Below is a list of resources for case studies with a focus on emerging markets and the developing world.

Case Centre

Learning with Cases: An Interactive Study Guide

Learning with cases can be a challenging experience for students.

The Case Centre’s interactive study guide will take your students through the process, providing practical tips, tricks and tools.

Harvard Business Publishing

Global Health Delivery Cases

The Global Health Delivery Project Case Collection on Harvard Business Publishing boasts 25 teaching case studies in global health delivery. The cases include all the information protagonists had available to them at the time—including data, understanding of relationships, and politics.

The Aspen Institute 

Case Place

CasePlace is an online library of reading materials, multimedia content, and teaching modules that focuses on social, environmental and ethical issues in business.

Case Centre

Free Case Studies

A useful resource for case teachers, and to encourage the growth in case use, each provides educators with access to a growing range of free cases from a variety of case producing schools.

The William Davidson Institute

WDI Publishing

A division of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, GlobaLens offers a large catalog of international business and social impact materials, in addition to core business cases.

Association of African Business Schools

Case Database

Over 250 African case studies are listed in the AABS case study database. The database shows the details of the case study and the abstract. To order the case study you will need to contact the institution or case clearing house listed alongside the case study.


Case Collection

Cases from CEEMAN’s previous Case Writing Competitions. The aim of the competition is to encourage and promote the development of high-quality case material relevant for the realities of transitional and emerging economies and at the same time promote the development of case-writing capabilities in those countries.

European Entrepreneurship

Case Study Resource

This EU funded initiative involved the development of 30 new case studies, one from each of the 27 EU member countries, and one each from Liechtenstein, Norway and Russia.


Emerging Markets Case Studies

Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies is a new online collection of peer-reviewed case studies focusing on business decision-making and management development throughout key global emerging markets.

Ivey Business School

Engaging Emerging Markets

Ivey is the second largest producer and distributor of field based management case studies in the world. They have identified emerging markets cases within the Ivey database and classified them into subcategories. CASES ARE FREE TO FACULTY FROM COUNTRIES WITH GDP LESS THAN $2000 A YEAR. Click here to learn more

Harvard Business Publishing


HBP provides participant-centered learning materials that enhance management education worldwide.

MIT Sloan School of Management

Case Studies

MIT Sloan LearningEdge is a collection of teaching materials, including case studies, industry notes, and management simulations, that MIT Sloan provides as a free teaching resource open and available to the world.


Case Development Centre

IBSCDC, with well over 2700 case studies, 877 structured assignments and 1130 teaching notes, is Asia Pacific’s largest repository of business management case studies. All these case studies are developed for MBA programs, Executive MBA programs, Executive Development Programs, and other management-related programs and allied disciplines.

Acadia University

Institute for Case Studies

The Acadia Institute of Case Studies (AICS) is a non-profit centre in the School of Business Administration at Acadia University that develops educational resource materials to assist educators and instructors in the classroom by providing innovative and enhanced “teaching tools” which reflect “real-world” situations.