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IESE Business School
Assistant Professor of Strategic Management

Sampsa Samila received his PhD from Columbia University and his MSc from Helsinki University of Technology (now part of Aalto University). He has taught previously at Columbia Business School, Brock University, and the National University of Singapore.

His research focuses primarily on economic geography, innovation, entrepreneurship, and social capital. He has studied for instance how venture capital, labor laws, and government research funding affect regional economic growth. He is currently engaged in studies of performance persistence in venture capital, gender and ethnic integration, trust and networks, returns to sustained brokerage in networks, and co-authorship networks in science. His work has been published in journals such as American Sociological Review, Management Science, Research Policy, and Review of Economics and Statistics.

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