Located in the centre of McMaster’s north residence quad, the Commons is not the easiest place to find, but following the crowd will get you there. After dodging a man in a bunny suit driving a circus-clown bike (ah, engineering rituals), we enter—and find ourselves in the middle of a traffic jam.By Joey Coleman, Carson Jerema, Nicholas Köhler, Jason Kirby10 min
PRIVILEGED YOUNG WOMEN will certainly fare better than their poor counterparts when it comes to teen pregnancy (“Suddenly teen pregnancy is cool?” Society, Jan. 28). What saddens me is how invisible and/or blamed marginalized young mothers continue to be.
Q What exactly is a behavioural economist? A: Much of standard economic analysis assumes rationality. If you ask a standard economist why people don’t save enough money, they’d say it’s a meaningless statement; people are reasonable, they know what they’re doing— they might not be saving a lot because maybe they don’t have enough resources right now, maybe they want to check out how it would feel to live with their kids at retirement, maybe they really want to test out the bounds of social security.
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