MARSHALL IDEAS – FOR ECONOMISTS, BY ECONOMISTS.

Marshall Ideas is a blog to serve economics enthusiasts, a forum for Cambridge students to discuss current economic challenges and a brief on our academic lectures.

Also see our selection of student-written essays below.

23 Aug

Behavioural Finance – The disposition effect

23rd August 2015 Ideas 1

By Alexander Joshi In their 1985 paper in the Journal of Finance, Shefrin and Statman investigated the disposition that investors have to holding on to...

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23 Aug

Does China’s politics facilitate economic growth or suppress it?

23rd August 2015 Ideas 0

By Surong He, Bexley Grammar School Acknowledgements I would like to express my appreciation to my economics teacher Mr L Deliss for his valuable suggestions...

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23 Aug

Does international labour mobility make it impossible to tax the rich?

23rd August 2015 Ideas 0

By Shariq Varawalla, Westminster School Empirically in the UK, the top 1% of earners had a share of 29.8% of the total tax paid to...

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23 Aug

The economic benefits of war outweigh the costs. Discuss.

23rd August 2015 Ideas 0

By Hugh Lawrence, The Perse School Worldwide, conflicts, all of varying severity and nature, have littered our past. It would seem that a common conception...

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23 Aug

The dominance of monetary policy over other forms of policy is now an accepted aspect of Modern macroeconomic management. Discuss.

23rd August 2015 Ideas 0

Modern macroeconomic management is a complex affair. Ever since the first implementation of large scale economic policies by the governments and central banks of the...

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22 Aug

How must the Role of Women in Japan Change in the Face of an Ageing Population?

22nd August 2015 Ideas 0

By Geoffrey Sato-Holt, Whitgift School The principle concern currently about Japan is its demography, specifically its ageing population. Following its peak in 2007 of 128...

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