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On the Emerging Trends podcast, we discuss economic trends in emerging countries with interviews of experts, political and business leaders, as well as our own analysts.
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On the Emerging Trends podcast, we discuss economic trends in emerging countries with interviews of experts, political and business leaders, as well as our own analysts.
Follow us to learn more about new business environments in the emerging world.

    #4 - Kurdish Independence?

    #4 - Kurdish Independence?

    In this episode of Emerging Trends, we discuss Iraqi Kurdistan's referendum and the possible path to independence. We talk to political risk analyst Farshid Farouk, and the head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir.

    Iraqi Kurdistan Map: http://static.lakana.com/nxsglobal/feedsite/photo/2017/10/17/kirkuk%20map_27854804_ver1.0_640_360.jpg
    Greater Kurdistan Map: https://decolonialatlas.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/kurdistan-map.png
    Sykes-Picot Agreement: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sykes–Picot_Agreement
    Sykes-Picot map: http://cyprus-mail.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Sykes-Picot-Map.jpg
    Tillerson urges Iraq, Kurds to resolve conflict through dialogue: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-us/tillerson-urges-iraq-kurds-to-resolve-conflict-through-dialogue-idUSKBN1CS2BA
    Kurdish Regional Government suspends referendum results: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iPcUf7I1-4
    Fractured Lands – How the Arab World Came Apart: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/11/magazine/isis-middle-east-arab-spring-fractured-lands.html
    ISIS – the Spoils of the "Great Loot" in the Middle East Article: http://fpif.org/isis-spoils-great-loot-middle-east/
     
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    • 29 min
    #3 - Recovering From Ebola

    #3 - Recovering From Ebola

    This episode of Emerging Trends is about the economic impact and recovery of the West Africa Ebola crisis. In this installment, we talked to economist Mark Ellyne, an African Union doctor named Janet Byaruhanga, and a Sierra Leonean man who became an economic refugee during the outbreak.

    Cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States: https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/2014-west-africa/united-states-imported-case.html
    ECOWAS pledges US$ 250,000: http://news.abidjan.net/h/493946.html
    Timeline of the African Union's response: https://au.int/en/newsevents/26997/timeline-au-response-ebola-outbreak

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    • 29 min
    #2.5 - Bonus - Disaster Economics

    #2.5 - Bonus - Disaster Economics

    Following the first two episodes of the Emerging Trends podcast on small island nations, several hurricanes have disrupted the Caribbean causing significant damage. In this podcast we discuss the economic impact of natural disasters in emerging countries.
    We also follow up on a couple of points from the previous episodes.
     
    See the video version of this podcast here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9IaD9-85Ds&t=80s
     
    Related videos: 
    Satellite Images - Hurricanes Katia, Irma and Jose: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwfCbsMmojc
    Irma, U.S. Virgin Islands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52kiTtkh5tk
    Hurricane Irma: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dj-F4q4Hcn4
    Barbuda Prime Minister aerial tour of Barbuda: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C7Mx80SkQo
    Typhoon Talim effects in Miyakojima, Japan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUHuvXFiC74
    Japan Tsunami: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWzdgBNfhQU
    Flooding in Thailand 2011: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ofVwQcfgoI
    Kobe earthquake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uL6bwXFpqEM
     
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    You can also read our Caribbean Reports at http://caribbean.winne.com
    Finally, for feedback and advertising information, contact us at podcast@winne.com
     
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    • 14 min
    #2 - Island Development (Part 2)

    #2 - Island Development (Part 2)

    This Emerging Trends episode is part 2 of 2 about economic development in small island nations. This time we talked about currency and monetary strategies, logistics, natural resources, and sustainability.
     
    Karina Johnson-Smith 2016 United Nations Speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRxqUo2uHpI
    Citizenship by Investment Programs Episode: Coming Soon
    Resources Curse Episode: Coming Soon
    PetroCaribe and CESI: Coming Soon
    Africa's Response to Climate Change: Coming Soon
     
    For more information about World Investment News, visit http://www.winne.com
    Find the full interviews for some of the quotes we used here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WINNENews
    You can also read our Caribbean Reports at http://caribbean.winne.com
    Finally, for feedback and advertising information, contact us at podcast@winne.com
     
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    Camila’s Twitter: http://twitter.com/Camilanomics
     
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    • 40 min
    #1 - Island Development (Part 1)

    #1 - Island Development (Part 1)

    This episode of Emerging Trends is part 1 of 2 about economic development in small island nations. In this first installment, we talked about their main challenges, financial strategies, and tourism.
     
    For more information about World Investment News, visit http://www.winne.com
    Find the full interviews for some of the quotes we used here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WINNENews
    You can also read our Caribbean Reports at http://caribbean.winne.com
    Finally, for feedback and advertising information, contact us at podcast@winne.com
     
    Stan’s Twitter: http://twitter.com/StanAronTweets
    Camila’s Twitter: http://twitter.com/Camilanomics
     
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    Twitter: http://twitter.com/WINNENews
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/world-investment-news

    • 35 min

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