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Expert level questions which do not arise prior to graduate studies in economics.
A branch of economics that focuses on the optimal allocation of resources and goods and how this affects social welfare. Welfare economics analyzes the total good or welfare that is achieve at a curre…
a field in economics and game theory that takes an engineering approach to designing economic mechanisms or incentives, toward desired objectives, in strategic settings, where play…
For questions about Bayesian games. These are strategic interactions when one or more players have incomplete information about other players. General topics of games with asymmetric information may u…
a branch of economics which deals with economic aspects of the development process in low-income countries.
A branch of statistics that studies the likelihood of uncertain events occurring.
The application of economics to issues in the natural environment; especially concerning climate change.
a quantitative measure of how good or bad a policy or situation is for a society, overall. It is usually obtained by somehow "aggregating" the utility functions of all the people in…
Study of the behavior of firms in organizing their production and allocating productive resources.
A property of preferences that causes an agent to prefer alternatives whose outcomes are relatively certain, even when the associated expected payoff is lower.
a conglomerate of models and results concerning the aggregation of individual choices into collective choices
The study of how groups of people should make collective decisions. This can involve voting, bargaining, the application of some protocol (e.g. to fairly divide goods), or maximizing some measure of …
Questions involving crypto currencies, crypto coins and tokens traded via the distributed ledger technology (blockchain) and its functioning aspects, as well as the valuation, exchange and issuance of…
a commonly used functional form for a firm's production function or for consumers' utility, with a variety of convenient properties.
Economic questions related to the United States of America, a large country located in North America.