Centers & Institutes

Exciting things are happening within our centers, institutes, and special program initiatives. Here’s a collection of recent stories and updates.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

From Cheese to Fashion: Exploring the Family Businesses of Italy

EMBA Americas student Brandon Jernigan recounts his experience in the 2024 Family Businesses in Italy Trek.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Regulation Comes to AI

AI regulations are emerging globally with the EU leading the way. Are businesses prepared for this new regulatory landscape?

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Sustainable Strides: New Balance’s Commitment to Quality

Kyra Stiggelbout, MBA ’24, found a rewarding role at the intersection of quality and sustainability last summer at New Balance.

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One Team’s Journey in the 2024 Cornell Case Competition for Family Ownership

Graduate students Rebecca Shao, MPS ’24, Mia Huang, PhD ’25 and Vanessa Wang, MPS ’24, faced challenge and triumph at the Cornell Case Competition for Family Business

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

The Lackluster Past and Promising Future of China’s Central Bank Digital Currency

China’s slow adoption of its central bank digital currency, e-CNY, suggests existing electronic payments systems can be a deterrent.

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eCornell’s Evaluating Stocks Course Furthers Cornell’s Investing Offerings

How do you learn to pick a stock in a rigorous and disciplined fashion if you are no longer enrolled in school full-time?

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Maureen O’Hara Named Quant Researcher of the Year

Crashes. Crypto. Cost of trading. From everyday transactions to industry-wide issues, the rules governing markets—microstructures—remain ‘endlessly fascinating’ for one Cornell finance professor.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

An Undergraduate’s Journey in Financial Analysis

Caitlyn Walsh ’24 (CALS) reflects upon her four years at Cornell University studying investment research.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

India and Vietnam Attract Global Capital, Emerge as Strong Investment Hubs in Asia

With growing venture capital investments and private equity deals, India and Vietnam are positioned to become prime choices for international capital.