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Awate, Snehal, Sheryl Winston Smith, and Sonali K. Shah. "Quitters Versus Pursuers: Education as the Determinant of New Venture Survival." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

Ballou, Janice, David DesRoches, Zhanyun Zhao, and Frank Potter. "Meeting the Challenges of Designing the Kauffman Firm Survey: Sampling Frame, Definitions, Questionnaire Development, and Respondent Burden." Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Establishment Surveys, Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 18-21, 2007. (presentation)

Barton, Tom and David DesRoches. "Minimizing Non-Response in a Survey of New Businesses." Presentation at the 3rd International Conference on Establishment Surveys, Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 18-21, 2007.

Bates, Timothy and Alicia Robb. "Loan Availability among Small Businesses Operating in Urban Minority Communities." Paper presented at the 2013 Strategic Management Society 33rd Annual International Conference, Atlanta, Georgia., September 28-October 1, 2013.

———. "Loan Availability among Small Businesses Operating in Urban Minority Communities." Paper presented at the 2013 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), EMLYON Business School, Écully, France, June 5-8, 2013.

———. "Loan Availability among Small Businesses Operating in Urban Minority Communities." Paper presented at the 2013 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference: Resilience and Rebuilding for Low-Income Communities: Research to Inform Policy and Practice, Washington, D.C., April 11-12, 2013.

Bhawe, Nachiket and Vishal K. Gupta. "Does founder exit impact venture performance in new ventures?" Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

Bhawe, Nachiket and Hans Rawhouser. "Horse Before the Cart: Opportunity Value and the Order of Resource Accumulation." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 12-16, 2011.

———. "Horse Before the Cart: Opportunity Value and the Order of Resource Accumulation." Paper presented at the Great Lakes Entrepreneurship Network (GLEN) conference, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, May 27-28, 2011.

———. "The Process of Resource Accumulation in New Ventures: Does Order Matter?" Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society annual international conference, Rome, Italy, September 12-15, 2010.

Bhawe, Nachiket, Hans Rawhouser, and Shaker Zahra. "Does the Sequence of Resource Accumulation Matter for Entrepreneurs?" Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society annual international conference, Rome, Italy, September 12-15, 2010.

Bianchi, Annamaria and Silvia Biffignandi. "An Index of Entrepreneurship Measure." Paper presented at the 56th Annual International Council for Small Business conference (ICSB 2011), Stockholm, Sweden, June 15-18, 2011.

———. "Measuring and Analyzing Performance in Longitudinal Data." Paper presented at the Methods and Models for Latent Variables conference, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, May 17-18, 2012.

Bradford, William D., Qianqian Du, and Tatyana Sokolyk. "Firm Ownership, Agency Costs, and Firm Performance." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

———. "Firm Ownership, Agency Costs, and Firm Performance." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance, Chicago, Illinois, September 15-17, 2010.

Bradford, William D. and Tatyana Sokolyk. "Ownership Structure and Performance of Closely Held Young Firms." Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

Braggion, Fabio, Mintra Dwarkasing, and Steven Ongena. "Household Inequality, Entrepreneurial Dynamism and Corporate Financing." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Braymen, Charles. "The Financial Structure of Born Global Firms." Paper presented at the Western Economic Association International 87th annual meeting, San Francisco, California, June 29-July 3, 2012.

Braymen, Charles and Florence Neymotin. "Enclaves and Entrepreneurial Success." Paper presented at the Academy of International Business – Southeast USA 2012 annual conference, October 31-November 2, 2012.

———. "The Export Decisions of New Firms." Paper presented at the annual Southern Econometric Association meeting, November 21-23, 2009.

———. "Immigrant Enclaves and the Success of Entrepreneurial Ventures." Paper presented at the 85th annual meeting of Western Economic Association, Portland, OR, June 29-July 3, 2010.

———. "Immigrant Enclaves and the Success of Entrepreneurial Ventures." Paper presented at the University of Arkansas, April 30, 2010.

———. "Immigrant Enclaves and the Success of Entrepreneurial Ventures." Paper presented at the workshop on Assessing the Results of Microdata Access, U.S.D.A. Economic Research Service, Washington, D.C., November 18, 2009.

———. "Immigrant Enclaves and the Success of Entrepreneurial Ventures." Paper presented at the University of Nebraska, November 9, 2009.

Briggs, Kristie N. "The Impact of Regional Innovation on Born-Global Entrepreneurs." Paper presented at annual meeting of Southern Econometric Association meeting, November 21-23, 2009.

Broughman, Brian. "Entrepreneur Wealth and the Value of Limited Liability." Paper presented at the Midwest Corporate Law Scholars conference, The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, June 15, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneur Wealth and the Value of Limited Liability." Paper presented at the American Law and Economics Association 21st annual meeting, Columbia Law School, Columbia University, New York City, New York, May 20-21, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneur Wealth and the Value of Limited Liability." Paper presented at the Fifth Law & Entrepreneurship Retreat, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, February 17-18, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneur Wealth and the Value of Limited Liability." Paper presented at University of Florida Levin College of Law, Law and Entrepreneurship (LEN) retreat, Gainesville, Florida, February 2011.

———. "Entrepreneur Wealth and the Value of Limited Liability." Paper presented at Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee, October 25, 2010.

——— "Entrepreneur Wealth and the Value of Limited Liability." Paper presented at the Midwestern Law and Economics Association annual meeting, Boulder, Colorado, October 8-9, 2010.

———. "Entrepreneur Wealth and the Value of Limited Liability." Paper presented at Big 10 Untenured Conference, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, August, 2010.

———. "Entrepreneur Wealth and the Value of Limited Liability." Paper presented at the Law and Society Association (LSA) annual meeting, Chicago, IL, May 27-30, 2010.

Cassar, Gavin. "The Roles of Industry and Startup Experience on Entrepreneur Forecast Performance at New Business Entry." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 12-16, 2011.

———. "The Roles of Industry and Startup Experience on Entrepreneur Forecast Performance at New Business Entry." Paper presented at the Duke/Kauffman Entrepreneurship Conference, Durham, North Carolina, March 10, 2011.

Cassia, Lucio and Tommaso Minola. "Capital Structure Decision of New Technology Based Firms: Evidence from Youth Entrepreneurship." Paper presented at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) RENT XXIV - Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Maastricht, the Netherlands, November 18-19, 2010.

———. "Capital Structure Decision of New Technology Based Firms: Evidence from Youth Entrepreneurship." Paper presented at the 18th annual High Technology Small Firms (HTSF) conference, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, May 27-28, 2010.

———. "Pecking Order Theory Extension and the Role of Human Capital in New Technology Based Firms: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the VICO conference, Stresa, Italy, June 29-July 1, 2011.

———. "Revising the Capital Structure Decisions of NTBFs: The Case of Young Entrepreneurship." Paper presented at the Entrepreneurship Today Conference, Bergamo, Italy, September 21, 2010.

Cavarretta, Fabrice and Nathan Furr. "Means, Variability, and Extremes: Reinterpreting the Role of Resources in New Ventures." Paper presented at the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE) Conference, Sydney, Australia, February 4-7, 2014.

———. "Means, Variability, and Extremes: Reinterpreting the Role of Resources in New Ventures." Paper presented at the 35th DRUID Celebration Conference 2013, ESADE, Barcelona, Spain, June 17-19, 2013.

