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.

22 Aug

Should we correct market failures or adapt to them?

22nd August 2015 Ideas, Uncategorized 0

By Ben Clarke, Cranleigh School It is my personal opinion that the whole idea of a market failure is to identify the areas of our...

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22 Aug

The economic benefits of war outweigh the costs. Discuss.

22nd August 2015 Ideas, Uncategorized 0

By Alex Ho, Tonbridge School War benefits some people economically. American defence and technology company Lockheed Martin recorded net profits of $2.7 billion in 20111...

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22 Aug

Is human genome mapping a merit good and if so, how should it be financed?

22nd August 2015 Ideas, Uncategorized 0

By Lucy Roe, The Perse School The first record of an experiment investigating the extraordinary work of genetics dates back to 1865 when Gregor Mendel...

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22 Aug

Can hairdressers be better economic forecasters than economists?

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By Cheryl Yau, Hwa Chong Insitution Can hairdressers be better economic forecasters than economists; to the uninitiated, this may seem like an irrelevant question: rationally...

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22 Aug

Ceci N’est Pas Un Economie

22nd August 2015 Ideas, Uncategorized 0

By Amaan Chawla, Modern School Vasant Vihar A year ago, I came across a painting by Magritte entitled The Treachery of Images. The painting consisted...

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