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Is this site only for “expert-level questions”?

In this question, a close-vote was justified as follows: The question is too broad. But, more importantly, it is not at all an expert-level question, to the degree that intermediate ...
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How Should We Deal with Homework Questions?

Perhaps to a lesser degree than STEM fields, the academic study of economics- especially at an undergraduate level- consists of a lot of problem sets and papers (a.k.a., "homework"). Students will ...
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Is there a place for heterodoxy during the private beta? [closed]

We've already had a couple of questions that are into that grey area where heterodoxy and crankery flow seamlessly into each other. And while a developed public beta, or better a fully graduated site,...
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Should we be a high-voting site?

Some sites get lots of votes (upvotes, downvotes, close/reopen/delete votes) for question and answers. Others get very few votes. Should we be a high-voting site?
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Incremental Contribution

How can we encourage people to edit existing answers (I know this is a known problem with the perverse incentives of SE), and/or contribute as much as they can, even if it doesn't provide the "perfect"...
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Handy Hints for Committing to the Beta

Feel free to add any other ideas to increase the likelihood of following through on beta commitment - because if all 200+ committers follow through then we'll fly through this beta stage with ease.
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How should we promote this site?

Continuing the discussion from here and here, let's keep this as a master list of suggestions.
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How technical must the questions be?

I'm not quite clear on this line from the "How to Ask in the Private Beta" page: Stick to actual, real, objective questions with concrete answers that a working professional or expert in this field ...
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Proposals to merge macroeconomics tags

Does anyone have any problem with a merge-tags tag here so we can have things like macro and macroeconomics and ...
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What should our logo and site design look like?

Again, taken from the SO suggested list, but this does seem like a good question. Anyone have any ideas?
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What should our documentation contain?

Taken from here, what key things do we want written up, and who wants to write them?

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