As city after city fell into the grips of often suffocating lockdowns due to the pandemic, The New York Times provocatively asked asked The New York Times How Will Cities Survive The Coronavirus? Read more , How Will (American) Cities Survive the Coronavirus? Then, earlier last month, Singapore reported a drop in its population for the first time in 17 years 17 years Bloomberg Quint Singapore Population Drops for First Time Since 2003 on Economy Read more , as fewer foreigners were now able to work in the city-state.

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Ritika Mankar

Ritika Mankar is one of India’s leading economists known best for unearthing macro themes with meaningful investment implications. She was a director with Ambit Capital and now consults with Ambit as a Thematic Specialist. She also serves as a director on the India CFA Society Board.

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