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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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This link really ticked me off ...
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I'm trying to program a simple game with a handful of fictious companies on a virtual stock exchange that is semi...
Mar29-13 03:39 AM
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I'm planning on doing a BSc in applied physics next year, but my real passion has always been history and archeology....
Mar19-13 07:25 AM
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Economics is definitely not my thing. Unfortunately, I have to give an intriguing presentation that would raise...
Mar18-13 07:17 AM
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In a LP (limited partnership), at least one partner must be a general partner (having unlimited personal liablity for...
Mar17-13 09:37 PM
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The other day I started a thread on advice for self studying, and in it I discussed my learning differences and why...
Mar12-13 09:46 PM
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Hello all Here is an article about GDP and well-being: Well-being and GDP: why we need them both The general...
Mar11-13 10:54 PM
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Ars Technica reported on a developing story out of Canada this week that should worry many Internet privacy...
Feb21-13 01:44 AM
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How many language can you say? English and a litter bit Chinese I can say. I am 26 year old I plan to study...
Feb20-13 06:40 AM
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As an example, let's say that in an IPO, an investor X buys all the shares, let's say 10, for $10 each (in the primary...
Feb19-13 01:25 PM
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My personal opinion is that generally more men are insecure/self-conscious (especially in this generation), however,...
Feb18-13 06:14 PM
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I've been following Marissa Mayer, the new CEO of Yahoo!, for quite some time now. I think she's magnificent,...
Feb18-13 06:03 PM
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The article mentions a town I actually lived in a several years ago, pretty cool. link
Feb16-13 03:09 AM
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We've occasionally discussed this, but I hadn't seen this talk before: ramBFRt1Uzk Basic point: we live in the...
Feb3-13 02:05 AM
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James M Buchanan, co-founder of Public Choice Theory & of the greatest economists of the post-war period died the...
Jan11-13 03:31 PM
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Recently, I came across this review by Cosma Shalizi, a statistics professor at Carnegie Mellon (and who was trained...
Jan7-13 08:56 PM
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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
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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
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Hey can anyone provide any help with this economics problem? Thank you! Suppose there is a credit market...
Dec6-12 10:36 PM
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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
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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
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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
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I found on the internet that there are 2 main multifactor productivity measures: 1) total output / (labour +...
Nov11-12 03:29 PM
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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
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I thought I would share some interesting theorems from economics. 1) Arrow's Impossibiliy Theorem: This theorem...
Nov8-12 04:08 PM
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Hi everyone, I am having hardtime understanding this problem. I have two functions: QD = 5600 – 8P QS = 500 + 4P ...
Nov5-12 06:59 PM
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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
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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
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The only information my textbook gives me is this: We classify experimental manipulations into three broad...
Oct30-12 02:12 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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anthropologist have debated this for years.... is there such thing as "race" are people different races are...
Oct17-12 04:18 PM
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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
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I've noticed an interesting observation about how the lives of all the people in my elementary AIG (academically...
Oct15-12 05:33 AM
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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
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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...
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