Emerging Markets Institute

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The Emerging Market of Cryptocurrencies and Perpetual Contracts

Cryptocurrencies have attracted much attention from the public. In the cryptocurrency space, perpetual contracts play a crucial role.

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A Glimpse into Urbanization in the Slums

The resilience of the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, amid urbanization and plastic bans, reflects a changing landscape.

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Exchange Student at Dyson Leads Winning Team in EMI Corning Case Competition

CEMS MIM exchange student Gergely Keményfi enlisted classmates at Corvinus University in Hungary to create the case competition’s winning proposal.

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Assessing Risks and Realignments in Emerging Markets

The 2023 Emerging Markets Institute conference was held on the Cornell Tech campus in NYC, Nov. 3, hosting nearly 500 attendees in person and online.

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Celebrating Heather Henyon’s Mission to Invest in Woman Entrepreneurs

Heather Henyon, MBA ’03, was honored with the 2023 Cañizares Award for Distinguished Alumni in International Business and Emerging Markets.

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Professionals Navigate Rising Economies in Emerging Markets Certificate Program

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty help professionals navigate rising economies in Emerging Markets certificate program.

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Transformative Summer at IHH Healthcare: Lessons in Operational Excellence

Emerging Markets Institute Fellow Jacky Aung, MHA ’24, recounts his experience as an operational excellence intern at IHH Healthcare Singapore.

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Capitalizing on Quality Healthcare for Mexico’s Forgotten Cities

Nixon International Internship Fund recipient Sebastian Garcia interned at Orion Capital, where he focused on healthcare for Mexico’s middle class.

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Identifying Ways to Revive Tren Urbano, Puerto Rico’s Foremost Rail Transit Project

Surbhi Vijay Bhavsar, MBA ’23, writes about her experience in developing solutions to revive Tren Urbano, Puerto Rico’s heavy-rail transit project.