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OP answering his/her own question right after posting it

General practice on the SE network seems to be to take a permissive attitude to users who answer their own questions. Our FAQ says: Can I answer my own question? Yes! Stack Exchange has always ...
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Can I ask the following discussion question?

I wouldn't really recommend that question on the main site as it is opinion based. The reason why I think it is an opinion based question is due to the last point in your question. I am getting the ...
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Are questions pertaining to investing in a specific country admissible?

If you really want to ask about the risks of investing in a country, try narrowing the question down to be relevant to this Stack. For example, you can ask about historical inflation rates and whether ...
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Are "Pros Vs Cons of x?" questions allowed?

I largely agree with the answer by 1muflon1, but let me give a slightly different perspective... There have been a number of questions on this site where it is fairly clear that the questioner has a ...
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What's wrong with this rent control alternatives question and answers? Why the turnaround from mostly upvoted to mostly downvoted?

I upvoted your question because a) it addresses an important topic of concern to many people, and b) your list of possible policies indicates prior research effort. However, I did have some ...
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Can I ask the following discussion question?

As an alternative to EconJohn's solution, you could post a reference-request question asking references that discuss the role of mathematics in economics. Many leading economists with extensive ...
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Are "Pros Vs Cons of x?" questions allowed?

These would be in my opinion allowed per se but devil is in a detail. You should make it clear that you are not looking opinions but for what literature says on the direction of an effect or ...
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Are questions pertaining to investing in a specific country admissible?

Questions about personal finance (e.g. managing/investing your money) belong to the Personal Finance and Money stack not economics stack (this is explained in our help center). It is not development ...
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Is it allowed to ask about which sources are reliable to get certain data?

Our page has stricter rules than just having economics topic. According to our rules laid down in the help center question should not be opinion based. If you just ask what dataset is reliable you ...
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Interdisciplinary Questions Law and Economics

Hard to say, I find that the question is long and kind of rambling. If you can make it clearer and succinct, link to the necessary legal phrases and explain on what you mean by "should", e.g. what is ...
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