EMI at Work

Oct 20 2017

Marcopolo: Creating a Global Latina

Brazilian bus and coach manufacturer, Marcopolo, should build on existing strengths through the continuation of international expansion initiative, focused specifically on joint ventures in South America. By focusing on South America, they can retain flexibility in their production process as well a...

Jul 31 2017

Multilatinas: Strategies for internationalization

The Challenges faced by Latin America multinational companies often require unique strategies tailored to a demanding global environment. The book Multilatinas studies the strategies of internationalism exercised by large multilatinas, offering the first systematic, quantitative effort to examine...

Jul 24 2017

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – A Look Back and Ahead

Companies are looking for new opportunities to grow beyond their existing markets. Emerging markets in Latin America, e.g. Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, are attracting attention from many companies but there is another market that might be out of sight but also worth exploring. Under th...

Jul 03 2017

Colombia: Ripe for Private Equity

Until late 2016, PE activity was dominated by Brazil, but recent political events, instability in Brazil, and the FARC-Colombia peace deal makes Colombia a lucrative opportunity for PE investment.

Jun 19 2017

How Regenerative Agriculture Can Build Climate Resilience in Emerging and Frontier Economies

In the world of sustainable business, few brands are as admirable as Patagonia, Inc . By working on regenerative agriculture, they are contributing to minimize the effects of climate change in the agriculture sector. 

Jun 13 2017

The opportunities in China Medical Reform

The healthcare ecosystem in China is complicated but full of potential. Medical Reform will reshuffle the elements in the healthcare chains and create new systems which are appropriate for a modern China.

Jun 06 2017

Where to find Swiss cheese: how sanctions affected Russian economy

United States and the European Union instituted sanctions against Russia are a small piece of a puzzle of relationships between Russia and the West. It is time for the economic development in Russia to enter a new phase of independence.

May 05 2017

Colombia at the Crossroads: The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain

As a war-torn country plagued by high levels of crime and poverty as recently as the 1990s, in a relatively short period of time, Colombia took some remarkable steps that have helped to put it on the path towards lasting economic prosperity, development, and growth.

Apr 25 2017

China: A sneak peek at the future

China is taking advantage of the accelerated growth of its economy. Contrary to other emerging markets, China has managed to disburse growth to large pools of its population, increased disposable income of a previously impoverished population.

Apr 24 2017

Andean Peaks and Silicon Valleys: Entrepreneurship in Colombia

Shifting consumer behaviors, supported by advances in infrastructure, have increasingly enabled the Colombian economy through technology.  More than ever before, Colombian entrepreneurs today have new opportunities within their reach – and they know it: 72% of Colombian adults view entreprene...

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- Bryson Saez, MBA '14
EMI Fellow