Economics is talked about in the news on a daily basis and, although interesting, can be understandably confusing. As Keynes said “In the long run we’re all dead”, so we avoid getting bogged down in technicalities of obscure economic theories. Put simply, this site aims to bridge the gap to enable everyone to understand and share opinions on relevant issues in society regardless of education, background and political beliefs. Below find our latest discussions on a variety of issues!
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4 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited to Study at University
A Year 13 Student’s Expectations of Studying at University Written by Seo Hyun (Katie) LeeFounder of STAY ECON 9 September 2020Reading time: 4 minutes STAY ECONWebsiteInstagramLinktree Snapshot Before going to university, did you ever wonder what your university life would be like? As a student entering Year 13, I inevitably have to look beyond the sixth…
Eat Out To Help Out
Reading time: 4 minutes There is a popular adage in economics which is that there is no such thing as a free lunch. But what about one that’s half price?
Is legalising cannabis the way forward?
As more and more countries begin to take a more liberal stance on cannabis use, should the UK follow suit? Or is criminalisation justified?
A throwback to the last recession…
A brief overview of the subprime mortgage crisis and how it triggered the financial crisis. See end of article for some useful definitions!
Bouncing back after a layoff
This is a short compilation of the tried-and-tested tips on getting back on your feet following a job loss.
A Return to Austerity?
This article explains the myths and factors that led to the strict austerity policies across advanced economies following the 2008 financial crash. In addition, it discusses why the UK probably won’t return to austerity during the Covid-19 crisis.
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