Ruchir Sharma

Ruchir Sharma is Head of Emerging Markets and global macro at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 and has 19 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, Ruchir worked with Prime Securities (Delhi), a non-banking financial services firm, where he helped run the firm’s foreign exchange business. He has been a contributing editor with Newsweek and has frequently penned essays for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, Foreign Affairs and The Economic Times. Ruchir has also authored the book, Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles, which is an international bestseller.

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