What We Do

The Center for Emerging Markets, founded in 2007, is a leading research hub on issues facing private and public organizations in emerging economies. It is guided by a distinguished external advisory board and has over 60 faculty fellows from across Northeastern University. Dedicated to better understanding how organizations can leverage emerging markets to create and exploit global competitive advantage, the center is hard at work disseminating best practices to managers, policy makers, students and academic peers.

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.

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

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.

Ramachandra Guha speaks at CEM

Ramachandra Guha on “Why Gandhi Matters”

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Suran Magesvaran speaks at CEM

2018 Symposium with Suran Magesvaran

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Ravi Ramamurti

About the Director

Ravi Ramamurti, founding director of the Center for Emerging Markets, has published eight books on strategy in emerging markets and a number of award-winning articles on the topic. He was elected a fellow of the Academy of International Business in 2008.