Africa at Work: Employment Establishment and Inclusive Growth

Africa is currently the world’s 2nd fastest growing region, as statistics have shown that the region’s poverty rate is falling while over 90 million of its households have already joined the world’s consumer class, which marks a 31 million increase in less than a decade.

However, according to McKinsey Global Institute, the continent must accelerate the creation of wage-paying jobs in order to sustain their success as well as ensure that any growth they show can be experienced by the majority of Africans. (more…)

Searching for Latin America’s Economic Transformation: Photo Essay

Costanera Gran Torre Santiago Chile
Costanera Gran Torre Santiago Chile

Additional photographs from the recent editorial commission “Searching for Latin America’s Economic Transformation” for Nordea Invest. You can read the entire article on Nordea’s website.

Cityscape from Edificio Italia, São Paulo, Brazil
Cityscape from Edificio Italia, São Paulo, Brazil
Motoboy Company Brazil
Motoboy Company Brazil
Motoboy Company São Paulo Brazil
Motoboy Company São Paulo Brazil
Salon in Favela Paraisopolis, São Paulo, Brazil
Salon in Favela Paraisopolis, São Paulo, Brazil
Middle-class Family in Favela Heliopolis, São Paulo, Brazil
Middle-class Family in Favela Heliopolis, São Paulo, Brazil
Favela Heliopolis, São Paulo, Brazil
Favela Heliopolis, São Paulo, Brazil
Middle class family in Santiago de Chile
Middle class family in Santiago de Chile
Buenos Aires Cityscape
Buenos Aires Cityscape
Casa Bahia in Favela Paraisopolis, Brazil
Casa Bahia in Favela Paraisopolis, Brazil
Carlos Figueroa
Carlos Figueroa
Military in Santiago de Chile
Military in Santiago de Chile
Santiago de Chile
Santiago de Chile
Costanera Gran Torre Santiago Chile
Costanera Gran Torre Santiago Chile

Searching for Latin America’s Economic Transformation, Nordea Invest Magazine No. 3 2012

Additional photographs from the recent editorial commission “Searching for Latin America’s Economic Transformation” for You can read more about the story and see the video from the story here. You can read the entire article on Nordea’s website.

Great Santiago Tower

São Paulo, Brazil

Motoboy Company São Paulo Brazil

Motoboy Company São Paulo Brazil

Salon in Favela Paraisopolis, São Paulo, Brazil

New middle class in emerging markets

Favela Brazil

Emerging middle class in Latin America

Buenos Aires Argentina

Casa Bahia in Favela Paraisopolis

Carlos Figueroa, Santiago de Chile

Military in Santiago de Chile

Cityscape of Santiago de Chile

Santiago de Chile

Tear Sheets from Nordea Invest Magazine No. 3 2012 – Latin America

“Searching for Latin America’s Economic Transformation” is a 14-page feature on the economic transformation in Latin America for Nordea Invest. Together with journalist Nola Grace Gaardmand, I traveled to Brazil, Argentina and Chile to document life and development as seen from the perspective of the citizens living in these booming economies.

Searching for Latin America's Economic Transformation

Searching for Latin America's Economic Transformation

Searching for Latin America's Economic Transformation

Searching for Latin America's Economic Transformation

Searching for Latin America's Economic Transformation

Searching for Latin America's Economic Transformation

Searching for Latin America's Economic Transformation

Searching for Latin America's Economic Transformation

Searching for Latin America's Economic Transformation: Video Reportage

From economic crisis to booming growth lead by a new, large middle class, the countries of Latin America is undergoing an economic transformation. Together with journalist Nola Grace Gaardmand, I traveled to Brazil, Argentina and Chile for Nordea Invest, to document what is hidden behind the impressive statistics. The result is this short video embedded below, a feature in Nordea Invest Magazine, in print and on a new iPad App, as well as a travel journal on Facebook. Spoiler: speak and texts available in Danish only.

Searching for Latin America’s Economic Transformation

From economic crisis to booming growth lead by a new, large middle class, the countries of Latin America is undergoing an economic transformation. Together with journalist Nola Grace Gaardmand, I traveled to Brazil, Argentina and Chile for Nordea Invest, to document what is hidden behind the impressive statistics. The result is this short video embedded below, a feature in Nordea Invest Magazine, in print and on a new iPad App, as well as a travel journal on Facebook. Spoiler: speak and texts available in Danish only.