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Ian Bremmer

Founder, Eurasia Group, USA
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Ian Bremmer is the founder and president of Eurasia Group, a leading global political risk research and consulting firm. He created Wall Street’s first global political risk index, and has authored several books, including Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World (2012), on risks and opportunities in a world without global leadership, and The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall, which The Economist named one of the best books of 2006. He contributes to the Financial Times A-List,, and Bremmer has a PhD in political science from Stanford University (1994), and he teaches at Columbia University. His analysis focuses on global macro political trends and emerging markets.

Articles by this Author

  • Political Risk: Countering the Impact on Your Business
    by Ian Bremmer
    Over the past several years, and across a broad range of companies, corporate decision-makers seeking opportunities overseas have learned that it is not enough to have a knowledge of a foreign country’s economic fundamentals. They also have to understand the forces and dynamics that shape these countries’ politics. This is especially true for emerging markets, where politics matters at least as much as economic factors for market outcomes. Of...

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