Big Data in Finance and the Growth of Large Firms
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This paper was prepared for the Carnegie-Rochester-NYU conference. We thank the conference committee for their support of this work. We also thank Nic Kozeniauskas for his valuable assistance with the data and Adam Lee for his outstanding research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Maryam Farboodi has received financial support from Princeton University for this research. She has also received financial support from the Goldman Sachs Global Markets Institute to support other research during the past three years.
---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Laura Veldkamp ----
I have visited or lectured at the following institutions, where I have received an honorarium and/or have been paid travel expenses:
EIEF, Rome, Italy, research visitor.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, US, as a consultant to the Research Department.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, US, as a consultant to the Research Department.
Goldman Sachs, as a GMI fellow.
Standard & Poors, one-time honorarium.
University of California at Los Angeles, as a guest Ph.D. lecturer
I also receive a salary from Elsevier as an editor of the Journal of Economic Theory.