Think tank

The Business Association of Latin American Studies

BALAS

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Founded in 1989, BALAS is the first academic association to focus exclusively on business and economics in Latin America and the Caribbean. Scholars from around the world participate in the annual conference known for its solid academic standards. In addition to the conference, BALAS produces special edition publications, doctoral consortia, case studies and awards programs. The objectives of BALAS are to foster education, encourage research, and provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and the discussion of Latin American issues that affect the business environment of both domestic and transnational enterprises. BALAS offers events, materials and networks to develop successive generations of academic and professional leaders focused on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.balas.org/

Address:
5775 Wayzata Blvd, Suite 700, PMB #200-016 | St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Latin America | The Caribbean
Operating languages
English , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1989
Age (years)
The Business Association of Latin American Studies
 32
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Sergio Olavarrieta
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Victoria Jones
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2017
The Business Association of Latin American Studies
 16
United States average
 56
Global average
 161

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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