Emerging Markets

Read news and stories about our work in areas like global strategy, development, and international business.

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Trade Titans: The Impact of the U.S.-China Trade War on Global Economics

US-China trade tensions are restructuring global economics, driving supply chain shifts, and prompting scrutiny of European tech investment.

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Insights on Entrepreneurship and Emerging Markets from Former President of Colombia

Iván Duque, president of Colombia 2018-22, visited Cornell Tech and inspired students with insights on entrepreneurship and emerging markets.

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Former Colombian President Tells Grads to Tackle ‘Liberty Deficit’

Iván Duque, president of Colombia 2018-22, spoke at the Emerging Markets Institute fellows graduation ceremony May 24 in Sage Hall.

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Exploring Colombia: An MBA Student’s Perspective

Ganesh Venkatakrishan MBA ’23 visited Colombia and Universidad de los Andes on the Emerging Markets Institute’s 2023 spring break trek to gain a deeper understanding of the country’s economy, business landscape, and culture.

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Unified Payments Interface: India’s Digital Highway to Speedy Financial Inclusion

Sharwari Pandit, MBA ’23, explores the policy decisions that drove the rapid growth and adoption of digital payment solutions across millions of Indian businesses and households.

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Celebrating the Emerging Markets Institute on its 10th Anniversary

Emerging Markets Institute directors highlight the exceptional learning opportunities, research, reach, and reputation EMI has achieved in ten years.

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Reflecting on international service projects with Dyson’s SMART program

In January 2020, total of 44 students and leaders from across Cornell completed service projects with international organizations in Africa and Asia.

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10 tips for entrepreneurs from unicorn founder Gang Yu

Serial entrepreneur Gang Yu, MS ’86, addressed alumni at the inaugural event of the Cornell SC Johnson China Council of Alumni.

Staking Startups
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Staking Startups

In their new book, co-authors Casanova, Cornelius, and Dutta shed light on the role startups play in innovation and economic development in emerging economies.