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SIEPR Social Science and Technology

2018 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
September 27, 2018 Jax Kirtley
University of Pennsylvania
What is a Pivot? Explaining When and How Entrepreneurial Firms Decide to Make Strategic Change and Pivot
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd Floor Conference Room
October 9, 2018 Kristina McElheran
University of Toronto
SIEPR Social Science and Technology
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd Floor Conference Room
October 17, 2018 Hila Lifshitz-Assaf
NYU
SIEPR Social Science and Technology
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd Floor Conference Room
October 23, 2018 Gustavo Manso
UC Berkeley
SIEPR Social Science and Technology
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd Floor Conference Room
November 13, 2018 Mary Benner
University of Minnesota
SIEPR Social Science and Technology
4:00pm to 5:30pm

2nd floor conference room (Johnson 224)
November 27, 2018 Sabrina Howell
NYU
SIEPR Social Science and Technology
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd Floor Conference Room
December 11, 2018 Toby Stuart
UC Berkeley
SIEPR Social Science and Technology
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Past Events

2018 Spring
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
June 6, 2018 Bala Vissa
INSEAD
Appeal or incentive? Entrepreneurs’ Network Activation Strategies and Access to Investors
(SIEPR Social Science and Technology Seminar Link)
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd floor Conference Room
May 31, 2018 Kevin Boudreau
Northeastern University
Amateurs Crowds & Professional Entrepreneurs as Platform Complementors
(SIEPR Social Science and Technology Seminar Link)
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd Floor Conference Room
May 16, 2018 Seminar Cancelled
(SIEPR Social Science and Technology Seminar Link)
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd floor Conference Room
May 10, 2018 Shannon Liu
University of Toronto - Rotman
A theory of collective investment with application to venture funding
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn Building 3rd floor conference room
April 5, 2018 Kyle Myers
NBER
The Elasticity of Science
(SIEPR Social Science and Technology Seminar Link)
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd floor Conference Room
2018 Winter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
March 7, 2018 Henning Piezunka
INSEAD
Idea Rejected, Tie Formed: Organizatios' Feedback on Crowdsource Idea
(SIEPR Social Science and Technology Seminar Link)
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd floor Conference Room
February 21, 2018 Yong Paik
Olin Business School
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Political Competition: How the Public Sector Helps the Sharing Economy Create Value
(SIEPR Social Science and Technology Seminar Link)
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd floor Conference Room
February 7, 2018 Margarethe Wiersema
UC Irvine
Title 2/7/2018 TBA
(SIEPR Social Science and Technology Seminar Link)
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd floor Conference Room
January 24, 2018 Florenta Teodoridis
USC-Marschall
The Cost of Research Tools and the Direction of Innovation: Evidence from Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
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(SIEPR Social Science and Technology Seminar Link)
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg, 3rd floor Conference Room
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 8, 2017 Christian Catalini
MIT
Technological Opportunity, Bubbles and Innovation: The Dynamics of Initial Coin Offerings(**Note: Day and Time Change**)
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Gunn SIEPR bldg 3rd floor conference room
November 29, 2017 Prithwiraj Choudhury
HBS
Homesick or Homerun? Distance from Hometown and Employee Productivity – A Natural Experiment from India
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR bldg 3rd floor conference room
November 8, 2017 Tiantian Yang
UNC
Entrepreneurship and Occupational Prestige
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR bldg 3rd floor conference room
October 25, 2017 Michael Roach
Cornell University
Ex ante career preferences and sorting into startup employment
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR bldg 3rd floor conference room
October 12, 2017 David Hsu
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Commercializing basic research & venture scaling
4:00pm to 5:30pm

TBD
September 27, 2017 Neil Gandal
Tel Aviv University/Berkeley
Network-Mediated Knowledge Spillovers: A Cross-Country Comparative Analysis of Information Security Innovations
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR bldg 3rd floor conference room
March 14, 2017 Robert Fairlie
University of California, Santa Cruz
Job Creation and Growth among the Universe of Startups in the United States
4:00pm to 5:15pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg 3rd floor conf. room
January 31, 2017 Aks Zaheer
University of Minnesota
THE SOCIAL EMBEDDEDNESS OF TRADERS IN ATOMIZED FINANCIAL MARKETS
4:00pm to 5:15pm

***NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATION: Koret-Taube Conference Center Room 120 (small room on the 1st floor)***
January 26, 2017 Ranjay Gulati
HBS
The Dynamics of Young Venture Development: The Evolution of Functional Roles & VC Fundraising **(NOTE CHANGE OF TIME AND LOCATION)**
12:00pm to 1:15pm

***NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATION***Packard 101***
January 17, 2017 Stephen Zoepf
Stanford University
Racial and Gender Discrimination in Transportation Network Companies
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4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR Bldg 3rd floor conf. room
December 12, 2016 Will Mitchell
University of Toronto
Title 12/12/16: TBA
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR bldg 3rd floor conference room
November 8, 2016 Arkadly Sakhartov
Wharton University of Pennsylvania
Stock Market Undervaluation of Resource Redeployment
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR bldg 3rd floor conference room
October 25, 2016 Rob Seamans
NYU
Demand Pull or Technology Push? Airmail and Innovation
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR bldg 3rd floor conference room.
October 11, 2016 Abhishek Nagaraj
UC Berkeley
The Private Impact of Public Maps: Landsat Satelite Imagery and Gold Exploration
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR bldg 3rd floor conference room.
September 27, 2016 Valerie Karplus
MIT
Management Practices and Energy Use: Firm-level Evidence from a Chinese Manufacturing Cluster (paper draft distributed Monday)
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Gunn SIEPR 305