Emerging Markets Institute

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The Impact of Firm Names on Public Perception and Performance

Grady Raines, PhD ’26, discusses his team’s research on the impact of symbols in Latin American firm names and firm names’ impact on performance.

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Reflections on the 2022 Cornell Johnson MBA Israel Trek

EMI Fellow Minwei Cao, MBA ’22, reflects on the 2022 Cornell Johnson MBA Israel Trek and the country’s vibrant technology and business sector.

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The Potential for Rural Development in Turkey

Ezgi Yilmaz ’24 discusses rural Turkey’s huge economic potential and the case for support by international development organizations.

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Does the Digital Yuan Mark the End of Commercial Banks, Established Players?

Four Johnson Cornell Tech MBA students examine the launch of China’s new digital currency, the e-yuan, and its implications.

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Wonders of the Johnson Colombia Trek

Ivy Ochieng, MBA ’22, writes about the Emerging Markets Institute’s spring trek to Colombia, led by Lourdes Casanova, Gail and Rob Cañizares Director.

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Expo 2020 Dubai: Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

EMI research assistant John Ninia ’22 discusses his experience at the World Expo in Dubai.

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Cryptocurrency in Latin America: Adoption, Regulation, and Financial Inclusion

Raghav Nath, MBA ’22, examines cryptocurrency and its adoption, promise, and regulation in the Latin American countries.

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Sri Lanka’s Financial Crisis: Origins, Impact, and Next Steps

Raghav Nath, MBA ’22, examines Sri Lanka’s economic crisis, its root causes, and how it can improve its economic prospects and regain stability.

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Implications of the Russia-Ukraine War on the Russian Economy

Tony Tsao, MBA ’22 discusses the impacts of the Russia-Ukraine War on the Russian and global economy.