Semester Two Blues and How to Beat Them

Missing that Euro summer tan that the other half of UQ seems to have? Didn’t find the time (or the money) over the break to squeeze in that sneaky ski trip to NZ? Well, to help you plan your next little getaway, the UQES publications team brings you an economist’s...
The Gambler’s Fallacy

The Gambler’s Fallacy

If you’ve already bought your ticket for this year’s UQES Ball, then congratulations on maximising your utility! If not, I’m afraid to inform you that you exhibit signs of being an irrational decision maker. Now, we economists love our models (economics models, that...
How Many Single Guys is too Many?

How Many Single Guys is too Many?

UQ Love Letters got you feeling down? Anyone else looking for a Harry to their Meghan? Whilst the Pubs team at UQES might not be able to solve your dating woes, you can thank your lucky stars you’re not a single guy living in China! China has one serious bachelor...
The Commonwealth Games: History and Hysteria

The Commonwealth Games: History and Hysteria

Once every four years, we all pretend to understand how diving is scored, or that the reason we watch the beach volleyball is for the score. It is also around this time that many of us find ourselves asking what the point of the Commonwealth Games is if half the world...
6 Reasons Why Bitcoin is Terrible

6 Reasons Why Bitcoin is Terrible

With the annual UQES pub crawl just around the corner, this year in collaboration with the UQLS, you may be wondering: what is bitcoin? Is it a tangible object I can hold? Is it a gift bestowed upon man by the gods who are in turn leading us to our own salvation?...

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