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15 votes

It's Identity-Crisis time

Three years ago, September 18 2013 I posted a question in Area 51 exploring whether a 2nd attempt to launch an economics.se seemed to have a chance to succeed. It wasn't a site proposal proper, just ...
Alecos Papadopoulos's user avatar
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Changing sub-title for our SE

The sub-title that I proposed has received 15 upvotes (and no downvotes) in the original thread. Don't these count towards a decision? Why a "new consensus" is needed? Because it has been 10 months ...
Alecos Papadopoulos's user avatar
5 votes
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Should we require software questions to be applied to economic problems?

How about: Software questions: Questions on how to use software to address economics and econometrics problems are on-topic here. Remarks: Nowadays all sorts of software are used in economics so ...
Herr K.'s user avatar
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4 votes
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Policy on posting surveys to the site?

I would say no. If allowed, survey questions would probably outnumber other types of questions.
Giskard's user avatar
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Can I ask about metodology employed by organizations that make reports of economic interest?

I believe this is on topic because it is a clear question regarding a query of economic related data. See the related help page for this site: Queries for Data: Queries for Data sets and data in ...
jmbejara's user avatar
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Policy on posting surveys to the site?

As denesp said, in general no. But if you did want to enquire further, then send an email to [email protected] and ask the staff.
410 gone's user avatar
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Where should I ask a given question, how and why is it vague what I am asking in said question?

Here's one reason why the [original, unedited] question is vague. One of the most useful mathematical topics for economics is multivariable calculus, eg when finding the optimum of a function ...
Adam Bailey's user avatar
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1 vote

Changing sub-title for our SE

Vote on whether you agree or disagree with the following: I prefer not changing the blurb to any of the other options and would prefer to keep it the same. You are free to wait to vote on this one ...
Kitsune Cavalry's user avatar
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Changing sub-title for our SE

The blurb Alecos suggested: "For those who study, teach, research, and apply economics and econometrics." is one possible change we can make to it. I considered replacing "those" with "students and ...
Kitsune Cavalry's user avatar
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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 ...
Giskard's user avatar
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Are Questions on Supply Chain Management on topic?

The first question is "business economics", in that it is Inventory management at its most applied version. It is something that needs a specialized consultant, so I would say it is essentially off-...
Alecos Papadopoulos's user avatar
1 vote

Changing sub-title for our SE

Based on Alecos's answer I propose the new blurb "Primarily for professionals and academics, but everyone is welcome - in principle."
Giskard's user avatar
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