Emerging Asia Economics
This service offers in-depth economic analysis of the outlook for economic growth, inflation, trade, currencies and policy rate trends and independent market forecasts for 8 Emerging Asian countries: Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. It also offers commentary on major developments in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. The service contains some material on China and India but those with a deep interest in these two countries are directed to our dedicated China and India services.
The subscription to this service includes 4-5 emailed publications a week, access to our online research archive and our economists, and the opportunity to attend our conferences, forums and webinars.
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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.
Senior Asia Economist
Gareth Leather is a Senior Economist in the Emerging Asia team at Capital Economics. Gareth joined Capital Economics in July 2011. Gareth has been covering Asian economies for over 10 years, and prior to joining Capital Economics, he worked for five years at the Economist Intelligence Unit as a Senior Economist. Gareth holds an economics undergraduate degree from Warwick University, and a masters degree in Asian Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies.
Emerging Asia Economist
Shivaan Tandon joined Capital Economics in September 2022 and is an Economist in the Emerging Asia team. Shivaan joins from the Economist Intelligence Unit, where he worked as an analyst covering a mix of West and East European Economies in the Country Analysis Unit. He has a BA in Public Policy(Economic Policy) from Duke University in the United States.