Lourdes S. Casanova

Lourdes S. Casanova

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Gail and Roberto Cañizares Director of the Emerging Markets Institute
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business

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Faculty Expertise

  • International Business with a Focus on Emerging Markets
  • China, Latin America, India
  • Family Business
  • Global Business
  • Innovation
  • Strategy


Lourdes Casanova Gail and Rob Cañizares Director Emerging Markets Institute, Senior Lecturer Cornell S.C. Johnson College of Business, Cornell University. Formerly at INSEAD. Named one of 50 most influential Iberoamerican intellectuals, one of 30 most influential Iberoamerican women intellectuals by Esglobal. Fulbright Scholar, Masters University of Southern California, PhD University of Barcelona.
Co-editor with F. Cahen A. Miroux: From copycats to Leaders: Innovation from Emerging Markets. Cambridge University Press. with A. Miroux: The Era of Chinese Multinationals. Academic Press. Elsevier 2019. Emerging Market Multinationals Report 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 with A. Miroux. Co-author with P. Cornelius, S. Dutta: Entrepreneurship and the Finance of Innovation in Emerging Markets. Academic Press. Elsevier. With J. Kassum: The Political Economy of an Emerging Global Power: In search of the Brazilian Dream, Palgrave Macmillan 2014, author Global Latinas: Latin America’s emerging multinationals Palgrave Macmillan 2009. Former member Global Agenda Council, Competitiveness in Latin America World Economic Forum, B20 Task Force in G20 summit, Los Cabos (2012). Board member Boyce Tompson Institute. Co-founder Ithaca Hub of Global Shapers. Op-ed writer Latin Trade, Agenda Publica contributor to CNN en español, El País and Voice of America.

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Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • One of the 30 most influential Iberoamerican women intellectuals by Esglobal (2017) Esglobal
  • One of the 50 most influential Iberoamerican intellectuals by Esglobal (2015) Foundation for International Relations and Dialogue
  • One of the 50 most influential Iberoamerican intellectuals by Esglobal (2014) Foundation for International Relations and Dialogue

Recent Courses

  • NBA 6370 - Current Global Issues for Business: China, India, Latin America, Europe and beyond
  • NBAE 6440 - Disruptive Innovative Companies from China and Other Emerging Markets
  • NBAY 5550 - Entrepreneurship and Alternative Finance in Emerging Economies
  • NBA 5920 - Experience in International Management
  • NBA 5260 - Leaders in Emerging Markets

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Universidad de Barcelona, 1995
  • MA University of Southern California, 1989
  • MA Universiteit van Amsterdam, 1986
  • Bachelor Universidad de Barcelona, 1981