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What is feminist economics?

Feminist economics? What kind of "field" is that? Just the existence of such a field seems ridiculous to me...
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What are the defining features of Capitalism? [closed]

What are the necessary and sufficient conditions for an economic system (or mode of production) to be classified as "Capitalism"? Is it markets? Is it for-profit corporations? Is it limited liability ...
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Which are the different Schools of Economic Thought?

It would be great to have a brief but comprehensive list of current (e.g. Austrian) and defunct (e.g Mercantilism) schools of thought in Economics. I think an ideal answer would include: the defining ...
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Stock-Flow Consistent models

Stock-Flow Consistent (SFC) models are becoming more popular among heterodox economists (particularly in the Post-Keynesian school of thought). But I fail to see the relevance of this approach. The ...
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When to use the market and when to use central planning?

I have a basic question: my understanding is that in a market economy, economic decisions are governed by prices, i.e prices signal what should be produced & how much. This is opposed to central ...
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Overview book about economic theories

I'm looking for a good book that gives an (introductory) overview about the existing economic theories and the different schools of thought (optimally with focus to those that affect governments and ...