Perspectives on emerging markets: Executive briefing – One on one with Marcus Noland

Opportunities and challenges in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East


March 26, 2013 16:00 GMT

March 26, 2013 16:30 GMT

Duration: 0:30

Video broadcast from: New York

Boards of directors and senior management have to be rigorous about strategically optimizing capital Despite a slight overall dip across the previous year, investing in emerging markets continues to hold the potential for sustained growth.

Join us for this Special Executive Briefing webcast as Ernst & Young LLP's Brad Kuntz discusses the investment prospects of newer emerging markets with Marcus Noland, Senior Fellow, The Peterson Institute.


Marcus Noland

The Peterson Institute

Marcus is the Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a Senior Fellow at the East-West Center. He was a Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President of the United States, and has held research or teaching positions at Yale University, the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Southern California, Tokyo University, Saitama University (now the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies), the University of Ghana, and the Korea Development Institute.

Noland’s research addresses a wide range of topics at the interstice of economics, political science, and international relations. His areas of geographical knowledge and interest include Asia and Africa where he has lived and worked, and the Middle East. In the past he has written extensively on the economies of Japan, Korea, and China, and is unique among American economists in having devoted serious scholarly effort to the problems of North Korea and the prospects for Korean unification. Noland has authored, co-authored, or edited numerous books and won the 2000–01 Ohira Memorial Award for his book Avoiding the Apocalypse: The Future of the Two Koreas. In addition to books, he has written many scholarly articles on international economics, US trade policy, and the economies of the Asia-Pacific region. He has served as an occasional consultant to organizations such as the World Bank and the National Intelligence Council, and has testified before the US Congress on numerous occasions.


Brad Kuntz

Ernst & Young LLP

Brad is the Americas leader of EY's Commercial Advisory Services practice. He has over 20 years of experience in commercial diligence, corporate and growth strategy, performance improvement and operations management. Brad has extensive experience in strategic development/assessment and operations management and has led over 150 engagements, working with large and middle market buyout funds and corporate clients in a range of industries.