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Andrew Sheng

Andrew Sheng

Writing for PS since 2011
99 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow of the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong and a member of the UNEP Advisory Council on Sustainable Finance, is a former chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. His latest book is From Asian to Global Financial Crisis.

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  1. PS Say More: Andrew Sheng
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    PS Say More: Andrew Sheng

    Mar 24, 2020 Andrew Sheng predicts that the COVID-19 shock will spur a shift toward complex systems thinking, highlights the pillars of an agenda for long-term resilience, and warns against excessive reliance on monetary policy.

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    The Human-Capital Costs of the Crisis

    Barry Eichengreen

    Unlike a hurricane or earthquake, the coronavirus pandemic has caused no damage to physical capital stock. But firm-specific skills have no value when the firm that uses them goes out of business, which is one reason why US productivity, wages, and economic growth are likely to be affected for years to come.

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    The Invisible Killers

    Edoardo Campanella

    Although the COVID-19 pandemic has been treated as though it were an unprecedented global catastrophe, we have been here before – many times. As two recent works of history show, pandemics are a recurring and ineradicable feature of human civilization.

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