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“Amusing, intelligent, and full of statistics, Borderless Economics is the perfect starting point for exploring new diasporas and international networks.”—Economics and the Financial Crisis, Global Politics
Robert Guest is currently the Global Business Editor at The Economist. Before joining The Economist, he was the Tokyo correspondent for The Daily Telegraph. The winner of numerous awards, Guest is a regular on both the BBC and CNN. He is the author of The Shackled Continent.
This is particularly timely, readable and without useless filler and fluff.
Mr. Guest's experience working for The Economist has provided him opportunity to meet and engage with members of numerous diaspora throughout his career.
I owe that colleague a debt, because "Borderless Economics" is one of the best books I have read this year.
This book undeniably changed the way I look at the world. Brain drain can be a good thing? The United states might one-day be more populated than China? Read morePublished 11 months ago by Tanner Cole
Since Freakonomics, there have been so many economics-for-laypeople books. I've read them and enjoy the genre. Read morePublished 13 months ago by fwk727
Robert Guest is a great non-fiction writer. His experience traveling as an Economist correspondent has given him a wealth of experiences to draw from for this book, and his stories... Read morePublished 20 months ago by E. Starks
In 2009 there were 215 million living outside the country in which they were born. Included were 60 million Chinese, and 25 million Indians. Read morePublished on January 21, 2012 by Loyd E. Eskildson
The author, business editor of The Economist, provides an interesting and informative look at the economic effects of migration and diaspora networks. Read morePublished on November 17, 2011 by E. Jaksetic
Great read! Guest leavens his subject with wit, humor, personal experience and piercing clarity. A must-read for anyone touched by globalization. Read morePublished on November 13, 2011 by Roy Fried