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An op-ed by Prof. Michael Spence on the resilience of emerging markets

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Excerpt from Project Syndicate -- "The major emerging economies were the world’s main growth engines following the eruption of the financial crisis in 2008, and, to some extent, they still are. But their resilience has always been a function of their ability to generate enough incremental aggregate demand to support their growth, without having to make up for a large loss of demand in developed countries. A combination of negligible (or even negative) growth in Europe and a significant growth slowdown in the United States has now created that loss, undermining emerging economies’ exports."

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Additional coverage appeared in The Guardian.