Call for Papers

Date: March 5, 2021

Location: Online.

Submission deadline: December 15, 2020

Submissions should be sent to

Conference website


We invite paper submissions to the Southern California Private Equity Conference which will be held virtually Friday March 5th, 2021.

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.  Past agendas are available here.

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), Richard Townsend (USCD Rady) and Xinxin Wang (UCLA).

The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2020.