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 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Pinned: Sociology of Physics: comment and indices ( 1 2 3 ... Last) Theoretical physics presents what I think is potentially an interesting bunch of sociology-of-science case studies and... Apr18-14 01:00 AM marcus 477 111,539 In response to the growing needs of our membership, we're excited to announce the restructuring our Science Education... Oct12-05 01:39 AM Moonbear 0 16,534 Recently, I came across this review by Cosma Shalizi, a statistics professor at Carnegie Mellon (and who was trained... Jan7-13 08:56 PM StatGuy2000 3 2,838 Can Capitalism continue? ( 1 2 3 ... Last) I heard a report that says that the earth may have passed its carrying capacity. Which means the life systems of this... Jan2-13 01:57 PM John Creighto 74 13,195 I think it was back in high school when I read this but I remember seeing a statistic which strongly suggest that... Dec8-12 12:23 AM JonDE 45 6,669 Hey can anyone provide any help with this economics problem? Thank you! Suppose there is a credit market... Dec6-12 10:36 PM Evo 1 2,396 Imagine a car. First, There is the boss who invest money in the project. Then here comes the pros. They will... Dec4-12 01:50 AM clfst17 7 3,698 I keep confusing the Rosenthal Effect and Hawthorne Effect with one another. Does anyone know a good way to remember... Dec3-12 06:53 AM viryan23 4 5,391 What do you think is worse for the nation? Do you think we're dragging out the suffering by not letting failed... Nov24-12 06:56 AM ImaLooser 10 4,165 I found on the internet that there are 2 main multifactor productivity measures: 1) total output / (labour +... Nov11-12 03:29 PM mfb 5 2,603 I was speaking with a professional linguist the other day (PhD Harvard, which apparently isn't big in the linguistics... Nov10-12 07:31 PM H2Bro 3 2,964 I thought I would share some interesting theorems from economics. 1) Arrow's Impossibiliy Theorem: This theorem... Nov8-12 04:08 PM Bipolarity 0 2,327 Hi everyone, I am having hardtime understanding this problem. I have two functions: QD = 5600 – 8P QS = 500 + 4P ... Nov5-12 06:59 PM Redbelly98 4 2,890 So, possibly I'm looking for the explanation according to Richard Dawkins, but I'd welcome all points of view. Why do... Nov4-12 08:03 AM Ryan_m_b 46 11,523 Hello all! I want to know the difference between growth rate and net growth rate(the context is broad-population or... Nov3-12 11:56 PM enosis_ 1 2,243 The only information my textbook gives me is this: We classify experimental manipulations into three broad... Oct30-12 02:12 PM RabbitWho 0 5,256 Is there any proven validity to Herbert Spencer's theory of social Darwinism? Or is it purely theory and conjecture? Oct27-12 08:07 PM Evo 9 2,914 I understand the idea of the questio, but am perplexed as what to put in the equation to get it to equal $38906.20 ... Oct27-12 10:13 AM alan2 1 2,370 Here is a question we did in class...Why in the answer do we take the derivatve? How do we know to take the... Oct22-12 10:59 PM Simon Bridge 3 2,747 Hello , I'm sorry if this belongs more to some other subcategory but i will proceed. Looking from the point of theory... Oct22-12 05:48 PM Ryan_m_b 8 2,156 It is said in microeconomics that if there is a drought and you're the only one with a few spare water bottles, and... Oct22-12 11:05 AM nitsuj 22 14,446 anthropologist have debated this for years.... is there such thing as "race" are people different races are... Oct17-12 04:18 PM Evo 28 6,349 Your coworkers are competitive people who like to gamble. They have set up a bet pool on the longest run of heads... Oct15-12 04:53 PM BWV 9 2,169 I've noticed an interesting observation about how the lives of all the people in my elementary AIG (academically... Oct15-12 05:33 AM H2Bro 21 4,922 It is my understanding that the subjective theory of value, has a long history before Adam Smith that can be traced... Oct12-12 09:50 PM firerobin88 0 1,606 I know if you have two bads the slope is negative and is curved, and the closer to 0 the better. But what if you... Oct10-12 06:07 PM alan2 1 1,993 http://www.amazon.com/Einsteins-Jewish-Science-Intersection-Politics/dp/1421405547/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=13496... Oct9-12 09:22 AM ImaLooser 7 2,891 Hello, I have a very brief conceptual question: Given two firms, let's say for instance that P = 200 - 10Q, where Q... Oct1-12 09:23 PM EngineerHead 0 1,849 Debt based money ( 1 2 3) Can money exist without debt? Or is the whole point of money to put people into debt? For example, to my naive... Sep28-12 11:02 AM Czcibor 51 8,271 Is there a phonetic symbol that has the the three properties voiceless, glottal and fricative? Sep25-12 02:56 AM Bobbywhy 1 1,836 What is the sexism in physics field like? I heard there's a lot of sexism in the field. Sep19-12 09:07 AM Ryan_m_b 27 8,137 Why does the EU Stability and Growth Pact sets the specific value of 3% of GDP for maximum budget deficit. Where does... Sep18-12 11:21 AM Czcibor 6 2,997 My question/topic of discussion is, "Economic Speculation and Hedging". For many people this is just a mysterious... Sep17-12 08:34 PM Tosh5457 5 2,734 I read somewhere that the "path of history" measured in some way can be modeled as Brownian motion with a mean... Sep17-12 06:07 PM chill_factor 7 2,197 Two men recently met in the Fordham University library for a simple currency exchange:$3,300 for 4.7 billion... Sep7-12 06:08 AM Ryan_m_b 4 2,554 Does affluence make people lazy and less motivated to strive for excellence in academics ? is there any correlation ?... Sep6-12 06:46 PM enosis_ 5 3,113 The recession put people out of work, but when the recession weakens, there will be a huge incentive to replace what... Sep6-12 06:27 PM enosis_ 49 15,548 Hey everyone, hope you’re enjoying the last bits of summer before the leaves start to fall and sweaters emerge from... Sep5-12 11:40 PM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,468 Does anyone know of a psychological study done of the various people who take different positions in the debates about... Sep5-12 11:08 PM Drakkith 4 2,173 I post this here since this seems more about psychology profile, and IMO software tools that evaluate the person. The... Aug16-12 11:29 PM Bobbywhy 3 2,632 Is the white region a square or rectangle? See my post below for image Aug11-12 11:22 PM Evo 6 2,004 This week, Netflix chose to settle a pesky class action lawsuit alleging that it violated the Video Privacy Protection... Aug4-12 05:13 PM gravenewworld 1 2,882