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I’ll do this tomorrow, or will I?

As you embark on exam revision, you will find yourself saying things like “I will start my exam preparation tomorrow” or “I will do my essay and submit it tomorrow”. You will know for a fact that these shallow promises are rarely seen through. In his second ESSA article, Shabeeh Haider presents us with the hard, economic truth for why we can call ourselves procrastination kings.

To jab or not to jab? That is the question

COVID-19 has set many countries on a turbulent roller coaster ride. With vaccine rollouts being driving the possibility of international travel as it seems, Shabeeh Haider walks us through the behavioural economic intuition behind why vaccinations are met by resistance.