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Category Archives: Business & Economics

 The Economy vs Public Health: Can a balance be achieved? 

Following the news from the Office for National Statistics that the UK’s economy shrank by 20.4% in the first full month of lockdown, April, the government has announced that bars, restaurants and theatres can reopen with some form of social distancing. However, some scientists, including Sir

When Berkeley Met… Martin Bright

Recently, we had the privilege of talking with Martin Bright, who was portrayed by Matt Smith in the film ‘Official Secrets’ in 2019. In the interview, we discuss his role in publicising the 2003 Katherine Gun scandal, contemporary journalism as well as populism.

The storm forming around China’s tech sector

China’s technology sector is growing so rapidly that it is pushing the United States out of its long-held position at the top of the digital food chain. At the forefront of this booming industry are companies such as Huawei, WeChat and Tencent, which have helped

Why Women need Economics… and why Economics needs Women

Around this time last year, I decided I wanted to do Economics at University. During my research into which University I should go to; I watched a lot of YouTube videos. This was when I noticed something: when I searched “Economics at Uni” into YouTube,

Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C.

Trump tackles taxes

President Trump’s new proposal for tax reform is set to implement big tax cuts for individuals. However, this proposal contains less detail than the original plan put forward by the Trump campaign.