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Honours Arts student at UW intending to major in Mathematical Economics (BA) with a minor in Public Policy. Spends spare time reading economic philosophy & critiques, playing Magikarp Jump, and spending time with fellow policy wonks.

Posts by Lidia Liu

Thaler’s Nobel Prize Winning Work in Behavioural Economics

It’s one of two major assumptions in economics, and taught within the first week in most 101 classes: rationality. How do we define rationality?...

Basic Income: 3 Questions We Must Answer

Originally, I was going to write this article on the Liberal government’s choice to increase the minimum wage to $14 by Jan. 1st, 2017,...

Bank of Canada: Rate Hike July 2017

For the first time in 7 years, the Bank of Canada has chosen to raise the overnight rate target from 0.5% to 0.75%....

3 Things You Need to Know About the CHOICE Act

While the American public (and the rest of the world) watched James Comey make the highest-viewed testimony in congressional hearing history, the Republican-majority House...

Anti-Intellectualism: The Demerit Subsidized Good?

Recently, President Donald Trump announced the intent of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Accord. For some, this was a shock as...