Economists are still bargaining with the financial crisis
Economists are still grieving the 2008 financial crisis, and have now entered the third stage of the process: ‘bargaining’. However, a fixation on what could have been done differently makes it harder to tackle the issues head-on
Are corporate banks stretching themselves thin?
The presence of corporate banks has increased across a variety of industries, including real estate. It seems financial corporations want bigger stakes in wider markets. If they are not careful, however, they could end up missing the market
Do financial modellers need a Hippocratic Oath?
When it comes to economics, there are no clear guidelines for what to do when there’s financial fallout, as seen in 2008, and how to deal with the repercussions
An uncertain forecast
When thinking about economic predictions in relation to quantum physics, it’s a slight concern when the latter seems easier to decipher
Owning the market
Canada proves that state intervention in real estate is not necessarily a bad thing
Funding the multiverse
Economics – like art – is being slowly influenced by big money
Economics’ big bipolar problem
Warring economists are stuffing up the discipline’s scientific credibility
A useful parallel can be drawn between physics and finance in everyday life
What exactly is money?
Money shapes our lives, yet we rarely reflect on where it came from
The butterfly effect and efficient market hypothesis: right for the wrong reasons
Fight like a butterfly: the folly of trying to predict the market
Could UBI be the answer to filtering money into the economy?
Unconditional basic income is no worse than quantitative easing
Bitcoin: reality or illusion?
The principles behind Bitcoin make it as ‘real’ as any other major currency
Is economics in a state of denial?
It’s time for economists to come out of denial and embrace new ideas
Are transport forecasting models accurate enough?
While many predictions are made on the future of the economy, finding reliable transport forecasting models can prove a logistical nightmare. No matter how well researched, it is still just that – a prediction
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