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Is it more costly to raise cattle for beef or raise fish in aquacultures?

I can't find any sources comparing the cost of the two methods. Specifically, I want to know if its more economically efficient to raise fish as a food source rather than beef - not counting ...
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How does a CLEC innovate?

A CLEC, competitive local exchange carrier, is described... A competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC), in the United States and Canada, is a telecommunications provider company (sometimes called a &...
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Behavioral Game Theory Reference Request

I am interested in studying behavioral game theory, particularly in incomplete information games. However, I am having trouble finding a current "textbook" like source to learn from. I've ...
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How do you utilize event studies in policy research?

I apologize if this isn't exactly the right forum to pose this question. I am trying to use an event study to evaluate the adoption of a specific policy in several different states that happen at ...
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Why is the definition of opportunity cost “the benefit of the best alternative choice” but not “the benefits of all alternative choices combined”?

What is the rationale behind it?
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Would a fair distribution of wealth from the super rich increase the purchasing power/life quality of the average person?

I will start by saying that I do not have any background in finance and that the following question might be very much naive, but it has been bugging me for a while now. The general narrative seems to ...
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Is there a per country estimation of the GDP drop due to COVID?

I've been looking around for some per-country estimation of the expected GDP drop due to the COVID pandemic. I've found this answer in this site but it only mentions a few countries. I understand not ...
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Why have so many legitimate smaller biotechs sprung up and thrived?

I lit upon this question on r/AskScienceDiscussion, but I'd like to ask it from a microeconomics or competition standpoint. Why can't Big Pharma accomplish what legitimate small biotechs have? ...
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Are rational expectations in economics purely forwards looking, or can they have backward looking components?

Are rational expectations (Muth, Lucas, Kyland and Prescott) in economics purely forwards looking, or can they have backward looking components?
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Why might it make sense to buy bonds in a company facing restructuring?

In this video, Sal Khan states, "If you really thought that Lehman Brothers in the long term was going to come back, what you might want to do is somehow try to become one of its bondholders, and ...
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How does profit correlate with the duration of options?

To wit, do you profit more off options, the shorter-term they are like 0 DTEs? I know that option premium correlates negatively with duration. Pre-suppose you think some biotech will discover a ...
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Why can't there be a universal basic income for all? [closed]

Where nobody is rich or poor. I don't like capitalism Please explain.
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How would Russia winning the COVID19 vaccine race impact its economy? [closed]

According to reports (see links below), Russia may be the first country to declare victory in the race for a COVID19 vaccine and distribute it on a mass scale. Whether they will be or won't be, isn't ...