Pop Eco

Royal economics – regal revenue or taxpayer’s burden?

By · June 3rd, 2021

The British Royal Family have yet again been thrust into the spotlight, renewing taxpayers’ frustrations that they fund such a lavish lifestyle. Synnove Undhjem explores the economic effects of the Royal Family from another perspective.

The Technical Difficulties of the Global Chip Shortage

By · May 19th, 2021

Semiconductors are changing the world, but the industry has been hit hard over the year foregone. Join Lawrence as he explores the sheer power and influence of semiconductors, and just exactly how our economy began to run out.

A Quick Dive into Ageing Populations – Part 1: The Ramifications

By · May 10th, 2021

With the increased information and use of innovative technologies the earth has seen an increased ageing population. Join Henry, as he analyses the political and economical issues that arise with ageing populations drawing, using Japan as a case study.

Book Review: Digital Gold by Nathaniel Popper

By · May 2nd, 2021

Want to learn more about the engrossing history of Bitcoin? Join Hooi San Ng as she gives her verdict on the book ‘Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money’.

Golden Jubilee: Bangladesh’s Economic Success Story

By · April 29th, 2021

Bangladesh has celebrated its 50th year post-independence. Join Abrar as he explores the rich economic history behind the a country that has grown so much from after the war.

The Not-So-Crazy Madness of NFTs

By · April 27th, 2021

Why have memes, tweets and clips of NBA stars been selling for millions? What exactly are these assets and where do they derive their astronomical value? Irene offers a high-level view of NFTs and why their impact on markets is not just madness.

Global trade and coincident economic indicators in a post COVID-19 world

By · April 26th, 2021

The recent Suez Canal blockage has caused disruptions to international trade and transit times. Join Stephen as he discovers an unlikely index as a predictive source of economic health.

Why we ought to rethink debt

By · April 21st, 2021

What is debt? David explores debt through a moral and economical lens and its implications on our future society. With discussions about happiness and the innate structural deficiencies in hegemony, David guides us through ‘why we ought to rethink debt.’

India: the next manufacturing giant?

By · April 18th, 2021

Is the power of the manufacturing shifting to India’s hands? Join Ishika as she utilises empirical evidence to draw parallels between India’s current position and China’s past ascension into the industry.

Economic inequality is rising. What can we do about it?

By · April 12th, 2021

Join Diego as he delves into the economic inequality, leaving us with some insightful recommendations.

Female Economic Empowerment: How soon is now?

By · April 2nd, 2021

Danielle Attwood discusses female economic empowerment in the context of the recent political scandals.

Men are from Masks, Women are from Kleenex: The economic impact of COVID 19 on Australian men and women

By · March 31st, 2021

What lessons can governments learn from COVID 19 to guide future responses to recession? Join Edward Meehan as he unpacks what the economic impacts of the last year’s events can tell us about the role of gender in the Australian economy.

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