Get That Jaguar!

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 34, Mr Sukh-E discovers the Signalling value of Conspicuous Consumption.

One Thing at a Time

Tim Harford’s ‘Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy’ is an excellent blend of Economics and History.

Keep the Cheaters Out

A new study shows that cheating as a student is a a good indicator of future corruption in the civil services. This is why screening for those jobs should not be based on ability alone.

Pretty Surplus

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 10, Richard Gere and Julia Roberts enjoy Consumer Surplus and Producer Surplus.