Equilibrium – Issue 9 (Spring 2023)

Download “Communication Costs and Coauthor Networks: Evidence from Covid-19 Lockdowns” by Aneesh Kudrimoti

“Korea Continues to be Stuck Between a Rock and Hard Place” bby Nita Sabouri

“Elections, Earthquakes, Erdoganomics” by  Esma Ozgun

“Beyond Rational Expectations: Alternative Behavioral Approaches to Economics” by Evan Davis

“Amtrak: Future of American Transit or Failed Experiment?” by Felix Zhang

“The Woes and Wins of a Cashless Society” by our Spring 2023 High School Essay Contest Winner, Natalie Wong

No one Left Behind: Benefits and Drawbacks of a Cashless Society” by our Spring 2023 High School Essay Contest Runner-Up, Peter Sklavo

Equilibrium – Issue 8 (Dec 2022)
Download “The Parade of Inequality: Investigating Exacerbated Disparities” by Hannah Shiohara and Denyse Chan

“Global Debt’s Vibe Shift” by Zachary Hagen-Smith

“A Bird’s Freedom: The Impact of Musk’s Twitter Takeover” by Sid Gupta

“Co-Ops vs. Firms: Different Sides of the Same Market Coid” by Evan Davis

“Liv Golf: Startup Leagues and the Future of Sports” by Jacob Heisler

“The Financialization of Education” by Dhoha Bareche

“The Impact of Inflation on Generation Z” by our Fall 2022 High School Essay Contest Winner, Jaehee Jung

“A Policy Proposal for Fighting Modern-Day Inflation” by our Fall 2022 High School Essay Contest Runner Up, Justin Wang

Equilibrium – Issue 7 (Dec 2021)
Download “Questioning the Efficacy” by Kareena Hargunani

“The Case for a Cigarette Tax” by Natraj Vairavan

“Streamer Wars: the Return of the Oligopoly” by Ria Bhandarkar

“Stratified Effects of Corporate Greenwashing” by Lea Yamashiro

“Advantages and Disadvantages of Cryptocurrencies” by our Fall 2021 Essay Contest Winner, Akshar Katariya

“Economic Implications and Long-Term Solutions of the Debt Ceiling Crisis” by our Fall 2021 High School Essay Contest Winner, Aditi Pavuluri

Equilibrium – Issue 6 (May 2021)
Download “A World Without Coffee: The Story Behind a Possible Impending Coffee Crisis” by Ekaterina Yudina

“America is Leaking: How to Repair the Federal Water Policy” by Nicolas Dussaux

“The Macroeconomics of Happiness: A Case Study of Bhutan” by Chazel Hakim

“Retirement Accounts and Overworked Drivers: The Potential of Nudge Theory” by Vaidehi Bulusu

“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Produce Movement” by Ria Bhandarkar

“Water Finds the Leak: How Federal and State Governments Lost Billions to Pandemic Aid Fraud” by Jaide Lin

“Long-Run Economic Impacts of Work-From-Home Policies” by our Spring 2021 Essay Contest Winner, Arman Marchiel

“Long-Run Economic Impacts of Work-From-Home Policies” by our Spring 2021 High School Essay Contest Winner, Adam Hosein


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Equilibrium – Issue 5 (Dec 2020)
Download “The Case of the Missing Japantown” by Ani Banerjee

“The FinCEN Files: Two Failures in International Banking” by Vasanth Kumar

“Pegging Pharmaceutical Prices: Trump’s Plan to Bring Down Drug Costs” by Peter Zhang

“Dancing With the Dragon: An Economic History of Taiwan’s China Policy” by Sze Yu Wang

“A Vaccine Won’t Cure COVID-19’s Effect on Education Inequality” by Ria Bhandarkar

“Does Microfinance Work? A Neoliberal Approach to Poverty Reduction” by Ally Mintzer

“COVID-19: The Role of Culture in Social Distancing and Infection Rate” by Grace Jang

“COVID-19’s Long Term Economic Impacts on Economic Inequality in the United States” by our Fall 2020 Essay Contest Winner, Allen Mao

“What Lessons Can We Learn from Social Movements Stemming from Economic Inequalities” by our Fall 2020 High School Essay Contest Winner, Tahmeed Khaled Chowdhury


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Equilibrium – Issue 4 (May 2020)
Download “The Unrealizable Libertarian Dream” by Nicolas Dussaux

“Paying Attention: The Attention Economy” by Ally Mintzer

“An Ill Economy: The Economic Toll of the Coronavirus” by Konnor von Emster

“A New Breath for U.S. Antitrust Regulations” by Nicolas Dussaux

“Political Polling” by Ani Banerjee

“Analysis of Taiwanese Economic History and Policies” by Howard Yan

“Is the Next Global Depression Imminent?” by Savr Kumar

“Should Big Tech Companies Be Broken Up?” by our Spring 2020 Essay Contest Winner, Katherine Stevenson



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Equilibrium – Issue 3 (December 2019)
Download “Economics of Reparations” by Raina Zhao

“In the Long Run We are All Dead: an Economic Argument for Climate Action” by our Fall 2019 Essay Contest Winner, Vasanth Kumar

“Economics Driving the Streaming Industry” by Konnor von Emster

“US-China Trade War” by Grace Jang

“Venezuela’s Resource Curse” by Nanditha Nair

“The European Project: Crisis in the Aegean” by Howard Yan



Previews of published undergraduate research featured on our namesake Journal

Equilibrium – Issue 2 (May 2019)
Download “What is FinTech” by Mae Zheng

“Economic Abuse” by Parmita Das

“The Merits and Drawbacks of Philanthrocapitalism” by Vassilisa Rubtsova

“A New Approach to the Minimum Wage in CA” by Vinay Maruri

Professor Interviews: Gabriel Zucman, David Roland-Holst, Christopher Walters

Graduate Student Interviews: Philip Rogers, Todd Messer, Summer Sullivan

“A Smokin’ Hot Industry” by Olivia Gingold

“The Pip in the Kiwi An Analysis of the Automated Delivery Industry” by Abhishek Roy

“Bezos’ Billions and the disproportionate growth of America’s top earners” by Katherine Blesie

“The Power of Protests” by Parmita Das

“The Economics of Sports Stadiums”by Karthik Vegesna


Equilibrium – Issue 1 (December 2018)
Download “The Economics of Child Marriage” by Parmita Das

“Growth and Currency in Argentina: It’s Complicated” by Seth Bertolucci

“Rethinking Microfinance” by Vassilisa Rubtsova

“The Explosive growth of E-Sports” by Joseph Ng

Professor Interviews: Dmitry Taubinsky, Daniel Acland, Cihan Tugal

“Joblessness: The Effects of Technology on U.S. Jobs” by Katherine Blesie

“America’s Trade Frustrations: Could the Trump Presidency be Nailed by its own Steel Tariffs?” by Arsh Vishen

“The Clean Energy Conundrum” by Odysseus Pyrinis

“Standing on the Shoulders of Children” by Ariana Jessa