BALAS is the first international business and economics professional association to focus exclusively on the study of economics, management, leadership and industry in Latin America and the Caribbean. The organization is strongly international in character, with members from all over the world – from over 30 countries.
BALAS is an international organization dedicated to bringing together scholars, professional managers and decision makers to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas and to provide leadership in the areas of Latin American business and economic research and practice. BALAS provides a leadership role in sponsoring forums for exchanges of ideas, information dissemination, research collaboration and education activities of the highest professional quality. BALAS offers a multicultural and multinational environment that is congenial, open and supportive.
To learn more about the organization please view the web pages on membership, our upcoming conferences, and news of the organization.
The Executive Office of BALAS is hosted by
Prof. Yvonne Huertas, BALAS Executive Director
Graduate School of Business
University of Puerto Rico
15 Ave Universidad STE 1501
San Juan, PR 00925-2535
Tel.: 787.764.0000 Ext. 87149, 87118