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The 2020 AAG-Kauffman Awards for Best Paper and Best Student Paper in Geography & Entrepreneurship

Type: Panel
Sponsor Groups:
Organizers: The American Association of Geographers


This award identifies innovative research in business, applied or community geography that is relevant to questions related to entrepreneurs and their firms as well as to practitioners and policymakers.

2020 Best Paper Award
Keith Debbage, University of North Carolina – Greensboro, Non-Farm Proprietorship Employment by US Metropolitan Area

2020 Best Paper Award Runner-Up
Joseph Scarpaci, Center for the Study of Cuban Culture + Economy, Scarpaci, J.L., Coupey, E. and Reed, S. 2018; Artists as Cultural Icons: The Icon Myth Transfer Effect as a Heuristic for Cultural Branding. (Journal of Product & Brand Management. 27(3): 320-333)

2020 Best Student Paper Award
Andreas Kuebart, Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space, Open creative labs as providers of core functions within entrepreneurial ecosystems: Using sequence analysis to explore new infrastructures for startup processes in Berlin

2020 Best Student Paper Award Runner-Up
Yue Lin, The Ohio State University, A deep learning architecture for semantic address matching


Type Details Minutes
Panelist Keith Debbage University of North Carolina At Greensboro 15
Panelist Joseph Scarpaci Center for the Study of Cuban Culture + Economy 15
Panelist Andreas Kuebart Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space 15
Panelist Yue Lin The Ohio State University 15

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