JoCD Highlight – Taking a Gamble on the Optimal Policy

JoCD Highlight – Taking a Gamble on the Optimal Policy

By Dylan Mortimore Unless you’re as nerdy as me, economics is probably one of the last things on your mind when you chance your arm at the casino. That said, the wisdom of microeconomics provides some of the most interesting insights into the workings of the gambling...
JoCD Highlight – Taking a Gamble on the Optimal Policy

The Rational Consumer and the Case for the War on Simps

By Liam Falconer A lot of things have happened in 2020. It kicked off with the bushfires then moved into a global lockdown, with the pandemic overwhelming our attention since March. However, a concept slipped into popular culture this year, becoming so entrenched that...
JoCD Highlight – Taking a Gamble on the Optimal Policy

US Election Guide (Five Part Special)

What could be more cliché than a group of Australian students talking about American politics? But as the saying goes, “when America sneezes, the world catches a cold,” making near-certain that the next four years may be the most consequential any of us experience. As...
JoCD Highlight – Taking a Gamble on the Optimal Policy

The Makings of the Greatest Economy

In the first debate leading up to the US presidential election, Donald Trump claimed credit for building ‘the greatest economy in history’. A comment like this from Trump would generally attract the attention of a myriad of dedicated ‘fact-checking’ media sources...
The Wide World of Sports:

The Wide World of Sports:

The economics that governs how professional leagues operate From Aguero’s last minute goal to the Cavaliers 3-1 finals comeback, Professional Sports Leagues are responsible for some of life’s most shocking and spectacular experiences. Arguably just as shocking was the...

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