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News & Highlights


May 11 2016

Rizwan Quraishi, MBA'16, Wins First Place in Morgan Stanley Campus Photo Competition
Winning image captures early mangrove saplings coming to life, taken on an eco-tour with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) along the Makran Coastal Highway in Pakistan

May 05 2016

Insights on the UAE from an MBA student
Johnson UAE Trek Spring 2016

Apr 25 2016

Brazilian Challenges: Untying Political and Economic Knots
To revert current economic trends, Brazil will need a stable governing coalition that is willing to face reality and implement a reformist agenda.

Apr 01 2016

Finance as the Key to Growth in Mexico
Leaders in Emerging Markets speaker Timothy Heyman, president of Franklin Templeton Asset Management Mexico, pointed to the importance of developing financial markets as a key to achieving economic growth in Mexico.

Mar 23 2016

A Dragon far from home
The rise of Chinese influence in Latin America and the reasons for South-South collaboration


Mar 16 2016

Combatting Poverty with Technology
Diego Molano, Former Minister of ITC in Colombia, discusses the program that helped millions

Feb 29 2016

Bent on Success: Juan Matienzo's REDtalk on creativity and persistence
Juan Matienzo, EMI Fellow Candidate, delivers a REDtalk on how he applied creativity and persistence to land a unique and exciting job in the hospitality industry.

Feb 26 2016

Innovation can change the quality of life in emerging markets
M-PESA is a transformative mobile phone-based platform for money transfer and financial services. 

Feb 26 2016

Lessons from Kenya: Mobile Money in Emerging Economies
Visiting Professor Ndunge Kiiti describes how M-Pesa has improved everyday life for Kenyans in rural communities.

Feb 18 2016

The Fragility of Asia’s Emerging Economies
A summary of the lecture by Professor  Iwan Azis on February 1, 2016 at the Leaders in Emerging Markets NBA 5260 course.

Feb 12 2016

Leaders in Emerging Markets: current news
Students in the Leaders in Emerging Markets course prepared a summary of current news from Kenya, Malaysia and Brazil.

Feb 09 2016

My trip to China
In January 2016, I had the opportunity to visit China with 26 of my classmates from the Johnson School at Cornell University. The goal for the trip was to help us better understand the history and culture of the Chinese people and its influences on local business.

Nov 27 2015

EMI-Templeton collaboration
On October 13, 2015, Cornell University and Franklin Templeton Servicios de Asesoría Mexico entered into an agreement to publish research reports provided by Franklin Templeton Servicios de Asesoría México, S. de R.L. de C.V. 

Nov 23 2015

2015 Duke Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition
Lighting Africa: Johnson Students’ Proposal to Bring Solar Systems to Africa Wins the 2015 Duke Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition

Nov 17 2015

EMI congratulates the UMA Bioseed team
The EMI is proud of the success of EMI Fellows and the impact of the institute in the initial launch of some of its endeavors.

Nov 04 2015

Uma Bioseed wins $500,000 in Buffalo competition
Cornell student business startup wins incubator competition

Oct 21 2015

Johnson’s Emerging Markets Institute hosts “The Modi-fication of the Indian Economy” conference in NYC
Distinguished speakers, including India’s Minister of Finance Jayant Sinha, address latest reform efforts


Oct 13 2015

Leaders meet in Peru on climate change, global economy
Outlet:  CCTV-America - Andrew Karolyi