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2015 has been a year full of turbulences and headwinds for most Emerging Market economies. China’s equity market turmoil and sudden currency devaluation over the summer sent the global financial markets on a rollercoaster ride; emerging markets’ currencies experienced broad-based depreciations due to unfavorable global capital and trade flows; energy and commodity price plunge pushed major exporters into economic hardship while importers enjoyed windfalls. In December’s webcast, we will summarize the major trends in the emerging market economies in 2015. We will also look into some of the key challenges by regions and countries among emerging economies next year.
Jing Sima-Friedman is a senior economist at The Conference Board. She leads macroeconomic research projects on emerging markets, with a focus on structural changes, monetary policy, capital and financial market developments, and trade flows. She also produces ...Full Bio
Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD
Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD is the Director of Economic Research and Global Research Chair at The Conference Board. He specializes in the development of economic indicators and in forecasting aggregate economic activity worldwide. He also oversees The Conference Board’s Global Economic Outlook a...Full Bio