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12 votes
4 answers
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Why are high/rising property values considered a good thing?

7 votes
5 answers
351 views

Why do firms losing money almost always reduce labor costs via layoffs instead of pay cuts?

6 votes
3 answers
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What is the exact relationship between the efficient-market and random-walk hypotheses?

5 votes
1 answer
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Is there a reference that plots different countries' debt-to-GDP ratios over (long) times?

4 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why does Denmark have such a huge disparity between its income and wealth Gini coefficients?

2 votes
0 answers
23 views

How does intertemporal substitution affect the equivalence between cap-and-trade and carbon taxes?

2 votes
1 answer
117 views

What is the actual numerical value of the velocity of money?

2 votes
3 answers
247 views

Should housing be considered a form of capital for the purpose of capital gains taxation?

1 vote
1 answer
57 views

What's the economic argument (if any) for taxing dividends as ordinary income?

0 votes
2 answers
69 views

What does the seasonal adjustment curve for major macroeconomic metrics look like?

0 votes
1 answer
41 views

Is there a standard term for the elasticity of an isoquant?

0 votes
2 answers
150 views

Is elasticity of substitution defined for non-homogeneous production functions?

0 votes
1 answer
106 views

Why is the price of books set by the manufacturer rather than the distributor?

0 votes
0 answers
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If US capital income taxation were eliminated, which ordinary income tax brackets would be equally progressive?

-1 votes
1 answer
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What are the arguments for banning insider trading?