Emerging Markets Institute

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The impact of e-commerce: China versus the United States

EMI undergrad research assistant explains how Alibaba and Amazon compete with fast shipping and competitive prices to capture global retail.

Students on the Cornell MBA Japan and Korea Trek
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Korea-Japan Trek: Learning about emerging markets and beyond

Hassan Ladhubhai shares insights and lessons learned from companies visited during his trek through Korea and Japan with other Johnson MBAs.

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EMI Conference 2019: New ideas and new rules as we enter a new decade

Zach Bubolo reflects on the 2019 EMI Conference, which included thought-provoking panels, a spirited case competition, and new ideas.

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Selling Unilever products in rural Pakistan while empowering women entrepreneurs

Mahrusah Zahin, MPA ’20 (CHE), an EMI Fellow, reflects on her time in Pakistan with the Rural Support Programmes Network and women leaders in their communities.

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Innovation in China: A sneak peek at the future

Johnson alum German Peralta, MBA ’17, reflects on his 2015 trip to China and compares the country’s growth to emerging markets in Latin America.

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The United States lags behind China in adopting mobile payments

Mobile payments dominate in China. The United States lags behind and remains loyal to traditional payment methods. Will we catch up?

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Innovative economies: Has China surpassed the United States?

John Ninia, an undergraduate research assistant for EMI, compares innovation in China and the United States as their economies compete for dominance.

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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.