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How I Came to Befriend Economics

My father taught many subjects, but he specialised in economics. He really did love it and encouraged me in high school to learn about all things supply and demand. It was not an unreasonable suggestion, but like any normal adolescent I used it as an opportunity to rebel. Other kids took drugs, but as a good migrant kid my rebellion extended to dramatically proclaiming, “I will never study something as useless and boring as economics.” Two years later I reached university and discovered economics was

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