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Proposal to make the site more useful for experts (PhDs, academics, professionals)

Tag all beginner questions with beginner tag My proposed solution, copy-and-pasted from the question. Short description: Require that each question that isn't an "expert-level question" be ...
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Should we have a tag for Family Economics?

Here are some relevant parts of the JEL classification, which might offer some guidance ...
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Two tags for the United States

I set usa and united-states to be tag synonyms. This should solve your problem because if someone uses synonym question will be automatically re-tagged with master tag. We could also merge them but I ...
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Tag for Trolling

The best way to deal with trolls (throughout the Internet) is to ignore them, or at least not interact with them, especially not in a way where they can see who interacts with them. Trolls crave on ...
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Terminology vs definition tag

It's a good question. It looks to me like the tags should be merged. Let's see if a dissenting opinion emerges, otherwise I can create the appropriate tag synonym.
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Proposal to make the site more useful for experts (PhDs, academics, professionals)

Tag all beginner questions with nonexpert tag Short description: Require that each question that isn't an "expert-level question" be tagged as a nonexpert question. Expert-level questions ...
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Terminology vs definition tag

I have no objection per se to merging the two. That being said I would consider definition a sub-category of terminology. Moreover, definition to me implies more (mathematical) formality, e.g. "we ...
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Should we have a tag for Family Economics?

I would not be opposed to making demographics as well as a family-economics separate tags, considering they have different JEL classifications. It would not be too much clutter to have them both I ...
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Rename "growth" tag?

Another option is to merge growth-theory and growth into a new economic-growth. As in my comment to Aleco's answer, I think the latter tag would be friendly to both theory and empirical questions.
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Difference between econometrics tags?

There is a potentially useful distinction here: "applied-econometrics" can cover specific questions on implementing models with data, issues with software use (not programming), or also discussion/...
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Tag for differential equations

I've created the tag as a synonym. It can be voted up and put into use now. Edit: You can vote up the tag here https://economics.stackexchange.com/tags/ode/synonyms
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Tags: price vs pricing vs price-theory

As a first step to answering the question, I am creating this community wiki to figure out what the usage descriptions would be if we decided to keep all three tags. Then we can take stock of whether ...
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Proposal to make the site more useful for experts (PhDs, academics, professionals)

I support the idea of using tagging as a low-stakes way to make the site more useful for experts. I wasn't previously aware of the facility for a user to have questions with selected tags greyed out ...
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Proposal to make the site more useful for experts (PhDs, academics, professionals)

I like the idea, and it seem to be well received on the net basis, so I think we should move forward in this direction, but at the same time it needs some modifying. For better or worse, current ...
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Appropriate use of education tag

One suggestion would be the following: Stadardise around the use of education-economics for questions about the economics of education. Since some people will inevitably use education to ask ...
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Merge tag request

Thanks for spotting this, the merge is done and any attempts to enter the typo tag will now automatically remap into quantitative-easing.
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New tag merge thread

IMO we should merge demography and demographics, despite one being the science and the other the thing the science describes.
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Current tag synonym candidates

asset-pricing (137) $\leftarrow$ asset-prices (11) (2 overlapping) I wonder if there is any difference between these tags.
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Tag for perfect substitutes

Yes, there was no tag before. New tags are usually created by high rep users when they fit some question. There might be some topics that nobody bothered to ask or they might get tagged with just ...
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Should we have a tag for Family Economics?

I was the person who raised this question and I would like to propose a different solution. Economics is sometime, correctly in my view, accused of 0f having a rather clueless androcentric viewpoint. ...
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Appropriate use of education tag

One suggestion would be the following: Stadardise around the use of education-economics for questions about the economics of education. Since education is used mainly for questions about learning ...
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Is it ok to create tags for specific markets?

We do have the energy tag, which might give you an idea of the scope of such sectoral tags - the energy sector is a few percent of global gdp, there is a specific research discipline of energy ...
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