In this commentary, SMU Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (SKBI) Principal Researcher Thomas Lam and SKBI Director SMU Professor of Finance (Practice) Dave Fernandez offer their perspectives on the current multifaceted and highly charged US recession debate.
In this commentary, Leo Krippner and Thomas Lam, Research Fellows at the SMU Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, underscore that although the Fed remains vigilant on inflation, it will likely continue its tightening cycle with caution, with an eye on market expectations about future policy actions and financial conditions.
Singaporeans' expectations for headline inflation for the year ahead has fallen, down to 3.9 per cent from 4.1 per cent last quarter due to a dampened growth outlook, according to this quarter’s Singapore Index of Inflation Expectations (SInDEx) results. SMU Assistant Professor of Finance (Education) and founding principal investigator of the DBS-SKBI SInDEx project Aurobindo Ghosh attributed the high inflationary expectations to the uncertainty arising from the continuing conflict in Ukraine, and shared how that has led to a rise in global oil prices and a potential slowdown in major economies. DBS Group Research is a co-sponsor and research partner with the SMU Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (SKBI).
SMU Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics’ principal researcher Thomas Lam and the Institute’s Director Professor David Fernandez seek to tease out the likely impact on global growth and inflation, notwithstanding the fluidity of the current geopolitical conflict in Europe.
In a commentary, SMU Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics’ principal researcher Thomas Lam and the institute’s director Professor David Fernandez highlighted the ongoing hoo-ha surrounding central bank policy globally as the divergence between the Federal Reserve and People’s Bank of China intensifies.
In a commentary, Thomas Lam, Principal Researcher at the SMU Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, explores whether it is horse sense or hogwash to squawk about persistently higher inflation.
Thomas Lam, principal researcher at Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, cautions in this piece that overreliance on “new” monetary policy can lead to unintended consequences.
In a commentary, SMU Principal Research Associate of Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, Thomas Lam shared his analysis and concluded that the current US recession can prospectively be longer, perhaps more dire, followed by a weaker-than-expected recovery.