Emerging Business Geographies: New Business Formation, Malls, and Immigrant Entrepreneurship in North America

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Africa Specialty Group, Business Geography Specialty Group, Economic Geography Specialty Group, Careers and Professional Development
Poster #:
Day: 4/14/2018
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM (MDT)
Room: Grand Ballroom C, Astor, 2nd Floor
Organizers: Kefa Otiso
Chairs: David Wall


This session explores the emerging business geographies of new business formation, mall spatial patterning, and immigrant entrepreneurship in the United States and Canada.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Gang Xu*, Department of Geography & Sustainable Planning, Grand Valley State University, Wanxiao Sun*, Department of Geography & Sustainable Planning, Grand Valley State University, Spatial Patterning of Malls/Shopping Centers in the United States 20 8:00 AM
Presenter Kefa Otiso*, Bowling Green State University, Green Dreams: Geography of African Immigrant Businesses in the United States 20 8:20 AM
Presenter Amy Schoenecker*, University of Illinois - Chicago, Elizabeth Alejo*, University of Illinois - Chicago, Racial Geographies: Locations of Temp Agencies in Chicago 20 8:40 AM
Presenter David Wall*, Saint Cloud State University, King Banaian, Saint Cloud State University, Richard MacDonald, Saint Cloud State University, Spatial, demographic and socio-economic patterns of new business formation in Minnesota 20 9:00 AM

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