The Conference Board
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 and regularly appears on The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View, which focuses on the economic growth outlook of that region and helps business leaders understand risks and identify opportunities.
In addition, she also leads research analysis and production of The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for major emerging economies including China, Brazil, India, and Mexico. Sima received her MBA in finance and investment from Baruch College, CUNY, and her BA in economics from the Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing.