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Emerging Markets Case Studies (EMCS)

A growing collection of over 1,000 case studies and accompanying teaching notes with a unique focus on rising economies.

EMCS specialises in case research from and about emerging markets and developing economies, regions which are traditionally underrepresented in teaching case collections, but offer unique and important insights globally.


Focus on emerging economies 

The content is rich in diverse perspectives, so far, we have published cases from 76 different countries 

Engage students with real-world examples 

  • We publish cases from small-to-medium enterprises through to large multinationals to more accurately reflect the working environment a student is likely to face
  • Regular virtual issues to highlight cases in hot topics and emerging trends.    

Subject coverage

Providing a window into the business and management landscape of emerging economies, you will find coverage on the following subjects: 

  • Accounting and finance
  • Built environment
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental management
  • International business
  • Human resources
  • Management science
  • Marketing
  • Operations and logistics
  • Public sector management
  • Strategy
  • Tourism and hospitality

Virtual special issues


  • All cases within EMCS go through a double-blind peer-review process
  • EMCS content is indexed in Scopus 

What’s included?

1 Access models

Subscribe: A 2021 subscription to EMCS includes perpetual access to content published during your subscription period, plus complimentary access to content back to 2011.

Purchase: Individual yearly volumes from 2011-2020.

2 Classroom use

Unlimited classroom use throughout your institution. Each Emerald-owned case study has been tested in the classroom before its publication allowing authors to revise elements based on classroom discussions and outputs.

3 Teaching notes

Each case is accompanied by a teaching note or Instructor’s manual. This is made available only to faculty members. It outlines the key learning objectives and target audience. This helps teachers plan how to best use the case which in turn facilitates a dynamic discussion and help students develop analytical and critical thinking skills.

Browse EMCS content on Emerald Insight

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