Super Economies


  • Author: Raghav Bahl
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN-13: 9788184750805
  • Pages: 416
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2016

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Is India ready to emerge as a world leader? Our times are characterized not by estranged Superpowers building formidable arsenals but by engaged societies building a robust global economy. Emerging countries are redefining the geo-economic (and geopolitical) dynamic. The twenty-first century will be led, says Raghav Bahl, by a handful of SuperEconomies—large, prosperous countries with a high growth rate, ranking among the world’s top trading partners, commanding 15 to 20 per cent of global GDP, having nuclear arms but using economic leadership to effect significant change. With its demographic advantage, a surplus of skilled labour, a potentially rising GDP, a strategic geographic location and a new, decisive political leadership, India has every chance of becoming the third SuperEconomy after the USA and China. Drawing on history, current affairs and political and economic analyses, SuperEconomies projects how India can soon become a world leader and help secure a future of peace and prosperity for all.

About the author (2016)

Often called the ‘Rupert Murdoch of India’, Raghav Bahl is a journalist, entrepreneur, media baron and one of the most respected business leaders of India. He was the founder of Network 18, a highly diversified media company which he headed until 2014, when he exited to focus on his dream of creating a new-age digital media company, besides spending more time on public affairs. Raghav has been felicitated at various national and international forums. In 1994, the World Economic Forum called him a Global Leader of Tomorrow and he won India’s Sanskriti Award for Journalism. Ernst & Young named him the Entrepreneur of the Year for Business Transformation in 2007.