Lawrence J. Lau
Life after Covid-19: how we travel, socialise and form economic supply chains must change for good
- Once the epidemic is successfully controlled in China, the government should impose strict quarantine measures on incoming visitors to prevent a second wave of infection
- Globally, health declarations should in future be required of all travellers, while economies must begin to diversify their sources of goods and services
Lawrence J. Lau is the Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development, emeritus, at Stanford University. He served as vice-chancellor and president of the Chinese University from 2004 to 2010, and chairman of CIC International (Hong Kong) from 2010 to 2014.