News & Highlights



Bulgarian ambassador assesses Ukraine, Russia
Elena Poptodorova, the Bulgarian ambassador to the United States, discussed the situation in the Ukraine the impact that the crisis could have on the European Union and the world at large at an event sponsored by Johnson's Emerging Markets Institute. 


Johnson’s Dean to Receive 8th Annual Distinguished Global Thinker Award from IILM Institute for Higher Education

Soumitra Dutta will be honored on March 31 in New Delhi, and deliver lecture on innovation



Emerging Markets Institute Academic Director Appointed Executive Editor of the Review of Financial Studies

G. Andrew Karolyi, the Alumni Professor in Asset Management, will serve for three years in the most senior role of leading research journal in financial economics

Cornell University Emerging Markets Institute Selects Research Solutions Subsidiary to Power Academic Research Portal
Available to Corporate Partners of the Institute, the academic research portal provides access to 50 academic journals with articles covering 43 emerging economies across the past five years
Johnson and Nanjing University Celebrate 10-year Alliance in MBA Education
Nanjing one of six Chinese universities whose executive MBA students study at Johnson at Cornell University
Prasad assesses strength of U.S. dollar in NYC talk
Eswar Prasad is a faculty fellow of Johnson's Emerging Markets Institute



China’s Investments in Latin America

Li Bin, Counselor for Economic Affairs for the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., joins a panel on emerging markets 

Emerging Markets Institute Director to Speak at Council on Foreign Relations

Richard J. Coyle will offer thoughts on growth and innovation in Brazil



Johnson Welcomes Counselor for Economic Affairs, Chinese Embassy

Li Bin, expert on China-U.S. economic cooperation, will speak to MBA students in an upcoming Emerging Markets Class.



Driving Change in Latin America: A Focus on Technology and Innovation
EMI was mentioned for their "Innovation in Latin America" conference and Lourdes Casanova stated that innovation should go beyond R&D and patents. 
Innovation in Latin America Focus of Annual Conference

Emerging Markets Institute hosts day of panels and discussions on development and innovation in Latin American economies

What constitutes a good market entry?
A talk by Beth Keck, senior director of women’s economic empowerment at Walmart
Costs of investments in China on the rise
Andrew Karolyi discusses the rising cost of investment in China given the labor costs, investment restrictions and regulations.
U.S. and China: Economic Development and Capital Markets

High-profile business, academic, and civic leaders from both countries met for a “think tank” discussion and networking at the Cornell Club in New York City.

Interpreting the Emerging Markets
Johnson's Andrew Karolyi discusses emerging markets in an article in the October/November issue of Alternative Emerging Investor magazine


Looking to enter Asian markets? Think shared services, Asia finance and cost management expert advises

International Consulting speaker Matt Podrebarac was formerly Accenture’s lead partner for North America finance and strategic cost management, banking, and capital markets  

Mexico: Emerging market opportunity next door?
Andrew Karolyi, faculty director of the Emerging Markets Institute, is quoted extensively by CNBC on investor pull-back from emerging economies. 
GE’s Expansion Strategy for China

Distinguished Global Speaker Mark Hutchinson, President and CEO, GE Greater China, outlines GE’s operations in aviation, healthcare, and energy, and proclaims: “China is not slowing down.” 



Navigating Kenya to Make a Sustainable Impact
Kimberley Mark, MBA '14, writes from Nairobi, Kenya, about summer project with Accenture Development Partnership (ADP) to improve the state of learning across Kenya with mobile technology.
The Reality of Emerging Markets: The Risk/Opportunity Equation
Professor Andrew Karolyi, academic director of the Emerging Markets Institute, talked in-depth on Voice America about investment opportunities and pitfalls in emerging economies. 


Paving the way for Panama’s economy to take off

President Ricardo Martinelli of Panama welcomes closer ties with Johnson in a meeting with Johnson’s dean, faculty, and students

Johnson and Cornell Welcome Panama President Ricardo Martinelli

The president will discuss development in his Latin American country at a public lecture on April 11, 2013



MasterCard CEO to Speak on “Cashless” Future

Ajay Banga comes to Johnson on March 4, as part of the Distinguished Global Speaker Series

China’s Economic Transformation: The Past, Present and Future Professor Xiang Bing talks about China’s Economy at Johnson
Xiang Bing, founding dean at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and professor of China Business and Globalization, spoke to students about “China’s Economic Transformation: The Past, Present and Future” on Feb. 15, 2013 at Johnson’s Sage Hall.