This pioneering work demystifies the drivers behind political, economic, and social change.
Shaped by his twenty-five years traveling the world, and enlivened by encounters with villagers from Rio to Beijing, tycoons, and presidents, Ruchir Sharma’s The Rise and Fall of Nations rethinks the “dismal science” of economics as a practical art.
Ruchir Sharma is Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He is the author of the international bestseller, Breakout Nations, and contributes regularly to the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs and other publications. One of the world’s largest investors, he was named one of Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers (2012) and one of Bloomberg Market’s 50 Most Influential thinkers (2015).