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dr. M. Da Rin

Associate Professor 

Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Finance


Marco Da Rin is an Associate Professor in finance in the Department of Finance at Tilburg University, a Research Fellow at CentER and Tilec, and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University and his B.A. in economics at Bocconi University. He hold previous positions at the Turin University, at IGIER (Bocconi University), at the London School of Economics, and at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.

His articles have been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Public Economics, the Financial History Review, and Economic Policy, among other journals, and he has contributed chapters to books published by the major Presses. 

In 2006 Marco Da Rin won the NASDAQ Award for the best paper on capital formation presented at the annual Meetings of the Western Finance Association. In 2002 he won the Best Paper Prize for the most significant paper published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation in 2002.

Marco Da Rin's research is focussed on entrepreneurial finance, venture capital and private equity, and on public policy for entrepreneurship. Some of this research has been featured in The Economist, the Industry Standard,, several venture capital and private equity online magazines, and national business papers.

My personal webpage is here.


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Principal publications

  • Da Rin, M., & Phalippou, L. (2016). There is Something Special About Large Investors: Evidence From a Survey of Private Equity Limited Partners. Journal of Financial Intermediation.
  • Bottazzi, L., Da Rin, Marco, & Hellmann, T. (2016). The importance of trust for investment: Evidence from venture capital. The Review of Financial Studies, 29 (9), 2283-2318. 
  • Da Rin, M., & Penas, M.F. (2015). Venture Capital and Innovation Strategies. (CentER Discussion Paper, 2015-028). Tilburg: Finance.
  • Da Rin, M.,  Di Giacomo, M, & Sembenelli, A. (2011). Entrepreneurship, Firm Entry, and the Taxation of Corporate Income: Evidence from Europe. Journal of Public Economics, 95 (9-10), 1048-1066.
  • Bottazzi, L., Da Rin, Marco, & Hellmann, T. (2009). What is the Role of Legal Systems in Financial Intermediation? Theory and Evidence. Journal of Financial Intermediation, 18(3), 559-598.

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Last amended: 23 September 2016