Posts byMarco Favaretti

Second year Business Administration student from Italy, with a passion for business and political matters

Taboos in the Financial Market

Overview of the financial market and why people should not be as afraid as they are

How often have we watched movies like The Wolf of Wall Street or The Big Short, idolatrising the financial market and its wealth opportunities? However, the tendency is always to see that world as something unreachable, either because of the knowledge needed to work in that sector or due to the initial investment required to

The Economics of Migration

From the border between the US and Mexico to the exodus of Africans to Europe: what role does migration play in the 21st century?

Many economists consider the allocation of human resources relatable to any market in general, asserting that by pursuing self-interest, efficiency, overall output and welfare will be maximised, at least to some extent. The latter reasoning would lead to thinking that by fuelling competition in the job market, there will be more struggles for locals whose

The Evolution of Money: Turmoil or Development?

An overview of the developments in the payment industry and its broader social impact

Paper currency is becoming a thing of the past. Cash, as we know it right now, is becoming something more of a niche slice of the pie rather than covering the entire market as it used to do. With the advent of numerous fields which by their nature rely on, for instance, online payments, the

The Fight Against Stereotypes

How overcoming our stereotypes may be productive both for us and for people with disabilities, thus improving their inclusion and overall social wellbeing

In the fall of 2016, a student attending his final year of high school in the state of New York was unsatisfied about his work/life opportunities after graduation. He thought that if he did not like what life had to offer him, he should open his own business. And so he did. After partnering with his

The Rationale Behind the Latest Brexit Developments

Outline and analysis of the latest happenings and the consequent repercussions

Dear readers, with our latest article we left you just before the initial Brexit deadline of the 29th of March. A lot has happened in the meantime, and Rostra is here to help you to keep up with everything, along with grasping what and why it took place. If understanding Brexit always caused you headaches, I hope

The Struggle of a Holocaust’s Survivor – Which is Still not Over

How far we are from eradicating antisemitism, and the obstacle that politics represents

On the 30th of September, the Italian Senate approved the establishment of a committee proposed by the life-senator Liliana Segre, an Auschwitz’s survivor, to fight the harsh racist and anti-semite messages that she receives every day. What’s outrageous to many, to some extent more than the comments themselves, is that all center right-wing senators abstained

The Islamic State Breakdown: Is It Their End or Not?

Update on the latest news and geopolitical analysis of the Syrian situation

In the evening of October 26th, President Donald Trump tweeted: “Something very big has just happened!’’. This announcement was shortly followed by a press conference, in which he proudly declared that the IS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was killed by a US raid in north-west Syria. Part of Al-Qaeda from 2006 to 2013, Al-Baghdadi founded the