Emerging Markets Institute

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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?

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China, Economic Growth, and ESG

China is an outlier in economic growth and we see a shift in its approach from growth at all costs to quality growth plus increased ESG reporting.

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Nigeria’s eNaira CBDC: What Went Wrong?

Pratham Rawat ’23 discusses reasons for the low usage rates of Nigeria’s  eNaira a year after the release of the country’s CBDC initiative.

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Insights from My Korea-Japan Trek: Innovation, Leadership, and Work Culture

Gino Arevalo Vergara shares insights from his trek to Korea and Japan, including international differences in business environments and work culture.

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Restricting Trade for the Environment? Import Restrictions on Used Vehicles in China

Dyson’s Hui Zhou, PhD ’23, discusses her research on the impact of emission-based import restrictions on used vehicles in China.

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Reinventing global value chains in uncertain times

Emerging markets benefit from greater engagement in global value chains but fear a loss of momentum in today’s complex and uncertain world.