Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Mackay Charles (1814-1889)

Article retrieved from: http://www.econlib.org/library/Mackay/macEx3.html  Chapter 3- provides background on the introduction of the tulip bulb: Introduced into Western Europe around the middle of the sixteenth century.   Conrad Gesner claimed to have originally seen the tulip in 1559 Augsburg. The tulip belonged to Councellor Herwart, a famous man who collected rare exotics. Tulips were sought after … Continue reading Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Mackay Charles (1814-1889)

Are Keynesian policies a more viable method to deal with the economic crisis?

For Keynesian policies to be a more viable method to deal with the economic crisis, it would have to stop associating within society in the short-run, and rather focus on the individuals that make up society in the long-run. While, the term ‘society’ is inefficient to be used in the context of economics, due to … Continue reading Are Keynesian policies a more viable method to deal with the economic crisis?

Workplace Insights Essay

To compare and contrast insights from the guest speakers, this essay will draw upon workshop topics, questions and views raised during the talks. While, each workshop topic identified such traits that make up a successful internship, these included networking (demonstrate your value and establish a common connection at conferences), personal branding (Linkedin, curriculum vitae and … Continue reading Workplace Insights Essay

The Significance and Utility of an Economics Major

Question: Explain the significance and utility of your major to the society 10 years from now. An economics major teaches a student two key principles, first that the future is uncertain and second that values are subjective. This paper will briefly explain the significance and utility of an economics major, attempting to demonstrate that whilst … Continue reading The Significance and Utility of an Economics Major