Government Sponsored versus Private Venture Capital: Canadian Evidence
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We are very grateful to Scott Stern, Antoinette Schoar, Josh Lerner and other participants at the Savannah NBER conference on International Differences in Entrepreneurship. We also thank participants at workshops at Carleton University and at the Ottawa Economics Association. Financial support from SSHRC grants 844-2007-0212, 410-2008-0331, and 410-2005-1174 is gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.