Filippo Mezzanotti

Associate Professor of Finance

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Contact Research CV Courses


"Private Equity and Financial Fragility during the Crisis"

(with Shai Bernstein and Josh Lerner), The Review of Financial Studies, 2019

"Patent Policy and American Innovation After eBay: An Empirical Examination"

(with Tim Simcoe), Research Policy, 2019

"Sovereign debt exposure and the bank lending channel: impact on credit supply and the real economy"

(with Margherita Bottero, and Simone Lenzu), Journal of International Economics, 2020.

"Roadblock to Innovation: The Role of Patent Litigation in Corporate R&D "

Management Science, 2021

"Capital Destruction and Economic Growth: The Effects of Sherman's March, 1850-1920 "

(with James J. Feigenbaum, and James Lee), Accepted at the American Economic Journal: Applied, June 2021

Other Publications

"Private Equity and Portfolio Companies: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis"

(with Shai Bernstein and Josh Lerner), Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 2020

Working Papers

"Shocks and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Electronic Payment Systems "

(with Nicolas Crouzet and Apoorv Gupta), R&R at The Journal of Political Economy, 2022

"Financial Disruptions and the Organization of Innovation: Evidence from the Great Depression "

(with Tania Babina, Asaf Bernstein), Conditionally Accepted at The Review of Financial Studies, 2022 (previously circulating as "Crisis Innovation")

"Investor Tax Credits and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from U.S. States "

(with Matthew Denes, Sabrina Howell, Xinxin Wang, and Ting Xu), Conditionally Accepted at The Journal of Finance, 2022

This work builds on two previous papers "Financing Entrepreneurship through the Tax Code: Angel Investor Tax Credits," by Howell and Mezzanotti (NBER WP), and "Financing Entrepreneurship: Tax Incentives for Early-Stage Investors" by Denes, Wang, and Xu.

"Innovation and Appropriability: Revisiting the Role of Intellectual Property "

(with Tim Simcoe), March 2022

"Bank Distress and Manufacturing: Evidence from the Great Depression "

(with James Lee), August 2017