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ALEXANDER COAD

PhD (c) Alexander Coad

Professor / Researcher

University Of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne
Contact
acoad@pucp.edu.pe

DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Professor Coad holds a PhD in Economics from University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France, PhD(c) in Economics and Management from Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, Italy, a Master’s Degree in Industrial Organization from University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France and an undregraduate degree in Economics from HEC Lausanne in Switzerland.

 

EXPERIENCE

Professor Alexander Coad has worked as an Economic Analyst at the European Commission’s Joint Research Center in Seville, Spain; External Associate Professor at University of Aalborg, Denmark; Associate Member of the RATIO Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and he has been Research Fellow at University of Sussex in Brighton, United Kingdom. He is also a referee for several international journals, such as Advances in Operations Research, Eastern Economic Journal, International Journal of the Economics of Business, etc. He has also been a Visiting Professor of the following courses: “Evolutionary Economics” at the Max Planck Institute of Economics, “Econometrics for firm growth” at University of Marburg in Germany and “Quantitative Research Methods” at University of Aalborf in Denmark.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Professor Coad has been the author/coauthor of several papers published in peer-reviewed journals, such as:

  • Coad, A., Holm, J., Krafft, J. & Quatraro, F. (2017). Firm age and performance. Journal of Evolutionary Economics.
  • Amoroso, S., Coad, A. & Grassano, N. (In Press). European R&D networks: A snapshot from the 7th EU Framework Programme. Economics of Innovation and New Technology.
  • Siepel, J., Cowling, M., & Coad, A. (2017). Non-founder human capital and the long-run growth and survival of hightech ventures. Technovation, 59, 34-43.
  • Coad, A., & Daunfeldt, S.-O. (2017). Bursting into life: firm growth and growth persistence by age. Small Business Economics.
  • Marlow, S., Greene, F., & Coad, A. (2017). Advancing gendered analyses of entrepreneurship: A critical exploration of entrepreneurial activity among gay men and lesbian women. British Journal of Management, 1-18.
  • Coad, A., Nielsen, K., & Timmermans, B. (2017). My first employee: an empirical investigation. Small Business Economics, 48(1), 25–45.
  • Coad, A., Cowling, M., & Siepel, J. (2016). Growth processes of high-growth firms as a four-dimensional chicken and egg. Industrial and Corporate Change, 1-18.
  • Vezzani A., Coad, A., & Gkotsis, A. (2016). Concerns about the consequences of patenting on scientometric research. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, forthcoming.
  • Ciarli T., Coad, A., & Rafols, I. (2016). Quantitative analysis of technology futures: A review of techniques, uses and characteristics. Science and Public Policy, forthcoming.
  • Coad, A., Frankish, J.S., Roberts, R.G., & Storey, D.J. (2016). Why should banks provide entrepreneurship training seminars? International Small Business Journal, 34(6) 733–759.
  • Coad, A., Frankish, J.S., Roberts, R.G., & Storey, D.J. (2016). Predicting new venture survival and growth: Does the fog lift? Small Business Economics 47, 217–241.
  • Coad, A., Segarra, A., & Teruel, M. (2016). Innovation and firm growth: Does firm age play a role? Research Policy, 45, 387-400.
  • Binder, M., & Coad, A. (2016). How satisfied are the self-employed? A life domain view. Journal of Happiness Studies 17(4), 1409–1433.
  • Coad, A., Pellegrino, G., & Savona, M. (2016). Barriers to innovation and firm productivity. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 25(3), 321-334.
  • Binder, M., & Coad, A. (2015). Unemployment impacts differently on the extremes of the distribution of a comprehensive well-being measure. Applied Economics Letters 22(8), 619-627.
  • Binder, M., & Coad, A. (2015). Heterogeneity in the relationship between unemployment and subjective well-being: A quantile approach. Economica, 82(328), 865–891.
  • Coad, A., Frankish, J.S., Roberts, R.G., & Storey, D.J. (2015). Are firm growth paths random? A reply to “Firm growth and the illusion of randomness”. Journal of Business Venturing Insights 3, 5-8.
  • Coad, A., & Timmermans, B. (2014). Two’s company: Composition, structure and performance of entrepreneurial pairs. European Management Review, 11(2), 117-138.
  • Coad, A., & Binder, M. (2014). Causal linkages between work and life satisfaction and their determinants in a structural VAR approach. Economics Letters, 124, 263-268.
  • Coad, A., Frankish, J.S., Nightingale, P., & Roberts, R.G. (2014). Business experience and start-up size: Buying more lottery tickets next time around? Small Business Economics, 43(3), 529-547.
  • Audretsch, D.B., Coad, A., & Segarra, A. (2014). Firm growth and innovation: Introduction to the special issue. Small Business Economics, 43, 743-749.
  • Coad, A., & Guenther, C. (2014). Processes of firm growth and diversification: theory and evidence. Small Business Economics, 43, 857–871.
  • Frankish, JS, Roberts, RG, Coad, A., & Storey, DJ. (2014). Is entrepreneurship a route out of deprivation? Regional Studies, 48(6), 1090-1107.
  • Coad, A., Daunfeldt, S.-O., Holzl, W., Johansson, D., & Nightingale, P. (2014). High growth firms: Introduction to a special issue. Industrial and Corporate Change, 23(1), 91-112.
  • Nightingale P., & Coad A. (2014). Muppets and Gazelles: Ideological and methodological biases in entrepreneurship research. Industrial and Corporate Change, 23(1), 113-143.
  • Coad, A., Daunfeldt, S.-O., Johansson, D., & Wennberg, K. (2014). Who do high-growth firms hire? Industrial and Corporate Change, 23(1), 293-327.
  • Binder, M., & Coad, A. (2013). “I’m afraid I have bad news for you…” Estimating the impact of different health impairments on subjective well-being.” Social Science and Medicine 87, 155-167
  • Coad, A., & Guenther, C. (2013). Diversification patterns and survival as firms mature. Small Business Economics, 41, 633-649.
  • Coad, A., Segarra A., & Teruel, M. (2013). Like milk or wine: does firm performance improve with age? Structural Change and Economic Dynamics 24, 173-189.
  • Coad, A., & Teruel M., (2013). Inter-firm rivalry and firm growth: Is there any evidence of direct competition between firms? Industrial and Corporate Change, 22(2), 397–425.
  • Moneta, A., Entner, D., Hoyer, P., & Coad, A. (2013). Causal inference by independent component analysis: Theory and applications. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 75 (5), 705-730.
  • Coad, A., Frankish, J., Roberts, R.G., & Storey, D.J. (2013). Growth paths and survival chances: An application of Gambler’s ruin theory. Journal of Business Venturing 28(5), 615–632.
  • Frankish, J., Roberts, R.G, Coad, A., Spears, T., & Storey, D.J. (2013). Do entrepreneurs really learn? Or do they just tell us that they do? Industrial and Corporate Change 22(1), 73-106.
  • Binder, M., & Coad, A. (2013). Life satisfaction and self-employment: A matching approach. Small Business Economics, 40(4), 1009-1033.

