Big data perspective

Geo-economics data published in The Edge Malaysia, The Edge Singapore, 2018


Ms Yu-Leng KHOR is an Oxford University and LSE-trained business economist. She grew up in Mahathir’s Malaysia and Suharto’s Indonesia. She has worked in finance, agribusiness and infrastructure with a Southeast Asia focus; combining big data-geospatial analytics, social listening, deep-dive market intelligence and risk analysis in her work. In commodities her focus is sustainable supply-chains and trade. She is a political-economist on mobility and leads projects on culture and natural capital. She is Advisor to Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots in Malaysia.

She has two academic articles in review for Malaysia's regime-changing general election of May 2018; on the subjects of mobility and rural concerns. She is Associate at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Research Associate at the Institute of China Studies, University Malaya; and was Visiting Fellow, ISEAS-Yushof Ishak Institute (2013). As regional Research Head at LMC International Ltd (2014-2017; advising global brands and commodity groups), she was a lead economist for the 2017 Palm Oil Study for the EU Commission. Yu Leng has articles and book chapters on smallholder socio-economics and voting, China and regional development. She has presented her work to academia and business forums, and she is on expert panels for UNIDO, banks and fund managers (Singapore & Hong Kong).

NEW WEBSITE. This is Khor Reports' new home! We started a blog back in 2011, tracking the political economics of palm oil. At our new home, we are expanding our scope of inquiry towards questions related to geospatial, geopolitical, political economic, and sustainability data.

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