The Outlook for Emerging Markets
Tuesday 16th May 2023
600 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, United States
In this 90-minute session, we addressed the key issues facing the emerging world, including:
The risks in EM banking sectors;
How different EMs will perform in a global downturn;
How the fracturing of the global economy is playing out for the US and China as well as the broader emerging world.
Chief Emerging Markets Economist
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.
Chief Asia Economist
Mark Williams is Capital Economics' Chief Asia Economist. He leads a team of macroeconomists covering the whole region, while paying particularly close attention himself to developments in China's economy and financial markets, and their implications for the rest of the world. Mark also works closely with William Jackson on the Emerging Markets Service looking at issues common to different parts of the emerging world. Mark has been with Capital Economics since 2007. He was previously Asia economist at HM Treasury, responsible for analysis of the risks and prospects in non-Japan Asia and prior to that lived and worked for several years in Taiwan. He speaks and reads Chinese and has degrees in Chinese and Economics from the universities of Edinburgh and Oxford.
Chief North America Economist
Paul Ashworth is our Chief North America Economist, with overall responsibility for our coverage of the US and Canada. He joined Capital Economics in 2001 and has led our Toronto office since 2007. Paul joined Capital Economics from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) where he worked on their large-scale model of the global economy and was responsible for coverage of various countries, including Canada and Germany. He holds degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Strathclyde and Warwick Universities, and his PhD thesis focused on asymmetry and asymmetric adjustment in macroeconomics.