Congratulations to all best paper winners from USASBE 2017 Conference! We want to highlight three particular awards:   International Authors, JSBM Winner, and ICSB Academy Director for 2017.

1. International Authors

USASBE Best Paper in Social Entrepreneurship Award
Understanding Biosphere Entrepreneurship through a Framework Approach

HH Frederick
Tecnológico de Monterrey

USASBE Best Empirical Paper Award
USASBE Best Paper in Entrepreneurial Finance, sponsored by the USASBE Entrepreneurial Finance Special Interest Group
Does Globalization Help Inclusive Growth? An Opportunity Structure Perspective

Hao Liang
Singapore Management University

Sunny Li Sun
University of Missouri, Kansas City

Chris Marquis
Cornell University

USASBE Best paper in Entrepreneurial Mindset
Entrepreneurial Intention-Behavior Translation Among University Students: Do Institutions Matter?

Karina Bogatyreva
St.Petersburg University

Galina Shirokova
St.Petersburg University

Oleksiy Osiyevskyy
Northeastern University & St.Petersburg University

2. JSBM Winner

Journal of Small Business Management Editor’s Choice Award 
Conditioned to Care? Gender Differences in Entrepreneurial Social Responsibility

Whitney Peake
Western Kentucky University

Kimberly Eddleston
Northeastern University

3. ICSB Academy Director for 2017

Academic Paper Most Relevant to Entrepreneurs Award
Social Capital, Density, and Startup Survival: An Empirical Study Using the Kauffman Firm Survey

Cesar Bandera
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Ellen Thomas
New Jersey Institute of Technology