The Humanities in Business School

This piece was originally published on November 22, 2013 in the Daily Gamecock, the student newspaper of the University of South Carolina. As a business student, many of my courses discuss ethical issues… Continue reading

China’s Misplaced Priorities: Healthcare and consumption

            Riding in a taxi along Beijing’s Fourth Ring Road, I saw one of the city’s most impressive architectural feats, the National Stadium. The stadium was built for the… Continue reading

Thatcher: The right leader for her time

Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990, passed away on Monday. Thatcher reasserted Britain’s place in the world as a military power when she defended the Falkland Islands,… Continue reading

9 Essential Gun Facts in Graphs

As mass shootings occur with horrifying frequency in the United States, gun control and violence are once again at the forefront of American political debate. Being genuinely lost on this issue, I compiled… Continue reading

Dollars and Houses: Why Currency is the Main Driver Behind Hong Kong’s Housing Bubble

Home prices in Hong Kong are insane. Since the second quarter of 2003 residential real estate prices have surged 300%. Since 2009 they have increased 80%. Year after year it becomes increasingly difficult… Continue reading

Rocks in the Pacific

The Diaoyu (if you’re Chinese) or Senkaku (if you’re Japanese) Islands are little more than rocks that lie to the east of China, the northeast of Taiwan, and relatively far to the southwest… Continue reading