Friday, December 6, 2019

Trade War between US and China And its Impact on the...

What is a Trade War? A trade war happens when one country retaliates against another by raising import tariffs or placing other restrictions on the...

Behavioural Economics Series 2: Are Financial Markets Efficient?

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics was definitely a “weird” one. One recipient was Dr. Eugene Fama from UChicago, who proposed the Efficient Markets...

The Rise of Cryptoassets & Derivatives

“I bought it when it was really cheap, around $300, and after it went up a ton, I decided to buy some more.. But...

Behavioral Economics Series 1: Prospect Theory

Prospect Theory evaluates how individuals choose under risk and uncertainty, and aims to illustrate that sometimes choices are not optimal. This theory was first...

An Inquiry on Linguistics in Economics

A few weeks ago, I was faced with the daunting task of writing about communication forms in my introduction to academic writing. As someone...

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?...