Jean-Noël Barrot is the Alfred Henry and Jean Morrison Hayes Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Barrot conducts research in corporate finance, with a particular focus on entrepreneurial finance. In recent work, he has studied investment horizon and innovation in private equity funds, which was awarded the Coller Institute Prize for Private Equity Research 2012. Other research includes the effect of trade credit on competition and entrepreneurship, and the behavior of individual investors during the recent financial crisis.
Barrot was recently a research affiliate at CREST-LEI, National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), Paris. He was also a visiting scholar at the IMF, and an analyst for JP Morgan Industrials and Transportation MA advisory team, London.
Barrot holds an MA in quantitative economics and finance from the École Polytechnique, an MPhil in economics from the Paris School of Economics, and a PhD in financial economics from HEC Paris School of Management.
Current Research Focus: Barrot conducts research in financial economics, with a focus on entrepreneurship and production networks. In recent work, he has studied the effect of venture capital fund managers horizon on their investment decisions, the effect of trade credit on competition and entrepreneurship, and the propagation of shocks in supplier-customer networks.
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