Christian Harm

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The paper investigates the impact of venture capitalists on the operating and market performance of firms going public by using a hand-collected international dataset of ventureand non venturebacked IPOs at the French Nouveau Marché, the German Neuer Markt, and the British techMARK. The study focuses on differences in the issuer and offering characteristics(More)
Federally funded community mental health centers are required to have governing boards made up of community residents to ensure that services are meeting the community's needs. Sound View-Throgs Neck Community Mental Health Center in Bronx, New York, met that requirement by developing three local advisory boards, one for each subcatchment area served by an(More)
This essay discusses the corporate governance of banks. Bank managers must balance competing demands from shareholders and regulators, which distinguishes banks from most other firms. The essay is structured into three parts. The theoretical section first broadly defines management and its governance as a process with certain built-in ambiguities that defy(More)
At the Paul Scherrer Institute, the new SwissFEL Free Electron Laser facility is currently in the design phase. It is foreseen to accelerate electrons up to a maximum energy of 7 GeV with a pulsed time structure. An injector test facility is operated at a maximum energy of 300 MeV and serves as the principal test and demonstration plant for the SwissFEL(More)
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