Learning Mandarin Chinese

Nĭ hăo, in this article we will introduce the basics to starting to learn Mandarin Chinese. In particular I will discus my experience in learning Mandarin Chinese, and will introduce you to the alternative learning mediums that suit different learning styles. The reason I began learning Mandarin Chinese: Chinese wasn’t one of the languages available … Continue reading Learning Mandarin Chinese

Competing Crypto-Currency, RSCoin

The Telegraph reports the Bank of England are developing a new competing currency for Bitcoin, called RSCoin. “[This new currency transfers the] control of money creation from private banks to the state. Arguably, this would make the financial system safer and less prone to boom-bust cycles.” (Evans-Pritchard, 2016). Inflation-induced “boom-bust cycles” arise from monetary policy credit … Continue reading Competing Crypto-Currency, RSCoin

Derivatives & Differentiation – Introduction

“Government regulations generally limit the number of fish taken from a given fishing ground by commercial fishing boats in season.” (Haeussler, Paul, & Wood, 2008) This assumes market failure and that governments can predict fish depletion more accurately than fisheries can, in order to ensure there are adequate levels of fish to be sustainable in … Continue reading Derivatives & Differentiation – Introduction

The Sugar Tax

The sugar tax is becoming increasingly advocated for in government and promoted by most health professionals and doctors to increase government taxes on such things as sugar and cigarettes. Just because they are correlated to bad health problems. The reality that taxing such things to prohibit intake is otherwise wrong. What about substitute goods and … Continue reading The Sugar Tax