Politics

A Look into the History of Economic Thought: Mercantilism

As a new editor for Rostra Economica with a particular interest in history, I would like to contribute to the magazine’s diversity of topics by presenting a peek into the history of economic thought, which can prove insightful when looking at present and future economic systems. Mercantilist theory was dominant in most of Europe throughout
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You Are What You Eat

Gastronationalism, Globalization and Identity

Scrolling down my Facebook feed, along with photos of other people’s vacations and posts by my mom, I often stumble upon videos such as “Italians Try American Snacks” or “Americans Try German Food For The First Time.” We all know these videos: usually produced by media companies like Buzzfeed, they attract millions of viewers using
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