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Generic Response to Unsourced Answers

This generic response should be used for answers that talk about statistics, research or results that are not common knowledge in economics (i.e. something that a person with undergraduate degree in ...
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Generic response to Homework Questions

I thought I'd post my blurb on responding to homework questions which violate site policy. If you see any, just post this as a comment, usually the user will edit their question. Hi, Welcome to ...
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Generic Response to Questions Without Evidence of Prior Search Effort

If the user asks question that shows no evidence of prior search/research effort you might use the following generic response (special thanks to Mark C. Wallace - mod from History.SE for allowing us ...
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Economics.SE: A call for papers

In an attempt to put together something to represent the site I'd like to propose putting together a collection of working papers and articles written by regular contributors of the site. I'd like ...
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Everybody is asking you to vote - is no different

Here are some data from site analytics, regarding the last twelve months: Traffic holds and has recently picked up strongly to historic highs: ...but voting exhibits a clear downward trend ...
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Thanks for visiting - can you please also vote on the main site?

With four-thousands-rep delay I was granted access to "Site Analytics" (I am joking -most probably they weren't previously available for a nascent site like ours). And they provide some raw data. What ...
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Why are we still in beta?

Im just wondering. Why is Econ SE still in beta in-spite of having a strong committed community? What is stopping us from progressing to the next stage of site development?
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Two years in Beta

This is how we enter our third year in beta: ..while traffic in the last one and a half month shows an almost trigonometric regularity: In my point of view, and given the peculiarities of the ...
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Happy Birthday everybody

SE requires that I type some words in here too, so Happy Birthday everybody!
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Is the metric "Visits per Day" a median, a rolling median, or it is a mean, after all?

At the beginnings of this site, when we started measuring ourselves, user @EnergyNumbers informed in a comment here in meta, that the metric "Visits per Day" shown in Area 51, is a median, not an ...
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Prolonged Trends of the Beta; Adjustments?

Shoutout to all my economics nerds. For those who are wondering who the heck this guy is who isn't Alecos who is posting about the Area 51 stats, the short introduction is that I remember using this ...
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Visits on the main: Day-averages June-Aug 2015

Continuing to explore main-site Analytics, here are the day-averages for "Visits on the main site", for the period June 8th - Aug 30th 2015 (I excluded the first week of June because it was obviously ...