Students with face masks look through their notes at the University of Hong Kong campus in Pok Fu Lam on April 1. Photo: Nora Tam Students with face masks look through their notes at the University of Hong Kong campus in Pok Fu Lam on April 1. Photo: Nora Tam
Students with face masks look through their notes at the University of Hong Kong campus in Pok Fu Lam on April 1. Photo: Nora Tam
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Coronavirus has dealt class of 2020 a bad hand, but China’s class of ’77 offers an encouraging lesson

  • While graduating in a recession year can hit earnings and career prospects, life eventually rights itself, as the experience of the first batch of Chinese university students who graduated after the Cultural Revolution shows

Students with face masks look through their notes at the University of Hong Kong campus in Pok Fu Lam on April 1. Photo: Nora Tam Students with face masks look through their notes at the University of Hong Kong campus in Pok Fu Lam on April 1. Photo: Nora Tam
Students with face masks look through their notes at the University of Hong Kong campus in Pok Fu Lam on April 1. Photo: Nora Tam
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.