———. "Means, Extremes and the Resource Curse." Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Paris, France, October 2011.

———. "Means, Extremes and the Resource Curse." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montréal, Québec, Canada, August 8-10, 2010.

———. "Means, Extremes and the Resource Curse." Paper presented at the  annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 10-12, 2010.

———. "Too much of a good thing? Resource effects in new ventures." Paper presented at the 2nd Tilburg Conference on Innovation, Oisterwijk, the Netherlands, June 15-17, 2012.

———. "Too much of a good thing? Resource effects in new ventures." Paper presented at the 7th Congress of the Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Paris, France, October 19, 2011.

———. "Too much of a good thing? Resource effects in new ventures." Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AIE 2011), Beijing, China, July 1-3, 2011.

———. "Too much of a good thing? Resource effects in new ventures." Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC 2011), Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, June 8-10, 2011.

Cavarretta, Fabrice and Alicia M. Robb. "Distinguishing Extreme vs. Average Effects in Nascent Firms: An Organizational Risk Approach to Resources." Paper presented at the ESSEC Business School Working Group on (quantitative) Risk Analysis/Uncertainty, Cergy, France, November 3, 2009.

———. "Distinguishing Extreme vs. Average Effects in Nascent Firms: An Organizational Risk Approach to Resources." Paper presented at the 7th West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship (WCRS), Seattle, WA, September 11-12, 2009.

———. "Distinguishing Extreme vs. Average Performance in Nascent Firms: Putting Risk Back into Entrepreneurship Research." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois, August 7-11, 2009.

———. "Distinguishing Extreme vs. Average Performance in Nascent Firms: Putting Risk Back into Entrepreneurship Research." Paper presented at the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Babson Park, MA, June 6-9, 2009.

Cerqueiro, Geraldo and María Fabiana Penas. "How Does Personal Bankruptcy Law Affect Start-Ups?" Paper presented at the Manchester Business School Finance Seminar, Manchester, United Kingdom, September 24, 2014.

———. "How Does Personal Bankruptcy Law Affect Start-Ups?" Paper presented at the Euopean Investment Fund, Euopean Investment Bank, Luxembourg, April 24, 2012.

———. "How Does Personal Bankruptcy Law Affect Start-Ups?" Paper presented at the Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 27-28, 2011.

———. "How Does Personal Bankruptcy Law Affect Start-Ups?" Paper presented at the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) international conference on Financial Intermediation, Competition and Risk, University of Rome III, Rome, Italy, June 30-July 2, 2011.

———. "How Does Personal Bankruptcy Law Affect Start-Ups?" Paper presented at the 46th annual conference of the Western Finance Association, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 19-22, 2011.

———. "How Does Personal Bankruptcy Law Affect Start-Ups?" Paper presented at the Frontiers in Entrepreneurship Research workshop: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Human Capital, Católica Lisbon, School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal, December 17-18, 2010.

———. "How Does Personal Bankruptcy Law Affect Start-Ups?" Paper presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Entrepreneurship Working Group Meeting, Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 3, 2010.

———. "How Does Personal Bankruptcy Law Affect Start-Ups?" Paper presented at the Kauffman Foundation-Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta conference on Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Recovery, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, October 26-27, 2010.

Chandrashekar, G.R. "Research Intensity and New Venture Growth." Paper presented at the 2013 Industry Studies Association Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, May 28-31, 2013.

———. "Research Intensity and New Venture Growth." Paper presented at the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Global Entrepreneurship: The Latest Research on Business Creation conference, Washington, D.C., October 6-8, 2011.

Chen, Yan. "When Survival Reigns Over Growth: Sequential Attention to Survival and Growth in New Ventures." Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida, August 9-13, 2013.

Chen, Yan and Michael Song. "R&D Search Under Environmental Jolts: Evidence from New Ventures in the United States." Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida, August 9-13, 2013.lee

———. "R&D Search Under Environmental Jolts: Evidence from New Ventures in the United States." Paper presented at the 2013 Industry Studies Association Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, May 28-31, 2013.

Cheng, Shaoming. "Access to Capital from Various Sources and New Venture Survival." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

Chua, Jess H. and Zhenyu Wu. "Value Added by Angel Investors through Post-Investment Involvement: Empirical Evidence and Ownership Implications." Paper presented at the European Financial Management Symposium, Montréal, Québec, Canada, April 15-17, 2010.

———. "Value Added by Angel Investors through Post-Investment Involvement: Empirical Evidence and Ownership Implications." Paper presented at the Kauffman Foundation-Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Workshop on Entrepreneurial Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, March 12-13, 2009.

Classen, Nicolas and Martin Carree. "How Family Ownership and Performance Below Aspiration Influence Start-up Innovation Investment: A Behavioral Theory Perspective" Paper presented at the 2013 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), EMLYON Business School, Écully, France, June 5-8, 2013.

Cole, Rebel. "How Do Firms Choose Legal Form of Organization?" Paper presented at the Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth 4th annual conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, June 16-17, 2011.

Cole, Rebel A. and Tatyana Sokolyk. "Debt Financing, Survival, and Growth of Start-Up Firms." Paper presented at the 12th International Paris Finance Meeting, Paris, France, December 18, 2014.

———. "Debt Financing, Survival, and Growth of Start-Up Firms." Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meetings of the Southern Finance Association, Key West, Florida, November 20-22, 2014.

———. "Debt Financing, Survival, and Growth of Start-Up Firms." Paper presented at the 2014 Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference, Boston, Masachusetts, November 14-16, 2014.

———. "Debt Financing, Survival, and Growth of Start-Up Firms." Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meetings of the Financial Management Association, Nashville, Tennessee, October 15-18, 2014.

———. "Debt Financing, Survival, and Growth of Start-Up Firms." Paper presented at the 2014 World Finance Conference, Venice, Italy, July 2-4, 2014.

———. "Debt Financing, Survival, and Growth of Start-Up Firms." Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meetings of the European Financial Management Association, Rome, Italy, June 26-28, 2014.

———. "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." Paper presented at the 2013 World Finance Conference, Cyprus, July 1-3, 2013.

———.  "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." Paper presented at the Sixth Annual Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)-Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference on Intellectual Property and Innovation , Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, June 6-7, 2013.

———.  "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meetings of the Eastern Finance Association, St. Pete Beach, Florida, April 11-13, 2013.

———.  "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." Paper presented at the Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, November 14-17, 2012.

———.  "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." Paper presented at the Financial Management Association International Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, October 17-20, 2012.

———.  "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." Paper presented at the  2012 annual meeting of the Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance, New York, New York, September 18-21, 2012.

———.  "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

———.  "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." Paper presented at the Third Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 10-11, 2012.

———.  "How Do Start-Up Firms Finance Their Assets? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Surveys." Paper presented at the Global Finance Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 24-25, 2012.

Coleman, Susan, Carmen Cotei, and Joseph Farhat. "The Debt-Equity Choice of U.S. Privately Held Firms." Paper presented at the Eastern Finance Association 2013 annual meeting, St. Pete Beach, Florida, April 10-13, 2013.

———. "Determinants of New Firm Survival and Exit through M&A: Evidence from the 2004-2008 Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the annual conference of the Financial Management Association International (FMA), Denver, Colorado, October 19-22, 2011.

———. "Determinants of Startup Financing Decisions." Paper presented at the Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 5-8, 2014.

