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Research interests

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.

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Current courses

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External positions

Two classes in Entrepreneural Finance (Hebrew university of Jerusalem)

29 Sep 201630 Sep 2016

8 classes for the Finance PHD Programme (Bocconi University)

12 Sep 201615 Nov 2016

Write a review paper on policy for venture capital (United Nations)

15 Jul 201630 Apr 2016


  • Private Equity Transactions
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Economics

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Research Output 1996 2019

Trust and foreign ownership: Evidence from intra‐European foreign direct investments

Da Rin, M., Di Giacomo, M. & Sembenelli, A., Feb 2019, In : Review of International Economics. 27, 1, p. 313-346

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

foreign direct investment
direct investment
foreign investment

Corporate Income Taxation, Leverage at Entry, and the Growth of Entrepreneurial Companies

Da Rin, M., Di Giacomo, M. & Sembenelli, A., 21 Dec 2018, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research, 57 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2018-055).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

Corporate income taxation
Long-term growth
Initial conditions

The importance of size in private equity: Evidence from a survey of limited partners

Da Rin, M. & Phalippou, L., Jul 2017, In : Journal of Financial Intermediation. 31, p. 64-76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Private equity
Capital allocation
Investment activity
Compensation structure

Venture capital and innovation strategies

Da Rin, M. & Penas, F., Oct 2017, In : Industrial and Corporate Change. 26, 5, p. 781-800 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Financing Growth through Venture Capital in Asia and the Pacific

Da Rin, M., Mar 2016, Bangkok: United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 29 p. (UN ESCAP Discussoion paper; vol. 07).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

Open Access
Venture capital
Capital markets

Projects 2006 2013

Ownership and control

Urzúa Infante, F., Braggion, F. & Da Rin, M.


Project: Research project

Financing Young Innovative Firms in Europe

Da Rin, M. & Mao, Y.


Project: Research project