Agenda: 2015

Thursday night, April 9th

Informal dinner for attendees who arrive early.

Attendees will stay at Courtyard Pasadena:
180 North Fair Oaks Avenue • Pasadena, California 91103
Phone: (626) 403-7600

Friday April 10th

Presentation format: 30 minutes for presentation, 15 minutes for discussant and 15 minutes for group discussion.

Location: Baxter Hall 25, Caltech

8:15am and 8:30am: shuttle from hotel to campus.

9:00am – 9:30am: Breakfast and coffee

9:30-10:20am: “Transaction fees and monitoring fees in private equity” (Ludovic Phalippou [Univ. of Oxford, Said])

Discussant: Ayako Yasuda (UC Davis)

10:30 – 10:45am: Coffee break

10:45-11:45am: “Paying for Performance in Private Equity: Evidence from Management Contracts”, (David Robinson [Duke], Thomas Hartmann-Wendels [University of Cologne], Niklas Huther [Duke] and Sonke Sievers [University of Cologne])

Discussant: Joan Farre-Mensa (HBS)

12 – 1:30pm: Lunch

1:30 – 2:30pm: “Private Equity and Industry Performance”, (Josh Lerner [HBS], Shai Bernstein [Stanford GSB], Morten Sorensen [Columbia] and Per Stromberg [Stockholm School of Economics])

Discussant: Manju Puri (Duke)

230-3:30pm: “Experimentation and the Returns to Entrepreneurship”, (Gustavo Manso [UC Berkeley])

Discussant: Robert Marquez (UC Davis)

330 – 3:45pm Break

3:45 – 4:45pm “Accelerators and the Regional Supply of Venture Capital Investment” (Daniel C. Fehder [MIT], Yael Hochberg [Rice, MIT])

Discussant: Shai Bernstein (Stanford GSB)

5:00 – 6:30: Drinks

7pm – 9pm: Dinner, Babita Mexicuisine
1823 S. San Gabriel Blvd. San Gabriel, CA 91776

9pm: shuttle back to hotel