Monthly Archives: November 2014

Behavioural economics mysteries: trying to solve theories of crime

I was previously unfamiliar with criminal justice website The Marshall Project, but I really enjoyed this article on crime reduction theories. Founded in behavioural economics, the articles lists 10 possible reasons why crime in the United States has dropped so consistently over 20 years from the 1990s to 2010. It’s essentially a summary of many […]

Post-secondary education in Cambodia: Angkor University

On October 8th, I had the curious circumstance of conducting an impromptu interview with the Vice-Rector of Angkor University in Siem Reap, Cambodia. I have taken some time to write-up a summary of that interview. On a long search for a bus ticket to Phnom Penh, I passed by a massive and well-kept building, particularly […]

Character Sketches: #1 and #2

“With an athletic physique and a robust personality, he was shaped like a cube. His doctrine was fierce anti-Communism; his obsession, always to be the first to bring out his wallet to pay for a meal or a round of drinks; his mission, always to do favours for everyone; his credo, work; his passion, wine. […]