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What level are we aiming for, now we are in public beta?

Congratulations to us all - we're in the public phase of the beta, now. So now we're here, what sort of level of question and answer do we want? This is our chance to shape the site over the next ...
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It's Identity-Crisis time

Inspired by this innocent question, I bring to the notice of the community the following issue: The official "subtitle" of the site is "For professional and academic economists and ...
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Changing sub-title for our SE

Some of you might remember Alecos asking some of the moderator candidates about changing the subtitle for our SE, per this thread from a year ago. I'm down to try and gain a new consensus on the old ...
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Creating a list to measure the site's coverage of subfields

I'd like to start a list that could serve to measure the site's coverage of subfields of economics. This question is a partial response to the concerns expressed in the question, "How can we broaden ...
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Does the site want questions on "everyday economics" about consumer markets?

I moderate Cooking.Stackexchange. Every now and then, we get questions about the price or availability of certain food items. For example: Why is canned tuna cheaper than frozen or fresh tuna? Why ...
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How can we broaden the site's coverage of the various subfields of economics?

Prompted by this recent question, "Are questions about social choice and voting on-topic here?", I am starting to worry that we might be losing potential newcomers because the site does not currently ...
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Are mathematical game-theoretic questions considered on-topic at EC.SE?

I've been working recently on a game-theoretic related research and quite a few questions which are not trivial to a non-expert game theorist came up. I've tried a few different SE sites: ...
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