Nardone Family Seminar Series
Nardone Family Seminar Series
Made possible by a gift from David R. Nardone, this seminar series brings scholars and practitioners to Northeastern University to share insights on emerging markets.
Partha Mohanram, John H. Watson Chair in Value Investing and Director of the India Innovation Institute at the University of Toronto, discussed his India Innovation Journey and shared some thoughts on the role of academics centres in fostering development, peace and prosperity in South Asia.
Featuring C. Annique Un, Associate Professor of International Business & Strategy at Northeastern University, the talk analyzed how refugees can contribute to resettlement countries by becoming innovative employees.
Featuring Mohan Subramaniam, Associate Professor at Carroll School of Management in Boston College. This talk presented an overview of Professor Mohan's upcoming book that offers a modern perspective of competitive strategy that is anchored on data and digital ecosystems.
Jonathan Greenacre, Assistant Professor of International Relations at Boston University, discussed the bridge institutions in Africa and how they provide micro-solar energy, clean drinking water, and other services to remote communities in Africa.
Professor Pedro Mendi, Universidad de Navarra, discussed his paper that takes a closer look at the way firms combine human resources from different departments by analyzing firm-level data obtained from a series of innovation surveys conducted in Colombia by DANE.
Louise E. Walker, Professor of History at Northeastern University, presented her research on the political and economic programs, and discuss the history of Mexico's emerging middle classes. This seminar was based on the book she co-authored “Latin America's Middle Class.”
Throughout the Global South, net exporters of intellectual human capital have long experimented on various strategies for mitigating, if not reversing, “brain drain” from their respective nations. William F.S. Miles, Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University, focused on a comparative study of public and private efforts to attract the return or reengagement of high-value expats from three countries over the last four decades.
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Professor of International Business and Strategy, Northeastern University rand Miguel A. Montoya, Tenure Professor, Tecnológico de Monterrey, discussed their recent co-authored book “Innovating for the Middle of the Pyramid in Emerging Countries.”
Professors Marc Meyer (Northeastern University) and Chaewon Lee (Seoul National University of Science and Technology) gave a talk on Entrepreneurship in South Korea as part of the Center for Emerging Markets Nardone Seminar Series.
Professor Ravi Sarathy, Northeatern University, presented on Digital Money and Payments Revolution. He discussed the evolution and significance of digital currencies and payment systems, government responses in the form of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), the ensuing competition with private stable coins and cryptocurrencies, and the strategic impact of the rise of digital currency on financial inclusion.
Sonia Rolland, Professor of Law at Northeastern University, discussed themes from her recent co-authored book Emerging Powers in the International Economic Order.
Led by George Yip, Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northeastern University, this workshop helped participants learn to design research studies that are likely to be of interest to managerial journals, to write managerial papers and to negotiate the publishing process.
Wendy E. Parmet, Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law at Northeastern University, discussed the key findings of a report, “Assessing Legal Responses to COVID-19”.
Peter J. Williamson, Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge, discussed his co-authored book, “Ecosystem Edge: Sustaining competitiveness in the face of disruption.” The talk was moderated by Fernando Suarez.
Aleksandr Gevorkyan, Henry George Chair in Economics and Associate Professor of Economics at St. John's University, discussed the three immediate constraints of the rise of FinTech in the small open economies of Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union.
Shawn Bhimani, Assistant Professor, Supply Chain & Information Management at Northeastern University, presented his research on human trafficking.
Kelvin Liu, Associate Professor of Accounting at Northeastern University, presented his research on politically motivated corporate budgeting.
Emeritus Professor George Yip of Imperial College London presented his research on the emerging paths of innovation in Chinese companies.
Lilac Nachum, Professor of International Business at Baruch College, presented on the theory of reputation building by subsidiaries of multinational enterprises in foreign host countries.
Karine Hirn, Chief Sustainability Officer and Partner at East Capital, presented on investing in emerging and frontier markets, with a focus on Shanghai and Moscow.
John Davis, founder and chairman of Cambridge Family Enterprise Group, presented, “Ensuring a Well-Functioning Board for the Family Business.”
Michael J. Enright, Pierre Choueiri Family Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University, presented “Developing China: the Impact of Foreign Companies on China's Economy.”
Maria Andrea De Villa Correa from Universidad EAFIT discussed her research with D'Amore-McKim faculty at this installment of the Nardone Speaker Series.
Maksim Belitski, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Henley Business School, delivered the talk “Knowledge spillovers and knowledge collaboration in innovative firms: Bridging regional and international perspective.”
Ming-sho Ho, Professor at National Taiwan University, presented Economic integration with China and its Discontents: Taiwan's Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement in Perspective.
Niron Hashai, Associate Professor of School of Business Administration at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, spoke about doing business in contemporary Russia.
Mr. Lieberman, Professor in the Policy area at UCLA Anderson School of Management, talked about creating and capturing value at the level of the firm: What does that mean, and how can it be measured?
Dr. Leibel, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Innovation at Boston University, spoke about Local Institutions, Meaning Making, and Heterogeneity in Impact Investing Practices.
Mrs. Laczi, PhD candidate at the University of Pavia, spoke on the location choice of the traditional and emerging market multinationals.
Albert Wöcke, Professor of GIBS at University of Pretoria, discussed his work.
Charles Chan, CEO of Ascendas Singbridge China, discussed his work.
Ilya Cuypers , Associate Professor of Strategic Management at SMU, discussed his work.
The Cognitive-Cultural Embeddedness of Family Firms – Implications for Prevalence, Strategy, and Performance
Marc Van Essen, Associate Professor of International Business at Darla School of Business, delivered a talk about: “The cognitive-cultural embeddedness of family firms: Implications for prevalence, strategy, and performance,” as part of the Center for Emerging Markets Nardone Speaker Series.
Stuart Lawson, Ernst & Young, spoke about doing business in contemporary Russia.