emerging markets

Emerging Markets and the Global Recession

This paper was prepared as part of a series on the economic and employment impacts on SA of the 2008 global financial crisis. Hawkins discusses the historical experience of financial crises, whether local or global. He then considers the impact on emerging markets, and particularly in relation to national and corporate strategies.


International Policy Response of Developing Countries to the Global Economic Crisis

“The impact of the 2008 financial crisis on emerging markets like South Africa has been quite different from its impact on developed economies, and so too have been the responses to the crisis. This paper presents an overview of the policy responses employed to counter the effects of the crisis in Brazil, Malaysia, Mexico and…