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  1. Who said it?

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As for the future, I believe the yuan could be stronger or weaker- itwill move like a wave Vice-minister of Commerce Chong Quan Our place in Europe is non-negotiable. The Greek people will defend it in every way possible Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papadem ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... how members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (what a mouthful) will respond to the proposal, but Zhang, an economist, believes the implementation of a wage-based ...

  3. Worst may be over on jobs front, poll shows

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but economists caution it is too soon to bank on a sustained jobs recovery. 'The hiring sentiment is slightly more positive,' said Richie Holliday, the managing director of Morgan McKinley Hong ... said, adding that demand among his firm's clients was picking up in areas such as accountancy and finance. In contrast, economists are striking a more cautious note, since unemployment ...

  4. Foreign investment growth eases to 35.1pc

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... last month reached US$6.73 billion. Sherman Chan, an economist at Moody's Economy.com, said in a research note to clients: 'The global credit squeeze is expected to have directly ...

  5. Business - Economy - POLICY

    Acknowledge what you don't know, says Nobel economist

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:18am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Complexity of economic problems sometimes calls for simple solutions, argues Nobel laureate Admit what you don't know, says economist ... mature enough to handle the uncertainty component." The public is easily swayed by the economists and policymakers who project the greatest confidence, he said. He complained that some ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    French economist's long-forgotten demand theory gets its due after new US policy

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:20pm by STEVE HANKE

    ... to the mid-19th century. It focused on the supply side of the economy. Production was the wellspring of prosperity. The French economist JB Say (1767-1832) was a highly regarded member of the Classical ... was that a demand failure could not cause an economic slump. This message was accepted by virtually every major economist, before the publication of Keynes’ General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New compensation model for displaced villagers proposed by HKU economist

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Academic floats new compensation model for displaced villagers A prominent political economist has put forward a new compensation scheme for villagers ... be applicable not only to New Territories villagers but should be a city-wide policy, he said. But fellow economist Professor Raymond So Wai-man, who chairs the authority's finance committee, ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Detained Uygur economist Ilham Tohti denied food for 10 days in custody, lawyer says

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:11am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Uygur scholar 'denied food for 10 days' Detained Uygur economist Ilham Tohti staged a hunger strike in jail and was later denied food for 10 days, his lawyer said after visiting him yesterday at a detention centre in Xinjiang. Until now, little has been known about the status of Tohti, an economics professor, since he was taken away ...

  9. News - World

    US economist Lee Badgett shows the costs of homophobia

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:57pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Economist has made a career debunking myths about homosexuals, and showing that intolerance of gay people also puts a brake on growth The economics of equality Economist ... and this doesn't characterise the people that I know,'" she said. "I needed better data, so that was really the quest. Marketing data wasn't going to cut it for economists ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong economist offers sobering thoughts on corruption in China

    Posted May 26th 2014, 03:43am by Alex Lo

    ... University of Science and Technology economist Francis Lui Ting-ming recently offered a fascinating insight. The professor begins with an observation often repeated on the mainland: The failure ... is the title of a 2012 study by George Mason University economist Carlos Ramirez, which Lui cites in his blog. Ramirez compares corruption in China since 1996 with corruption in the US between 1870 ...




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