José I. Duarte

Opinion

- 464 POSTS

OPINION – Autumnal thoughts

It is fair to assume that no public policies, no matter how meaningful or well-intentioned...

OPINION – Second round

Like many tourist destinations, Macau has its highs and lows. Typically, we have five high...

OPINION – Course-plotting 

The realm of public policies is a complex one. No matter how much consensus there...

OPINION – Lost Horizon

Macau was coming out from the last Covid scare. Hardly one month had passed since...

OPINION-End of summer

As we enter the last quarter of this year, it is fitting to take stock...

OPINION-Numbers quiz

As mentioned in this column on previous occasions, the crisis and its aftermath have brought...

OPINION – Gaming figures

The survey for the Gaming sector in 2020 is out. It provides numbers that confirm...

【時事評論】消失的另一半

2020 年第二季度的經濟表現是大多數澳門居民記憶中少有的寒冬——比所有人的想像都要糟糕。城市經濟直至2020年下半年才開始回溫,公衆對今年經濟寄予厚望。然而,2021年首季的城市生產總值數據尚未能令人放下心頭大石。一如預期,人們對第二季度的表現充滿了期盼。

OPINION – Measurement matters

It is not uncommon that the effects of economic contractions take some time to be...

OPINION – The missing half

For the Macau economy, the second quarter of 2020 was the most brutal one most...

OPINION – Tale of two economies

Few will question the idea that the Macau economy is a case on its own....

OPINION – Numbers, numbers

Statistics are a feature of modern times. In many branches of human endeavour, we came...

OPINION – Works of August

It was not the big shock of the summer (or the silly season, if you...

OPINION – August winds

There is a long tradition in the media about this period of the year. As...

OPINION – Summer accountings

Macau's economy had a disastrous first semester last year. By summer, it started a protracted...

OPINION – Shopping moods

Every month, our statistical department inquires firms in various sectors about their business prospects. Broadly,...

OPINION – Macau advantage

Macau is best characterized as a small enclave economy with a (very) strong specialization. That...

OPINION – Physical indicators

The most used indicator to measure the size and growth of an economy is Gross...

OPINION – Jab Economics

The highest share of public income, by a wide margin, comes from the gaming concessions....

OPINION – Slow drive

The Labour Day week - particularly the holiday weekend - brought Macau the highest number...
José I. Duarte

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- 480 POSTS

OPINION-A long and winding road

No matter how well it may have served in the past, the more the extant...

OPINION – Being prepared

Seen from Macau, the world may often seem a faraway place. In less troubled days...

OPINION – Autumnal thoughts

It is fair to assume that no public policies, no matter how meaningful or well-intentioned...

OPINION – Second round

Like many tourist destinations, Macau has its highs and lows. Typically, we have five high...

OPINION – Course-plotting 

The realm of public policies is a complex one. No matter how much consensus there...

OPINION – Lost Horizon

Macau was coming out from the last Covid scare. Hardly one month had passed since...

OPINION-End of summer

As we enter the last quarter of this year, it is fitting to take stock...

OPINION-Numbers quiz

As mentioned in this column on previous occasions, the crisis and its aftermath have brought...

OPINION – Gaming figures

The survey for the Gaming sector in 2020 is out. It provides numbers that confirm...

【時事評論】消失的另一半

2020 年第二季度的經濟表現是大多數澳門居民記憶中少有的寒冬——比所有人的想像都要糟糕。城市經濟直至2020年下半年才開始回溫,公衆對今年經濟寄予厚望。然而,2021年首季的城市生產總值數據尚未能令人放下心頭大石。一如預期,人們對第二季度的表現充滿了期盼。

OPINION – Measurement matters

It is not uncommon that the effects of economic contractions take some time to be...

OPINION – The missing half

For the Macau economy, the second quarter of 2020 was the most brutal one most...

OPINION – Tale of two economies

Few will question the idea that the Macau economy is a case on its own....

OPINION – Numbers, numbers

Statistics are a feature of modern times. In many branches of human endeavour, we came...

OPINION – Works of August

It was not the big shock of the summer (or the silly season, if you...

OPINION – August winds

There is a long tradition in the media about this period of the year. As...

OPINION – Summer accountings

Macau's economy had a disastrous first semester last year. By summer, it started a protracted...

OPINION – Shopping moods

Every month, our statistical department inquires firms in various sectors about their business prospects. Broadly,...

OPINION – Macau advantage

Macau is best characterized as a small enclave economy with a (very) strong specialization. That...

OPINION – Physical indicators

The most used indicator to measure the size and growth of an economy is Gross...