Steve G. Cochrane, PhD, is Chief APAC Economist with Moody’s Analytics. He leads the Asia economic analysis and forecasting activities of the Moody’s Analytics research team, as well as the continual expansion of the company’s international, national and subnational forecast models. In addition, Steve directs consulting projects for clients to help them understand the effect of regional economic developments on their business under baseline forecasts and alternative scenarios. Steve’s expertise lies in providing clear insights into an area’s or region’s strengths, weaknesses and comparative advantages, relative to macro or global economic trends.
Katrina Ell is an assistant director and economist in the Sydney office of Moody’s Analytics. Katrina manages the Asia-Pacific edition of Economy.com and is responsible for the research, analysis and forecasting of economies throughout the Asia-Pacific region. She previously worked as an analyst at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. Katrina received her bachelor’s degree in economics (honours) from Macquarie University and is completing her Masters in Applied Economics at Macquarie University.
Shahana Mukherjee is an economist at Moody’s Analytics. Shahana is responsible for covering national and metropolitan economies across the Asia-Pacific region. Her expertise lies in the area of applied macroeconomics and panel data analysis. She is a Fellow (PhD) in economics from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India, has previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics and has co-authored articles in international peer-reviewed journals.