2020 AIB-LAC Best Paper Finalists

 All Best Paper Finalists were nominated by the conference Track Chairs, and then reviewed by members of the Best Paper Selection Committee to arrive at award winners.

Best Paper Selection Committee:

 William Newburry, Florida International University, USA (Chair)

  • Diana Bank Weinberg, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany
  • Armando Borda, ESAN University, Peru
  • Michel Hermans, IAE Business School, Argentina
  • Luiz Ricardo Kabbach de Castro, University of Florida, USA

Best Paper Finalists with at Least One Author from Latin America and the Caribbean (listed in order of submission #)

 Tax controversies in the 4.0 services from Airbnb (40)

  • Joao Octavio Coelho de Oliveira, University of São Paulo (Brazil)
  • Gilmar Masiero, University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Yohann Mauger, Northern Kentucky University, USA

 Institutional work for the good? (86)

  • Larissa Marchiori Pacheco, FGV, Brazil
  • Christian Hauser, HTW Chur, Switzerland
  • Maria Tereza Leme Fleury, FGV, Brazil

 Universal and context-dependent enablers of new venture internationalization: Evidence from venture capital-backed startups in emerging markets (119)

  • Carlos González, ITAM, Mexico
  • Daniela Ruiz Massieu, ITAM, Mexico

 The stimuli factors associated with SMEs willingness and persistency to export: Research propositions from an emerging market perspective (136)

  • Edmilson Milan, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – UNISINOS, Brazil
  • Marcelo Machado, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – UNISINOS, Brazil

 Anticipated career consequences and personal benefits derived from firm internationalization in emerging markets* (ID 153)

  • Marcelo J. Alvarado-Vargas, University of Toledo, USA
  • Michel Hermans, IAE Business School, Argentina
  • William Newburry, Florida International University, USA

* Excluded from final selection of winner to ensure impartial selection procedure and avoid perceived conflicts of interest. An alternate paper from this track was added to the best paper finalists list.

Best Paper Finalists with Author(s) from Outside Latin America and the Caribbean (listed in order of submission #)

 Why do Asian and Latin American business groups differ? An international political economy perspective on business groups’ early internationalization (10)

  • Michael Carney, Concordia University, Canada
  • Saul Estrin, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
  • Zhixiang Liang, Concordia University, Canada
  • Daniel Shapiro, Simon Fraser University, Canada

 Institutional schisms: The impact of intergovernmental organizations on formal and informal entrepreneurship (21)

  • Elizabeth Moore, Northeastern University, USA
  • Luis A. Dau, Northeastern University, USA
  • Kristin Brandl, University of Victoria, Canada

 Being different in the era of non-normal: The role of political skill in the adjustment of self-initiated expatriates (65)

  • Alexei Koveshnikov, Aalto University, Finland
  • Heidi Wechtler, Newcastle Business School, Finland
  • Miriam Moeller, University of Queensland, Australia

 Digital transformation and the international strategy of the firm: How Industry 4.0 technologies affect the international marketing approach in the footwear industry (96)

  • Antonella Zucchella, University of Pavia, Italy
  • Roger N. Strange, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

 Collaboration in MNEs: A complexity view (148)

  • Sokol Celo, Suffolk University, USA