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Cultural Entrepreneurship in U.S. Cities (2018 UAA Best Conference Paper)

By Haifeng Qian I have studied entrepreneurship in cities for about a decade. Although not a very risk-taking person myself, I always admire the courage of entrepreneurs to startup their own businesses in an increasingly fast-changing market. It is a risky career choice, as most startup companies cannot survive the first five years. As an… Continue reading Cultural Entrepreneurship in U.S. Cities (2018 UAA Best Conference Paper)

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Book Review Preview: Healing our Divided Society: Investing in America Fifty Years After the Kerner Report

By Gregory D. Squires Book Review Preview: Healing our Divided Society: Investing in America Fifty Years After the Kerner Report, Fred Harris and Alan Curtis (eds) Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2018 “Everybody does better when everybody does better” (p. vi) is the appropriate opening epigram, penned by Jim Hightower, for this retrospective on the 50th… Continue reading Book Review Preview: Healing our Divided Society: Investing in America Fifty Years After the Kerner Report

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Barcelona’s Struggle with Tourism — Possibly Your Hometown’s Struggle Tomorrow?

By Antonio Paolo Russo ‘Overtourism’, ‘antitourism’, ‘tourismophobia’ are everywhere on the media these days and peep up in small talk at any friends and relatives’ gathering. Of course, in the academia we are quite familiar with the concept and evidence of tourism growth changing places and eventually affecting them. And we’ve been reading about residents’… Continue reading Barcelona’s Struggle with Tourism — Possibly Your Hometown’s Struggle Tomorrow?