Research Centers & Institutes


Link to the Parker Center for Investment Research

Parker Center for Investment Research

The Parker Center for Investment Research is widely acknowledged to be at the pinnacle of graduate education in investment research and asset management.

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Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise

At the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise, we view solutions to environmental and social problems as business opportunities, not a cost of doing business.

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Link to the Emerging Markets Institute

Emerging Markets Institute

At the Emerging Markets Institute, we provide thought leadership on the role of emerging markets—and emerging market multinationals—in the global economy.

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Link to The Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell

The Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell

Connecting students, alumni and business owners from family and privately held enterprises from across the globe.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

upper body shot of Paul Kavuma.
November 29, 2022

Investing in Impact: Paul Kavuma is a champion of Africa’s economic resilience

Paul Kavuma, MBA ’93, inaugural recipient of the Emerging Markets Institute Cañizares Alumni Award, discusses opportunities in post-COVID Africa.

Raghu Reddy standing in front of a Honeywell sign.
November 21, 2022

Bringing Sustainability to Buildings

Raghu Reddy, MBA ’23, Environmental Finance and Impact Investing Fellow, describes his internship at Honeywell’s Sustainable Building Technologies unit.

Kehkashan Basu speaking at the front of a room with a backdrop banner: Home of Sustainable Agriculture of the Americas Pavilion COP27.
November 17, 2022

Student Prods COP27 to Include Youth in Climate Solutions

Kehkashan Basu, MBA ’25, hopes to kindle positive global change. She moderated the first roundtable meeting between government officials and youth at COP27.