Economics

The study of scarcity and incentives.

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Price is what we pay for in cash but how do we measure value?

Jessica Sier

3 min read

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A closer look at what happens during a recession.

Nicole Webb

2 min read

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Heuristics, framing and market inefficiencies are just some of the things driving our economic behaviour.

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As the economy expands and contracts, we can see patterns emerge over time and those fluctuations are measured in "business cycles".

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Utility measures the usefulness of a thing and helps economists anticipate human behaviour.

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Elasticity is all about measuring how a change in price affects demand and supply.

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How do we efficiently distribute our scarce resources to the most number of people?

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The economy is built on the back of billions of tiny decisions, guided by incentives. Incentives that link together personal finance, business and trade.

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How Chinese authorities control economics and finance.

Jessica Sier

3 min read


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