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
GDP: an accurate measure of economic health?
Reports suggest GDP may not be the whole story when it comes to gleaning economic health
The problem with predictions
Forecasting the economy is not easy, and words such as ‘bubble’ are perhaps bandied around too frequently. Indeed, Canadian housing may be suffering from overvaluation
The future looks (too) bright
The ‘dismal science’ tag does not seem to apply to the science of forecasting
As they saying goes, if you want to enjoy a sausage, it’s better not to know what’s in it
“Negative pigs come to feed”
They say no-one except Vince Cable saw the global financial crisis coming. They couldn’t be more wrong