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Sharon Belenzon
Associate Professor of Strategy

Ph.D. London School of Economics and Political Science


Market Frictions and the the Competitive Advantage of Internal Labor Markets (with Ulya Tsolmon), Accepted to Strategic Management Journal

Motivation and Sorting of Human Capital in Open Innovation (with Mark Schankerman), Forthcoming in Strategic Management Journal, June 2015, Lead article

How does firm size mediate firms' ability to benefit from invention? Evidence from patents and scientific publications (with Andrea Patacconi), European Management Review, Volume 11(1), Pages 21-45, Spring 2014

Innovation and firm value: An investigation of the changing role of patents, 1985-2007 (with Andrea Patacconi), Research Policy, Volume 42, Issue 8, Pages 1496-1510 (September 2013)

Make, Buy, Organize: The Interplay Between R&D, External Knowledge, and Firm Structure (with Ashish Arora and Luis Rios), Strategic Management Journal, 35, Pages 317–337, March 2014

Spreading the Word: Geography, Policy and Knowledge Spillovers (with Mark Schankerman), Review of Economics and Statistics, July 2013, Vol. 95, No. 3, Pages 884-903

Capital markets and firm organization: How financial development shapes European corporate groups (with Tomer Berkovitz and Luis Rios), Management Science, Volume 59, Pages: 1326-1343, June 2013

Cumulative Innovation and Market Value: Evidence from Patent Citations, Economic Journal, 559 (122), Pages: 265-285, March 2012. Media: Washington Post, July 3, 2012; VOX, July 3, 2012

Innovation in Business Groups (with Tomer Berkovitz), Management Science, Volume 56 (3), Pages: 519-535, March 2010

University Knowledge Transfer: Private Ownership, Incentives, and Local Development Objectives (with Mark Schankerman), Journal of Law and Economics, Volume 52, Issue 1, Pages: 111-144, Feb 2009

R&R requested and under review

Eponymous Entrepreneurs (with Aaron Chatterji and Brendan Daly), Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Review

Married to the Firm? Family Ownership, Performance, and Financing in Private Firms (with Andrea Patacconi and Rebecca Zarutskie), under 3rd round review in Strategic Management Journal

Managerial Redeployment, Ownership Structure, and Family Ties (with Andrea Patacconi), Revise and Resubmit, Strategic Management Journal

The Organization of Innovation Across Countries and Industries (with Patrick Bolton and Ulya Tsolmon), Revise and Resubmit, Strategic Management Journal

Health Insurance and Relational Contracts in Small American Firms (with Dan Ariely and Ulya Tsolmon), Revise and Resubmit, Strategy Science

Working papers

Killing the Golden Goose? The changing nature of corporate research, 1980-2007 (with Ashish Arora and Andrea Patacconi)

Are large firms withdrawing from science? (with Ashish Arora and Andrea Patacconi)

The nebulous nature of the firm: An empirical study of corporate group structure in 16 developed economies (with Andrea Patacconi and Bennet Zelner)

Organizing the Group: Agency, Knowledge, and Trust (with Andrea Patacconi)

Consuming the Firm: Owner Age, Exit Strategy, and Firm Performance (with Anastasiya Shmshur and Rebecca Zarutskie)