Matthew Rodger

Assistant Economist

Matthew Rodger
Matthew is an economist covering emerging markets. He uses countries’ historical experience, alongside fresh economic data and quantitative methods, to recognise new investment opportunities. Prior to joining LGIM, Matthew graduated with an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and worked in various economic research roles. When not studying EM economies, he is enjoys reading, hillwalking and skiing.

Other articles by Matthew Rodger

Harsh port, harsher storm: EM rates in 2022
Matthew Rodger
Markets and economics

Harsh port, harsher storm: EM rates in 2022

Tough monetary policies have prevented EM crises this year, but easing even as the global economy...
By Matthew Rodger
10 Nov 2022
3 min read
EM currencies: borrowing and sorrowing
Matthew Rodger
Investment strategy

EM currencies: borrowing and sorrowing

We believe external vulnerabilities, not terms of trade shocks, explain emerging market (EM)...
By Matthew Rodger
19 Oct 2022
2 min read
CE3: bleak present, brighter future?
Matthew Rodger
Markets and economics

CE3: bleak present, brighter future?

Although the suspension of Russian gas supplies to Europe will likely hit the Czech Republic,...
By Matthew Rodger
17 Aug 2022
3 min read
Ukraine: Protracted war, economic turmoil
Matthew Rodger
Economics

Ukraine: Protracted war, economic turmoil

The war in Ukraine will impact geopolitical risks and commodity prices for as long as it continue...
By Matthew Rodger
24 Jun 2022
4 min read
Will COVID cut short China's economic rebound?
Matthew Rodger
Economics

Will COVID cut short China's economic rebound?

In this blog, we explore the implications of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 for our positions in...
By Matthew Rodger
28 Jan 2022
3 min read
Emerging markets: Still on the (electoral) clock - LGIM Blog
Matthew Rodger
Economics

Emerging markets: Still on the (electoral) clock - LGIM Blog

We believe that as coronavirus anxieties recede in emerging markets (EMs), upcoming electoral...
By Matthew Rodger
26 Nov 2021
3 min read
Emerging markets, leftist Latin Americans, and the next taper tantrum
Matthew Rodger
Economics

Emerging markets, leftist Latin Americans, and the next taper tantrum

Emerging markets (EMs) hate a taper tantrum, but the Federal Reserve (Fed) has been telegraphing...
By Matthew Rodger
16 Sep 2021
3 min read

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