Emerging Markets Institute

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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.

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An Interview: Tina Jabeen and the Fast-Evolving Bangladesh Entrepreneurship Scene

Tina Jabeen champions Bangladesh’s startup growth, stressing infrastructure, female entrepreneurs, and regional collaboration for lasting impact.

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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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Nationalism and Independence: Could the Basque Survive Economically Without Madrid?

The Basque Country of northern Spain has a long history of separatist sentiment. But could it survive independence from Spain economically?