Tom Learmouth joined Capital Economics in May 2019. Tom works with Marcel Thieliant to cover the Japanese economy. Prior to joining Capital Economics, Tom was a Japanese Government (MEXT) Research Student at the Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University. He also completed an internship at Bestinver Asset Management specialising in Japanese Equities. He holds an MSc in Economic History (Research) from the London School of Economics and a bachelors degree in History and Economics from the University of Manchester. Tom speaks and reads Japanese.