William Jackson is Capital Economics’ Chief Emerging Markets Economist. He leads a team of economists covering Emerging Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. William also works closely with Mark Williams on our Emerging Markets overview service looking at EM-wide themes. Prior to joining Capital Economics, William was a research assistant at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and a contributor to the Oxford Analytica Daily Brief. He holds a degree in Politics, Economics and Philosophy from the University of York and in Latin American Studies from the University of Oxford.
Drop-In: What does banking sector turmoil mean for March central bank decisions?
16th March 2023, 3PM GMT
Starting with the ECB today, some major central bank decisions are due in the shadow of recent banking sector turmoil. Will policymakers press ahead with their fight to rein in inflation, or will the…
Emerging Markets Economics Focus
Assessing the inflation threat from EM labour markets
Labour markets look very tight in Central Europe and a handful of other EMs (particularly in Latin America), and we think that wage growth is unlikely to fall far enough in these countries to bring...
EM Drop-In: A year of make-or-break elections, timing EM rate cuts and more
2nd March 2023, 3PM GMT
Starting with Nigeria’s, the 2023 political calendar is studded with elections that could see some major EMs turn away from unorthodox policymaking and towards very different economic futures. But...