BUSINESS ASSOCIATION 
FOR LATIN AMERICAN
STUDIES


BALAS Award Program
Updated  May 2019

Recognition

The association sponsors an award program designed to recognize and encourage outstanding scholarship and research in the area of Latin American business activities.  To receive these awards the manuscripts must be selected to appear in the annual conference proceedings as a full paper and be presented at the annual meeting by one or more of the authors.

The final selection of the papers to receive the awards is the responsibility of the Chair of the Awards committee, utilizing input from his/her committee members and comments from the conference track chairs and paper reviewers. The chair of the Awards Committee shall also appoint a minimum of two additional members to carry out the committee's responsibilities.

 Sponsored Awards

Awards may be sponsored by individuals or institutions for a five-year period. Fee is $2,500 or $500/year. There are five BALAS awards:

  • BALAS Presidential Best Academic Paper Award
  • Luis Sanz Best Student Paper Award
  • Lourdes Casanova Best Applied Paper Award
  • University of San Diego Business School Best Corporate Social Responsibility Paper Award
  • Florida International University Best Doctoral Presentation Award 

The BALAS 2019 award winners and nominees are presented below:

BALAS 2019 Award Winners

Previous Year Winners

Please check the document below for a list of Award Winners of Previous BALAS Conferences

BALAS Award Recipients.pdf 

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