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Based on this definition, why economics relating to social science, and what is other than social science? There is actually no clear cut consensus on where Economics belongs (although it is fair to say most would likely put it into category of social science). Some authors consider it to be science, some social science, some even moral science, and some ...


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Some sources, eg here, regard "price ring" as synonymous with cartel. On the other hand, eg here, a price ring has also been regarded as one kind of cartel that focuses directly on price coordination, as opposed to one which focuses on coordinated output restrictions or other measures as less direct means to increase prices and profits.


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I don't think an exact synonym exists. There are words that describe a type of cartel. You could use trust or combine, if the cartel is legal and known. You could use syndicate in case of illicit cartels. When writing a technical paper, it is not bad form to repeat the same technical word over and over again, it avoids confusion. When looking at synonyms ...


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Event study is actually not just a study of some event, almost any study studies events as broadly defined (e.g. in any diff-in-diff you will have an important event which will be considered to be treatment, but diff-in-diff is not an event study). Event study is name for a specific methodology for studying events which is primarily used in the field of ...


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In a standard treatment effects set up there are only two options to compare: Either the subject is treated or the subject is non-treated. Multi-valued treatment happens when subjects are not only treated but potentially treated in different ways. If there are two pills people can eat they can either eat one or the other or none (assuming eating both is ...


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