Research

EMI celebrates the work of Cornell Tech Fellows at EMI Alumni Day

On April 27th, 2018 the Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) will host the first EMI Alumni Day at the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech. The event serves to celebrate the […]

Where to Play and How to Win: How Megatrends and Country Contexts Govern Strategy in Emerging Markets

By Crosby Fish MBA ’18, Navdeep Singh Cornell Tech MBA, and James Godbout MBA ’18 The subject of emerging markets can be so broad and complex that it is sometimes […]

Will Venezuela’s New ‘Petro’ Cryptocurrency Help Its Economy?

by Carlos Serquen, MBA ’18 Venezuela will Create New ‘Petro’ Cryptocurrency The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, announced the creation of a Venezuelan cryptocurrency called the “Petro.” He mentioned that […]

Progressing Towards an Equal and Growing Latin America

by Brian Balduzzi, MBA ’18 Introduction Tax experts have long proposed using taxation to alleviate inequality and redistribute income within developing countries (Lustig, 2016). Recent scholarship suggests that adopting and […]

Ghana and its Multinationals: Reigniting the Spark

by Farouk Appiedu, MBA ’17 With a population of 28.2 million, Ghana is considered one of the world’s fastest-growing economies—if not the fastest growing economy in Africa in 2018[1] — […]

Using Israel’s playbook to benefit African economies

by Armstrong Mbi, One-Year MBA ’18 As a country that makes international news headlines constantly, Israel is a major geopolitical force in the world. A visit to its business, political, […]

Latin American Political Scenario in 2018

by Evodio Kaltenecker Introduction Democracies in Latin America await a wave of important elections in 2018. Starting in Costa Rica, with presidential and legislative general election on February 4th, and […]

Zen Business: an East-Asian-Based Systemic Model on Holistic Management and Sustainability for a Fast-Changing World

Issue NO. 22 By Josep M. Coll* Emerging markets are not only opening new doors of business and economic opportunities, but redefining our understanding of the world and its globalization […]

Tencent, the rising Chinese Investment Holding Conglomerate

by Alice Zheng, Catarina Levita Schallenbach and Ria Gabrielle Lim Tencent, a Chinese holding company, was founded in 1988 by Ma Huateng, Zhang Zhidong, Xu Chenye, Chen Yidan, and Zeng […]

Bridging Finance and Infrastructure

Issue NO. 21 By Otaviano Canuto and Aleksandra Liaplina* The world economy – and emerging market and developing economies in particular – display a gap between infrastructure needs and its […]