Posts byHải Đăng Vũ

tHIRD-YEAR BSC ECONOMICS STUDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM. AT ROSTRA, I AM INSPIRED TO INSPIRE MY AUDIENCE THROUGH MY STORIES AND ANALYSIS.

Are We Sustainable? …and Looking Forward

Yes, or maybe we are getting ahead of ourselves.

In recent years, sustainability issues have been taking the centre stage of the business world. Green technology has also achieved tremendous progress: not only are they beneficial to the environment, but also profitable investments as well. In spite of such success, people tend to be over-reliant on it. As counter-intuitive as it may seem, some
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A Beautiful Mind Game

As a committee, we’ve had some rather passionate conversations on how individuals, especially politicians, make decisions based on their available information. In our dire effort to understand the mechanism of strategic decision-making, many of such ideas have been articulated into articles that represent some of the most interesting reads of the past academic year of
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Still Undecided? Behavioral Economics Explains

The soon-to-be-crowned king of economics?

As a second-year economics bachelor student, I have only managed to absorb some of the most fundamental principles of classical economics, and barely grasped the bigger picture of the subject matter. At our university (and I do believe other universities do it as well), students are introduced to be accustomed to the thesis of neoclassical theories. The
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The Great Fall of Trickle-down Economics

Well, you might have already heard about this economic terminology numerous times. You also might have encountered the concept from the United States more recently. In televised US presidential debates last year, Donald Trump and other conservative Republicans, repeatedly spoke in support for trickle-down economics. Although its principles have been largely applied in real-life scenarios,
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eSports: The Next Big Thing??

Early 1970s competitions were founded back in the with the upsurge of arcade gaming, but tournament quality at the time was amateurish and tournaments were usually considered a supplementary feature of a larger exhibition. In the United States and in some Western European countries, one can even be granted a visa for joining an e-Sports
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In the hope of revamping public belief in pharmaceutical industry: why it has gone sideways?

As you wandered around the Internet last week, you might have noticed an astounding story in the medical field; this time by an amazing group of five Australian, talented students, who successfully recreated pyrimethamine, the main ingredient of Daraprim. This medicine, as its designated function, should be able to prevent parasitic development in the human
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Abenomics: For Japan, is it a solution anyway?

  Despite all of the seemingly global political shifts towards more protectionism and nationalism, highlighted by the astounding outcome of the Brexit referendum mid-June, Japanese voters have decided themselves to maintain the status quo, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the founder of Abenomics, received its much-needed support by getting 33.5 percent of voters to maintain
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