Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) Annual Conference

On November 8th, the Emerging Markets Institute Annual Conference was held at the Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech, New York. We had 32 speakers from across the globe, 265 attendees, and collaborated with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development!

Watch the entire conference here! Part 1 Part 2

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Emerging Markets Building Constructive Engagement

The Emerging Market Multinationals Report (EMR) 2019 has been authored by Lourdes Casanova, Senior Lecturer, EMI Academic Director, and Anne Miroux, EMI Visiting Fellow, at the Emerging Markets Institute (EMI).

Download and read the 2019 EMR. Watch our YouTube discussion.

Case Competition

Along with the conference, the Third Cornell Emerging Markets Institute Annual Case Competition was held on November 8th at Cornell Tech campus. The theme is ‘Emerging Markets Multinationals entering new markets’. The third annual case competition saw 66 participants from 9 countries. Congratulations to the case competition winners from Universidad de los Andes!

The Era of Chinese Multinationals Book Cover

The Era of Chinese Multinationals: Competing for Global Dominance

Authored by Lourdes Casanova and Anne Miroux, The Era of Chinese Multinationals captures the forces driving the disruptive growth of Chinese multinational corporations. The book presents data and case studies to depict the relevant issues with the goal of providing insights to global executives on collaborating and competing with Chinese companies. More information about the book is available here! Watch our YouTube discussion here. 

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Global Strategy and Emerging Markets Conference 

Cornell University Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) and partners are pleased to announce the fifth annual Global Strategy and Emerging Markets (GSEM) Conference. This conference brings senior and junior scholars, doctoral students, and practitioners in the fields of international business, strategic management, cross-cultural management, technology strategy, and global entrepreneurship from around the world. The conference will be held  November 07-08, 2020.Deadline for submission of papers to the conference is August 29th, 2020.Register for the conference and submit papers here!

EMI Fellows – Class of 2019

Congratulations to our EMI Fellows of 2019! The fellows celebrated their hard work at their Graduation Ceremony, held on May 24th in Sage Hall.

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Executive MBA students and senior lecturer Casanova stand in front of a presentation board for the class
March 31, 2020

Emerging markets elective highlights teamwork and insight among EMBAs

David Wei Wu (EMBA Metro NY) shares what he learned about emerging markets—and his classmates—during a winter residential session elective course.

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March 16, 2020

EMI’s China trek: Free enterprise, socialist goals, and a rich cultural heritage

Abhishek Banerjee, Two-Year MBA ’20, shares views and insights on China’s economy and society after his visit to the country.

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February 28, 2020

Africa Trek: An eye-opening experience and first-hand look at market trends

Guillaume Allard, One-Year MBA ’20, shares insights into South Africa and Ghana gained during Johnson’s MBA student trek to Africa.

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April 8, 2020

@lourdescasanova Lourdes Casanova

Thank you Ravi Parikh for these great blogs on investment trends post Covid-19, a great contribution very much needed for the 'new world' after the crisis is over. We need to reflect on the past and look at the future with fresh ne…

April 7, 2020

@lourdescasanova Lourdes Casanova

Thank you US-China Business Council

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