He is the author of the following book:

  • Coad, A. (2009). The growth of firms: A survey of theories and empirical evidence (pp. 208). Cheltenham / Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

He has been the author of the following book chapters:

  • Nightingale, P., & Coad, A. (2016). Challenging assumptions and bias in entrepreneurship research. In Landstrom, H., Parhankangas, A., Fayolle, A., & Philippe, R. (Eds.), Challenging entrepreneurship research. Oxon: Routledge.
  • Moreno, F., & Coad, A. (2015). High-growth firms: Stylized facts and conflicting results. In Corbett, A., Katz, J., & McKelvie, A. (Eds.), Entrepreneurial growth: Individual, firm, & region. (Advances in entrepreneurship, firm emergence and growth Vol. 17) (pp. 187-230). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • Siepel, J., Cowling, M., & Coad, A. (2015). Long-run growth drivers of growth for UK high technology firms. In Corbett, A., Katz, J., & McKelvie, A. (Eds.), Entrepreneurial growth: Individual, firm, & region. (Advances in entrepreneurship, firm emergence and growth Vol. 17) (pp. 95-126). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • Frankish, J., Roberts, R., Storey, D. J., & Coad, A. (2015). Measuring business activity in the UK. In Bryson, J. R., & Peter W. Daniels, P. W. (Eds.), Handbook of service business: Management, marketing, innovation and internationalisation (pp. 146-169). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

 

CURRENT POSITION

He currently is the Director of International Doctoral Programs, Professor and Researcher at the Marketing, Sales and Entrepreneurship department at CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School