Jennelyn Tanchua produces The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the United States and Mexico. As a member of the Global Indicator program, she conducts business cycle research and analysis. She also serves as the Researcher for the Research Working Group on business forecasting. Prior to joining The Conference Board, Tanchua worked in financial services where she covered debt markets, industry sectors, and emerging economies. She holds an M.A. in quantitative methods in the social sciences from Columbia University and a B.S. in economics from the University of the Philippines.