Lourdes S. Casanova

Lourdes S. Casanova

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Gail and Roberto Cañizares Director of the Emerging Markets Institute

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Interdisciplinary Theme

  • Emerging Markets and Development
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology

Faculty Expertise

  • Emerging Markets
  • China
  • Family Business
  • Global Business
  • Innovation
  • Strategy

Biography

Lourdes Casanova is the Senior Lecturer and Gail and Rob Cañizares Director of the Emerging Markets Institute in the S.C. Johnson School of Management, at Cornell University, formerly at INSEAD. Awarded in 2014 and 2015 one of the 50 most influential Iberoamerican intellectuals by Esglobal. In 2017 one of the 30 most influential Iberoamerican women intellectuals by Esglobal. Fulbright Scholar, master’s degree from University of Southern California, PhD from University of Barcelona.
Co-author with A. Miroux: The Era of Chinese Multinationals. Academic Press. Elsevier 2019. Emerging Market Multinationals Report 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016. 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 Brazil Dream, Palgrave Macmillan 2014, author Global Latinas: Latin America’s emerging multinationals Palgrave Macmillan 2009. She has been a visiting professor at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley; Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and Latin American Centre, University of Oxford; University of Zurich and Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. She was a consultant with the Inter-American Development Bank and directed executive programs at INSEAD for senior managers including Telefónica, BBVA, Cemex and the Brazilian Confederation of Industries.
She was a member of Latin America Global Agenda Council and the Competitiveness in Latin America taskforces of the World Economic Forum for Mexico, Brazil and Colombia, the B20 Task Force on ICT and Innovation in G20 summit, Los Cabos (2012), and at INSEAD was responsible for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 women initiative. She is a board member of Boyce Tompson Institute, start-up Documenta. She is a founding Board Member of the Societé des Amis du Chateau de Fontainebleau and a member of the Advisory Council of the Tompkins Public Library. She is a founding board member of the Emerging Multinationals Research Network and co-founder of the Ithaca Hub of Global Shapers. Writer of op-ed at Latin Trade http://latintrade.com/, and Agenda Publica http://agendapublica.elpais.com/ and contributor to CNN en español http://cnnespanol.cnn.com/ and Voice of America.

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https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3524-1499
https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/66953
Scopus Author ID: 8247449300
ISNI: 000000043486929X

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: the US, Europe, China, and Emerging Markets
  • NMI 5000 - Directed Reading and Research
  • NBA 6440 - Disruptive Innovators 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
  • AEM 4990 - Undergraduate Research

Academic Degrees

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