Sovereign wealth funds: just a fashion?

 

Today, there are 78 Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) – investment funds owned by States – representing not less than 7.4 trillion dollars12. The commodity boom at the beginning of the 2000s fuelled this rapid increase, which has never stopped. To learn more, the authors studied 43 Sovereign Wealth Funds owned by 37 States over the 2005-2014 period.

The new paper published by the AMSE Journal's Economic Dialogues

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  • 1. This figure can fluctuate depending on the definition
  • 2. It is almost 10% of the world's market capitalisation