Lauder Director Mauro Guillen on emerging markets and structural flaws

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Mauro Guillen was interviewed by Knowledge@Wharton to discuss emerging markets and how, after years of economic success, they are facing slowing growth and structural flaws are coming to the surface.

It’s been a good 10-year run for fast-growing emerging markets. But now many of them face severe economic imbalances and slowing growth built up during the go-go years. Those structural flaws could be papered over in good times, but they have finally undermined sustainable strong growth, and the cracks are starting to show. In this video interview, Wharton management professor Mauro F. Guillen discusses how formerly hot emerging market countries are passing the growth engine baton back to developed countries. Read the entire article in Knowledge@Wharton.

Want to learn even more about emerging markets from Mauro? Check out his recent book Emerging Markets Rule: Growth Strategies of the New Global Giant.  Want insights from Lauder students? Read their summer immersion research articles in the Lauder Global Business Insight Report 2013.