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Oct 25 2016

Emerging Markets Institute 2016 Conference Highlights
Moments and highlights from the 2016 EMI Conference, Emerging Multinationals: Innovating to Compete

Oct 15 2016

The Emerging Multinationals Report (EMR) 2016, "The China Surge"
The Emerging Market Multinationals Report (EMR) aims at contributing to a better understanding of the dramatic rise of emerging economies multinationals and its economic and societal implications.

Aug 15 2016

Global Innovation Index 2016: China Joins Top 25 Nations
Soumitra Dutta, dean of the Cornell College of Business, is co-editor of the report, which ranks nations on their innovation capacity and results. 

Jun 14 2016

EMI Fellows Recognized in May Ceremony
Graduating fellows honored and awarded for work and study in emerging markets

Jun 02 2016

Social Impact Bond in Emerging Markets: Funding Chinese Migrant Workers’ Children Digital Education
The goal in our pilot study is to assess whether an education via digital media can help the educational outcomes of migrant workers’ children in China.

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