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Professor Marco Da Rin

Associate Professor of Finance
Tilburg University
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Marco Da Rin, Associate Professor of Finance, Tilburg University
ECGI Research Associate (2002) :

Marco Da Rin is an Associate Professor at the Department Finance of Tilburg University and a Fellow of IGIER, Bocconi University, Milano. He has been a Marie Curie Fellow at the Financial Markets Group of the London School of Economics and an Assistant Professor at Turin University and at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.

He is a co-editor of European Economics Abstracts, and also co-leads the RICAFE2 Project on Regional Comparative Advantage and Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship,undertaken for the European Commission by the London School of Economics and other leading finance and economics schools.

He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Department of Economics of Stanford University and a BA in Economics (summa cum laude) from Bocconi University, Milano.

His research looks at various aspects of corporate finance and governance in the context of venture capital, entrepreneurship, and economic development.

In 2006, he won the NASDAQ Award for the best paper on capital formation presented at the 2006 meetings of the Western Finance Association. for his paper (with Laura Bottazzi and Thomas Hellmann) 'The Role of Trust for investment: Evidence from Venture Capital'.

In 2003, he won the Journal of Financial Intermediation's 2002 Best Paper Prize for his paper (with Thomas Hellmann) 'Banks as Catalyts for Industrialization'. See abstract.

Research Interests
Financing of innovative companies
Private equity
Public policy
Venture capital

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
There Is Something Special about Large Investors: Evidence from a Survey of Private Equity Limited Partners ECGI Finance Working Paper 408/2014 February 2014
The Importance of Trust for Investment: Evidence from Venture Capital ECGI Finance Working Paper 187/2007 May 2007
What Role of Legal Systems in Financial Intermediation? Theory and Evidence ECGI Finance Working Paper 082/2005 February 2005
Active Financial Intermediation: Evidence on the Role of Organizational Specialization and Human Capital ECGI Finance Working Paper 049/2004 September 2004

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