Author Archives: Journeyman

About Journeyman

A global macro analyst with over four years experience in the financial market, the author began his career as an equity analyst before transitioning to macro research focusing on Emerging Markets at a well-known independent research firm. He read voraciously, spending most of his free time following The Economist magazine and reading topics on finance and self-improvement. When off duty, he works part-time for Getty Images, taking pictures from all over the globe. To date, he has over 1200 pictures over 35 countries being sold through the company.

Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

Recently, in an effort to better understand the Chinese culture and history, I decided to read a well-acclaimed book on Chinese history between the 1960s until early 1990s that centered on the leadership of Deng Xiaoping, arguably one of the … Continue reading

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Key Points from The Cost of Free Money

Another well-written and provocative economic book I read last month was written by Paola Subacchi, Professor of International Economics at Queen Mary University of London and thought leader in global capital flow. In her book published last year, she argued … Continue reading

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Key Points from A World Without Work

The world is rapidly changing and many tasks that has historically deemed to be impossible to be automate are now either done completely by robots, or aided by it. With technological advancement only to accelerate, what is the value of … Continue reading

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Key Points from The Costs of Inequality in Latin America

The Costs of Inequality in Latin America: Lessons and Warnings for the Rest of the World by Diego Sánchez-Ancochea Inequality has historically contributed to many social ills, from low economic growth to weak democratic institutions and high levels of violence. … Continue reading

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Key Points from Narrative Economics by Robert Shiller

We can think of history as a succession of rare big events in which a story goes viral, often (but not always) with the help of an attractive celebrity (even a minor celebrity or fictional stock figure) whose attachment to … Continue reading

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