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Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) Annual Conference 2020 and EMI 10th anniversary

The Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) annual conference to be held on November 6th at the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island. This year the EMI will celebrate their 10 years at the event. Please register.

EMI Fellows – Class of 2020

Congratulations to our EMI fellows, 2020 MBA Class! Although unprecedented times made it impossible to celebrate in person, we held an online graduation ceremony in May to celebrate and recognize our 62 graduate. This year’s class comes from 16 countries and a variety of programs.

Thank you to our speakers: Dean Mark Nelson, Rob Cañizares of the EMI Advisory Council and S.C. Johnson School of Management. Thank you also to the EMI Fellows who made remarks: Mercedes Moran Enriquez, Gabriel Ferraresso, Charles Gabriel Mouaikel, Sebastian Philippe Molina Gasman, Nate Ngbondo Koweda, Claudia Karina Poclaba, Yewande Salau, Christina Valauri, Jacer Collins, Charlotte Zhai. Watch the ceremony 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. 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!

Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) Annual Conference 2019

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

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!

Emerging Market Institute 2019 Report Cover

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.

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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. 

Emerging Markets Institute BusinessFeed

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June 30, 2020

Spring trek combines Asian culture, real estate, and infrastructure

Emile Schachter, MPS-RE ’20 (Baker), reflects on Asian culture, economics, and the real estate market after his trek to Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia.

Students pose in traditional Korean ‘hanbok’ formal attire
June 8, 2020

Japan-Korea trek focuses on business strategy in wines and spirits

Students in Johnson’s residential MBA programs traveled to Japan and Korea, identifying international business opportunities in wine and spirits.

A wall painting showing Indian women using a mask to protect from Covad-19, and an Indian Women walking talking in the phone
June 2, 2020

COVID-19’s impact on India

EMI intern Srishti Mutha explains COVID-19s impact on the well-being of thousands of people, education, the economy, and the environment in India.

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July 9, 2020

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