The Rise and Fall of Nations

Book review of Ruchir Sharma's 'The Rise and Fall of Nations'. In his latest book 'The Rise and Fall of Nations', he shares his acumen and experiences with the readers to tell the good economic prospects from the ugly ducklings of the world.

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Seeds of Terror

Not many know that Afghanistan, apart from being the hub of terrorism, has also been the epicenter of the opium trade. For starters, Afghanistan is a landlocked country with the sorry tag of being one of the poorest in the world. According to an Oxfam study, over 40% of Afghans live in extreme poverty conditions … Continue reading Seeds of Terror

Breakout Nations

In the last one decade, many authors have highlighted the predicaments of emerging economies, but none so successfully as Ruchir Sharma has. Head of Investments in Emerging Markets for Morgan Stanley, Ruchir Sharma is an established name, courtesy his incisive op-Ed articles in The Economic Times. "Breakout Nations" is his travelogue interspersed with the cold … Continue reading Breakout Nations

23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism

Book review of "23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism". I found myself in a tacit agreement with the author's argument that there is no scientifically-defined boundary for a free market and the whole charade only serves the vested interests.