Tag Archives: emerging markets

A Comparative Analysis of Climate Change Performance: Democracy versus Authoritarianism

Assessing the influence of democratic and authoritarian regimes on mitigation efforts

 The impact of anthropogenic activity, both at the industrial and private level, continues to exacerbate the issues surrounding climate change in today’s society. The possibility of future progress grows breaker due to limited action by nations to thwart the detrimental effects of c... Read More

Is an International Consensus on Climate Change Mitigation Possible?

Anthropogenic activity, both at the private and at the industrial level, continues to raise the salience of climate change. With the advent of new technologies and increased capacity in the scientific field, climate change has not only been proven to exist but has also been shown to have a detrimental impact on future generations. Despite this overwhelming evid... Read More

Quantitative Easing: The Dawn of a New Age?

 

Every story begins with a new chapter and on June 19, 2013 began one such story. This was the story of an impending economic collapse— that of the emerging markets (EMs). The press conference then Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke held that day will forever be etched in our memories for it caused ripples, albeit financial, across the world.

However, what were ripples in the west ... Read More

Miracles of the New World: China, a weary warrior?

 

If China were an equity, I would short it.

While this, at present, might come across as a bold statement, my stance on the nation is not entirely unfounded. There indeed are a number of issues with the Chinese economy, which might raise a few eyebrows.

Perhaps the most important concern for any investor looking to invest in the country is its demographics. Thanks to ... Read More