Current Projects

Urban Water Innovation Network

Funded by: the National Science Foundation Grant # 144758 and Supplement to 144758

This research will enhance our fundamental understanding and characterization of the sustainability of urban water systems by comparing trends in the past with alternative future land and water use, population, and climate scenarios.

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A Comparative Analysis of Firm Dynamics in Rustbelt and Sunbelt Entrepreneurial Ecosytems

Funded by: The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Grant #20150940

This project will construct firm genealogies for family trees to analyze spinoff dynamics across a diverse set of entrepreneurial ecosystems. The objectives of the proposed research are twofold: to design metrics of firm spinoff dynamics derived from firm genealogies and use these metrics in a comparative manner to analyze differences in firm dynamics across entrepreneurial ecosystems from an evolutionary perspective.