Emerging Markets in a World of Chaos: A conversation with Ali Zafar

Luiss University, 21/05/2024


Location: Aula TD2, Luiss University (Campus Viale Romania 32, Roma).

Date: 21 May 2024.

Time: From 17:30 to 18:30.

The event will be held in person.


In a world where advanced economies are dealing with slowdowns, the formation of large trade blocs, changing demographics, and the rise of renewable technologies, emerging markets are set to play a crucial role in the future.

As we delve into this complex topic, Dr. Zafar will guide the audience in gaining important insights into future developments within emerging economies, exploring the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Dr. Zafar will present his book “Emerging Markets in a World of Chaos”, focusing on the potential of the world’s growing markets and challenging common biases which very often accompany the narrative when it comes to developing countries. With a unique and new approach, this book provides a deep understanding of the world’s emerging markets and their evolving dynamics, a crucial step towards navigating the complexities of the global economy and fostering inclusive growth on a global scale.

Introductory remarks:

Luigi Narbone, Director, Luiss Mediterranean Platform.

In conversation:

Ali Zafar, Macroeconomist.
Vasco Molini, World Bank and Associate Expert, Luiss Mediterranean Platform.