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With the US Federal Reserve Bank expected to raise interest rate in 2017, how will the emerging world respond to that in their monetary policymaking? What impact would a higher cost of capital have on business investment decisions? And what impact does the strong dollar have on the trajectory of either fiscal or monetary policy in emerging economies, especially given the increasing uncertainties surrounded by the US trade policy?
In April's Economics Watch Emerging Market View, we will focus on the key developments in monetary policies across the major emerging economies, and the potential impacts on businesses in those countries.
Who Should Attend: Analysts, economists, business executives
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
Brian Schaitkin is a former Senior Economist in U.S. Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board. He is part of a team working to expand The Conference Board’s previous work on labor shortages. In addition, he will be leading efforts to expand coverage of regional economies...Full Bio
Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.
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 ...Full Bio