Monthly Archives: January 2011

On my way home

Finally, after a long journey, I am finally on my way home. I am currently in Vancouver and it’s 7:48 PM here. We’ll fly out of here for Toronto in about 2 hours, and then fly out of Toronto at … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts

Well, We leave Hong Kong to begin our journey home in a few hours. I think now is a good time for some final thoughts and reflections on China and Hong Kong. First off, China is a radically different place … Continue reading

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Lantau

To get to Lantau Island, you must take a 25 minute cable car ride over the bay and up the mountains. Lantau is all mountains. Well ascending the mountain, you can see the Buddha in the distance (probably still several … Continue reading

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The Perfectly Competitive Market

Those who say that a perfectly competitive market (PCM) doesn’t exist, or cannot exist, have never been to Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, there are two perfect pieces of evidence of the PCM. The first of which is Stanley Market. … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

What a fun day! We began our day traveling to the airport. However, Simon had a trick up his sleeve. Rather than take the bus to the airport (which would have taken about an hour), he brought us to the … Continue reading

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Last Day in Shang-Hi

As you can imagine, our days are very busy and fun. That is why my last couple of posts have been very short. By the end of the day, I am exhausted! Our final day in Shang-hi was probably the … Continue reading

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Technical Difficulties Pt 2

There is no free Internet in the hotel in Hong Kong, so posts will be all uploaded as soon as I get Internet Jonathan M Murphy Framingham State College MetroWest Economic Research Center

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