• The time when oil was (more than) free

    • Oliwer Wirkus
    May 18, 2024Educational

    Although Covid might be a thing of the past, it is never too late to draw lessons from the unique natural economic experiment it has provided us with. While most might have missed it in the middle of all the drama, April 2020 will be forever recorded...

  • The fight between normative and descriptive… What does neuroeconomics have to do with it?

    • Daria Haidar
    May 10, 2024Educational

    Individuals often make irrational decisions. We force ourselves to finish our meals, even if we’ve eaten too much and our stomachs hurt. We hold onto new sweaters bought in the wrong size because we’ve already paid for them.  This irrationality pose...

  • Exploring the Economic Impact of Hosting the Olympics: Does It Truly Stimulate Growth?

    • Celina Madaschi
    May 06, 2024Educational

    As the preparation for the upcoming 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, scheduled to take place from July 26th to August 11th, are approaching, anticipation and excitement are growing. The major event taking place only every four years is the dream of every...

  • Graduation Traditions: Weird ways to end student-life

    • Kristian Ronningen
    Apr 13, 2024

    When I say graduation, what pops up in your head? One could say that you are at your academic peak. Now is the time to honour you as a knowledgeable person. What about getting covered in ketchup or becoming a drunk wreck with your fellow students rig...

  • The rich get richer and the poor get poorer

    • Gabriela Creţu
    Mar 30, 2024Educational

    Throughout history, there's been a pattern where those with wealth tend to keep getting wealthier, while those with less struggle to catch up. This pattern, often called the Matthew effect after a sociologist named Matthew who talked about it in 1968...

  • The Curse of Dimensionality

    • Daria Haidar
    Mar 18, 2024Educational

    Wizards often face curses, so do witches and even regular people, unless you don’t believe in that kind of magic of course. For those of you who don’t - the mathematicians, scientists and realists, I present to you a different kind of curse, one back...

  • AI Shaping the Future of Finance

    • Celina Madaschi
    Mar 04, 2024Educational

    As econometric students, many of us find ourselves captivated by the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and have aspirations to contribute to this dynamic field in the future. In the past year, a considerable buzz has surrounded ChatGPT, t...