Supply and Demand: the Marijuana Industy in Oregon

Supply and Demand: the Marijuana Industy in Oregon

A recent article published by Williamette Week discuss the prevailing dynamics of the marijuana industry in Oregon (the original article can be accessed here). In 2014 the state government of Oregon legalized non-medical cultivation and use of marijuana--in other words, the government legalized recreational pot-growing and pot-smoking. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), which was [...]

Re: “Arms Race for Qualifications”

Re: “Arms Race for Qualifications”

In a February edition of The Economist “Arms Race for Qualifications” discussed the phenomenon in developed countries (OECD countries) of the decreased “graduate premium”. The graduate premium is the difference between the average earnings of someone with a degree and someone with no more than a secondary school education (after accounting for the fees and [...]

Thinking About Afghanistan and Steve Coll’s New Book, ‘Directorate S’

Thinking About Afghanistan and Steve Coll’s New Book, ‘Directorate S’

Last year I officially graduated university with my Bachelor of Arts in History with International Relations and Political Science. I was one of the few people in my friend group that never changed academic pathways and always knew what I wanted to study, very luckily. I’ve always been fascinated by the way people treat each [...]