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Emerging Markets Quarterly Series
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In addition to the latest view of The Conference Board on emerging economies, this webcast will also focus on the release of The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for India. Using the newly constructed LEI for India, we will review the short-term business cycle forces acting on the Indian economy and compare them with other emerging economies, including China. In addition, this webcast will examine the important trends and uncertainties that are shaping the medium- and long-term productivity and growth prospects in India.
Bart van Ark, Ph.D.
Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist & chief strategy officer of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists in New York, Brussels and Beijing who produce a range of widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts and in-depth global econo...Full Bio
Andrew Polk is a senior economist at The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business in Beijing. Previously, Polk worked at the Institute of International Finance, where he conducted macroeconomic analysis on emerging markets in the Asia/Pacific region. His research focus has include...Full Bio
Abdul Erumban is a senior economist at The Conference Board. He is responsible for developing and managing research projects on productivity and long-term economic projections.
His research centers on the fields of productivity, technological change, globalization, international compariso...Full Bio