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01 August 2013

Take 15: The Second Wave of Developing Economies (Video)

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Economist Dambisa Moyo, author of Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World and How the West was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly — And the Stark Choices Ahead, discusses her views on the transformative role emerging markets are playing in the global economy. The resource constraints posed by the 2 billion people expected to enter the middle class in the next 10 years will reshape geopolitics, alliances and of course, macroeconomics. “I do believe that we will see significant spikes in commodity prices in the decades to come,” she said.


This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 17 July 2013.


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About the Author(s)
Ron Rimkus, CFA

Ron Rimkus, CFA, was Director of Economics & Alternative Assets at CFA Institute, where he wrote about economics, monetary policy, currencies, global macro, behavioral finance, fixed income and alternative investments, such as gold and bitcoin (among other things). Previously, he served as SVP and Director of Large-cap Equity Products for BB&T Asset Management, where he led a team of research analysts, 300 regional portfolio managers, client service specialists, and marketing staff. He also served as a Senior Vice President and Lead Portfolio Manager of large-cap equity products at Mesirow Financial. Rimkus earned a BA degree in economics from Brown University and his MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Topical Expertise: Alternative Investments · Economics

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