Alpha Hunters: Investing in Urban Communities

Jun 18th, 2012 | Filed under: Real Estate, Socially responsible investing, Today's Post | By:
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In 1800 only 2% of the world population (which was just 970 million in total) was urbanised.  By 1950 that figure had grown to 30%, and by 2030 it is estimated that more than 60% of the world’s population (around 5 billion people) will live in towns and cities.  Already over 193,000 people are being added to the urban population every day, more than 2 each second.

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Vikas Shah is Founder of the consultancy Thought Strategy and CEO of Swiscot Group (a diversified trading firm). Vikas writes and publishes Thought Economics, a leading journal where he interviews some of the most influential individuals in the world. He is a respected commentator and analyst on global issues, finance and economics and a non-executive to a number of philanthropic organisations worldwide. You can follow him on twitter @MrVikas.

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