Essays submitted by postgraduate research students Essays submitted by postgraduate research students

Below are articles submitted by MPhil/ PhD students in the School of Economics from all volumes of the Norwich Economic Papers.

Articles

Anthony Amoah
Does free trade predominantly lead to the exploitation of workers and benefit only the economic elite in developing countries?

  • Course: PhD Economics
  • Published in Volume 11 (June 2015 Prize-winning essays)

Benjamin Radoc
The average yearly pay for a CEO of a FTSE 100 company is £4.3 million compared to £26,500 for the average UK worker. What are the implications of such an unequal distribution of wealth?

  • Course: PhD Economics
  • Published in Volume 11 (June 2015 Prize-winning essays)

Mike Brock
Is a paternalistic government beneficial for society and its individuals?

  • Course: PhD Economics
  • Published in Volume 9 (June 2014 Prize-winning essays)

Benjamin Radoc
Are humans always the rational, self-interested agents that mainstream economics assumes them to be? Discuss, using ideas of reciprocity, altruism and fairness.

  • Course: PhD Economics
  • Published in Volume 9 (June 2014 Prize-winning essays)

Mike Brock
"Should the provision of renewable energy be a government priority, or can it be provided by the free market?"

  • Course: PhD Economics
  • Published in Volume 8 (May 2013 Prize-winning essays)

Benjamin Radoc
Fast Growth and High Inequality: The Case of China and India

  • Course: PhD Economics
  • Published in Volume 8 (May 2013 Prize-winning essays)

Panayiotis Agisilaou and Frederick Wandschneider 

Are we capable of being altruistic?

  • Course: PhD Economics
  • Published in Volume 5 (April 2012 Essay Competition)

Jack Whybrow and Jiwei Zheng 
Are we capable of being altruistic?

  • Course: PhD Economics
  • Published in Volume 5 (April 2012 Essay Competition)

Jack Whybrow 

Are we spending too much or too little on higher education?

  • Course: MPhil/ PhD- Applied Econometrics and Policy
  • Published in Volume 3 (September 2011 Essay Competition)

Alex Karakostas (together with Fabio Galeotti)
The Promise of Behavioural Economics

  • Course: MPhil/ PhD - Behavioural and Experimental Economics
  • Published in Volume 1 (June 2010 Essay Competition)

Sunil Kumar
Economic Theory and the promise of Behavioural Approaches

  • Course: MPhil/ PhD
  • Published in Volume 1 (June 2010 Essay Competition)