EMI at Work

Fed rate hike: What’s next for emerging markets?

by Michael Aiyetan, MBA '16, EMI Fellow Candidate
Michael Aiyetan, MBA '16, EMI Fellow Candidate
 The first rate rise in nearly a decade happened mid-December 2015. Fed raised interest rates by 0.25%, given the U.S. economic outlook. But what does this rate rise mean for emerging economies? 

Life in limbo: Venezuela today

by Jacob Jelin Schwarz, EMI Fellow Candidate
Jacob Jelin Schwarz, EMI Fellow Candidate

In an attempt to find a balance between Hugo Chavez’ legacy of Bolivarian socialism and the harsh reality of its current economic situation, Venezuela grapples with its greatest identity crisis of the past few decades. 

 

Reshaping Emerging Markets: A Relationship between China & Africa

by Calvin Okwuego, EMI Fellow Candidate
Calvin Okwuego, EMI Fellow Candidate
Is investing in Africa within China’s strategic interest? 

Is China slowing down?

by Trisha Chang, EMI Fellow Candidate
Trisha Chang, EMI Fellow Candidate
There is concern about China slowing down and the impact to the global economy.

Brazilian Economic Downturn

by Radek Janowski, MBA '16, EMI Fellow Candidate
Radek Janowski, MBA '16, EMI Fellow Candidate
The rapid devaluation of the Brazilian Real over the course of 2015 is the result of several factors.

Commenting on "One Belt One Road" Initiative Funding

Dr. Ying Zhang  is the Associate Dean for China Business and Relations at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Visiting Scholar at Harvard Business School & Cornell University. 

The good, the bad and the ugly in currency devaluation

by Deeksha Gupta, EMI Research Fellow
Deeksha Gupta, EMI Research Fellow

Could this be the start of a currency war?

Is the party over in Latin America?

by Brian Liberatore, MBA '16, EMI Fellow Candidate
Brian Liberatore, MBA '16, EMI Fellow Candidate
Latin America begins another cycle in the region's decades-long boom/bust economy.

Why Alibaba Succeeds in China: Implications for the Chinese Business Environment

by Winston Sun, MBA ‘16
Winston Sun, MBA ‘16

Alibaba has grown to be larger than Amazon and eBay combined by understanding the Chinese consumer and offering services which resonate.

Why Xiaomi Succeeds in China: Implications for the Chinese Business Environment

by Winston Sun, MBA ‘16
Winston Sun, MBA ‘16

Xiaomi, the world’s third largest smartphone maker, has found a way to satisfy consumers with a high quality product at an emerging market price.

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- Bryson Saez, MBA '14
EMI Fellow