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Emerging Countries

Rising Government Debt and the Next Global Recession

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
Daniel Wagner

The recently released report from the McKinsey Global Institute on global debt is an important, and sobering, look at how little the world appears to have learned from the Global Recession, and just how dangerous levels of sovereign and consumer debt have become in the interim.

Bitcoin Momentum Grows in Emerging Markets

Techonomy | Posted 10.07.2014 | Technology

By Min-Si Wang [Image via Shutterstock] Bitcoin is gradually making progress as a medium of exchange in developing countries. While it can be vola...

Growing Pains in Emerging States: What to Make of Mass Demonstrations in Turkey and Brazil?

Steven Feldstein | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Steven Feldstein

While unrest continues in Turkey, new demonstrations exceeding one million are sweeping Brazil. This moment compels us to reassess existing assumptions about the relative strength and ascendance of emerging nations, most of which face fundamental demographic, socio-historical, political and economic challenges.

Profiles in Doing Both: The Missing Link in Electric Vehicle Technology

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Unlike most companies working to provide environmentally friendly transportation, Better Place focused its energies not on the electric vehicles themselves but on the overlooked infrastructure they require.