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 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Views: 1,513 Announcement: Follow us on social media and spread the word about PF! Jan16-12 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... Y 07:37 PM marcus 509 267,695 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 19,936 Is there a phonetic symbol that has the the three properties voiceless, glottal and fricative? Sep25-12 02:56 AM Bobbywhy 1 1,948 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 8,780 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 3,261 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 2,946 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 2,428 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 2,730 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 3,371 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 16,591 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 1,562 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 2,334 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 2,848 Is the white region a square or rectangle? See my post below for image Aug11-12 11:22 PM Evo 6 2,201 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 3,036 It seems to me that the recent deeds of ……… ………. cast a serious aspersion on the reputation of higher learning and the... Jul24-12 09:53 PM Bobbywhy 13 3,716 If prices increase, supply will increase. This is the Law of Supply. So if your hourly wage were suddenly increased,... Jul21-12 07:16 PM MaxManus 8 3,734 I am perfectly aware that an answer to this question could take slightly more than the usual, but this thing is making... Jul20-12 10:06 AM Kolmin 0 2,522 My econ teacher told us that his father would always put in$10 of gas in his car no matter what the price of gas was.... Jul12-12 12:09 PM Mech_Engineer 12 3,611 http://www.arachnoid.com/psychology/index.html I was just wondering what people here thought about this article. Jul6-12 04:05 PM Ryan_m_b 3 2,594 It's, supposedly, never been solved, but I believe I've solved it. My solution has been PM'd to a moderator, so... Jul5-12 01:11 PM marcus 3 3,211 Happy Fourth of July everyone! To celebrate Independence Day, I have a nice set of stories about liberty and justice... Jul5-12 04:40 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,720 Has anyone ever tried to establish an approx rate that languages evolve, in a similar way that genetic change was used... Jun30-12 05:16 PM Daybreaker11 7 3,038 EDITOR’S NOTE: A recent study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project reports that, of the 88% of Americans with... Jun30-12 12:14 PM marcus 1 2,010 The Minnesota Supreme Court issued its highly-anticipated ruling this week upholding the Minnesota Court of Appeals’... Jun22-12 08:00 PM Greg Bernhardt 0 2,205 The study of social science phenomena using empirical data such as register data* are very often approached with an... Jun21-12 10:55 AM BWV 2 2,911 Hi, this question popped into my mind while learning for a macroeconomics exam. Suppose there is a stock market... Jun18-12 03:25 PM nitsuj 26 4,942 http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/6386/macro2.jpg I don't understand the answer to this question. The answer is C... Jun11-12 01:55 PM John Creighto 2 3,142 I’ve been reading over the*memo issued by the National Labor Relations Board on May 30, 2012 with regard to corporate... Jun11-12 08:30 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 2,229 I found a very interesting case in my daily Westlaw feed the other day that raised some important points about the... Jun9-12 09:42 PM Pyrrhus 4 2,785 I'm looking for Links, books, and terms associated with the increase in mechanization, automatization, and efficiency... Jun8-12 03:58 PM nitsuj 17 5,097 I’m not sure how I forgot to post an article about the*9th Circuit’s opinion in U.S. v. Nosal when it came out in... Jun7-12 12:50 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 2,267 Here is a screenshot of a slide that the professor went over in class (PV = Present Value):... Jun4-12 11:14 PM alan2 7 3,087 Archaeology is a bit of a clumsy tool when it comes proving historical facts. I believe that we can all agree with... May31-12 09:15 PM Evo 3 3,122 For one reason or another I have began spending more time than I should be looking for and taking IQ tests. I do them... May29-12 11:17 PM micromass 8 4,328 I noticed in my textbook they said you can measure national income by measuring the GDP from either the expenditure or... May26-12 09:23 PM Matterwave 1 4,665 Given the rather unimpressive public debut of Facebook, and the negative attitude towards Facebook that was evident in... May26-12 07:44 PM JonDE 8 3,362 Consider two agents (Pascal and Friedman) in a pure exchange economy with two goods and no free disposal. Pascal has a... May25-12 02:54 PM Evo 1 1,890 I'm interested in finding a database that contains the bilateral trade (imports/exports) between every pair of... May24-12 03:12 PM Evo 2 2,648 Greetings everyone, When someone discusses a given topic, people often perceive that the speaker's view on the... May22-12 06:37 PM HJ Farnsworth 5 3,595 I was wanting to read a bit more about economics because it'll come round to uni applications time and I'll realise I... May17-12 11:33 PM Pyrrhus 8 4,748 I wish to compare today's income to the 1960s. I wan't to do this both because we currently have a thread going on... May13-12 02:35 PM EWH 11 7,795