Book Review: Economics for the Common Good by Jean Tirole

Book Review: Economics for the Common Good by Jean Tirole

“Economics for the Common Good is an ambition: to help our institutions serve general interest by studying those situations in which individual motives conflict with the interests of society, in order to suggest policies that align social and private interests.” Jean Tirole   Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole accomplished a seemingly impossible task with his book [...]

“101 Simple Truths For a Better Life”: My Favourite Quotes

“101 Simple Truths For a Better Life”: My Favourite Quotes

Hanging on to frustrations and mulling over annoying things is like rule number one of what not to do if you want to be happy. And, generally, over the years I’ve developed behaviours to keep myself in check and not dwell on frustrating occurrences. I read somewhere once, and I’m paraphrasing, “it’s literally insane to [...]

Vogue: February 2018

Vogue: February 2018

One of my New Years resolutions was to purchase magazine subscriptions. Consumerism wasn’t my resolution, but staying educated and up-to-date was. I chose  two magazine subscriptions, Vogue and The Economist, and am back-and-forth about a third, Women’s Health. The first two just made sense, Vogue because I’m a woman and The Economist because I’m passionate [...]

Magazine Subscriptions

Magazine Subscriptions

Some people get subscriptions for make-up, coffee, craft beer, or well literally anything you want because it's 2018 and if you don't want to leave your home for all of capitalism's sparkly or tasty fruits, you don't have to! I, however, being the nerdy little book-loving geek that I am, opt for magazine subscriptions. Since [...]