Tag Archives: Emerging markets

Business insights for emerging markets 2020 (OECD)

This edition of the Business Insights on Emerging Markets comes at a critical time and is a welcome contribution to the discussion on the policy levers that can bring about this recovery. It provides private sector perspectives on existing barriers and potential enablers for business in areas that can contribute to long-term investment and sustainable growth across emerging […]
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Six tips for working with emerging market data according to Euromonitor (Euromonitor)

A recent Euromonitor article, written by Sarah Boumphrey and Ramune Verikaite, outlines six tips for working with emerging market data.  Euromonitor, themselves, follow these tips to ensure the quality of their data. Their tips are: Question quality even from government sources. Think proxies to help gain insight if quality data is not available. Be wary […]
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Access to banking services is spreading throughout the developing world

By: The Data Team May 7, 2018 Source: https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/05/daily-chart-3

One of our best 2016 MBA theses on digitisation

Digitisation of self-service channels in emerging markets as a growth strategy By: Subban Prian 2017 Source:  http://hdl.handle.net/2263/59781 ABSTRACT: A lower cost of acquisition and cost of servicing consumers in emerging markets equates to economic benefit for organisations using digital self-service channels as a platform for consumer engagement. The challenge faced by these companies is the […]
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Five things emerging economies can do to attract the best talent

By: Mauro F. Guillén December  08, 2017 Source: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/12/emerging-market-companies-multinational-talent-china-india-attract Emerging market companies need talent to be competitive in the global marketplace. They have made much progress in attracting it. Barely a decade ago, most young, bright graduates in China and India preferred to work for Western companies. These companies paid better and offered more opportunities for professional […]
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Another one of our best theses for 2016 was investment strategies for OECD and BRICS currencies

By: Blomeyer, Gregg Source: http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/59882 Abstract: In this paper a graphical time-series approach was used to analyse style-based investment strategies for currencies. The styles investigated included momentum, volatility and value, and particular focus was given to understanding whether differences exist in the results between the currencies of developed versus emerging countries. The results showed that differences between […]
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One of our top MBA theses on advertising

Optimal media schedules in emerging markets: A South African perspective establishing the inherent characteristics that influence return on investment for advertising spend. By Amy Beck Source: http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/43983  November 2014 ABSTRACT: The effect of advertising efforts on sales is of significant interest for global brands. Recent developments in emerging markets such as South Africa have brought the […]
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Mozambique economy 2014: recent developments and prospects

  Mozambique’s offshore fields hold a combined 150 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas, estimated to be enough to meet world consumption for more than two years. Negotiations between international consortia and the government to build a USD 40 billion LNG plant are dragging on with several players competing for the contract. The main consortium […]
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Why emerging markets prefer big smartphones (The Next Web)

A new report suggests most consumers in emerging markets favor phones with a screen that is at least five-inches in size. Source: thenextweb.com

How to Profit From Emerging Market Consumers

See on Scoop.it – Centre for Dynamic Markets cnsumerismThe growing wealth of emerging market consumers is a theme that presents rich opportunity for savvy investors, with fund managers pointing to China as the region of focus. GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: consumerism , EM –  “ emerging market middle-class consumers are estimated to reach 960 […]
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