Chief economist update: No Karens in China

The difference my friends is there are no selfish, stupid "Karens" in China such as the one in the state of Victoria that has now gone viral, protesting against the mandatory wearing of face masks.


Hong Kong’s yawning wealth gap grows wider amid pandemic

Hong Kong’s income inequality has long been higher than any Group of Seven economy, and the 19 wealthiest billionaires in the city control assets of about $230 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires’ Index.


Covid-19 Versus the Policymakers

Looking at the numbers and the growing warnings from the scientific community, we may know quite soon whether or not the easing of lockdowns was too early.