The Australian Sugar Rush

The Australian Sugar Rush

Soft drink; the base to most of our favourite alcoholic beverages, a kids’ birthday party treat and an Australia Day staple. How unaustralian would it be if the federal government decided to tax an Aussie essential? Fortunately for us, this has not happened (yet),...
Meet the 2019 Publications Team

Meet the 2019 Publications Team

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the best and most awkward week of your life, Week 1! With the success of market day (we really hope you didn’t burn and look like a tomato, because I sure did) and your ever-growing progress with finding your classes, we...

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...
Does Size Matter?

Does Size Matter?

We all learn in our first-year economics courses about economies of scale – the concept that the larger a firm becomes, the more cost efficient it can be. This cost efficiency comes through the streamlining its processes (#lowermarginalcosts) and can often provide the...

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