For many years now, I have been interested in economics and its varied applications to our world. When not reading or writing about economics, I enjoy cross country running, public speaking, and getting involved in the community.
27 Oct 2016 Last week, I argued against any premature interest rate rises by central banks. A couple of objections to extremely low interest rates – on the basis that they don’t work very well in pushing current growth – were addressed.
13 Oct 2016 In another blow to Wall Street’s reputation, it was recently reported that Wells Fargo employees had created more than two million fake accounts in an attempt to meet ambitious sales targets.
29 Sep 2016 It would be unnecessary to comment on the shock dealt to financial markets around the world by the Brexit. And despite the efforts of “Remain” campaigners - Britain will be leaving the EU for good.
30 Jun 2016 Markets pervade our society. For transportation we have Uber, for living space Airbnb. Even the right to pollute is for sale, at €13 (HK$111) per metric tonne of carbon dioxide, on the European emissions market.