University of Southern California

Yongwook Paik
Assistant Professor of Management and Organization

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, MS, UC-Berkeley; BS, Seoul National University


Yongwook Paik's research interests include industrial organization, law and economics, entrepreneurship, venture capital, corporate finance, business and public policy, strategy and intellectual property. His current research focuses on how serial entrepreneur's prior firm-founding experience affects subsequent venture performance, and how the bankruptcy system affects entrepreneurial activity. He is a recipient of the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Award (2008-2009) sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.


Antecedents of New Entrant's Product Scope Strategy: Evidence from the U.S. Hospital Industry 2014
Corporate Governance in Entrepreneurial Firms: Effects of Corporate Venture Capital and Founder Incumbency on Entrepreneurial R&D Strategy 2014
Does the Investor Community’s Endorsement of CFOs Inhibit Firms’ Long-Term Research Efforts 2014
Financial Slack and R&D Investments in Entrepreneurial Firms: Why It Is Different from That of Large Public Corporations 2014
Growth Rate, Industry Overlap, Geographical Closeness and Acquisition Performance 2014
Multimarket Contact and Patent Litigation in The Global Smartphone Industry 2014
New Entrant's Decision to Internalize Its Complementors 2014
The Origin of Entrepreneurs and the Effects on Venture Performance: Evidence from the Biotechnology Industry 2014