Finding Entrepreneurial Genes: Huge Datasets and Multiple Testing


Niels Rietveld
  • Speaker
Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Erasmus University Rotterdam

Event Information

Type
PhD Seminar ERIM Doctoral Programme
Programme
Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Date
Thu. 31 Jan. 2013
Contact
Hendra Wijaya
Time
12:00-12:45 hours
Location
G2-21


Abstract

You all know these famous entrepreneurs that just don't fit in a company as a wage-worker. Indeed, recent research shows that the choice to become an entrepreneur is partly heritable. Can we find the genetics variants underlying these heritability estimates? We present results from the large-scale international collaboration effort of the Gentrepreneur Consortium. The statistical challenges we faced are important to keep in mind when working with huge datasets.

The ERIM Phd Seminar Series are dedicated to enhance the methodological dialogue between PhDs and are organised by the ERIM PhD Council.

Pourya Darnihamedani
Pourya Darnihamedani
  • Coordinator
Basak Manders
Basak Manders
  • Coordinator
Clint Pennings
  • Coordinator
Hendra Wijaya
  • Coordinator