vrsi

Department of Strategy and Innovation

Vera
Rocha
Assistant professor
,
Tenure Track Adjunkt


Room: KIL/14.A-2.93
Tel:
+4538152563
E-mail: vr.si@cbs.dk
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Vera Rocha is Assistant Professor in Economics and Management of Innovation and Entrepreneurship since September 2017. She finished her PhD in Economics in 2014 at University of Porto, and was distinguished with a prize by PricewaterhouseCoopers for the best PhD thesis in Economics and Management in Portugal. Afterwards, she joined the former department of Innovation and Organizational Economics at CBS for a PostDoc in Economics of Entrepreneurship.

Her main research interests include the dynamics of new ventures, strategic human capital, and entrepreneurial careers. She has been studying the antecedents and consequences of entrepreneurship, often using matched employer-employee data for Portugal and Denmark. Vera has also done research on Higher Education topics and International Business. Her work has been published in the Journal of Management Studies, Organizational Research Methods, International Journal of Industrial Organization, International Business Review, Public Administration Review, among other outlets.

At CBS, Vera teaches Entrepreneurship to master students and Applied Econometrics to PhD students.

Primary research areas
  • Entrepreneurship (e.g., new venture creation, startup performance)
  • Labor and Personnel Economics (e.g., occupational transitions; labor mobility; hiring)
  • Applied econometrics
Administrative tasks


Links
Link to this homepage
www.cbs.dk/en/staff/vrsi
Courses
  • Entrepreneurship (MSc level)
  • Applied Econometrics (PhD level)

 

Supervision


Other teaching activities


Selected publications
  • Rocha, V., Carneiro, A., Varum, C., (2018), “Leaving employment to entrepreneurship: The value of coworker mobility in pushed and pulled-driven startups”, Journal of Management Studies, 55(1): 60-85.
  • Rocha, V., van Praag, M., Folta, T., Carneiro, A. (2018), “Endogeneity in strategy-performance analysis: An application to initial human capital strategy and new venture performance”, Organizational Research Methods, doi: 10.1177/1094428118757313.
  • Rocha, V., Carneiro, A., Varum, C., (2015), “Serial entrepreneurship, learning by doing, and self-selection”, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 40, 91-106.
Publications sorted by:
2019
Vera Rocha; Mirjam Van Praag; Timothy B. Folta; Anabela Carneiro / Endogeneity in Strategy-Performance Analysis : An Application to Initial Human Capital Strategy and New Venture Performance.
In: Organizational Research Methods, Vol. 22, No. 3, 7.2019, p. 740-764
Journal article > peer review
Vera Rocha; Pedro N. Teixeira; Ricardo Biscaia / Mergers in European Higher Education : Financial Issues and Multiple Rationales.
In: Higher Education Policy, Vol. 32, No. 2, 6.2019, p. 185–202
Journal article > peer review
Vera Rocha; Olenka Kacperczyk / The Impact of Entrepreneurship on Community Integration : Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment.
Paper presented at DRUID19 Conference, 2019
Paper > peer review
2018
Adrián L. Mérida; Vera Rocha / Entrepreneurial Beginning, Happy Ending? Entrepreneurship Upon Graduation and Lifetime Earnings
Paper presented at The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2018, 2018
Paper > peer review
Adrián L. Mérida; Vera Rocha / Entrepreneurship, Experimentation, and Career Dynamics
Paper presented at DRUID18 Conference, 2018
Paper > peer review
Vera Rocha; Anabela Carneiro; Celeste Varum / Leaving Employment to Entrepreneurship : The Value of Co-worker Mobility in Pushed and Pulled-Driven Start-ups.
In: Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 55, No. 1, 2018, p. 60-85
Journal article > peer review
Vera Rocha; Rhett Andrew Brymer / New Venture Pipeline Hiring and its Performance Implications
Paper presented at The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2018, 2018
Paper > peer review
Virgilio Failla; Vera Rocha / Parenthood and Entrepreneurship Dynamics
Paper presented at DRUID18 Conference, 2018
Paper > peer review
Vera Rocha / Sourcing and Organizing Human Capital in New Ventures : Does Startup Experience Matter?.
Paper presented at DRUID18 Conference, 2018
Paper > peer review
Grace Gu; Samreen Malik; Dario Pozzoli; Vera Rocha / Trade-Induced Skill Polarization
Frederiksberg : Copenhagen Business School, CBS 2018, 57 p. (Department of Economics. Copenhagen Business School. Working paper , No. 6-2018)
Working paper
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Academic Interests


Outside activities

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