Agenda and Session Videos

Below is a list of the sessions from the confence and videos from each session.

Session 1: Owning New Things

"Common Ownership and Startup Growth"
Facilitator: Alminas Zaldokas, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • Ofer Eldar, Duke University, School of Law
  • Jillian Popadak Grennan, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
  • Katherine Waldock, Georgetown University


"R&D or R vs. D? Firm Innovation Strategy and Equity Ownership"
Facilitator: Davidson Heath, University of Utah

  • James Driver, Texas A&M University
  • Adam C. Kolasinski, Texas A&M University
  • Jared R. Stanfield, University of Oklahoma


    Session 2: Humans, Government and Universities

    "Human Interactions and Financial Iivestment: A Video-Based Approach."
    Facilitator: Michael Ewens, Caltech

    • Allen Hu, Yale University
    • Song Ma, Yale University


    “Does Funding Source Matter for University R&D? The Effect of Government vs. Industry Grants”
    Facilitator: Erik Loualiche, University of Minnesota

    • Tania Babina, Columbia University
    • Alex Xi He, University of Maryland
    • Sabrina T. Howell, New York University
    • Elisabeth Ruth Perlman, U.S. Census Bureau
    • Joseph Staudt, U.S. Census Bureau


    Session 3: Funding Innovative Investments

    “Sticky Deposit Rates and Allocative Effects of Monetary Policy”
    Facilitator: William Mann, Emory University

    • Anne Duquerroy, Banque de France
    • Adrien Matray, Princeton University
    • Farzad Saidi, Boston University


    - Presenting author

    “Financing Entrepreneurship: Tax Incentives for Early-Stage Investors”
    Facilitator: Luke Stein, Babson College

    • Matthew Denes, Carnegie Mellon University
    • Filippo Mezzanotti, Northwestern University
    • Sabrina T. Howell, New York University
    • Xinxin Wang, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
    • Ting Xu, University of Virginia