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The Big Idea for Monday, February 04, 2013

The four BRIC countries -- Brazil, Russia, India and China -- represent four very different stories.

As Daniel Altman points out in today's lesson, corruption, lack of transparency, lack of protection for investors and a complicated set of regulations are all factors that are negatively impacting the business climate in these countries.

So what other countries should investors consider as places to acquire assets or set up operations for their businesses? Altman suggests looking at mid-sized countries like Peru, Malaysia, or Turkey.



  1. 1 Another BRIC in the Wall?
    Daniel Altman Econ201
  2. 2 Move Over BRIC. It's All About RGM (Rapid Growth Markets).
    An Phung Think Tank
  3. 3 Was the “Rise of the Rest” Inevitable?
    Ali Wyne Power Games
  4. 4 BRIC's Beauty Addiction
    Geoff Jones


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