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 eco- friendly cleaning supplies including a bowl of baking soda, half a lemon, a sponge, soap, scrub brush and a beige bottle of cleaner.
May 30, 2023

Pristine Cleaning: Dusting Off a Business Model

Big Red Microenterprise helped Jennifer Mansfield of Pristine Cleaning by providing guidance on how to grow her business.

4 stacks of coins and a jar filled with coins with plant shoots growing out of the top of each.
May 26, 2023

China, Economic Growth, and ESG

China is an outlier in economic growth and we see a shift in its approach from growth at all costs to quality growth plus increased ESG reporting.

Picture of solar panels in a field
May 15, 2023

Amped-Up About Renewables

Ben Roche, MBA ’23, reflects on what he learned as an intern in the renewable energy space at Amp, particularly in community solar development.