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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
Theoretical physics presents what I think is potentially an interesting bunch of sociology-of-science case studies and...
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In response to the growing needs of our membership, we're excited to announce the restructuring our Science Education...
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Hello, Is it a new theory of human social interaction, based on the concept of big data ? The engine that...
Aug23-14 08:29 PM
Simon Bridge
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Apparently 43% of American Hindus make over 100k a year....
Aug19-14 10:04 AM
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I am having a difficult time understanding altruism because when I think through the concept "cheaters" would be...
Aug15-14 12:19 PM
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Hello. I'm currently looking for a textbook which emphasizes microeconomic theory on a more advanced level compared to...
Aug13-14 07:09 AM
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In light of the recent monkey photographer controversy, if a humam steals a camera from another person and takes a...
Aug11-14 02:08 AM
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It's obvious to people that people don't choose to be black, white, asian or have blond hair. Why is it not so obvious...
Aug6-14 11:15 AM
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So I was reading a science mag link today and wondered what you all thought about the NSF's role in funding the social...
Jul22-14 03:38 PM
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(I am going to attempt a 2nd, little thread before I finish my earlier thread. I want to see if I can practice using...
Jul15-14 10:24 AM
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Interesting thoughts. Certainly the sample size is far too small, but maybe there is something to take away from this...
Jul14-14 02:01 AM
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Let A be the set of possible states of the world, or possible preferences a person could have. Let G(A) be the set of...
Jul12-14 08:16 AM
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Why did ancient peoples migrate to (and stay in) inhospitable regions in Europe? Why live somewhere that is cold and...
Jul12-14 07:29 AM
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Now I myself don't consider "social sciences" as a type of science... but do you think it's useful or not? I don't...
Jul12-14 07:18 AM
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Hey, I am working on a project where I need to take several time series of various lengths and identify common...
Jul1-14 04:14 PM
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Why an increase in the volume of output cause interest rate to rise? Any one can explain thoroughly?
Jun30-14 12:14 AM
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Hi, I would like to ask about how the exchange rates are determined. I understood the concept of supply and demand,...
Jun29-14 06:47 AM
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Hi! I'd like to understand how to model consumer demand given a price I set for a good. Therefore for a specific...
Jun24-14 08:47 PM
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Hi guys, I am not economist, but can anybody tell me whether there is a mathematical model for growth in free market...
Jun22-14 10:40 AM
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Hi! I'm a physics bachelor and amateur oboist. I started a formal education in a conservatory, but I left it a few...
May14-14 08:21 AM
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Hello, I have very limited knowledge in economics and have always been trying to do something about it. When I was in...
May9-14 11:29 AM
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Hi everyone! I am writing a paper in development/experimental economics concerning how household bargaining power...
May4-14 10:11 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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Hello everyone, I see that economists define a formula to calculate how the tax is shared between consumers and...
May4-14 10:11 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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I was wondering if anyone could recommend a source for economic data where I can find a list of countries with where...
Apr26-14 12:56 PM
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Hi, For a perfectly competitive firm, the demand curve is horizontal, and yet how do you have a downward sloping...
Apr11-14 08:36 PM
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It is not clear to me why anyone would buy bitcoin. Is it a scam? Find out what is a bitcoin:
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Are we truly autonomous beings or is our every decision and attitude dependent on the society in which we live? ...
Mar17-14 02:50 AM
Romulo Binuya
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How Twitter shapes public opinion This is a big problem with...
Mar11-14 04:31 PM
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is What it Means to be a Libertarian by Charles Murray. When I saw the book in the library and the author's name, I...
Feb23-14 06:18 PM
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We have given a symbol for every sound that we can produce. Are there more sounds? There is a possibility that there...
Feb11-14 07:11 PM
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How can price elasticity of demand for some data help in determining a decision making process in a future pricing...
Feb4-14 05:32 PM
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As all professors do, they try to show their subject is the best. I am studing Introduction to Humanities and the...
Jan5-14 10:00 PM
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I am looking for the opinion of an expert in economics on the Rolling Jubilee project. If you do not have any formal...
Dec30-13 12:48 AM
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... they were reared in a different environment, and if they would not, should we still punish them? Such as, some...
Dec19-13 01:13 PM
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The 20th century was a century of political strife struggles between political ideologies, like fascism, socialism and...
Dec15-13 01:08 PM
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It was suggested in Smolin's book "The trouble with physics" that stringy people may have succumb to a group condition...
Dec13-13 05:15 PM
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I have always interested in psychology and never properly studied psychology in my life. But over the years I have...
Dec10-13 09:17 PM
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How does the United States and other nations replace the currency they export, or spend to buy imported foreign goods?...
Dec3-13 09:24 PM
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People choose to smoke, regardless of the social stigma about smoking, so why do people use the social stigma argument...
Nov26-13 03:13 PM
Simon Bridge
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This is a philosophical question. Try to answer the best you can. After I'll share my thoughts. Perhaps this thread...
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A big government (characterized by a significant spending as % of GDP, like the European governments, US, Canada,...
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