Harvard University. George Baker, Carliss Baldwin, Richard Caves, Joetta Forsyth, Stuart Gilson, Paul Gompers, Zvi Griliches (my dissertation chair), Lisa Meulbroek, Edward Rice, Richard Ruback, William Sahlman, Andrei Shleifer, Erik Sirri, René Stulz (the editor), Howard Stevenson, Eli Talmor, Peter Tufano, Michael Vetsuypens, Karen Wruck, and two anonymous referees made helpful comments. Jesse Reyes of Venture Economics, Mark Edwards of Recombinant Capital, and Mark Dibner of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center provided data; Michael Fogarty and Neil Bania of Case Western Reserve University provided computational support. Wendy Wood helped with data coding. Financial support was provided by the Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation, the Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and the Division of Research, Harvard Business School. Any errors and omissions are my own.
Venture Capitalists and the Oversight of Private Firms
Article first published online: 30 APR 2012
1995 The American Finance Association
The Journal of Finance
Volume 50, Issue 1, pages 301–318, March 1995
How to Cite
LERNER, J. (1995), Venture Capitalists and the Oversight of Private Firms. The Journal of Finance, 50: 301–318. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6261.1995.tb05175.x
- Issue published online: 30 APR 2012
- Article first published online: 30 APR 2012
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