This site centers on investment-strategy and economic-diplomacy issues. Among the focus topics, consider these selections.
While the initial economic rebound from pandemic lockdowns has been buoyant in many cases, those rates of growth are not sustainable, suggesting that economies will be dependent on fiscal stimulus for an extended period of time.
Beijing’s opacity at the start of the outbreak may have permanently stained its efforts at building more robust international ties. Weak cooperation on public-health issues further amplified tensions with Washington over technology and human rights.
The startup community was catapulted into the limelight by the pandemic. While there were obvious benefits to companies that augment the work-from-home setting, other firms sprouted with the backing of talent who abandoned the corporate workforce.
We list a growing array of commentaries in chronological order.
Pandemic literature is now its own genre. We offer insight on selected non-fiction works.