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

A picture of Adit Desai, Beto Durón, Dave Dougherty, and Carly Dougherty posing in front of a purple warehouse door.
September 26, 2022

Food and Ferments: The Growth of a Culture

Adit Desai and Beto Durón, both MBA ’23, reflect on their experience helping local fermentation company Food and Ferments with plans for expansion.

A narrow, cobblestone street featuring red and white buildings and business signs in Spanish.
September 23, 2022

The Impact of Firm Names on Public Perception and Performance

Grady Raines, PhD '26, discusses his team’s research on the impact of symbols in Latin American firm names and firm names’ impact on performance.

a large group of young adults on a sandy beach.
September 16, 2022

Reflections on the 2022 Cornell Johnson MBA Israel Trek

EMI Fellow Minwei Cao, MBA ’22, reflects on the 2022 Cornell Johnson MBA Israel Trek and the country’s vibrant technology and business sector.