In light of the ongoing spread of COVID-19, China Business Knowledge, the knowledge platform of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School, has launched an “Online Series”, a 5-min video series that aims to make accessible our research insights that are relevant in the times of COVID-19 to the business and student communities, as well as the general public.
- How the Wuhan Lockdown Significantly Cut COVID-19 Infections
── By Prof. Yang Yang, Assistant Professor, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, CUHK Business School
Governments around the world are scrambling to implement all different types of measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. But how effective are they? One of the biggest and most controversial measures implemented around the world has been in Wuhan in China. The research has found that the lockdown that the government implemented there significantly cut the infection rate.
- The Chinese Economic Impact of COVID-19 and The Future of Manufacturing Chains
── By Prof. Jing Wu, Assistant Professor, Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, CUHK Business School
Around the world, economies are grinding to a halt as businesses are being asked to shut to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Some very difficult questions are being asked. How will this affect economic growth both in China and globally? What industries will be affected the most? How long will the economic pain last? What is the future of the manufacturing sector?
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