Oliver Salmon is a Senior Economist working within the Asia-Pacific macro and consultancy team based in Oxford’s Singapore office. Oliver has a duel role in Asia. He not only produces macroeconomic forecasts and research on Asia, but also takes a leading role in Oxford’s consultancy business in the region.
Oliver has worked on a diverse range of consultancy projects since joining Oxford Economics over 5-years ago, spanning clients in both the public and private sectors. Examples of his work include a recent assessment of the scale of non-tariff measures in the automobile sector in ASEAN, estimating the size of illicit trade in tobacco across 14 Asian markets, and identifying the implications of a cap on income tax relief for charitable donations in the UK. He has also undertaken extensive analysis on impact of tax policy on economic output, such as the implications of an increase in tourism related taxes on the economy of Jordan, and the impact of an increase in APD in the UK, the results of which were presented to HM Treasury. More recently, Oliver presented at the 11th APTF meeting in Hanoi on important policy considerations in tax policy design. Oliver has a first-class undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham, and an MSc in Economics from University College London.
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