José I. Duarte

Opinion

- 396 POSTS

Opinion – Diversification redux

The theme of diversification has a long tradition in economics or, more particularly, economic policy...

Opinion – Double cushion

The Macau economy has the characteristics of an economic enclave, with several unique features. It...

Opinion – Taking a break

It is easy to feel a bit confused and anxious nowadays. Newspapers, web, radio, and...

Opinion – Times like these

The coronavirus pandemic is taking a heavy toll the world over – in public health,...

Opinion – Prima Aprilis

Today is the first day of April. This is absolutely true (in case you had...

Opinion – Weak impact

The Commission of Audit has just published a new report. Interestingly, it is a report...

Opinion – Focus and balance

Just when everything seemed to be going fine, came a turn for the worse. We...

Opinion – Uncertain outlook

According to the first available estimates, casino revenues stood between MOP100 billion and MOP200 million...

Opinion – Deep impact

At the time of this writing, the signals about the development of the coronavirus epidemics...

Opinion – Moving on

We are approaching a full month without a new case of coronavirus. The resolve of...

Opinion – Glass half full

At this juncture, few will still doubt the impact of the coronavirus epidemic will be...

Opinion – Riding the waves

This week marks a turning point for the coronavirus epidemic. The city starts moving back...

Opinion – What lays ahead

These are challenging times for public health and the economy. Macau has until now been...

Opinion – Unpredictable, not uncontrollable

People who have been around long enough will have difficulty avoiding a certain feeling of...

Opinion – Rough waters

The stats available for 2019 leave little doubt that last year saw the economy contract....

Opinion – Wuhan factor

Macau's economic performance depends on many factors. Most of them, including some, if not the...

Diversification redux

Diversification was a critical topic in the inauguration of the new Chief Executive. It was...

Opinion – On plastic bags

In August last year, the Legislative Assembly approved a law concerning the usage of plastic...

Opinion – On track

Yesterday was the day. For the first time, the long, long-awaited light rail system started...

2020

Over the last fifteen years or so, the talk about the Macau economy has focused...
José I. Duarte

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- 410 POSTS

Opinion – Out of the fog

The COVID-19 epidemic occupies the news space overwhelmingly. Inevitably, perhaps: it is a new disease,...

Opinion – Diversification redux

The theme of diversification has a long tradition in economics or, more particularly, economic policy...

Opinion – Double cushion

The Macau economy has the characteristics of an economic enclave, with several unique features. It...

Opinion – Taking a break

It is easy to feel a bit confused and anxious nowadays. Newspapers, web, radio, and...

Opinion – Times like these

The coronavirus pandemic is taking a heavy toll the world over – in public health,...

Opinion – Prima Aprilis

Today is the first day of April. This is absolutely true (in case you had...

Opinion – Weak impact

The Commission of Audit has just published a new report. Interestingly, it is a report...

Opinion – Focus and balance

Just when everything seemed to be going fine, came a turn for the worse. We...

Opinion – Uncertain outlook

According to the first available estimates, casino revenues stood between MOP100 billion and MOP200 million...

Opinion – Deep impact

At the time of this writing, the signals about the development of the coronavirus epidemics...

Opinion – Moving on

We are approaching a full month without a new case of coronavirus. The resolve of...

Opinion – Glass half full

At this juncture, few will still doubt the impact of the coronavirus epidemic will be...

Opinion – Riding the waves

This week marks a turning point for the coronavirus epidemic. The city starts moving back...

Opinion – What lays ahead

These are challenging times for public health and the economy. Macau has until now been...

Opinion – Unpredictable, not uncontrollable

People who have been around long enough will have difficulty avoiding a certain feeling of...

Opinion – Rough waters

The stats available for 2019 leave little doubt that last year saw the economy contract....

Opinion – Wuhan factor

Macau's economic performance depends on many factors. Most of them, including some, if not the...

Opinion – Tax requiem

Finding ways to deal with the impact of visitors arriving in Macau featured prominently in...

Diversification redux

Diversification was a critical topic in the inauguration of the new Chief Executive. It was...

Opinion – On plastic bags

In August last year, the Legislative Assembly approved a law concerning the usage of plastic...