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Christian H Nesheim
Haugesund, Norway
Your doorway to Norway
Interests: Travel, blogging, learning, football.
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The following is the list of the highest scoring emerging economies on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking. For your convenience, I’ve added the World Bank’s real GDP growth rates for 2010. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at Emerging Market Edge
Although Koppel's style is somewhat left-leaning, this series gives a more profound than usual picture of a rapidly flourishing Middle Kingdom with all its growing pains laid bare. Episode 1 - Joined at the Hip Episode 2 - From Maoism to MEism Episode 3 - The Fast Lane Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at Emerging Market Edge
Piers Morgan travels to Shanghai to explore tomorrow's center of the universe. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Emerging Market Edge
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Michael Palin takes us on a whirlwind tour of Eastern Europe, and looks at how it's transforming now that the iron curtain has been lifted. Episode 1 - War and Peace Episode 2- Eastern Delights Episode 3 - Wild East Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
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In today’s China, the economics of feudalism and communism are out, while capitalism is in… with a Chinese twist. Old walls are being torn down, and a futuristic landscape of glass and steel is shooting up in their place. Coupling insightful storytelling with spectacular and groundbreaking photographic techniques, Discovery Atlas:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
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Explore the culture, beauty and diversity that comprise India. Discovery Atlas: India Revealed presents this beautiful and complex nation to the world with stunning photography and gripping stories. Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
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City planners in southern China have laid out an ambitious plan to merge together the nine major cities of the Pearl River Delta. The "Turn The Pearl River Delta Into One" scheme will create a 16,000 sq mile urban area that is 26 times larger geographically than Greater London, or... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
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It isn’t easy, running China, with its 1.3 billion people and 56 officially recognized ethnic nationalities. It’s a vast mix of languages, living standards, beliefs and customs. Run it successfully, and you have a prosperous, innovative, powerful empire to rival any the world has seen. Make mistakes, and the chaos... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
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This article comes from one of the web's foremost experts on international diversification, second passports and offshore bank accounts. Every week provides exceptionally useful insights, and sobering commentary on the stagnation of Western economies and the opportunites. Read his excellent blog Sovereign Man. There’s a lot to cover today, so... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
Hans Rosling was a young guest student in India when he first realized that Asia had all the capacities to reclaim its place as the world's dominant economic force. At TEDIndia, he graphs global economic growth since 1858 and predicts the exact date that India and China will outstrip the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
Welcome to EmergingMarketEdge.com, an extensive resource for anyone wishing to know more about the world's fastest growing economies. Whether you're looking for a place to invest or work, or you'd simply like to educate yourself about the new world economy, you've come to the right place. On this site you'll... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
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What will happen with Russia? This documentary presents an ominous view of what Putin is willing to do to restore Russia as a global power. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
A look at how Countries all around Latin America continue to progress economically despite the global Financial Crisis, employing Educational and Micro-Finance Systems to aid the poorer communities to develop their small businesses and impprove their habitats, which in turn boosts the Economy of the regions. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
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Can we address the shortcomings of representative democracy -- failing political parties, increasing distrust of government -- within the current system or are we set to embark on a journey across a border where nobody ever dared to go? Should we explore a new political model in order to overcome... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
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British broadcaster Channel 4 picked up an International Emmy® Award for best documentary for historian Niall Ferguson's series The Ascent of Money. The series charts the financial history of the world, demonstrating the effect that finance had on some of the most momentous historic events. Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge
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In his latest series 'The Story of India', Michael Wood explores the ancient sites that helped shape the history and culture of southern India. Join him as he explores six astonishing places, including Patna, once said to be the greatest city on earth; Madurai, a town that has existed continuously... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at Emerging Market Edge