經濟分析師陳心田與獨立記者林錦堂講一講 – 小皇帝:中國的”一家一孩”政策對行為的影響

January 25, 2013

The news report “One-child policy: China’s army of little emperors – The one-child policy has fundamentally changed the psychology of a generation” intrigued Economic Analyst +Wallace Chan  & this independent reporter. So night, we held a LIVE YouTube chat about the research paper “Little Emperors” and China’s One-Child Policy in two languages. Here are the recordings.

(in Cantonese) 經濟分析師陳心田與獨立記者林錦堂講一講 – 小皇帝:中國的”一家一孩”政策對行為的影響

(In English) Kempton & Wallace talk Little Emperors: Behavioral Impacts of China’s One-Child Policy 

Ref: (1) “Little Emperors: Behavioral Impacts of China’s One-Child Policy” by L. Cameron, N. Erkal, L. Gangadharan, X. Meng

(2) “沒有兄弟姐妹的社會” by 張五常 (Steven Cheung)

Jan 26, 2013 Update: Here is a new Jan 2013 video clip of “Nobel Laureate Ronald Coase on China’s One-Child Policy“. For more (including link to transcripts) see this article.


陳心田與林錦堂講一講美國金融懸崖、經濟前景等題目

January 20, 2013

(廣東話) 今月較早時候,經濟分析師陳心田與獨立記者林錦堂講一講美國金融懸崖、經濟前景等題目

(in Cantonese) Earlier this month Economic Analyst +Wallace Chan & Independent Reporter Kempton Lam chatted about the following topics.

Topics discussed:
* US’ fiscal cliff & economic prospect in 2013
* Huawei selling telco & consumer equipment to the world
* China’s new leadership & its 2013 challenges/opportunities
* Problems caused by Instagram’s Terms of Services change. Facebook trying to make money somehow.


講一講加國行長Mark Carney空降英倫銀行

November 29, 2012

(廣東話) 經濟分析師陳心田與獨立記者林錦堂講一講加國行長Mark Carney空降英倫銀行

(in Cantonese) Economic Analyst +Wallace Chan & Independent Reporter Kempton Lam chat re Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney to lead Bank of England.


香港誠品、Apple Store、希慎廣場、租務策略

August 18, 2012

I sometimes conduct research and read stuff to gain new understanding and to satisfy my own curiosity. In this case, I’ve done a little digging to get a better understanding (at least for me) re 香港誠品、希慎廣場、租務策略. Instead of spending the time I don’t have to write an article, I am sharing with you my raw data/material. Feel free to leave your comments.

Anchor Tenants: See previously posted article re “香港誠品“. From 9to5mac “Hong Kong’s second Apple Store landing in Hysan Place, opening later this year?

Good read: Knowledge@Wharton, “Can J.C. Penney’s New CEO [Ron Johnson, chief of Apple’s retail stores] Reinvent the Department Store?

From 2011 希慎管理層的討論與分析

“希慎廣場
希慎廣場(位於軒尼詩道500號的重建項目)是集團下一個發展里程,包括15層寫字樓及17 層商舖,總樓面面積共達710,000平方呎。希慎廣場將為希慎的整體物業組合帶來長遠的策 略價值:
• 希慎廣場的商場部份將大大強化集團的整體商舖物業組合,使總樓面面積增加50%,同時 帶來更精彩的租戶組合,當中不少租戶為首次進軍香港的品牌。
• 新廈將提供優質樓面,為希慎寫字樓組合的發展注入一股強大動力,增進集團甲級寫字樓 組合作為中環商業區最自然延伸的優勢。新廈將是2012年港島區唯一落成的 AAA 級寫字 樓,其符合可持續發展概念的設計,採用最高標準的建造規格,而所有寫字樓樓層均坐擁 維港美景。 Read the rest of this entry »


Fake Apple Store in China

July 23, 2011

From AppleInsider, “Chinese officials investigating fake Apple Stores as customers complain


“塑膠” $100 – 廣東話分析

June 20, 2011

加拿大十一月推出新的 “塑膠” $100,Bank of Canada 今日提早向市民介紹。以下是我的廣東話分析。英文原稿及科技分析另見”Canada New Polymer $100 Notes in Nov 2011 – Now your money is smooth & will bounce!”。


President Obama and President Hu Press Conference – 2011, Jan 19

January 19, 2011

President Obama and President Hu Press Conference – Good to see the full press conference posted online.

The Q&A starts at about 16:54

17:00 Reporter asked President Obama and President Hu about human rights.
25:06 Question Chinese reporter from China Central Television.
39:34 Bloomberg reporter asked President Hu about human rights which wasn’t answered by President Hu because of “translation problems”.