Emerging Markets Institute


10 tips for entrepreneurs from unicorn founder Gang Yu

Serial entrepreneur Gang Yu, MS ’86, addressed alumni at the inaugural event of the Cornell SC Johnson China Council of Alumni.

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U.S.-China trade war: A zero-sum game

Undergraduate researcher for the Emerging Markets Institute Michael Pocress summarizes the history and outlook U.S.-China trade relations.

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Sustainable energy and the State Grid Corporation of China

The State Grid Corporation (SGCC) of China has become a major, global player in sustainable energy over the last 10 years.

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2019 Masters Argentina: 200 Argentine students, 30 speakers, and a challenge

MPA student and EMI fellow Claudia Poclaba recaps her experience in a leadership role at the annual Masters Argentina Conference for Argentine students.

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Businesswomen in Latin America: Self-affirmation, work, and reinvention

Heloisa Menezes, visiting scholar at the Emerging Markets Institute, recounts working as a businesswoman in Brazil and the sabbatical that’s enabled her to study at Cornell.

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Trek recap: Experiencing Japanese business and culture in 10 days

Munazza Khan, Johnson Cornell Tech MBA ’19, reflects on her experience and key takeaways from the winter Johnson trek to Japan.

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Cornell Tech grad discusses importance of understanding global business

Through his career and his involvement with EMI, Vince Wong, MBA ’17, has learned to consider a variety of international factors as a product manager.

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Cornell law student and EMI’s Casanova discuss Operation Car Wash

Operation Car Wash, Brazil’s ongoing investigation of systemic corruption, exposed money-laundering schemes at Petrobras and other state-owned organizations.

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Is sustainability a major concern for U.S. companies, or is China moving to the fore?

As China and other emerging countries increase efforts in corporate sustainability initiatives, the U.S. may be falling behind, says EMI contributor.