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On the Emerging Trends podcast, we discuss economic trends in emerging countries with interviews of experts, political and business leaders, as well as our own analysts.
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Oct 27, 2017

In this episode of Emerging Trends, we discuss Iraqi Kurdistan's referendum and the possible path to independence. We talk to political risk analyst Farshid Farouk, and the head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir.

Iraqi Kurdistan Map:

Sep 30, 2017

This episode of Emerging Trends is about the economic impact and recovery of the West Africa Ebola crisis. In this installment, we talked to economist Mark Ellyne, an African Union doctor named Janet Byaruhanga, and a Sierra Leonean man who became an economic refugee during the outbreak.

Cases of Ebola diagnosed in the...

Sep 20, 2017

Following the first two episodes of the Emerging Trends podcast on small island nations, several hurricanes have disrupted the Caribbean causing significant damage. In this podcast we discuss the economic impact of natural disasters in emerging countries.
We also follow up on a couple of points from the...

Aug 30, 2017

This Emerging Trends episode is part 2 of 2 about economic development in small island nations. This time we talked about currency and monetary strategies, logistics, natural resources, and sustainability.


Karina Johnson-Smith 2016 United Nations Speech:

Citizenship by...

Jul 11, 2017

This episode of Emerging Trends is part 1 of 2 about economic development in small island nations. In this first installment, we talked about their main challenges, financial strategies, and tourism.


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