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Srinivasan Family Awards for Student Projects in Emerging Markets

Made possible by a gift from the Srinivasan Family, the Center for Emerging Markets invited grant proposals from students at Northeastern University to conduct research, organize a conference, create a startup, participate in a service-learning project, or pursue an innovative project that addresses pressing problems in emerging markets.

Center for Emerging Markets Faculty Elected Fellows of the Academy of Management

Center for Emerging Markets Faculty Fellows, Ruth Aguilera and Cynthia Lee, have just been elected Fellows of the Academy of Management (AOM). AOM Fellows have made significant contributions to the science and practice of management, and represent a very small fraction of its 18,000 members. Lee and Aguilera are the only AOM Fellows in DMSB. Aguilera was previously elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and the Strategic Management Society. Lee was also just named a D'Amore-McKim Distinguished Professor.

The Center for Emerging Markets sponsors inaugural Africa Business Conference

Northeastern's Africa Global Initiative and the Center for Emerging Markets hosted their Inaugural Africa Business Conference. The conference featured policymakers, CEOs, and experts on the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Africa. Participants interacted with Florie Liser, President & CEO, Corporate Council on Africa, Dilip Pal, Chief Finance Officer, Safaricom PLC and Amb. Rama Yade, Senior Director, Africa Center, Atlantic Council.

What We Do

The Center for Emerging Markets, founded in 2007, is a leading research hub on how private and public organizations can leverage emerging markets for the global good. It has over 60 faculty fellows from across Northeastern University, many of whom are thought leaders in their fields. It is guided by a distinguished external advisory board and maintains close ties with practitioners. It strives to integrate emerging markets into the education, research, and work experience of students. The Center for Emerging Markets regularly disseminates best practices to managers, policy makers, academics, and students.

Our faculty consistently produce high-quality research and spearhead essential events that bring together experts in emerging markets.

With over 60 renowned faculty fellows at the Center for Emerging Markets, we're providing a solid foundation for cutting-edge, actionable research.

We're guided by a distinguished advisory board consisting of senior executives who have years of experience in global business and emerging markets.

From International Field Studies and Global Consulting Projects to the Emerging Markets Minor, we provide opportunities for students to extend their learning well beyond the classroom.

Featured Videos

From our India Lecture Series to symposia and research conferences, we provide numerous opportunities for distinguished speakers to share their latest insights on emerging markets. Find more videos like these in our YouTube playlist.

Jack F. Perkowski on U.S.-China Relationship Going Forward

Jack F. Perkowski on U.S.-China Relationship Going Forward Opens in Modal

Spencer Fung on the Future of Global Supply Chain

Spencer Fung on the Future of Global Supply Chain Opens in Modal

Launch of the Vivek and Vandana Sharma India Initiative

Launch of the Vivek and Vandana Sharma India Initiative Opens in Modal

India Lecture Series: Indra Nooyi

India Lecture Series: Indra Nooyi Opens in Modal

Yasheng Huang on U.S. China Relations in a post COVID-19 World

Yasheng Huang on U.S. China Relations in a post COVID-19 World Opens in Modal

Raghuram Rajan on India and the global economy

Raghuram Rajan on India and the global economy Opens in Modal
Ravi Ramamurti

About the Director

Ravi Ramamurti, University Distinguished Professor and founding director of the Center for Emerging Markets, has published eight books on strategy and innovation in emerging markets and a number of award-winning articles on this topics. He was elected a fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) in 2008 and currently serves as Deputy Dean of the AIB Fellows.