Call for Papers

Date: March 6, 2020

Location: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.

Submission deadline: December 1, 2019

Submissions should be sent to

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We invite paper submissions to the Southern California Private Equity Conference which will be held Friday March 6th, 2020 at Caltech in Pasadena, CA.

We welcome paper submissions on topics that include private equity, venture capital and entrepreneurial finance. Please do not submit a paper accepted for publication in a journal.  Each paper will be assigned a discussant.

The conference is made possible by the support from the The Ronald and Maxine Linde Institute of Economic and Management Sciences at Caltech. The organizers are Michael Ewens (Caltech), Arthur Korteweg (USC Marshall) and Richard Townsend (USCD Rady).

The conference will cover two nights hotel and meals during the conference for presenters and  discussants.

The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2019.