———. "Factors Affecting Survival, Closure and M&A Exit for Small Businesses." Paper presented at the 2012 Midwest Finance Association annual meeting , New Orleans, Louisiana, February 22-25, 2012.

———. "Financing Decisions of U.S. Privately Held Firms." Paper presented at the  2012 Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business-US Northeast Chapter (AIBNE), Sacred Heart University, Welch College of Business, Fairfield, Connecticut, October 11-13, 2012.

———. "New Firm Survival and Exit through M&A: A Duration Analysis." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

———. "New Firm Survival and Exit through M&A: A Duration Analysis." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 12-16, 2011.

———. "A Resource-Based View of New Firm Survival: New Perspectives on the Role of Industry and Exit Route ." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance, New York, New York, September 19-22, 2012.

Coleman, Susan and Alicia M. Robb. "Capital Structure Theory and New Technology Firms: Is There a Match?" Paper presented at the annual conference of the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, January 13-16, 2011.

———. "Financing High-Growth Women-Owned Enterprises: Evidence from the United States." Paper presented at the 2014 Diana International Research Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, June 15-18, 2014.

———. "Financing High-Growth Women-Owned Enterprises: Evidence from the United States." Paper presented at the 59th Annual Conference of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), Dublin, Ireland, June 11-14, 2014.

———. "Gender Differences in Firm Performance: The Role of Motivations and Expectations." Paper presented at the DIANA International Conference on Women's Entrepreneurship Research, Banff, Alberta, Canada, August 3-4, 2010.

———. "Gender Differences in Firm Performance: The Role of Motivations and Expectations." Paper presented at the 6th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Adelaide, Australia, February 3-6, 2009.

———. "Gender Differences in Motivation, Financing Strategy, and Firm Performance of Entrepreneurs." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montréal, Québec, Canada, August 6-10, 2010.

———. "The Impact of Financial Capital on Business Performance: A Comparison of Women- and Men-Owned Firms." Paper presented at the 21st annual meeting of the Academy for Entrepreneurial Finance, Chicago, Illinois, September 23-25, 2009.

———. "The Impact of Financial Capital on Business Performance: A Comparison of Women- and Men-Owned Firms." Paper presented at the 84th annual meeting of the Western Economic Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 29-July 4, 2009.

———. "The Impact of Financial Capital on Business Performance: A Comparison of Women- and Men-Owned Firms." Paper presented at the 20th annual meeting of the Academy for Entrepreneurial Finance, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 24-26, 2008.

———. "The Impact of Financial Capital on Business Performance: A Comparison of Women- and Men-Owned Firms." Paper presented at the 6th West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship (WCRS), Palo Alto, California, September 5-6, 2008.

———. "New Firm Financing for Women-Owned Firms: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey Data." Paper presented at the annual conference of the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Anaheim, California, January 9, 2009.

———. "Sources of Financing for New Technology Firms: A Comparison by Gender." Paper presented at the National Academy's Workshop on From Science to Business: How to Prepare Female Scientists and Engineers to Successfully Transition Into Entrepreneurship. Irvine, California, August 31-September 1, 2009.

———. "Sources of Financing for New Technology Firms: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the annual conference of the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Nashville, Tennessee, January 15, 2010.

———. "Sources of Financing for New Technology Firms: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the workshop on Assessing the Results of Microdata Access, U.S.D.A. Economic Research Service, Washington, D.C., November 18, 2009.

———. "Sources of Funding for New Women-Owned Firms." Paper presented at the Western New England Law School's conference on Women, Ethnicity, and Entrepreneurship, Springfield, Massachusetts, October 23, 2009.

———. "Sources of Funding for New Women-Owned Firms." Paper presented at the 6th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Adelaide, Australia, February 3-6, 2009.

Cotei, Carmen and Joseph Farhat. "Becoming M&A Targets: Evidence from Small, Privately Held Firms." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Crawford, G. Christopher. "Emerging Scalability and Extreme Outcomes in New Ventures: Power-Law Analyses of Three Studies ." Paper presented at the 2012 Academy of Management annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, August 3-7, 2012.

———. "An Evolutionary Perspective on Marketing Strategy in Emerging Entrepreneurial Firms." Paper presented at the Research Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Chicago, Illinois, August 6-7, 2009.

———. "The Emergence of Outliers in Entrepreneurship:  A Self-Organized Criticality Framework." Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference 2015, Martin J. Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, June 10-13, 2015.

———. "The Emergence of Outliers in Entrepreneurship:  A Self-Organized Criticality Framework." Paper presented at an Ohio University Center for Entrepreneurship Research Seminar, Athens, Ohio, April 17, 2015.

———. "The Power of Promotion: An Agent-Based Model of Human Capital and Self-Regulation Effects on New Venture Performance in Dynamic Environments." Paper presented at the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, The Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, June 8-11, 2011.

———. "Toward a Scale-Free Theory of New Venture Performance: A Complexity Science Approach Through the Lens of Regulatory Focus Theory." Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference 2012, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, June 6-9, 2012.

———. "Understanding the Emergence of Outliers in Entrepreneurship: A Self-Organized Criticality Framework." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Crawford, G. Christopher and Benyamin B. Lichtenstein. "Is there a Singular Drive in Entrepreneurship? Power-Law Dynamics or Organizational Emergence and Growth." Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida, August 9-13, 2013.

Crawford, G. Christopher and Bill McKelvey. "Strategic Implications of Power-law Distributions in the Creation and Emergence of New Ventures: Power-Law Analyses in Three Panel Studies." Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference 2012, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, June 6-9, 2012.

———. "Using Simulation Experiments to Build and Test Entrepreneurship Theories." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montréal, Québec, Canada, August 8-10, 2010.

———. "Using Simulation Experiments to Build and Test Entrepreneurship Theories." Interactive paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 10-12, 2010.

Crum, Michael. "Labor Market Institutions and New Firm Employment Growth." Paper presented at the Association of Private Enterprise Education Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 11-14, 2010.

Cuntz, Alexander N. "Open Innovation Practices and Impact on Entrepreneurial Firm Growth and Innovation: Growth of the Fittest?" Paper presented at the Kauffman-OECD Workshop on New Practices in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Kansas City, Missouri, June 23-24, 2009.

———. "Three Axioms on Open Innovation and a (Non-) Parametric Application to the Entrepreneurial Case." Paper presented at the INNO-GRIPS Early Career Researcher Workshop, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, January 26-27, 2009.

———. "Three Axioms on Open Innovation and a (Non-) Parametric Application to the Entrepreneurial Case." Paper presented at the DRUID-DIME Academy Winter 2009 PhD Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, January 22-24, 2009.

D'Erasmo, Pablo N. and Hernan J. Moscoso Boedo. "Entrepreneurship and Endogenous Volatility." Paper presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), Santiago, Chile, November 10-12, 2011.

———. "Intangibles and Endogenous Firm Volatility over the Business Cycle." Paper presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the Society for Economic Dynamics, Seoul, South Korea, June 27-29, 2013.

———. "Intangibles and Endogenous Firm Volatility over the Business Cycle." Paper presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Summer Institute 2012 Macroeconomics and Productivity, Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 18, 2012.

———. "Intangibles and Endogenous Firm Volatility over the Business Cycle." Paper presented at the 2012 Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings, Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, Indiana, May 11-13, 2012.

