Simon Cox is Emerging-Markets Editor at The Economist. He is based in Hong Kong. Mr Cox has spent over ten years with the newspaper, including stints in London and Delhi. In 2014, he left journalism to become managing director and Asia-Pacific investment strategist for BNY Mellon, before returning to the paper in 2016. During his career at The Economist and BNY Mellon, Mr Cox has written a variety of special reports and white papers. He has explored the technological ambitions of India and China (“High-tech Hopefuls”, 2007), the world’s arduous recovery from the global financial crisis (“The Long Climb”, 2009), China’s surprisingly resilient economy (“Pedalling Prosperity”, 2012), and Korea’s social and geopolitical divisions (“Parallel Worlds”, 2013). In 2008, he edited “The Growth Report”, published by the Commission on Growth and Development. He was also a contributor to the Oxford Companion to the Economics of China.