Research Centers & Institutes


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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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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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

August 21, 2019

Turning the page: MBAs help NY publishers balance passion with profit

Big Red Microenterprise took on a primary challenge of many small business owners—the desire to balance profit with passion—with Larson Publications.

August 14, 2019

How Chinese citizens’ activism curbs pollution

Research by Professor Christopher Marquis finds that, in China, civil protests are more effective than petitions in bringing about environmental reform.

August 10, 2019

Arc Finance: Increasing access to clean energy in the developing world

Nicola Armacost discusses Arc Finance’s approach to giving vulnerable populations greater access to clean energy and water via microfinance.