Emerging Markets Institute

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ESG performance in emerging markets: China at a crossroads

EMI research intern Juan Pablo Borda Kuhlmann analyzes China’s ESG potential, diving deep into its environmental, social, and governance policies.

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Geopolitical factors affecting China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Latin America: Brazil and Mexico

Brazil and Mexico have different relationships with China with regards to its Belt and Road Initiative and other geopolitical factors.

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The impact of ESG and corporate culture on company performance

EMI research assistant John Ninia discusses how ESG and corporate culture can have a positive impact on a company’s long-term performance.

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Central bank digital currencies in emerging markets

Chris Goranov, Emerging Markets Institute summer 2021 research intern, discusses the impacts of Central Bank Digital Currencies on emerging nations.

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Brazil’s healthcare system: A slow march towards progress

Nick Mitilenes MBA/MS ’21 analyzes Brazil’s possibility of overcoming the challenges presented by constitutionally mandated healthcare.

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Reflections of an Emerging Markets Institute case competition judge

Ari Betof reflects on his experience judging the Emerging Markets Institute Case Competition and advocates for international-focused programs.

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Latin America’s role in the global economy following COVID-19 lockdowns

Diego Calvillo de la Garza, MBA ’22, discusses the Emerging Market Institute’s webinar on future prospects for the economies of Latin American countries.

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Is Cuba’s “army of white coats” medical diplomacy or contemporary slavery?

Cornell Emerging Markets Institute Fellow Sunayana Karra comments on the benefits and pitfalls of Cuba’s physician export business.

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Institutional and societal values challenge modernizing emerging markets

Sunny Chai ’24 reflects on EMI visiting speaker Johanna Mair’s concept of modernizing emerging economies’ market structures.