Emerging Markets: Overview and Performance Analysis

  • Mohamed El Hedi Arouri
  • Fredj Jawadi
  • Duc Khuong Nguyen
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


Emerging markets have become increasingly important in international portfolio management and world financial system. They now represent a dynamic set of investment opportunities for both individual and institutional investors. Although much has been learned about emerging market finance, these markets still pose challenges for finance studies as standard models are often ill suited to deal with their specific characteristics.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a comprehensive review of emerging markets through presenting their qualitative and quantitative characteristics. The focus is also put on the ways for foreign investors to gain access to these markets as well as on country and specific risks because their assessment affects, to a large extent, international investment decisions.


Stock Market Foreign Investor Equity Market International Bond Political Risk 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed El Hedi Arouri
    • 1
  • Fredj Jawadi
    • 2
  • Duc Khuong Nguyen
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Law, Economics, and ManagementUniversity of OrleansOrléansFrance
  2. 2.Amiens School of ManagementAmiensFrance
  3. 3.ISC Paris School of ManagementParisFrance

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