Ph.D., Stanford University, 2004; M.A., Stanford University, 1999; B.A., Stanford University, 1993
Venture Capital and Private Equity, Governance, Empirical Corporate Finance
"Contracting Frictions and Cross-Border Capital Flows: Evidence from Venture Capital," with Ana Balcarcel and Michael Hertzel
"Blockholder Compensation, Activism, and Efficacy," with Christopher Clifford
"Economic Ties: Evidence from Venture Capital Networks," with Yael Hochberg and Mark Westerfield
Arizona State University: 2003-present
Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Beyster Fellowship, Barrett Honors College Honors Disciplinary Faculty, W.P. Carey School Research Support Grant, 2004, Financial Services Exchange Research Grant, 2003
Professional Leadership and Service
Western Finance Association Program Committee 2008,2010; Financial Management Association Program Committee 2005, 2007, 2008; Ad Hoc Referee: Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Intermediation
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
NBER Entrepreneurship Working Group
“Incentives, Targeting and Firm Performance: An Analysis of Non-Executive Stock Options,” with Yael Hochberg. 2010. Review of Financial Studies, 23(11), 4148-4186.
"Getting Out Early: An Analysis of Market Making Activity at the Recommending Analyst's Firm," with Jennifer Juergens. 2009. Journal of Finance, 64(5), 2327-2359.
"Blurring Firm Boundaries: The Role of Venture Capital in Strategic Alliances," 2008. Journal of Finance, 63(3), 1137-1168.
"Building Relationships Early: Banks in Venture Capital," with Thomas Hellmann and Manju Puri, 2008. Review of Financial Studies, 21(2), 513-541.