Jennelyn Tanchua is Sector Economist at Standard & Poor’s Corporate Ratings Group. She conducts credit market research, focusing on macro trends and risks and their impact on U.S. corporates. She regularly publishes market and thought leadership commentary, including U.S. Corporate Outlook. Prior to S&P, she worked at The Conference Board’s Business Cycle Indicators Program and at various financial services firms. Jennelyn received her M.A. in Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences from Columbia University, M.A. in International Political Economy and Development at Fordham University, and B.S. in Economics from the University of the Philippines.