Mike Casey is the Founder and Managing Director of Portico Advisers, a private markets advisory firm that serves investors active in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. He has advised firms investing and operating in emerging markets for over a decade, and began his career working on strategy at the U.S. Department of Defense.
Mike’s articles and interviews have been published in Bloomberg, The Economist, Fast Company, The Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among other outlets.
Mike holds an MA in International Economics and International Relations from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University.
Recent Blog Posts
A lot is happening very quickly. The initial conditions at the onset of the pandemic — in domestic and international political economy — are quite germane. And the extraordinary scale, scope, and speed of the monetary and fiscal responses carry a slew of long-term consequences — some known, some unknown; some intended, some not so much. It’s all quite… Read more
The fine line between stamina and stupidity.
A syllabus for an international political economy course I developed in 2016.
Nine of my favorite reads from 2019
Four of my favorite reads from 2018