IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Valuation and Return Dynamics of Research and Development Ventures


  • Jonathan Berk
  • Richard C. Green
  • Vasant Naik


We develop and analyze a model of a multi-stage investment project that captures many features of R\&D ventures and start-up companies. An important feature these problems share is that the firm learns about the potential profitability of the project t

Suggested Citation

  • Jonathan Berk & Richard C. Green & Vasant Naik, 1997. "Valuation and Return Dynamics of Research and Development Ventures," GSIA Working Papers 57, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business.
  • Handle: RePEc:cmu:gsiawp:57

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    1. Arvind Krishnamurthy & Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, 2012. "The Aggregate Demand for Treasury Debt," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 120(2), pages 233-267.
    2. De Graeve, Ferre, 2008. "The external finance premium and the macroeconomy: US post-WWII evidence," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 32(11), pages 3415-3440, November.
    3. Bansal, Ravi & Coleman, Wilbur John, II, 1996. "A Monetary Explanation of the Equity Premium, Term Premium, and Risk-Free Rate Puzzles," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 104(6), pages 1135-1171, December.
    4. Gorton, Gary B., 2010. "Slapped by the Invisible Hand: The Panic of 2007," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199734153, June.
    5. Goodfriend, Marvin & McCallum, Bennett T., 2007. "Banking and interest rates in monetary policy analysis: A quantitative exploration," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(5), pages 1480-1507, July.
    6. Marvin Goodfriend, 2011. "Money Markets," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 3(1), pages 119-137, December.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)


    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.

    Cited by:

    1. Xu, Ming & Zhang, Chu, 2004. "The explanatory power of R&D for the cross-section of stock returns: Japan 1985-2000," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 12(3), pages 245-269, June.
    2. Paul D. Childs & Alexander J. Triantis, 1999. "Dynamic R&D Investment Policies," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 45(10), pages 1359-1377, October.

    More about this item

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:


    Access and download statistics


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:cmu:gsiawp:57. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Steve Spear). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.