Archive for November, 2012

Bloomberg: Hard Power Rising Means Less for U.S. or China: Cutting Research

“Hard power” — military and economic might — is dispersed across more countries than at any period since 1815, curbing the dominance of the U.S. and China and throwing up challenges for economic stability, according to a study by SLJ Macro Partners LLP, a London-based hedge fund.

The research by SLJ co-founders Stephen Jen and Fatih Yilmaz was based on an index combining a country’s steel and iron production, energy consumption, military expenditure and total and urban populations.

Read the original article on the ‘Bloomberg’ website.