The Norwich Economic Papers, August 2015 - Volume 12

The first part of this volume contains a selection of the best essays from the 2014/15 academic year. The second part is a Lifestyle and Reviews section. You can either view the complete journal or articles and essays individually below.

Complete Volume

Volume 12 - August 2015

Part I- Exemplary Student Essays

Kevin Grubiak
"On the Role of Emotions in Economic Decision Making: An Experimental Analysis"

  • Module: Experimental Economics II
  • Course: MSc Experimental Economics

Daniel Marlow
"The Effect of Time Pressure on Focal points: An Experimental Analysis"

  • Module: Experimental Economics II
  • Course: MSc Experimental Economics

Edgar Deverell
"Who should be responsible for the provision and financing of flood defences in the UK?"

  • Module: Public Sector
  • Course: BSc Economics, Year 3


“How effective will reforms for the promotion of competition with the NHS in the provision of healthcare be with regards to equity and efficiency?”

  • Module: Public Sector

Robert Wishart
"End of the line for HS2? A review of the UK Government's Cost Benefit Analysis"

  • Module: Public Sector
  • Course: BSc Economics, Year 3

Amber Dale
"The Family Gap phenomenon: does having children impact on parents' labour market outcomes?"

  • Module: Applied Economic Analysis
  • Course: BSc Economics. Year 3

Josh Goodall
"An Investigation into the Determinants of an Employees Overall Satisfaction with their Job"

  • Module: Applied Economic Analysis
  • Course: BSc Economics. Year 3

Lee Yuet Ting
"Does Internet usage pose a risk or opportunity for the economy?"

  • Module: Applied Economic Analysis
  • Course: BSc Economics. Year 3

Part II- Lifestyle and Reviews

Heather Larsen
Book review: A Random Walk Down Wall Street

Simeon Paton
Book review: The Path from Cause to Effect

Simeon Paton
The Slow Rise of Heterodox Economics

Heather Larsen
Faculty Spotlight: Emiliya Lazarova 

Nellie Sunaway
Faculty Spotlight: Aikaterini Karadimitropoulou