luchonacho
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Do we get more homework questions on economics than on statistics? If so, why?
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Hard to say whether we get more homework questions or not. However, a look at the statistics might suggest we don't: The first post in CV was in Feb 2009, which is 103 months ago. The first post here ...

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Accounting.se has failed - should we change our approach for accounting questions?
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I think the overlap is too little to justify it. They are truly two different disciplines, with an almost entirely separate set of literature, methods, and interests. I see the point of inclusion, but ...

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Rename "growth" tag?
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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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Should we make Alecos post more riddles or trick questions? =D
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I fully support posting puzzles. But the referred question is hardly one. It has a deliberate mistake embedded in misleading wording. What is the point of that? The number of "find where I have ...

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Regarding the combination of secondary sources
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I have a conflict of interest because I have an accepted answer, so my judgment might not be objective enough. However, this is how I see the question: Title: Testing Roberts's Law: data request ...

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Answer to off-topic question given in comment. What should I do?
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I would flag/delete them. I think this site is "particularly" prone to receive terrible questions, so I would be strict about it. However, I think that, at the same time, the asker should be informed ...

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Should we explain accepted answers?
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I would not edit the question. It might be confusing, and (fallacy) I have not seen this done elsewhere (other SE). I would not add a comment either. In the end, the idea is to leave Q&A sites ...

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Towards a census
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Proposal Make the survey through a meta post, rather than an outside online poll mechanism. This should be a community wiki post, and remain open until the end of times. Make it featured. This way ...

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Alert for possible thread protection
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Thread has been protected by denesp. I guess we can consider this to be solved.

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How Should We Deal with Homework Questions?
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Today 5 awful questions emerged (all but the second, below) which are likely to be closed as off-topic): What about a warning to any new user writing a question? This could happen in the form of a ...

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