Cornell on Emerging Markets

The Belt and Road Initiative: Connecting the Chinese Dream with the World Dream

ISSUE NO. 17 by Jayne Jin, MBA ’13 The 1st Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) was held in Beijing, China on 14-15 May 2017, with 29 heads […]

Unfolding Energy Efficiency in Eastern Partnership Countries

ISSUE NO. 16 by Oliver Kovacs, Ph.D.* Fostering energy efficiency is a prerequisite of sustainable development. A recently published Synthesis Report examines the innovation ecosystem in member countries of the […]

Regional Integration Amid Growing Protectionism

ISSUE NO. 15 by Iwan J. Azis* Over the last 30 years or so, openness and technological progress have fostered economic integration around the world. Regional integration, defined as cross-border […]

The Brazilian Productivity Anemia

ISSUE NO. 14 by Otaviano Canuto Brazil has been suffering from “anemic productivity growth”. This is a major challenge because in the long run, sustained productivity increases are necessary to […]

The Impact of Political Capital on Firm Internationalization: Evidence from Russian FDI and Exports

Issue No. 13 by Lilac Nachum*, Andrei Yu. Panibratov** and Rajeev J. Sawant*** Is a firm’s political capital in the home country of value internationally? As a form of firm-specific […]

Perceptions of China’s Outbound M&A

by Kaiwen Zhong, BA ’15 Chinese companies’ acquisitive streak in the US is often called a buying “spree” and is frequently compared to Japan’s heightened real estate purchase activities in the […]

Money Matters in Modi’s India

by Abhiram Muddu and Vince Wong   Abstract Money matters in India are complicated. As Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has set forth bold policy objectives towards reining in sovereign liquidity, which has suffered […]

Developing Cities in Turkey and the Challenges for the Turkish Economy in the Next Decade

Utku Balaban, Associate Professor of Sociology at Labor Economics and Industrial Relations, Ankara University and European Commission Marie Curie Grant Fellow Turkey is the most industrialized country in the Muslim Middle […]

Is Globalization in Danger?

Deven Sharma, Founder of Inflexon (www.inflexon.com) , Fellow at Connection Science @ Media Lab, and former President of Standard & Poor Globalization is under assault. Disruptive Influences  Beyond the political […]

Globalization Reset

Deven Sharma, Founder of Inflexon (www.inflexon.com) , Fellow at Connection Science @ Media Lab, and former President of Standard & Poor Globalization is under assault. What should a reset look […]