News & Highlights

Jul 26 2017

One Belt and One Road Forum
Hosted by the Emerging Markets Institute, Wenzhou University delegates came to campus to discuss China’s Belt and Road economic development strategy.

Jun 28 2017

7th Brazilian Congress of Industry Innovation
Soumitra Dutta and Lourdes Casanova attend the global launch of the Global Innovation Index, https://www.globalinnovationindex.org, and present research on innovation in Brazil funded by the Brazilian Confederation of Industries (CNI).

Jun 11 2017

OECD EMnet Meeting on Latin America
On June 9th, Lourdes Casanova, Director of the the Emerging Markets Institute and Anne Miroux, EMI Faculty Fellow participated in the OECD Emnet meeting on Latin America, "Navigating Uncertainty: Strategies for Innovation and Growth".

May 28 2017

2017 Emerging Markets Institute Fellows Graduation Celebration
On Friday, May 26th the Emerging Markets Institute welcomed the families and friends of graduates to Ithaca for the Fellows Graduation Celebration to honor the achievements and success of the 42 EMI Fellows.

May 24 2017

A brief look at Brazil and Latin America: Innovating to Overcome the Crisis
"Brazil and Latin America: Innovating to Overcome the Crisis" event brought together intellectuals with diverse backgrounds, both to discuss the political context of Brazil and to propose solutions to the unfolding crisis.

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.”