Thomas Lambert

Thomas Lambert
Université de Lille

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Voting rights were initially limited to wealthy elites providing political support for stock markets. The franchise expansion induces the median voter to provide political support for banking development, as this new electorate has lower financial holdings and benefits less from the riskiness and financial returns from stock markets. Our panel data...
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This chapter shows how the theory of industrial organization can help us understand some important aspects of crowdfunding that go beyond the finance sphere of the firm. A special attention is devoted to the role and behavior of crowdfunding platforms, which intermediate between entrepreneurs and contributors.
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This article reviews some recent developments in the study of crowdfunding – i.e., the practice of raising funds through an open call on the Internet. It also shows how microeconomic theory can help us understand some important aspects of crowdfunding that go beyond the finance sphere of the firm. A special attention is devoted to the role and beha...
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This study investigates characteristics of individual crowdfunding practices and drivers of fundraising success, where entrepreneurs can tailor their crowdfunding initiatives better than on standardized platforms. Our data indicate that most of the funds provided are entitled to receive either financial compensations (equity, profit-share arrangeme...
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Initially, voting rights were limited to wealthy elites providing political support for stock markets. The franchise expansion induces the median voter to provide political support for banking development as this new electorate has lower financial holdings and benefits less from the riskiness and financial returns from stock markets. Our panel data...
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Initially, voting rights were limited to wealthy elites providing political support for stock markets. The franchise expansion induces the median voter to provide political support for banking development as this new electorate has lower financial holdings and benefits less from the uncertainty and financial returns from stock markets. Our panel da...
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Initially, voting rights were limited to wealthy elites providing political support for stock markets. The franchise expansion induces the median voter to provide political support for banking development as this new electorate has lower financial holdings and benefits less from the uncertainty and financial returns from stock markets. Our panel da...
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The basic idea of crowdfunding is for an entrepreneur to raise external finance from a large audience (the "crowd"), where each individual provides a very small amount, instead of soliciting a small group of sophisticated investors. The entrepreneur uses her social networks and established platforms on the Internet to directly interact with the cro...
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Are stronger governments more efficient in delivering reforms? Building on a growing body of literature linking institutional characteristics and economic outcomes, we address the question by looking at the relationship between government characteristics and financial development. In order to undertake both a de jure and a de facto analysis, we wor...
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The first objective of the paper is to identifiy a number of issues related to crowdfunding that are worth studying from an industrial organization (IO) perspective. To this end, we first propose a definition of crowdfunding; next, on the basis on a previous empirical study, we isolate what we believe are the main features of crowdfunding; finally,...

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