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Why Employers Don’t Really Care What You Have Learnt at University

By · July 1st, 2012

There is a belief that studying will help us to learn the technical skills needed for our chosen career path.

Why Public Spending does not Stimulate the Economy

By · June 17th, 2012

A common misconception is that increases in government spending will stimulate the economy.

A History of Economic Thought – What is Next?

By · April 22nd, 2012

The tide of the economic mainstream has oscillated over the past few centuries, much like a business cycle does. I’m no historian, but from hours of Wikipedia-ing over my five years at university, this is what I’ve gathered.

Economics in the Workplace: Consulting Internship at Deloitte

By · February 26th, 2012

A recount of Viv’s my internship, in Consulting (Strategy and Operations).

Standing in the Way

By · February 12th, 2012

The essence behind Free-Market ‘capitalism’ is the idea that the provision of incentives create a response within a particular market.


By · January 29th, 2012

My opinion is that globalisation is essential for dealing with poverty. While programs like World Vision’s ADP may be helpful, I would argue they are only a small part of the effort in relieving poverty, because while the motive may seem more pure, it may be a smaller pool of energy to draw from.

Economics is for the People

By · January 21st, 2012

I certainly agree with the notion that the economy should serve to benefit its people. However, the initial retort above suggests the economy and society are separate. This is nonsense.

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