Pritish Bhattacharya

Mr Pritish Bhattacharya is a Senior Research Officer in the Regional Economic Studies Programme at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

His work focuses on ASEAN’s development initiatives in the areas of trade, investment and services. His recent publications assess the impact of diverse public policies in the region, including those related to multilateral trade agreements, fiscal policy stabilisation and post-pandemic growth strategies. Since joining ISEAS in 2017, Mr Bhattacharya has also been the Associate Editor of the Journal of Southeast Asian Economies (JSEAE). He has a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics from the National University of Singapore and a Bachelors (Hons) Degree in Economics from the University of Delhi, India.

Articles by Pritish Bhattacharya (2)

Singapore – Malaysia Economic Ties: Recovering from COVID-19

Pritish Bhattacharya|Francis E. Hutchinson

This Long Read seeks to understand the impact of the COVID crisis on the economic ties between Singapore and Malaysia. It analyses historical trends as well as recent data to assess how the different aspects of the relationship were affected and what the near-term outlook is likely to be.

Singapore-Malaysia Border Shutdown: Counting the Costs

Francis E. Hutchinson|Pritish Bhattacharya

Recent policy responses effected by Malaysia and Singapore to combat the Covid-19 pandemic have been responsible and measured – and have also underscored the deep and wide economic relations between the two neighbours.