News & Highlights

May 22 2017

China & Latin America Forum
Lourdes Casanova participates in the China & Latin America Forum that provides a unique opportunity for renowned academics and researchers to discuss the future relations between the Chinese and Latin American regions.


May 03 2017

World Economic Forum: The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Lourdes Casanova moderates panel, Argentina 2017 - Productive Latin America , during the World Economic Forum on Latin America 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

May 01 2017

Getting warmer: China and Latin America strengthen economic and cultural ties
Scholars convened by Johnson’s Emerging Markets Institute and Cornell’s Latin American Studies Program shared their views on “Sino–Latin American Relations in the Age of Trump.”

Apr 24 2017

Mobile Money, Financial Inclusion and Development in Africa
The symposium focused on addressing questions and issues within a multidisciplinary framework that covered the topics related to the trends in financial instruments, areas of tension and broader finance frameworks.

Apr 17 2017

EMI ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT - Johnson Cheng, MBA '14
The “Googley” culture of Silicon Valley companies didn’t always resonate with my staff, I found the no-nonsense leadership approach practiced by the US military to be particularly effective in my company.

Mar 17 2017

Can Africa Feed the World?
Africa could be the world’s next breadbasket. But can it overcome the hurdles in its way?

Mar 17 2017

Brazil and Latin America Innovating to Overcome the Crisis
The 4 th Annual BRASA Conference  seeks to promote discussion on new alternatives to expand Brazil and Latin America initiatives on skills development, based on successful experiences and the role of the new player

Mar 01 2017

A Journey to the East and Back
Morgan Alexander Jones, MBA ’15, COO of US-China Strong

Feb 09 2017

Brazil and Latin America: Innovating to Overcome the Crisis Conference
The forum "Brazil and Latin America: Innovating to overcome the crisis" has the purpose of promoting a discussion on new alternatives to expand Brazil and Latin America initiatives on skills development, based on successful experiences and the role of the new players.

Feb 09 2017

Demonetization and its Discontents
EMI speaker and Humphrey Fellow Gopalakrishnan Veilumuthusamy detailed what happened when India, one of the world’s most cash-dependent countries, decided to get rid of its most valuable currency notes.

Jan 13 2017

EMI ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT - Nirupama Kumar, MBA ‘13
Getting out of the Johnson One-Year program I realized I had changed somewhere, completely. The experience was so transformative, the support during and after the MBA so positive, that the only regret I have is that it was only 13 months!

Nov 29 2016

Breaking down barriers to education in Ghana
In his REDTalk, “School of Thought: Insights from Ghana,” Bright Botchway draws on his own life story to illustrate how education makes a difference.

Nov 22 2016

Investing in the future of Colombia – and the Americas
Supporting Johnson MBAs through decades of partnership with Colfuturo

Nov 10 2016

A rising force: Emerging economies are gaining ground in wealth and influence
The Emerging Markets Institute’s 2016 conference and inaugural Emerging Multinationals Report convey powerful evidence of “a new global landscape” showing a sharp increase in emerging economies as foreign investors and a “blossoming of some of their firms as world champions.”

Oct 25 2016

Emerging Markets Institute 2016 Conference Highlights
Moments and highlights from the 2016 EMI Conference, Emerging Multinationals: Innovating to Compete

Oct 15 2016

The Emerging Multinationals Report (EMR) 2016, "The China Surge"
The Emerging Market Multinationals Report (EMR) aims at contributing to a better understanding of the dramatic rise of emerging economies multinationals and its economic and societal implications. Download the complete report

Sep 06 2016

Alumni Awards to be presented at Johnson Diversity Symposium
Roberto M. Cañizares '71, MBA '74, and Kenyattah A. Robinson, MBA '06, will be honored with Johnson’s Diversity Awards

Aug 15 2016

Global Innovation Index 2016: China Joins Top 25 Nations
Soumitra Dutta, dean of the Cornell College of Business, is co-editor of the report, which ranks nations on their innovation capacity and results. 

Jun 14 2016

EMI Fellows Recognized in May Ceremony
Graduating fellows honored and awarded for work and study in emerging markets