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David Katsnelson


Director, Macroeconomics


David Katsnelson

David has over 15 years market experience in the financial industry, including over a decade as a trader for boutique hedge funds and brokerages in New York and Boston. He also co-founded ProSeed Capital Holdings, an international venture capital company. David is responsible for collecting, analyzing, forecasting, and communicating macroeconomic data and its relevance to clients throughout the forest product industry. He is the editor of RISI's Monthly Economic Commentary and the Economic Outlook chapters that appear in all RISI forecasts.


The Global Economy: Emerging Market Troubles

Day One

Tuesday, 1 March, 2016

In the past year, the global economy has seen some dramatic changes; a slowing Chinese economy, the re-pricing of commodities, troubles in emerging markets, unprecedented actions by the world’s central banks, and increased geo-political tensions.  Leadership in the global economy has transitioned from the now cooling emerging markets to developed economies.  What are the prospects for emerging markets economies? Can developed economies drive the global economy?

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