Desplaces, David E. and Davis, Amy E. "Spatial Allocation of Human Capital: Differentiating Between Types of Firms and Regions Between Rural and Non-Rural Locations." Paper presented at the Academy of Economics and Finance 39th annual meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, February 9-11, 2012.

DesRoches, David E. "Using a Multi-Mode Design on a Panel Study of New Businesses." Presentation at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation - Roundtable on Establishment Surveys, Washington, D.C., August 9, 2011.

———. "Using a Multi-Mode Design on a Panel Study of New Businesses." Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Washington, D.C., July 30-August 4, 2011

DesRoches, David, Julia Lane, Alicia Robb, and Scott Shane. "Kauffman Firm Survey: Presentation." Presentation at the 2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data, Kansas City, Missouri, November 2, 2007. (audio)

Doms, Mark, Ethan Lewis, Alicia M. Robb. "Local Labor Market Endowments, New Business Characteristics, and Performance." Paper presented at the 2009 Comparative Analysis of Enterprise (Micro) Data (CAED) conference, Tokyo, Japan, October 2-4, 2009.

———. "Local Labor Market Endowments, New Business Characteristics, and Performance." Paper presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Entrepreneurship Working Group Meeting, Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 21-23, 2009.

———. "Local Labor Market Endowments, New Business Characteristics, and Performance." Paper presented at the 84th annual meeting of Western Economic Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 29-July 4, 2009.

———. "Local Labor Market Endowments, New Business Characteristics, and Performance." Paper presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Cities and Entrepreneurship Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, May 1-2, 2009.

———. "Local Labor Market Endowments, New Business Characteristics, and Performance." Paper presented at the Urban Affairs Association 39th annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, March 4-7, 2009.

———. "Local Labor Market Endowments, New Business Characteristics, and Performance." Paper presented at the 35th International Small Business Congress, Belfast, Ireland, November 4-6, 2008.

———. "Local Labor Market Endowments, New Business Characteristics, and Performance." Paper presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Entrepreneurship Working Group Meeting, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 3, 2008.

———. "Local Labor Market Endowments, New Business Characteristics, and Performance." Paper presented at the 2008 International Council for Small Business World Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 22-25, 2008.

———. "Local Labor Market Endowments, New Business Characteristics, and Performance." Paper presented at the 8th International Research Conference on Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data, Budapest, Hungary, May 22-24, 2008.

Everett, Craig R. "Agency Costs of Outside Equity: Evidence from Start-up Firms in their First Two Years." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance, Los Angeles, California, September 21-23, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Overconfidence, Outside Equity and Successful Exits." Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Finance and Economics, Chicago, Illinois, September 15-17, 2010.

———. "Entrepreneurial Overconfidence, Outside Equity and Successful Exits." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montréal, Québec, Canada, August 6-10, 2010.

Fairlie, Robert W. "Taking the Leap: The Determinants of Entrepreneurs Hiring their First Employee." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

———. "Taking the Leap: The Determinants of Entrepreneurs Hiring their First Employee." Paper presented at Cornell University, October 27, 2014.

———. "Taking the Leap: The Determinants of Entrepreneurs Hiring their First Employee." Paper presented at Harvard Business School, October 22, 2014.

Fairlie, Robert W., Alicia M. Robb, and David T. Robinson. "Black and White: Access to Capital among Minority-Owned Startups." Paper presented at the CESifo Venice Summer Institute, Venice, Italy, July 24-25, 2015.

Fairlie, Robert W., David T. Robinson, and Alicia M. Robb. "Black and White: Race and Access to Capital for Startups." Paper presented at the APPAM 37tth Annual Fall Research Conference, Miami, Florida, November 12-14, 2015.

Farhat, Joseph and Naranchimeg Mijid. "Do Women Lag Behind Men? A Matched-Sample Analysis of the Dynamics of Gender Gaps." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Fariborzi, Hadi and Mohammad Keyhani. "Internationalize to Live: A Study on Post-Internationalization Survival of New Ventures." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Fernhaber, Stephanie A. and Marleen McCormick. "Do Perceptions Drive Reality? Implications for New Venture Internationalization." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Forster, William R. "Partnerships and Performance: A Mixed-Methods, Longitudinal Study of Founding Partnerships’ Effects on New Venture Performance." Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference 2012, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, June 6-9, 2012.

———. "Partners and Profits: A Hybrid, Longitudinal Study of Founding Partnerships’ Effects on New Firm Profitability." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

Fried, Harold O. and Loren W. Tauer. "Do Efficiency Scores Predict Entrepreneurial Success? A Survival Analysis." Paper presented at the North American Productivity Workshop VII, Rice University, Houston, Texas, June 6-9, 2012.

———. "An Entrepreneur Success Index that Predicts Survival." Paper presented at USASBE 2013, San Francisco, California, January 10-13, 2013..

———. "Predicting the Success of Entrepreneurial Ventures Using Order-m FDH." Paper presented at the 2011 European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis 2011, Verona, Italy, June 22-24, 2011.

———. "Understanding Technology and Entrepreneurship: An Index of Technopreneurship Success." Paper presented at the 1st Valencian Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity, Valencia, Spain, October 7-8, 2010.

———. "Understanding Technology and Entrepreneurship: An Index of Techpreneurship Success." Paper presented at the annual conference of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Nashville, Tennessee, January 14-17, 2010

———. "Understanding the Entrepreneur: An Index of Entrepreneurial Success." Paper presented at the international workshop on Efficiency and Productivity in honor of Professor Knox Lovell, Alicante, Spain, October 4-5, 2010.

———. "Understanding the Entrepreneur: An Index of Entrepreneurial Success." Paper presented at the Eleventh European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Pisa, Italy, June 23-26, 2009.

———. "Understanding the Entrepreneur: An Index of Entrepreneurial Success." Paper presented at the annual Babson Entrepreneurship Conference, Babson College, Babson Park, Massachusetts, June, 2009.

Gai, Yunwei, and Maria Minniti. "Survival and Financing of Black Owned Start-ups in the U.S." Paper presented at the annual American Economic Association meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, January 2-5, 2010.

———. "Survival and Financing of Black Owned Start-ups in the U.S." Paper presented at the annual Southern Econometric Association meeting, November 21-23, 2009.

Galope, Reynold. "Effect of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) on Innovation Effort: An Inflow-Sampling Approach." Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Research Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, November 4-6, 2010.

Galope, Reynold and Susan E. Cozzens. "Evaluating the Additionality and Certification Effects of Research and Innovation Policy on Small Business Start-Ups: An Inflow-Sampling and Counterfactual Approach." Paper presented at the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy 2011, Atlanta, Georgia, September 15-17, 2011.

Giones, Ferran, Gabriela Balladares, Francesc Miralles, David Riu. "When Less is More? Resource Richness Influence on the Value Creation Strategies for New Technology-Based Ventures." Paper presented at the Global Research Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship (GRSME), DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, August 12-14, 2015.

Giones, Ferran, Brian Gozun, and Fracesc Miralles. "Resource Combinations Influence on New Firm Growth, Studying New Entrants in a High Tech Industry." Paper presented at the 2016 International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation / IEEE International Technology Management Conference (ICE/ITMC), Trondheim, Norway, June 13-15, 2016.

Giones, Ferran, Francesc Miralles, Marc König, and Guido Baltes. "Do all paths lead to Rome? Technology and Market Orientation Influence on the Growth of New Technology-based Firms." Paper presented at the International ICE Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE), Belfast, Northern Ireland, June 22-24, 2015.

