Monday, July 16, 2018

Newsonomics: Trends in Competition and Bias in the News Industry

Allegedly the most empirical civilization of all time, our Information Age would no doubt serve its audience righteously in their attempts to obtain knowledge....

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...
Source: Introductory Econometrics, A Modern Approach

Introduction to Simple Linear Regression

In the previous article, we introduced the motivation behind econometrics and the role it plays in the field of economics. We also briefly discussed...

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?...

The Cobra Effect

  I don’t think the British had cobras roaming the street. Wild guess, I know, but it probably explains why they were so surprised to...

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%....