Strategy Note /
Global

Gerontocracy in emerging markets

  • The US is a society ruled by old people: president and congressional leaders' average age is 77 vs 38 population median

  • In emerging markets, we chart leaders' ages, compare it to population median, measure their tenure as a % of that median

  • Large age gap in Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa; long tenure in Morocco, Russia, Turkey; both in India, Bangladesh

Gerontocracy in emerging markets
Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik

Strategy & Head of Equity Research

Tellimer Research
11 October 2021
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