Gresock, Amy. "A Dynamic Approach to Resource Accumulation Processes in New Firms." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 12-16, 2011.

Grossman, Elissa B. and Robbie Nakats. "Crowdfunding and Social Network Theory: An Empirical Investigation." Paper presented at the 33rd Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lyon, France, June 5-8, 2013.

Gurley-Calvez, Tami, Pavel Kapinos, and Kandice Kapinos. "(Un)expected Housing Price Changes: Idenitfying the Drivers of Small Business Finance." Paper presented at the American Economic Association (AEA) and Allied Social Science Associations(ASSA) annual meetings, Boston, Massachusetts, January 3-5, 2015.

Hackler, Darrene. "High-Technology and Regions in an Era of Open Innovation." Paper presented at the 56th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, San Francisco, CA, November 2009.

———. "High-Technology and Regions in an Era of Open Innovation." Paper presented at the George Mason University Center for Science and Technology Policy, Arlington, VA, November 2009.

———. "High-Technology and Regions in an Era of Open Innovation." Paper presented at the George Washington University Center for International Science and Technology Policy (CISTP), Arlington, VA, November 2009.

———. "High-Technology and Regions in an Era of Open Innovation." Paper presented at the 7th West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship (WCRS), Seattle, WA, September 11-12, 2009.

———. "High-Technology and Regions in an Era of Open Innovation." Paper presented at the 12th Uddevalla Symposium, Bari, Italy, June 11-13, 2009.

Hamilton, Barton. "Founding Innovation Strategy and the Performance of US Start-Ups." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Haskel, Jonathan, Alicia M. Robb, and John Haltiwanger. "Extending the Surveys on R&D to Measure Intangibles: Evidence from a Pilot Survey in the UK and the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at annual American Economic Association Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, January 2-5, 2010.

Hechavarria, Diana M. "Emprendedores Hispanos: An Investigation Hispanic Lead Start-ups in the United States." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Henderson, Loren and Cedric Herring. "Credit Where Credit is Due? Race, Gender, and Creditworthiness among Business Startups." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 12-16, 2011.

———. "Racial and Gender Differences in the Determinants and Outcomes of Creditworthiness among Business Start-ups." Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 9-12, 2011.

Hurst, Erik G. and Benjamin Wild Pugsley. "Non Pecuniary Benefits of Small Business Ownership." Paper presented at the 9th annual international Industrial Organization Society conference, Boston, Massachussetts, April 8-10, 2011.

———. "Non Pecuniary Benefits of Small Business Ownership." Paper presented at the Duke/Kauffman Entrepreneurship Conference, Durham, North Carolina, March 10, 2011.

———. "Non Pecuniary Benefits of Small Business Ownership." Paper presented at the National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER) Summer Institute 2010, Boston, Massachussetts, July 12-August 5, 2010.

———. "What Do Small Businesses Do?" Paper presented at the Fall 2011 Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA) conference, Washington, D.C., September 15, 2011.

Jang, Yongseok. "Does Open Innovation Help New Technology-Based Firms, located in Isolated Areas?" Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 1-5, 2014.

———. "Resource Slack and Knowledge Creation For New Technology-Based Firms: Questioning The Validity of Agency Theory for Entrepreneurship Research." Paper presented at the 2013 Strategic Management Society 33rd Annual International Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, September 28-October 1, 2013.

———. "Resource Slack and Strategies of Entrepreneurship." Paper presented at the 3rd Annual International Council for Small Business (ICSB)-George Washington University Global Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Conference, Washington, D.C., October 11-13, 2012.

———. "Resource Slack, Open Innovation, and Internal R&D of New Technology-Based Firms (NTBF)." Paper presented at the 2014 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, January 9-12, 2014.

Jiang, Guohua. "New Venture Internationalization: the Determinants and Performance." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

Keyhani, Mohammad, Yuval Deutsch, Anoop Madhok, and Moren Lévesque. "Exploration-Exploitation Strategies and Exit Outcomes of New Ventures." Paper presented at the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Ivey Business School, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, June 4-7, 2014.

Khurana, Indu. "Is 'Leverage' Leveraging Business Start-ups? An Analysis of Business Start-ups Using the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the American Economic Association (AEA) and Allied Social Science Associations(ASSA) annual meetings, Chicago, Illinois, January 6-8, 2012.

———. "Speed of Entrepreneurial Learning and Firm Growth." Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

———. "Speed of Entrepreneurial Learning and Firm Growth." Paper presented at DRUID 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 19-21, 2012.

———. "Speed of Entrepreneurial Learning and Firm Growth." Paper presented at the Third Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Canada, June 10-11, 2012.

———. "Speed of Entrepreneurial Learning and Firm Growth." Paper presented at the 46th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, University of Calgary, Calgagy, Alberta, Canada, June 7-10, 2012.

———. "Speed of Entrepreneurial Learning and Firm Growth." Paper presented at the 9th Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference (ACAC), Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, May 15-17, 2012.

———. "Speed of Entrepreneurial Learning and Firm Growth." Paper presented at the Eastern Economic Association annual conference, Boston, Massachusetts, March 8-12, 2012.

Kim, Dasol. "Equity Financing and Start-up Firm Growth." Paper presented at the Western Economic Association International 87th annual meeting, San Francisco, California, June 29-July 3, 2012.

———. "Equity Financing and Start-up Firm Growth." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

Kushev, Trayan and John M. Mueller. "Immigrants, New Firms, and Patents." Paper presented at the 2014 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, January 9-12, 2014.

———. "Immigrants, New Firms, and Patents." Paper presented at the 2013 Industry Studies Association Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, May 28-31, 2013.

Lee, Sang Mook, Yuanzhi Li, Jose M. Plehn-Dujowich, and Sheryl Winston Smith. "The Distribution and Dynamics of the Capital Structure of Entrepreneurial Firms." Paper presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the Midwest Finance Association, Chicago, Illinois, March 3-5, 2011.

———. "The Distribution and Evolution of Capital Structure of Entrepreneurial Firms." Paper presented at the Duke/Kauffman Entrepreneurship Conference, Durham, North Carolina, March 10, 2011.

———. "The Distribution and Evolution of the Capital Structure of Entrepreneurial Firms: Evidence on the Financial Crisis." Paper presented at the Kauffman Foundation-Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta conference on Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Recovery, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, October 26-27, 2010.

Lee, Jeongsik and Wei Zhang. "Financial Capital and Startup Survival." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 12-16, 2011.

Lee, Yan Y. and Smith Williams. "Do Community Banks Play a Role in New Firms' Access to Credit." Paper presented at the Community Banking in the 21st Century Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, October 2-3, 2013.

Litwin, Adam Seth and Phil Phan. "Quality over Quantity: Reexamining the Link Between Entrepreneurship and Job Creation." Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

Liu, Zilong and Xinlei Zhao. "The Choice Between Supplier Financing and Bank Financing." Paper presented at the 2014 FMA International Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, October 15-18, 2014.

———. "The Choice Between Supplier Financing and Bank Financing." Paper presented at the Kent State 29th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, Kent, Ohio, April 11, 2014.

Lowrey, Ying. "Estimating Entrepreneurial Jobs — Business Creation is Job Creation." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Economics Association, Denver, Colorado, January 2011.

