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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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Welcome to Economics.SE!

Welcome to Economics.SE, the free, community-driven, Questions and Answers site for economists. This site is for Questions and answers and is not a forum. This means that there is a quite strict ...
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We're Graduating out of Beta Status!

We're coming up on the 7th anniversary of our fledgling site being in beta status. As of this post, we've been around for 2553 days. Phew! It is our pleasure to report from the moderator team that we ...
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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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Moderators Pro Tem announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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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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120 days in Beta - We're fighting it

and together with the 30-days , 60-days and 90-days numbers \begin{array}{| r | r |} \hline \hline \text {Metric} & \text {30 B-days} & \text{60 B-days} & \...
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So many low-quality questions that are not homework per se

I suggest we either expand the "homework sans effort" close reason to cover more "low effort" and/or "completely clueless but opinionated" questions or create a new close reason to cover the latter ...
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Scientific Rigor

Everyone and their mothers seem to have an opinion on why minimum wages are good/bad, no matter what was asked in the question. Clearly these kind of questions are attracting lots of visitors (2k ...
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No more question closures on a booming economics.SE

If you look at the history of the close review queue, you might notice that after 2022 Apr 1, all votes in that queue were made by myself, another user and a mod. A question needs 5 non-mod votes to ...
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Popular questions requiring answers

Some SE questions stand high in search engine rankings. This attracts traffic to SE, but such questions don't get attention from the community. Also, users from search engines typically don't vote. ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Should we add automatic comment under homework questions?

Presently when user votes to close question as a duplicate an automatic comment is generated below with message "Does this answer your question?" with link provided. I think that having ...
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Do high reputation (500+) people know about the close questions review queue?

I notice that only four people have participated in the review queue for questions with pending close votes since I last voted. I last voted during the private beta, as I don't have enough reputation ...
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Proposals to merge macroeconomics tags

Does anyone have any problem with a merge-tags tag here so we can have things like macro and macroeconomics and ...

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