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If women are paid less for the same work, why don't employers hire just women?

53 votes

Is money we make completely taken away by taxes?

46 votes

How is Italy so rich, given its high corruption and crime?

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Why is healthcare so expensive in the USA?

44 votes

Why does Taiwan dominate the semiconductors market?

42 votes

What is "trickle-down economics"?

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Why do low-income earners tend to spend more?

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How does everyone not become poor over time?

33 votes
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Why hasn't innovation in the agricultural industry led to a significant reduction in food prices?

32 votes

Did real incomes drop significantly since the 1950s?

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If Bitcoin becomes a globally accepted store of value, would it be liable to the same problems that mired the gold standard?

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Why do wages not equalize across space?

27 votes

Would poorer countries be better off by cutting off all trade with rich countries?

26 votes

Does diversity lead to more productivity?

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Why did banks give out subprime mortgages leading up to the 2007 financial crisis to begin with?

23 votes

The Unreasonable Ineffectiveness of Mathematics in Economics

23 votes

Why is the spot price of electricity determined by the highest price that gets offered? Can't they scale it according to the actually offered prices?

23 votes
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Why is a stock market crash so bad?

22 votes
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Are democracies more economically productive than autocracies?

21 votes

Why aren't we seeing carbon taxes in practice?

20 votes

What's wrong with the "airline marginal cost pricing" argument?

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How do economic sanctions work? How do they not create an arbitrage opportunity?

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Is there a “runaway” threshold for Debt-to-GDP Ratio in the U.S.?

18 votes

Could eliminating all taxes and only creating new money theoretically work?

17 votes

What is the likely result of rent control in Berlin?

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What is the point of all the models in an economics degree?

17 votes

Why hasn't JPE formally retracted Emily Oster's article "Hepatitis B and the Case of the Missing Women" (2005)?

16 votes

R or Python for private sector economist/strategist

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How do economists explain why people contribute to Wikipedia?

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What happens to the economy if a country simply ban inflation?

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