Lynch, Teresa and Lois Rho. "Capital Availability in Inner Cities: What Role for Federal Policy?" Paper presented at the Small Business and Entrepreneurship during an Economic Recovery conference, Washington, D.C., November 9-10, 2011.

Mack, Elizabeth and Ram Mudambi. "The Dynamics of New Venture Relocations: Benefit or Boondoggle for Origin Locations?" Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Martinez, Ruben. "Does Formal Institutional Access to Startup Funds Matter to the Survivability of Latina-Owned Firms?" Paper presented at the 11th Annual Cambio de Colores conference, Columbia, Missouri, June 13-15, 2012.

Martinez, Ruben, Bette Avila, Olga Santiago, and Jennifer Tello Buntin. "Do Formal Funding Sources Matter to the Survivability of Latino-Owned Firms?" Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

Mazzei, Matthew J., Matthew W. Rutherford, L. Allison Jones-Farmer, and Sharon L. Oswald. "Understanding Indicators of New Venture Legitimacy: The Relationship with Firm Performance." Paper presented at the annual conference of the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, January 2011.

McCollum, Meagan N. "Credit Composition and Small Business Resilience." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Mijid, Naranchimeg. "Dynamics of Smallest Female Owned Businesses." Paper presented at the Kauffman Emerging Scholars Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, October 9-11, 2014.

Moser, Shane. "Debt Specialization in Startups." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

———. "Debt Specialization in Startups." Paper presented at the Kauffman Emerging Scholars Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, October 9-11, 2014.

Mueller, John M. "Effects of Using Debt or Equity First on Financing of Young Firms." Paper presented at the Association of Private Enterprise Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1-3, 2012.

Mueller, John M. and David Dubofsky. "Multiple Credit Sources and New Firms." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management Kauffman Firm Survey workshop, Montréal, Québec, Canada, August 8-10, 2010.

———. "Resourceful Financing by New Firms." Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, London, Ontario, Canada, June 4-7, 2014

Nassereddine, Mohamad. "An Analysis of Founding and Current Conditions on Firms' Survival Using the KFS." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 12-16, 2011.

Neymotin, Florence. "International Involvement and Production Efficiency among Small Beginning Firms." Paper presented at the Academy of International Business - Southeast USA 2014 Annual Conference. Florida International University, Miami, Florida, October 23-25, 2014.

Ofem, Brandon and Goce Andrevski. "CEO versus Top Management Teams: Performance Differences in the Entrepreneurial Environment." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois, August 7-11, 2009.

Pereira, Dina, João Leitão, and Tessaleno Devezas. "Corporate R&D Strategy and Growth of US Start-ups: Why Matters the License-in of External Patents?" Paper presented at the 17th Portugese Association for Regional Development (APDR) Workshop, Aveiro, Portugal, April 19, 2013.

Potter, Frank, Zhanyun Zhao, Yuhong Zheng, David DesRoches, and Janice Ballou. "Response Rates and Response Patterns among New Employers: Results from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Establishment Surveys, Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 18-21, 2007.

———. "Response Rates and Response Patterns Among New Employers: Results from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) 2006, Seattle, Washington, August 7-10, 2006.

Poudel, Krishna. "The Impact of Founders' Competencies and Commitment on New Venture Growth: A Longitudinal Analysis." Paper presented at the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, The Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, June 8-11, 2011.

Ptak-Chmielewska, Aneta. "Entrepreneurship as a Part of a Human Life History - Poland and USA." Paper presented at the International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship ICIE-2013, The Hashemite University in cooperation with The Arab Administrative Development Organization, Amman, Jordan, March 4-5, 2013.

Renko, Maija. "Do Innovations Enhance New Venture Performance? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference 2012, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, June 6-9, 2012.

———. "Innovations and the Performance of New Ventures: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Global Entrepreneurship: The Latest Research on Business Creation conference, Washington, D.C., October 6-8, 2011.

Renski, Henry. "Entrepreneurial Human Capital, Industry Clusters, and New Firm Survival: Investigating the sources of localization in the study of start-up business survival." Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

———. "Externalities or Entrepreneurial Human Capital: Investigating the Sources of Localization in the Study of Start-up Business Survival." Paper presented at the 59th Annual Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Ottawa, Canada. November 7-10, 2012.

———. "Regional Industry Clusters and Entrepreneurial Human Capital." Paper presented at the Kauffman Emerging Scholars Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, October 9-11, 2014.

Robb, Alicia M. "Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: An Investigation of New Firm Performance." Paper presented at the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, June 4-6, 2008.

Robb, Alicia M., Robert W. Fairlie and David T. Robinson. "Black & White: Racial Differences in New Firm Financing." Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society (SMS) 34th Annual International Conference, Madrid, Spain, September 20-23, 2014.

———. "Black & White: Racial Differences in New Firm Financing." Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 1-5, 2014.

———. "Black & White: Racial Differences in New Firm Financing." Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

———. "Financial Capital Injections among New Black and White Business Ventures: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the European Financial Management Symposium, Montréal, Québec, Canada, April 15-17, 2010.

———. "Financial Capital Injections Among New Black and White Business Ventures: Evidence From the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the 7th AGSE International Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Exchange, University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, February 2-5, 2010.

———. "Financial Capital Injections Among New Black and White Business Ventures: Evidence From the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the annual American Economic Association Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, January 2-5, 2010.

———. "Financial Capital Injections among New Black and White Business Ventures: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the 21st annual meeting of the Academy for Entrepreneurial Finance, Chicago, Illinois, September 23-25, 2009.

———. "Financial Capital Injections Among New Black and White Business Ventures: Evidence From the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the Kauffman Foundation-Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Workshop on Entrepreneurial Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, March 12-13, 2009.

———. "Race and Financial Capital in Business Startups: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at 2009 International Conference on Panel Data, Bonn, Germany, July 3-5, 2009.

———. "Race and Financial Capital in Business Startups: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World conference 2008, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 22-26, 2008.

———. "Racial Differences in Financial Capital Injections among New Businesses." Paper presented at the American Economic Association annual meeting, San Diego, California, January 4-6, 2013.

———. "Racial Differences in Financial Capital Injections among New Businesses." Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society (SMS) 32nd Annual International Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, October 7-9, 2012.

Robb, Alicia M., Simon Parker, and Timothy Bates. "Venture Size and Scope among Small Firm Startups." Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society annual international conference, Miami, Florida, November 6-9, 2011.

Robb, Alicia M. and E.J. Reedy.  "Casting a Wide Net: Online Activities of Small and New Businesses in the United States."  Paper presented at the 2012 Global Research Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Chicago, Illinois, August 15-17, 2012.

———. "Casting a Wide Net: Online Activities of Small and New Businesses in the United States." Paper presented at the 11th Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data & COST Conference 2012 (CAED 2012), Nuremberg, Germany, April 26-28, 2012.

Robb, Alicia M.and David T. Robinson. "The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms." Paper presented at the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy's Symposium on Small Business Capital Crunch: Debt and Equity, Washington, D.C., September 15, 2011.

———. "The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms." Paper presented at the Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 14-15, 2010.

———. "The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms." Paper presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, May 10, 2010.

———. "The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms." Paper presented at the Helsinki Finance Seminar, Helsinki, Finland, November 16, 2009.

———. "The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms." Paper presented at the Michigan Private Equity Conference, University of Michigan Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor, Michigan, September 25, 2009.

