Emerging Markets Institute

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The Asian Century just arrived. Now get ready.

EMI undergraduate researcher, Michael Pocress ’21, explains events that led to the rise of Asia and how the continent may define future globalization.

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Student perspective: One Africa

Olivier Tameze Rivas, MBA ’20, an Emerging Markets Institutes contributor, shares his views about growth possibilities for Africa.

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Exploring history, culture, and health tech innovation in Israel

Shuhan Zhang, Johnson Cornell Tech MBA ’20, shares insights from an Israel trek and her experience participating in a health tech hackathon.

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Experiencing the aftermath of Tunisia’s Jasmin Revolution

Guillaume Allard, MBA ’20, shares his experience in business development in Tunisia after the Arab Spring and the country’s move toward democracy.

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Balancing economic, cultural, and public health concerns in Chinese wet markets

Students in the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership program weigh the pros, cons, and potential enforcement of Chinese wet markets in this EMI reflection.

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The CFA franc, a modern-day colonial system

Olivier Tameze-Rivas, MBA ’20, reflects on the current state of the CFA franc in Africa in this article for Johnson’s Emerging Markets Institute.

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A first-hand look at the African economy

Sophia Marseille, MBA ’20, shares insights about her trek to South Africa and Ghana, pinpointing entrepreneurship and brand strategy as growth opportunities.

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Spring trek combines Asian culture, real estate, and infrastructure

Emile Schachter, MPS-RE ’20 (Baker), reflects on Asian culture, economics, and the real estate market after his trek to Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia.

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Japan-Korea trek focuses on business strategy in wines and spirits

Students in Johnson’s residential MBA programs traveled to Japan and Korea, identifying international business opportunities in wine and spirits.