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News & Highlights


Nov 29 2016

Breaking down barriers to education in Ghana
In his REDTalk, “School of Thought: Insights from Ghana,” Bright Botchway draws on his own life story to illustrate how education makes a difference.

Nov 10 2016

A rising force: Emerging economies are gaining ground in wealth and influence
The Emerging Markets Institute’s 2016 conference and inaugural Emerging Multinationals Report convey powerful evidence of “a new global landscape” showing a sharp increase in emerging economies as foreign investors and a “blossoming of some of their firms as world champions.”

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. Download the complete report

Sep 06 2016

Alumni Awards to be presented at Johnson Diversity Symposium
Roberto M. Cañizares '71, MBA '74, and Kenyattah A. Robinson, MBA '06, will be honored with Johnson’s Diversity Awards

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.