———. "The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms." Paper presented at the Kauffman Foundation-Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Workshop on Entrepreneurial Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, March 12-13, 2009.

———. "The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms." Paper presented at the 6th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Adelaide, Australia, February 3-6, 2009.

Robb, Alicia M. and Robert Seamans. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the 2nd Tilburg Conference on Innovation, Oisterwijk, the Netherlands, June 15-17, 2012.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the Joint Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Research Exchange and DIANA International Conference, Freemantle, Western Australia, January 31-February 3, 2012.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society annual international conference, Miami, Florida, November 6-9, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the 2011 European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Verona, Italy, June 22-24, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, June 16-18, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the Law & Society: Mini-conferences on Entrepreneurship, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, June 3-4, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the annual conference of the Law and Society Association 2011 annual meeting, San Francisco, California, June 2-5, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the American Law and Economics Association 21st annual meeting, Columbia Law School, Columbia University, New York City, New York, May 20-21, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the Smith Entrepreneurship Research Conference, College Park, Maryland, April 8-9, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance: A Transaction Cost Economics Approach." Paper presented at the Industrial Organization Society conference, Boston, Massachusetts, April 8-10, 2011.

Robb, Alicia M. and Scott Shane. "The Health Insurance Decision for New Businesses." Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society annual international conference, Rome, Italy, September 12-15, 2010.

Robb, Alicia M. and John Watson. "Comparing the Performance of Female- and Male-Controlled SMEs: Evidence from Australia and the United States" Paper presented at the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 10-12, 2010.

———. "Comparing the Performance of Female- and Male- Controlled SMEs." Paper presented at the 7th AGSE International Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Exchange, University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, February 2-5, 2010.

Rutherford, Matthew W., S.M. Coombes, and Matthew J. Mazzei. "The Impact of Bootstrapping on New Venture Performance: A Longitudinal Analysis." Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference 2012, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, June 6-9, 2012.

Sabetti, Leonard. "Do Local University Knowledge Spillovers Matter for R&D Expenditures of Startup Firms?" Paper presented at the 47th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 2, 2013.

Santos, Betsy, and David E. DesRoches. "Examining Paradata of Minority-Owned Businesses in the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, May 14, 2010.

———. "Mode Effects and Data Quality on a Survey of New Businesses." Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Washington, D.C., August 1-6, 2009.

Sanyal, Paroma and Catherine L. Mann. "Asset Specificity, Information Asymmetry and New Firm Financing." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montréal, Québec, Canada, August 8-10, 2010.

———. "Asset Specificity, Agency Costs and New Firm Financing." Paper presented at the Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 14-15, 2010.

———. "Asset Specificity, Agency Costs and New Firm Financing." Paper presented at the 8th annual International Industrial Organization conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 14-16, 2010.

Scott, Robert. "Plastic Capital: How Credit Card Debt Affects Small Businesses." Paper presented at the Eastern Economic Association meetings, New York City, New York, February 27-March 1, 2009.

Shah, Sonali K. and Sheryl Winston Smith. "Intellectual Property, Prior Knowledge & the Survival of New Firms." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 12-16, 2011.

———. "Intellectual Property, Prior Knowledge & the Survival of New Firms." Paper presented at the Wharton Technology Conference, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 22-23, 2011.

———. "Intellectual Property, Prior Knowledge & New Firm Survival." Paper presented at the annual INFORMS Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 7-10, 2010.

———. "Intellectual Property, Prior Knowledge & the Survival of New Firms." Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society annual international conference, Rome, Italy, September 12-15, 2010.

———. "Prior Knowledge, Intellectual Property, & New Firm Survival." Paper presented at the 8th West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship (WCRS), Eugene, Oregon, August 27-28, 2010.

———. "Intellectual Property, Prior Knowledge & the Survival of New Firms." Paper presented at the 6th annual Smith Entrepreneurship Research conference, R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, April 9-10, 2010.

———. "What is the Right Stuff? The Effect of Preentry Knowledge on the Relationship Between Innovation & the Survival of High Technology Startups." Paper presented at the DRUID15 Conference, Rome, Italy, June 15-17, 2015.

Shah, Sonali, Sheryl Winston Smith, and E.J. Reedy. "Who Are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics, and Firm Characteristics." Paper presented at the 10th International HBS-MIT Open and User Innovation Workshop, Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, July 30-August 1, 2012.

———. "Who Are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics, and Firm Characteristics." Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

———. "Who Are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics, and Firm Characteristics." Paper presented at the Fifth Annual Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship/U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)-Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference on Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, June 14-15, 2012.

———. "Who Are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics, and Firm Characteristics." Paper presented at the 2012 Industry Studies Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 29-June 1, 2012.

———. "Who Are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics, and Firm Characteristics." Paper research speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - TIES 50th Anniversary Research Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 1-2, 2011.

Shu, Cheng. "Agglomeration and Firm Heterogeneity: Some Evidence from the Early Years of Start-ups?" Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Simmons, Sharon Alicia. "Effects of Industry and Firm Attributes on Firm Competitive Advantages Obtained from University Technology." Paper presented at the Technology Transfer Society (T2S) Annual Conference, Bergamo, Italy, November 8-9, 2013.

———. "Resource Based View of Firm Competitive Advantages from Teaming Up with Universities." Paper presented at the Technology Transfer Society (T2S) Annual Conference, New York, New York, April 19-20, 2013.

———. "Resource Based View of Firm Competitive Advantages from Teaming Up with Universities." Paper presented at the 2012 Academy of Management annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, August 3-7, 2012.

———. "Resource Based View of Firm Competitive Advantages from Teaming Up with Universities." Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference 2012, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, June 6-9, 2012.

———. "Resource Based View of Firm Competitive Advantages from Teaming Up with Universities." Paper presented at the 9th Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference (ACAC), Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, May 15-17, 2012.

Smith, Sheryl Winston. "Beg, Borrow, and Deal? Entrepreneurship and Financing in New Firm Innovation." Paper presented at the Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth 4th annual conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, June 16-17, 2011.

———. "Beg, Borrow, and Deal? Strategic Entrepreneurs, Human Capital, and Leverage in New Firm Innovation." Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society annual international conference, Rome, Italy, September 12-15, 2010.

———. "Beg, Borrow, and Deal: Strategic Entrepreneurs and the Use of Leverage in Nascent Firm Innovation." Paper presented at the annual meeting of Academy of Management, Montréal, Québec, Canada, August 8-10, 2010.

———. "Beg, Borrow, and Deal? Entrepreneurship and Financing in New Firm Innovation." Paper presented at the Industry Studies Association conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 5-7, 2010.

———. "Entrepreneurial Optimism, Financing, and Innovation." Paper presented at the 35th DRUID Celebration Conference 2013, Barcelona, Spain, June 17-19, 2013.

Smith, Sheryl Winston and Jose M. Plehn-Dujowich. "Capital Structure and Entrepreneurial Performance: New Firm Innovation and Survival." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois, August 7-11, 2009.

———. "Capital Structure and Entrepreneurial Performance: New Firm Innovation and Survival." Paper presented at the Kauffman Foundation-Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Workshop on Entrepreneurial Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, March 12-13, 2009.

Smith, Sheryl Winston and Alicia M. Robb. "Who Seeks and Who Receives? Implications of Demand for and Access to Financial Capital by Young Firms." Paper presented at the Access to finance of SMEs: What can we learn from survey data? workshop, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, December 5-6, 2011.

