Welcome to LSESU Developing Markets Society

LSESU Developing
Markets Society

Founded on the principles of inclusion and open discussion on all global matters, we aim to provide a platform where students can gain an international perspective on developing economic markets and further their understanding of the intricacies of these markets and the challenges they face.

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Become a member of LSE’s Developing Markets Society and receive exclusive access to our enriching events and well-articulated research.

The Vibrant Economy of Dharavi, India’s Largest Slum

Dharavi is located in Mumbai and considered to be one of the largest slums in the world. It has an estimated population of about one million in an area of just over 2 square kilometres. To put that into perspective, that is about a third of the size of London Gatwick Airport. Despite the challenges…

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Emerging Market Debt Outlook

Persistently high inflation throughout 2021 and into 2022 has forced global Central Banks to begin a tightening race to cool inflation. This has led to a massive surge in yields around the world. The Federal Reserve has thus far this year hiked 375 basis points and is expected to continue to raise rates in subsequent…

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We have partnered with speakers across the globe covering a plethora of issues affecting developing markets and beyond. If you share our passion for exploring such issues and would like to collaborate, please get in touch at developing.markets@lsesu.org.