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Ravi Ramamurti
Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy and Director, Center for Emerging Markets

Ravi Ramamurti in the Press

Ravi Ramamurti for Northeastern Global News

To deal with COVID-19, the US should look to countries in Asia and Africa
Medical worker in South Korea disinfects single-person COVID-19 testing facility

To deal with COVID-19, the US should look to countries in Asia and Africa

Compared to the US, some countries have experienced only a fraction of the number of COVID deaths relative to their population.
Multinational companies are seeking to diversify operations because of China’s trade war with the United States, says Northeastern trustee Spencer Fung

Multinational companies are seeking to diversify operations because of China’s trade war with the United States, says Northeastern trustee Spencer Fung

Spencer Fung, a Northeastern graduate and trustee, told a symposium on the Boston campus that companies around the world are seeking to expand their operations beyond China because of the country’s trade war with the United States. But moving operations to other countries is not easy, he warned.
Gandhi was born 149 years ago, and he is still missed

Gandhi was born 149 years ago, and he is still missed

Award-winning biographer and historian Ramachandra Guha gave two lectures on the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and the issues of modern-day India on Thursday at Northeastern. “Compare him with Churchill or de Gaulle or Roosevelt or Stalin," Guha said of Gandhi. "These other people, you couldn’t just go and talk with them."
Northeastern professor Ravi Ramamurti couldn’t find a good emerging markets program, so he built one

Northeastern professor Ravi Ramamurti couldn’t find a good emerging markets program, so he built one

Northeastern professor Ravi Ramamurti founded the Center for Emerging Markets in 2007. “We planted the flag here at Northeastern,” he said.
Emerging markets beyond the BRICs

Emerging markets beyond the BRICs

Northeastern hosted the sixth annual Emerging Markets Symposium, where experts examined the opportunities in BRIC economies in Africa beyond, as well as why Brazil’s growth has slowed.
Why emerging markets are slowing down

Why emerging markets are slowing down

Emerging markets are currently experiencing an economic slowdown, according to scholars and business leaders who spoke at the fifth annual Emerging Markets Symposium on Tuesday at Northeastern. They pointed to inflation, a sharp drop in currency, and a downturn in foreign investments as the prominent reasons for the financial slump. “These are not the go-go […]
Why reverse innovation will change the world

Why reverse innovation will change the world

Global business strategist Vijay Govindarajan said on Monday at Northeastern’s Presidential Speaker Series “Profiles in Innovation” that reverse innovation represents one of the biggest opportunities for corporate growth in America.
Conference: Emerging markets shape international business

Conference: Emerging markets shape international business

Northeastern’s Center for Emerging Markets hosted a weekend conference on emerging market multinational companies.
Winning in emerging markets

Winning in emerging markets

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said on Thursday at Northeastern’s fourth annual Emerging Markets Symposium that the state’s education, innovation and infrastructure make it an ideal business partner.
Why ‘trickle-up’ innovation may shape the global economy

Why ‘trickle-up’ innovation may shape the global economy

Ravi Ramamurti, a Distinguished Professor of International Business, explains why reverse innovation in emerging markets may shape the globe’s innovation landscape.