Category Archive: Economics

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

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