Desmond Choong is an Independent Research Economist and Research Economist with the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth.
Based in Bangkok, he has extensive experience in the Asia Pacific region and a focus on index modeling, market sizing and macroeconomic analysis. He has spent thirteen years consulting for multinational companies across a wide range of industries, including finance, resources, and travel and hospitality.
Desmond has taught International Trade at Boston University and holds a B.A. in English/Economics from Boston College and a M.A. in Political Economics from Boston University.