Economics

portrait of Professor Robert H. Frank next to the cover of his new book, Under the Influence
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Under the Influence: How behavioral contagion can drive positive social change

Others’ choices affect our own and have enormous economic, social, and environmental consequences, argues Robert H. Frank in his new book.

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M&As are Up, IPOs are Down. What’s the Story?

As public equity markets lose players, private equity grows, and mergers and acquisitions reach historic levels, the economy struggles to adapt.

Resilience Distinguishes Emerging Market Economies
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Resilience Distinguishes Emerging Market Economies

While China continues to solidify its lead, other emerging markets show steady economic growth in the Emerging Market Multinationals Report 2017 and in discussions at the 7th Annual Emerging Markets Institute Conference: “Emerging Multinationals in a Changing World.”

Can Africa Feed the World?
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Can Africa Feed the World?

Africa could be the world’s next breadbasket. But can it overcome the hurdles in its way?

Eswar Prasad: Despite yuan's meteoric rise, dollar will dominate
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Eswar Prasad: Despite yuan’s meteoric rise, dollar will dominate

In his new book, Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi, Prasad evaluates the real power of China’s currency.

A rising force: Emerging economies are gaining ground in wealth and influence
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A rising force: Emerging economies are gaining ground in wealth and influence

The Emerging Markets Institute’s 2016 conference and inaugural Emerging Multinationals Report convey powerful evidence of “a new global landscape” showing a sharp increase in emerging economies as foreign investors and a “blossoming of some of their firms as world champions.”