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Expert level questions which do not arise prior to graduate studies in economics.
Economic questions that are related to a Scottish economist Adam Smith, the author of "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations"
to discuss empirical papers and issues arising when applying theoretical models to data. For theoretical econometric issues, use the `econometrics` tag
The simultaneous buying and selling of securities, currencies, or commodities in different markets in order to take advantage of differing prices for the same asset.
Artificial scarcity is the scarcity of items that exists even though either the technology for production or the sharing capacity exists to create a theoretically limitless or at least greater quantit…
The branch of Finance that studies and models how specific assets (such as options, bonds and stocks) are priced.
Procedures in which participants submit bids, with resources being allocated among bidders in accordance with some pre-specified rule.
Use for questions about banks, their operations, and their role in the broader economic and financial system.
A basic income (also called unconditional basic income, basic income guarantee, universal basic income, universal demogrant, or citizen’s income) is a form of social security system in which all citiz…
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 that incorporates insights from psychology by allowing for systematic deviations from idealised rational behaviour.