Call for Papers

Date: March 10th, 2017

Location: USC Marshall School of Business, Los Angeles, CA

Submission deadline: December 30, 2016

Submissions should be sent to

Conference website


We invite paper submissions to the Southern California Private Equity Conference which will be held Friday March 10th, 2017 at USC Marshall School of Business.

We welcome paper submissions on topics that include private equity, venture capital and entrepreneurial finance. Please do not submit a paper accepted for publication in a journal.  Each paper will be assigned a discussant.

The conference is made possible by the support from the The Ronald and Maxine Linde Institute of Economic and Management Sciences and USC Marshall School of Business. The organizers are Michael Ewens (Caltech), Arthur Korteweg (USC Marshall) and Richard Townsend (USCD Rady).

The conference will cover two nights hotel and meals during the conference for presenters, discussants and invited guests.

The deadline for submissions is December 30, 2016 and authors will be notified about acceptance by January 20, 2017.