About This Theme
Theme active: September 2020-present
The interdisciplinary themes provide a nexus for faculty collaboration across the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, focusing on research, broad teaching and learning initiatives, and external engagement.
The Emerging Markets theme was launched on September 18, 2020, in an event convening and celebrating faculty who will work together broadly across the SC Johnson College and Cornell University to study and understand evolving economies and quality of life around the world.
Emerging Markets Theme Year in Review, 2021-2022, is here.
Emerging Markets Speaker Series
The Emerging Markets Speaker Series is an initiative of the Emerging Markets Theme of the Cornell S.C. Johnson College of Business, which focuses on engaging students and faculty in discourse over the role of emerging markets in an increasingly connected world. In 2023, the theme is going to receive:
- Scott Rozelle (Stanford University)
- Mushfiq Mobaraq (Yale University)
- Ruth Aguilera (Northeastern University)
- Mike Peng (UT-Dallas)
- Caroline Fry (University of Hawaii).
Presentations of 2022 edition can be found on Emerging Markets Institute’s YouTube channel.
Ph.D. Research Day
The Emerging Markets Institute in collaboration with China Institute for China Economic Research (CICER), the Cornell China Center, and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute hosted a PhD Research Day on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Cornell Tech Campus in New York City. The Ph.D. Research Day 2023 program will be announced soon.
Emerging Markets is an interdisciplinary theme of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. Its vision is to collaborate for thought leadership and to create a hub of cutting-edge research, innovative teaching, and collaborative industry engagement for the study and understanding of evolving economies and quality of life around the world.
Cornell has a rigorous presence in many areas that makes us a leader in the understanding of emerging markets:
- Global strategy
- International business
- Trade and investment
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty collaborate in many ways to expand understanding of emerging markets. Some recent examples include Dyson faculty members Shanjun Li and Panle Jia Barwick’s paper Road Rationing Policies and Housing Markets.
The emerging markets theme actively involves students, faculty and the community in various ways including – Thought leadership seminar series, articles/ research, conferences and more.
The Emerging Markets theme supports educational opportunities, including the Emerging Markets Fellows Program for Johnson MBA students, and the Cornell Institute for China Economic Research (CICER) summer program for undergraduates in China.
Chris Marquis Examines the B Corp Movement
Marquis’ current teaching and research is broadly focused on the two areas of social innovation and change and doing business in China. His latest book, Better Business: How the B Corp Movement Is Remaking Capitalism, focuses on the potential for stakeholder governance models to reform capitalism.
Casanova, Miroux Compare Multinationals: East and West
In The Era of Chinese Multinationals (Elsevier: http://bit.ly/bookchina), Lourdes Casanova and Anne Miroux examine how Chinese multinationals compare with western multinationals in terms of revenues, profits, branding, and business strategy.
Andrew Karolyi Outlines Evaluation Strategies
Investors are constantly looking for the next foreign market on the brink of expansive growth. In Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma, Andrew Karolyi outlines a practical strategy for evaluating the opportunities and risks of investing in emerging markets.
News and Highlights
Miroux Contributes to Award-Winning Investment Report
Emerging Markets Institute Faculty Fellow Anne Miroux was on the team which won AIB’s Presidential Award, for her work on UNCTAD’s World Investment Report (WIR). Anne served as the only woman WIR director from 2005-2009 before becoming Director of Technology and Logistics.
Emerging Markets Theme Seminar Series Began February 5, 2021
Ricardo Hausmann, Cornell PhD, currently at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, will inaugurate the monthly Emerging Markets Theme Seminar Series, speaking from noon-1:00 pm on February 5. Click the link below to register.
Marquis's Book a Porchlight Finalist
Chris Marquis’s book Better Business was a Finalist for the 2020 Porchlight Management and Workplace Culture Book of the Year award. In it, Marquis reports on the rise of a new corporate form –the B Corporation – whose companies put social and environmental concerns on equal footing with profit.
Lourdes S. CasanovaSenior Lecturer, Gail and Roberto Cañizares Director of the Emerging Markets Institute
Shanjun LiProfessor, Director of Graduate Studies, Faculty Director of the Cornell Institute for China Economic Research
Steering Committee Leadership
Christopher B. BarrettStephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Lourdes S. CasanovaSenior Lecturer and Gail and Roberto Cañizares Director of the Emerging Markets Institute, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
G. Andrew KarolyiCharles F. Knight Dean, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, and Harold Bierman, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Christopher MarquisFormer Theme Co-Director; Samuel C. Johnson Professor in Sustainable Global Enterprise, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Eswar PrasadNandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
List of Contributors/Faculty
Ph.D. Grant Recipients
- Hyuk-Soo Kwon (Economics)
- Si Zuo (Marketing)
- Hui Zhou (Applied Economics and Management)
- Qihong Ruan (Economics)
- Artem Streltsov (Finance)
- Qian Wang (M&O)
- Wentong Chen (Economics)
- Molly Ingram (Economics)
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