Northeastern University on Tuesday convened experts from academia and industry to discuss the economic and political instability in many of the world’s emerging markets, and how countries and companies are thriving in this environment.
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.
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.
Prior to their Dialogue of Civilizations program in Rio de Janeiro, Northeastern students were treated to a pre-orientation to the country from Boston’s Consul General of Brazil.