Friday, March 29, 2013
The so-called BRICS nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa have indicated that they want to form a development bank of their own to rival the World Bank and IMF. Uri Dadush, director of Carnegie Center’s International Economics Program, discusses what the emerging-markets coalition would mean for the world economy. Plus: what the IMF's statement about energy subsidies means for development and the environment.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and a longtime columnist for Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, and the Economic Times of India, looks at emerging markets and how they affect the West. His book Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles he identifies which are most likely to leap ahead and why.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Julia Kirby, editor-at-large at Harvard Business Review, and Christopher Meyer, founder of Monitor Talent, a unit of Monitor Group, are co-authors of Standing on the Sun: How the Explosion of Capitalism Abroad Will Change Business Everywhere. They discuss the ways emerging markets like India, China and Brazil are making the rules for global business.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
By Charlie Herman : Business and Economics Editor
Your morning cup of coffee could start costing a bit more as prices for green-coffee, or unroasted beans, are now more than 50 percent higher than they were a year ago. The increase has already led to price hikes for many coffee brands and even higher prices are expected in the months ahead.