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The rumoured 2022 Property Crash
The rumoured 2022 Property Crash

What people are questioning is how long can house prices keep rising as the current market shows no signs of them slowing down. People will begin to struggle to afford houses and that will create a…

Inflation and Stock Market Crash Are Not Your Biggest Problem. This is…
Inflation and Stock Market Crash Are Not Your Biggest Problem. This is…

In University, I was sitting in Economics class clueless about everything. Crazy times back then. At the time, we were witnessing 2008–2009 craziness. Every news article claimed the world was over. I…

Lessons from the Crypto Apocalypse
Lessons from the Crypto Apocalypse

(The Pitch is a weekly economics newsletter written by Zach Silk. Follow here on Medium or sign up for free on Substack.) A few weeks ago, Time published a data-packed appeal from Nick Hanauer…

06/01/22 JUNE thoughts
06/01/22 JUNE thoughts

The fed controls big part of the economy, fed is lagging on inflation, they put their self in a data dependent mode, and markets are just betting if Paul volcker will be back or not, no one knows……

REAPING THE HARVEST OF PROSPERITY: Why Cork County Council Grants for Agricultural Shows Should be…
REAPING THE HARVEST OF PROSPERITY: Why Cork County Council Grants for Agricultural Shows Should be…

In 2022, Cork County Council was one of only two local authorities in Ireland that did not award grant funding for the operation of local agricultural shows. Moving out of two years of lockdown, when…

Surviving Inflation
Surviving Inflation

The American consumer is being battered by inflation at a rate not seen for forty years. Rebalance your portfolio to profit.

Future Jobs: Why We Need to Predict Them
Future Jobs: Why We Need to Predict Them

How would you like to be an algorithmic ethicist? Or perhaps a dark warehouse operator? Maybe even an EV Station Overseer? You could perhaps, be a blockchain banking engineer or a superstructure…

When The Internet Came For Tea. And Didn’t Leave.
When The Internet Came For Tea. And Didn’t Leave.

Just over a decade ago, some tech companies, calling themselves “social media” showed up at our collective doors and said they had some really cool stuff to show and could they come in for a cup of…

Marketing Perspective
Marketing Perspective

I’ve always had mixed feelings about marketing. Basically, marketing is just information with a purpose. Yet the information can be anything, and so can the purpose. Overall, the purpose is to sell…

5 Reasons Harry Potter could manage the economy better than Scott Morrison
5 Reasons Harry Potter could manage the economy better than Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison has claimed, while introducing his economic plan, that “you can’t run the economy like Harry Potter”. It’s unclear to me exactly what he thinks this means, but I’d like to contend that…

I’m Obsessed With Tascha’s Destroyed Diamond
I’m Obsessed With Tascha’s Destroyed Diamond

(An embedded tweet from @TaschaLabs, reading “If you make a NFT of a real diamond, and the diamond itself gets destroyed in a fire tomorrow, you still have the same asset. Because the token still…

Has Peak Inflation Behind Us?
Has Peak Inflation Behind Us?

As latest US CPI in Jul (8.5% yoy) printed a lower YoY number compared to Jun (9.1% yoy), has US inflation passed its peak? Looking at the component breakdown, the declining trend in Jul was mostly…

I’m An Old Man…
I’m An Old Man…

It’s rare to find a well know quote that has actually happened, and this one is no exception. But I’m not going to hunt down who really said it first, since Twain has such a cool pic. Regardless of…

My Mind Thinks in 3s
My Mind Thinks in 3s

I don’t know what it is about the number 3, but for me, at least, it helps to sort things out in groups of three. (1) Sustainability: Putting in place an economic, political and social system that…

How endogenous are economies in central Africa?
How endogenous are economies in central Africa?

The economies in central Africa are unique in that they allow for high local consumption of manufactured goods, meaning that their citizens can purchase many of the necessities they need within their…

Обзор книги “Как устроена экономика”
Обзор книги “Как устроена экономика”

В этой статье представлен краткий обзор книги кембриджского экономиста Ха-Джун Чанга “Как устроена экономика”. Книга написана очень легко и интересно и читается скорее не как учебник, а как нарратив…