Research

Flipkart and Indian E-Commerce

by Cayla Chen and Chris Hooper Flipkart is an e-commerce company in India that operates through a complex corporate structure consisting of nine different companies – four in Singapore and […]

Marcopolo: Creating a Global Latina

by James Godbout, and Nicola de Vera Marcopolo is a leading Brazilian bus body manufacturer. Since its inception in 1949, the company has seen consistent domestic growth, establishing a strong […]

The role of the private sector in consolidating peace in Colombia

ISSUE NO. 20 by Juana García and Juan David Martínez, Universidad de los Andes The implementation of the Havana Agreement, between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas in 2016, […]

Emerging Heavyweights: The Surge of the E20

At the Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell University, we identify 20 Emerging Markets, which we call E20, which we consider the new “heavyweights” of the world economy—those economies that have […]

Motivations for the Internationalization of Brazilian firms

ISSUE NO. 18 by Fernanda Ribeiro Cahen* and Moacir de Miranda Oliveira Jr.** Brazil was one of the world’s fastest-growing economies from 2000 to 2010, but the boom has appeared […]

Multilatinas: Strategies for internationalization

by Veneta Andonova and Mauricio Losada-Otálora The challenges faced by Latin American multinational companies, or multilatinas, often require unique strategies tailored to a demanding global environment. The book Multilatinas studies […]

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – A Look Back and Ahead

by Pidchapon (Fai) Niruthisard, MBA ’17 ASEAN – A Look Back and Ahead Emerging markets have been gaining more and morerecognition over the past few years. Companies are looking for […]

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 […]

Colombia: Ripe for Private Equity

by Srini Chandrasekharan, AMBA ’17 Latin America (LatAm) has seenextraordinary growth in entrepreneurship, and flow of investment in privateequity (PE) since 2005. From only two funds in 2005, 2014 ended […]

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 […]