———. "Who Seeks and Who Receives? Implications of Demand for and Access to Financial Capital by Young Firms." Paper presented at the Small Business and Entrepreneurship during an Economic Recovery conference, Washington, D.C., November 9-10, 2011.

———. "Who Seeks and Who Receives? Implications of Demand for and Access to Credit by Young Firms." Paper presented at the Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 27-28, 2011.

———. "Implications of Demand for and Access to Financial Capital by Young Firms in the Current Economic Crisis." Paper presented at the Kauffman Foundation-Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta conference on Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Recovery, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, October 26-27, 2010.

Sproul, Curtis, Andrew M. Carnes, Matthew R. Marvel, and Amanda Pozzuto. "Does a Reliance on the Government for Sales Hinder New Venture Performance? A Resource Dependence Perspective." Paper presented at the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Ivey Business School, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, June 4-7, 2014.

Sproul, Curtis R. and Kevin Cox. "Entrepreneurial Activities: Action in the Making." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Symeonidou, Noni. "Markets for Technology vs. Markets for Products: Implications for Internationalization Activities of US High-Tech Start-ups." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

———. "Markets for Technology vs. Markets for Products: Implications for Internationalization Activities of US High-Tech Start-ups." Paper presented at the European Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Innovation (SEI) Doctoral Consortium, HEC Paris, Paris, France, October 7-9, 2011.

———. "Resource Orchestration in Start-ups: The Interdependent Effects of Resource Investment and Leveraging Strategy on Performance." Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida, August 9-13, 2013.

Symeonidou, Noni and Johan Bruneel. "Liabilities of Foreignness and International Growth: Examination of IPR-based and Product-based Strategies." Paper presented at DRUID 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 19-21, 2012.

Symeonidou, Noni, Aija Leiponen, Erkko Autio, and Johan Bruneel. "Putting All Eggs in One Basket: Capability Configurations and Survival in Entrepreneurial Start-ups." Paper presented at the 35th DRUID Celebration Conference 2013, ESADE, Barcelona, Spain, June 17-19, 2013.

Tamvada, Jagannadha Pawan and Mili Shrivastava. "Entrepreneurial Teams, Optimal Team Size, and Founder Exits." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 12-16, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Teams, Optimal Team Size, and Founder Exits." Paper presented at the DRUID Society annual conference, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 15-17, 2011.

———. "Entrepreneurial Teams, Optimal Team Size, and Founder Exits." Paper presented at the IZA-DIW Workshop on Entrepreneurship, Bonn, Germany, May 12-13, 2011.

Tang, Jintong. "Effects of Motivation-Enhancing Human Resource Practices on New Venture Performance Over Time: A Latent Growth Modeling Approach." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Thébaud, Sarah. "Unequal Disadvantage: The Influence of the Great Recession on Gender, Racial & Ethnic Bias in Entrepreneurial Investment Markets." Paper presented at the Kauffman Emerging Scholars Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, October 9-11, 2014.

Uzuegbunam, Ikenna and Yin-Chi Liao. "Human Capital, Intellectual Capital, and Government Venture Capital." Paper presented at the 2013 USA Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Conference, San Francisco, California, January 10-13, 2013.

Uzuegbunam, Ikenna, Brandon Ofem, and Satish Nambisan. "Corporate Venture Capital and Intellectual Property Strategies in New Technology Firms." Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 1-5, 2014.

———. "Do Corporate Partners Make Startups Less Innovative?" Paper presented at the Kauffman Firm Survey Research Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18-19, 2012.

———. "The Impact of Individual- and Institutional- Investor Heterogeneity on New Venture Growth." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

———. "The Impact of Individual- and Institutional- Investor Heterogeneity on New Venture Growth." Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society annual international conference, Miami, Florida, November 6-9, 2011.

———. "The Impact of Individual- and Institutional-Investors Heterogeneity on New Venture Growth." Paper presented at the Mason Entrepreneurship Research Conference (MERC) 2011, Washington, D.C., May 6, 2011.

Vedula, Siddharth. "A Behavioral Theory of Startup Failure within Geographic Clusters: Investigating Performance Premium Effects." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Vedula, Siddharth, William Forster, Jennifer Dinger, and Michael Conger . "The Impact of Regional Human Capital and Socio-cultural Institutions on the Functional Composition of Founding Teams." Paper presented at the 2013 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), EMLYON Business School, Écully, France, June 5-8, 2013.

Vesco, Robert, Brent Goldfarb, and Ben Hallen. "Regional Variance in Entrepreneurial Approaches to Venture Building." Paper presented at the Fox School of Business-Kauffman Foundation Workshop on Empirical Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-19, 2011.

Wang, Tang. "Does Legitimacy Really Matter for New Ventures." Paper presented at the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Babson Park, Massachusetts, June 6-9, 2009.

Wang, Tang, Michael Song, and Lisa Z. Song. "Legitimacy and New Venture: Empirical Evidence from Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois, August 7-11, 2009.

Waslin, Michele. "The Fiscal and Economic Impact of State Immigration Control Laws." Paper presented at the 11th Annual Cambio de Colores conference, Columbia, Missouri, June 13-15, 2012.

Welsh, Dianne, David Desplaces, and Amy Davis. "A Comparison of Retail Franchises, Independent Businesses and Purchased Existing Independent Business Startups: Lessons from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the 24th annual International Society of Franchising (ISOF) conference, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, June 8-9, 2010.

Yang, Tiantian and Howard Aldrich. "A Time to Die and A Time to Grow: When Do New Ventures Hire Employees?" Paper presented at the 2012 Academy of Management annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, August 3-7, 2012.

Yang, Wei. "A Non-Linear Path to Growth: Evidences on the Role of Organizational Structure in Entrepreneurial Financing from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the Duke KFS Research Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, December 10-11, 2015.

Yavuz, R. Isil. "Firm Resource Mobility and Early Internationalization." Paper presented at 2013 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), EMLYON Business School, Écully, France, June 5-8, 2013.

———. "The Role of 'Outsiderness' in the Internationalization and Survival of High Technology New Ventures." Paper presented at George Washington University International Business Department Research Seminars, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., December 17, 2010.

Ye, Qian. "Testing Human Capital of Founding Team, Firm Resources, and Strategy on New Venture Performance." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois, August 7-11, 2009.

Ye, Qian, Melissa Baucus, and David A. Dubofsky. "Economic Outcomes of Founding-team Human Capital and Innovation Strategy in Nascent Technological Ventures." Paper presented at the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Babson Park, Massachusetts, June 6-9, 2009.

Zhang, Haisu and Renko, Maija. "An Entrepreneurial Context: Is Innovation Still a Missing Link?" Paper presented at the Research Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship 2009, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, August 6-7, 2009.

Zarutskie, Rebecca and Tiantian Yang. "How Did Young Firms Fare During the Great Recession? Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey." Paper presented at the NBER/CRIW Measuring Entrepreneurial Business: Current Knowledge and Challenges Conference, Washington, D.C., December 16-17, 2014.

Zhao, Zhanyun, Yuhong Zheng, and Frank Potter. "Response Rates and Response Patterns among New Employers: Results from the Kauffman Firm Survey (KFS)." Presentation at the 3rd International Conference on Establishment Surveys, Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 18-21, 2007.