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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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Oct9-12 09:22 AM
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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
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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
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Is there a phonetic symbol that has the the three properties voiceless, glottal and fricative?
Sep25-12 02:56 AM
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What is the sexism in physics field like? I heard there's a lot of sexism in the field.
Sep19-12 09:07 AM
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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
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My question/topic of discussion is, "Economic Speculation and Hedging". For many people this is just a mysterious...
Sep17-12 08:34 PM
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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
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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
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Does affluence make people lazy and less motivated to strive for excellence in academics ? is there any correlation ?...
Sep6-12 06:46 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Is the white region a square or rectangle? See my post below for image
Aug11-12 11:22 PM
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This week, Netflix chose to settle a pesky class action lawsuit alleging that it violated the Video Privacy Protection...
Aug4-12 05:13 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
12 3,693 I was just wondering what people here thought about this article.
Jul6-12 04:05 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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The Minnesota Supreme Court issued its highly-anticipated ruling this week upholding the Minnesota Court of Appeals’...
Jun22-12 08:00 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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The study of social science phenomena using empirical data such as register data* are very often approached with an...
Jun21-12 10:55 AM
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Hi, this question popped into my mind while learning for a macroeconomics exam. Suppose there is a stock market...
Jun18-12 03:25 PM
26 5,038 I don't understand the answer to this question. The answer is C...
Jun11-12 01:55 PM
John Creighto
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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
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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
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I'm looking for Links, books, and terms associated with the increase in mechanization, automatization, and efficiency...
Jun8-12 03:58 PM
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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
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Here is a screenshot of a slide that the professor went over in class (PV = Present Value):...
Jun4-12 11:14 PM
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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
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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
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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
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Given the rather unimpressive public debut of Facebook, and the negative attitude towards Facebook that was evident in...
May26-12 07:44 PM
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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
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I'm interested in finding a database that contains the bilateral trade (imports/exports) between every pair of...
May24-12 03:12 PM
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