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Superhero Economics

Why Thanos Is A Terrible Economist

In Avengers: The Infinity War, Thanos once famously said, “It’s a simple calculus. This universe is finite. Its resources, finite.”

And he’s right. Resources are limited.

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economics

Doughnut Economics

Saniya Jain: This article is about an interesting sustainable economic model developed by Oxford economist Kate Raworth. Unlike other economic models, this innovative idea provides the framework and principles that should be used in policy-making today in order to shape an economic system conscious of the ecological environment and wellbeing of all individuals.

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advice

What I Learned After Completing the LinkedIn 30-Day Challenge

30 Days. 30 Posts. Challenge completed.

In July 2020, I challenged myself to write a LinkedIn post daily for 30 days. The challenge was intimidating, but I took it nonetheless. I wanted to gain something out of the quarantine, and it was a perfect opportunity to develop my skills – in this case, my skills in writing daily.

Here’s what I’ve learned from updating LinkedIn posts every day:

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economics Resources

11 Resources to Help You Understand Game Theory

Following the exciting news of the 2020 Prize in Economics winners, I compiled a short list of resources for you to learn about Game Theory. Here are seven resources to help you understand introductory Game Theory.

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Current Affairs

Forget Everything You Know About Gold

No, we’re not talking about the chemical element gold. Today, we will be discussing the significance of gold as the safe haven asset of the Great Lockdown.

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economics pop culture

Odds Are Never in Your Favour: The Economics of Panem

Suhani Agrawal: In this essay, I look at the economic, political, and social systems that guide the fictional country of Panem built by author Suzanne Collins in the bestselling novel, The Hunger Games. 

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economics

How Your Toaster and Pencil Can Teach You Market Economy

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economics

Why Scarcity is Important in Economics

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economics

Why Are There So Few Women in Economics?

Since 1969, there has been only two female Nobel Prize winners in the economics profession.

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advice

4 Pieces of Advice for Studying Economics from a Graduate

Luke Paterson, the Economic Discussions: Whilst at university, I managed to balance my social life along with being a top economics student. These are my pieces of advice for future prodigies! 😉

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economics

Explaining Economics To A 5-Year-Old

This essay was written for the 2020 Immerse Education Essay Competition. Selected from thousands of entries, the essay received a partial scholarship of 15% to study Economics with Immerse in 2020.