Chief Economist for Southeast Asia, Morgan Stanley
Daniel Lian has been an Executive Director and Chief Economist responsible for Southeast Asia at Morgan Stanley since March 2000.
Mr. Lian has more than ten years of research experience in Asian economics, bond, currency, sovereign and market strategy with several global investment banks in Asia.
Mr. Lian came to Morgan Stanley from Barclays Capital Asia, where he spent a year as the Asian Emerging Markets Strategist responsible for sovereign and currency research.
Prior to Barclays, Mr. Lian was Head of Asian Markets Research at ANZ Investment Bank. He was also a regional economist and Head of Asian Bond and Currency Research for NatWest Markets in Asia Pacific.
From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Lian worked for the Institute of Policy Studies in Singapore, an independent think tank under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Singapore.
Mr. Lian’s principal research interest has been in the areas of alternative economic development models to the East Asia economic model and dual track development strategy for Thailand and Southeast Asia economies.
Mr. Lian has a Ph.D. in monetary and development economics from the East-West Center in the United States.