Luise Eisfeld testimony

What are your past studies and professions? I was interested in societal and economic questions after High School, so I began my studies with a Sociology major and Economics minor at the University of Mannheim. I quickly realized that I actually loved the quantitative classes I had taken, so I switched to studying only Econ … Continue reading Luise Eisfeld testimony

Jump-starting America by Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson

It has become well known that the United States is a divided nation: politically with an increasing polarization, economically with more and more inequalities between poor and rich individuals, and geographically with production concentrated in a few major cities. Starting from this observation, two MIT economists, Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson, come up with an … Continue reading Jump-starting America by Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson

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