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 theContinue reading “4 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited to Study at University”

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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 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.

Mickey Mouse Economics

Reading time: 6 minutes
Considering 2020 has been depressing regarding cancellations and closures, the recent announcements by The London Resort to build a mega theme park, dubbed the ‘UK Disneyland’, has got me buzzed! Since the announcement, I thought I’d discuss the interesting ways Disney chooses to price their resorts as it’s quite a good application of economics – especially to monopolistic behaviour!

Economics of Boxing

Reading time: 7 minutes
Since nobody is getting a boxing fix in lockdown, and there are constant reminder of fights that have sadly been delayed till later in the year, such as Usyk vs Chisora and Dubois vs Joyce, let’s talk about boxing!

A useful guide for understanding the coronavirus numbers

Reading time: 4 minutes
A brief insight into the meaning of the graphs related to the coronavirus deaths we see in the news each day.

Life after lockdown… an economic perspective

Reading time: 6 minutes
With restrictions beginning to ease, is there light at the end of the tunnel for the UK economy? Will it back bounce to a somewhat normal state, or continue to crash as the ongoing crisis continues to unfold?