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Why we need maths in economics

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Secondary subject line: Why words and intuition aren’t always good enough. A lot has been written about the use of mathematics in economics. Much of it nega...

Quote of the day

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Well, more chirp of the day, but let's not split hairs here. So sharp...NMTB hasn't been quite the same since Simon Amstell left as regular host, but still a...

Water pricing in different sectors

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My previous post linked to a new alarming/alarmist (potato, potahto) study of South Africa’s water pollution problems. I mentioned some economic elements tha...