Geographies of Entrepreneurship II

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/14/2018
Start / End Time: 10:00 AM / 11:40 AM (MDT)
Room: Studio 10, Marriott, 2nd Floor
Organizers: Jose Antonio Cabrera Pereyra, Feras Klenk
Chairs: Jose Antonio Cabrera Pereyra


In the last decades, entrepreneurship has emerged as a social, cultural and economic phenomenon promoted on a global scale by states, institutions, and experts. As a discourse and practice, it can be seen as a response to a rapidly changing global economy, a remedy for high unemployment rates, and a way to exercise freedom. The goal of this session is to stimulate discussion on the variegated spaces in which entrepreneurship takes place. We invite contributions focused on entrepreneurship research along the lines, but not exclusive to, the following topics:

- Globalization
- The Global South
- Specific case studies on entrepreneurship
- Institutional frameworks and entrepreneurial activity
- The entrepreneurial subject
- Neoliberalism
- “Economic” transition
- Development
- Affect and entrepreneurship
- Work, lifestyle and freedom
- Precarity
- Knoweldge transfer/exchange and best practices


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Jose Antonio Cabrera Pereyra*, , Monterrey as Mexico’s entrepreneurial city: past imaginaries of economic growth and current institutional framework 20 10:00 AM
Presenter Deepa Mehta*, Columbia University, Beyond Positioning and Promises: Linking Entrepreneurial Urbanism with Geographies of Capabilities and Cooperation in the Asian Context 20 10:20 AM
Presenter Samantha Speck*, University of Delaware, Labor Shortages or “Lack of Vision”: Examining How the Mushroom Industry’s Perception of Risk Impacts Prevention 20 10:40 AM
Presenter Takehiko Fujii*, The University of Tokyo, Where, Who, Why, When and How do wine entrepreneurs come from: A case study in Japan 20 11:00 AM
Presenter Ahoura Zandiatashbar*, , Shima Hamidi, UT Arlington, Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions and Dollars, Does Built Environment Matter for Innovation? A Quantitative Multilevel Empirical Analysis of U.S. Innovative Capacity with regards to Physical Assets and Urban Form 20 11:20 AM

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