In the latest Avengers film, our heroes grapple with the consequences of villain Thanos wiping out half the population. The study of resource management shows why this wouldn’t necessarily solve hunger and resource scarcity.
Marvel villain Thanos wiped out half the universe’s population to create paradise. But as the Avengers find out in Endgame, solving resource scarcity is not that simple.
Slums in Caracas, Venezuela.
The global population is climbing faster and faster. What will this mean for future generations?
Students have been steadfast in their demands of universities and the South African government. But what might the unintended consequences be?
Social change has its own dynamic. This makes it an unpredictable, uncontrollable and unknowable force – one with often unintended consequences.
What does economics have to do with a revolver?
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Works of fiction are brimming with economic principles, but perhaps none more so than the detective story.
Shades of 60 elements that make a computer chip.
A few centuries ago, there were just a few widely used materials: wood, brick, iron, copper, gold and silver. Today’s material diversity is astounding. A chip in your smartphone, for instance, contains…