Vikas A. Aggarwal

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A working paper in the INSEAD Working Paper Series is intended as a means whereby a faculty researcher's thoughts and findings may be communicated to interested readers. The paper should be considered preliminary in nature and may require revision. ABSTRACT We examine the performance implications of selecting alternate modes of governance in(More)
Chalcone is an aromatic ketone that forms the central core for a variety of important biological compounds, which are collectively known as chalcones. These show antibacterial, antifungal, antitumour and anti-inflammatory properties, and also are intermediates in the biosynthesis of flavonoids, substances widespread in plants with an array of biological(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) can affect up to 8% of hospitalized patients. Twenty-five percent CDI patients may develop C. difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) and 1-3% may progress to fulminant C. difficile colitis (FCDC). Once developed, FCDC has higher rates of complications and mortality. PATIENTS AND METHODS A 10-year(More)
W e assemble a panel data set of firms in the U.S. defense industry between 1996 and 2006 to examine the drivers of heterogeneous incumbent firm adaptation following the industry-wide demand shock of September 11, 2001. This shock entailed not only an increase in aggregate demand but, more importantly, a shift in the relative attractiveness of individual(More)
Running title: Private equity and value creation 1 The authors are grateful to Robert Wiltbank and Warren Boeker for providing the confidential venture names in the Kauffman Angel Investors Performance Project survey data, and to Abstract: We examine the influence of private equity, in particular angel groups and venture capital (VC) investments, in shaping(More)
This paper examines cooperative relationships between technology-based start-ups and industry incumbents, using a portfolio-level lens to understand the performance effects associated with this phenomenon. While start-ups often engage in alliance relationships with established firms in order to acquire a range of resources and capabilities necessary to(More)
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