The K@W Network:
Brazil’s recent credit rating downgrade is a wakeup call for the country to fix its economy. How can it restore confidence among investors and lenders?
Emerging markets used to be seen as the new economic "locomotive.” But many of them – including Brazil and South Africa – are feeling the brunt of China’s economic slowdown[…]
Economists agree that Mexico's prospects for becoming a truly industrial economy will remain limited unless it invests heavily in infrastructure. A plan is in place -- but will the country[…]
China’s yuan depreciation is the latest blow to Latin American commodity exporters. Is it a significant threat to the region’s future growth?
As the U.S. and Cuba reopen embassies, experts focus on the other pieces in the ecosystem that need to fall in place.
With Puerto Rico likely to default on its debt, protection under U.S. bankruptcy laws could help contain the resulting chaos while work begins on longer-term reforms.
An ambitious Chinese plan to build a $50 billion canal across Nicaragua could help modernize one of the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nations. But critics worry it is more likely to[…]
In their new book, Wharton's Michael Useem, Howard Kunreuther, and Erwann Michel-Kerjan examine how Chile's leaders facilitated its rebound after the massive 2010 earthquake.
Brazil has a fighting chance to turn the Petrobras corruption scandal into an opportunity to bounce back with stronger institutions.
Twitter has changed the advertising world, a development that company vice president Shailesh Rao describes as a positive-sum game for traditional and social media.