (500,338)
Citation 4

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Cartels, Collusion, Cost Asymmetries, Merger Policy, Ring Leader

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Globalization and Profitability of Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6102
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 May 2008
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 5 (500,338)
Citation 6

Abstract:

FDI, greenfield investments, investment liberalization, mergers and acquisitions

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Venture Capital, Patenting, and Usefulness of Innovations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8392
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 May 2011
Massey University, University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 4 (504,736)
Citation 1

Abstract:

innovation, patent law, patenting intensity, preemptive vs late acquisition strategies, signaling, usefulness requirement, venture capital

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Entrepreneurial Innovations, Entrepreneurship Policy and Globalization

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7752
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Robin Douhan, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 4 (504,736)
Citation 1

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Lobbying, Market Integration, Regulation

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*On the Anticompetitive Effect of Exclusive Dealing When Entry by Merger is Possible

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 57, Issue 4, pp. 785-811, December 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Chiara Fumagalli, Massimo Motta and Lars Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 3 (509,069)

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Buying to Sell: Private Equity Buyouts and Industrial Restructuring

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8992
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Pehr-Johan Norbäck, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 2 (514,595)

Abstract:

antitrust, competition policy, leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, temporary ownership

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Cross-Border Acquisitions and Taxes: Efficiency and Tax Revenues

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 42, Issue 4, pp. 1473-1500, November / novembre 2009,
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Stockholm University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (514,595)
Citation 3

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Endogenous Mergers and Collusion in Asymmetric Market Structures

Economica, Vol. 79, Issue 316, pp. 766-791, 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Centre for European Law and Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Economia (FEP)
Downloads 1 (522,662)

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Should Countries Block Foreign Takeovers of R&D Champions and Promote Greenfield Entry? (Est‐Ce Que Les Pays Devraient Bloquer La Prise De Contrôle Par Des Intérêts Étrangers De Champions Nationaux En R&D Et Encourager L’Investissement Direct De L’Étranger Dans Les Jeunes Pousses?)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 45, Issue 3, pp. 1083-1124, 2012,
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
SKEMA Business School Sophia Antipolis, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 1 (522,662)

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Why Entrepreneurs Choose Risky R&D Projects - But Still Not Risky Enough

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6138
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Nov 2016
National Institute of Economic Research, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Economia (FEP)
Downloads 0 (431,001)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, R&D, entry deterrence

40.

Private Equity's Unintended Dark Side: On the Economic Consequences of Excessive Delistings

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11075
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Feb 2016
Alexander Ljungqvist, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 0 (522,662)

Abstract:

delistings, investment, political economy, private equity, productivity, stock market

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The Evolving Domain of Entrepreneurship Research

IFN Working Paper No. 948
Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Infrastructural and Urban Planning (INFRA), Göteborg University, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics, Independent and Independent

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Entrepreneurship research, evolution, academic disciplines, Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research

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Born to Be Global and the Globalisation Process

The World Economy, Vol. 37, Issue 5, pp. 672-689, 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 May 2014
Pehr‐Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 0 (532,717)

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Venture Capitalists and the Patenting of Innovations

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 61, Issue 3, pp. 623-659, 2013
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Massey University, University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 0 (532,717)
Citation 1

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Endogenous Mergers in Concentrated Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1544
Posted: 19 Mar 1997
Lars Persson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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