ON CAMPUS INVESTIGATION : TSE students’ mental health

This year, The TSEconomist had the idea to create a new format of articles : the “On Campus Investigations”. These articles will focus on issues that are specific to the TSE community. We will interview students and staff members, conduct surveys about the issues we feel are the most pressing on our campus. The first … Continue reading ON CAMPUS INVESTIGATION : TSE students’ mental health

Environmental policies in response to global crises

As the world is fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, governments have to undertake new policies to help the global economy to recover. In addition, global warming remains an essential issue in today’s world, and an urgent shift to sustainable resources is needed. In light of this concern, many countries are interested in combining policies to make … Continue reading Environmental policies in response to global crises

How the Napoleonic Wars shaped Brazil’s Independence

Brazil is an immense mass of land, bound by a single flag and language. Against all odds, it emerged from its war of independence as a unified country. A story that was only possible due to Napoleon’s megalomaniacal plans. For those unfamiliar with the history of Brazil and Latin America, claiming that the French emperor … Continue reading How the Napoleonic Wars shaped Brazil’s Independence

Perspectives on discounting and the long-term future

Imagine that around the year 0, some nice guy who really cared about saving lives was born. If you like, you can call this guy Jesus just for the heck of it; if not, replace him with some benevolent stranger living at the same time. Suppose this fine man (or woman), after the hardships of … Continue reading Perspectives on discounting and the long-term future