Eradicating Unemployment with On-Demand Services?

Jessica YungEconomicsLeave a Comment

This week our Macroeconomics lecturer suggested that on-demand services such as Uber and TaskRabbit might eradicate unemployment. He claimed figures showed that unemployed people spent only two hours a week on average looking for jobs, so with Uber etc. they could earn money and work while still having enough time to look for new jobs they’d like to move on … Read More

Just for fun

Jessica YungPoetry, WritingLeave a Comment

Happy St. Nicholas Day, and also Happy International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development! Here’s something I wrote in my Economics class to celebrate the occasion: Everyone wants the best for themselves So says the economist, in a rational tone. And so macroeconomics carries the results of these words Onto a national scale, in a world of its own. … Read More