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Sell, Brianna

Briana Sell

PhD Candidate

Academic Area(s):
Entrepreneurship; Human capital; Labor mobility
M.S., Public Policy and Economic Development, Georgia Institute of Technology; B.A., Economics, University of Georgia

Briana Sell is a PhD Candidate in Scheller's Strategic Management program. Briana's research agenda lies at the nexus of strategic management and entrepreneurship. Her primary area of research studies the role of human capital in shaping entrepreneurial entry and performance. In a current working paper she examines the extent to which the persistent effects of educational mismatch on salary, job satisfaction and skill attainment affect entry into entrepreneurship among scientists and engineers. Her secondary area of research focuses on entrepreneurship at the macro-level, more specifically how entrepreneurship affects local economic growth. Briana has presented her research at many national and international academic conferences. She has taught the capstone course for the business school, MGT 4195: Strategic Management.

Her expected graduation date is May 2015.