6 Years of Industry Experience |
San Francisco, California
Ms. Wong is a research analyst and an assistant vice president with Allianz Global Investors, which she joined in 2015. She is a member of the Grassroots® Research team, a division that commissions proprietary and customized investigative research, where she manages market research projects for asset-management professionals. She was previously a research associate at Dow Jones. Before that, Ms. Wong was an undergraduate instructor and lecturer at San Francisco State University; she also held a variety of research roles at UCSF Medical Center, UCLA and San Francisco State University. Ms. Wong has a B.A. in psychology and sociology from UCLA, and is a master’s degree candidate in developmental psychology at San Francisco State University.
We recently surveyed consumers in China, Brazil, Mexico and Germany to get their views on planned spending, financial priorities and more. From big-ticket items to smaller purchases, emerging-market consumers seem willing to spend – and they want to travel more frequently.
A new Grassroots Research survey of corporate travel managers and travel agents showed that US companies plan to increase their travel expenditures this year -- in line with Allianz Global Investors’ outlook for strong US economic growth.