Rachelle Sampson is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business and the inaugural winner of the Panmure House Prize, an award for research into long-term investing and its relationship with innovation.
Prof. Sampson joins the podcast to discuss her award-winning research, which analyzed the relationship between a firm’s investment time horizons and innovation, finding that long-term-oriented firms are more likely to produce breakthrough inventions. Listen to learn more about the project’s background and a deeper dive on some of the innovations explored in the research.
To learn more, watch Prof. Sampson’s recent presentation of the research here.
About the Panmure House Prize
The Panmure House Prize is an annual award of $75,000 for research into long-term investing and its relationship with innovation. The Prize is awarded to emerging leaders in academia who are planning to produce outstanding research on the topic of the long-term funding of innovation in the spirit of Adam Smith.
The opportunity is open to academics in economics and finance whose entries are shortlisted and judged by our specially appointed Panmure House Prize Panel. The Prize is administrated in partnership with FCLTGlobal. The Prize is supported by Baillie Gifford.