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May. 17th, 2008 @ 01:39 am The "Why" of Economics
I would like to pose to you all the question of "why".

Could someone please explain to me in some detail, why it is that we always need 'more', 'greater', 'better' economic growth? Why do we always have to grow? What are we growing into? And in a world with such amazing wealth as today, would we not be better off working on managing our money better, spreading the wealth around, instead of pushing for more growth which only builds wealth for the already-rich?
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May. 6th, 2008 @ 11:08 pm Accountant by day, financial economist by night
Hello everyone. My name is Brad, and I am, I guess, a second year student in Georgia State University's Finance MS program (I'm a Financial Economist I guess). I'm not doing any academic research at the moment (though work is a different story), but I will be in a few years when I will hopefully enter a Finance Ph.D. program. Anyways, my interests right now are in capital market efficiency, fixed income securities, econometrics, and Japanese industrial structure.

I look forward to seeing the exchange of ideas in the community!
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Dec. 5th, 2007 @ 02:37 pm (no subject)
Anyone here know what a repeated measures regression analysis is? If so, if someone was looking at repeated cross sections of data and wanted to measure the effect of a changes in a state level policy changes on an outcome variable, why would one use a repeated measures regression instead of a fixed effects model?

Any help would be wonderful because I'm a little stuck on why someone did this particular analysis they way they did and I can't seem to find any information on this in the myriad of textbooks that I own.

btw, this is not for a class assignment.
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Apr. 3rd, 2007 @ 10:19 pm Economister - Economics Guide
Economister - Economics Guide

This is the site you may find interesting and useful. It is quite young but it has a number of articles related to economist profession, economic universities, problems of economic growth and labor force productivity.

You can subscribe to this site over the RSS feed and read it daily.

In near future Economister will present a series of articles devoted to major problems of microeconomic, macroeconomics and international economics.
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Apr. 3rd, 2007 @ 03:39 am Book Request
Current Location: Japan
Current Mood: curiouscurious
Current Music: Jacko - Beat It

I thought I was hotshit with numbers until university, which is an equalizer like death. I never took any econ classes and almost failed calc, but now that I'm an adult with responsibilities and career goals, I feel the need - the need to know what those little squiggly lines mean.

I'd like to read some books that'll help me get a grasp of micro and macro economics. University text books would be fine. Beginner econ books, really.
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Dec. 21st, 2006 @ 04:40 pm e-books
Dear all, i am from Russia and now i am working at my research about city land resources. in addition to russian literature connected with my topic i would like to read some foreign monographs about it.
could you please advise me some internet resources where i can get economic and law e-books for free?

thank you in advance!
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Oct. 29th, 2006 @ 03:49 pm (no subject)
Current Mood: stressedstressed
I'm currently doing research on Germany and South Korea, and was wondering if anyone knew where I could find very basic economic statistics for a country (GDP, budget deficit) starting back at least thirty years. Germany in particular. Any takers?
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Mar. 20th, 2006 @ 02:04 pm A question
I wanted to get some information on quantitative research methods.
I'm a former graduate student in Economics. I finished my program but now wish to have a stronger grounding in certain tools.
Specifically in using packages like STATA, SAS, and/or SPSS.
What I was wondering is what kind of class or classes I could take, whether in an academic environment or not.
I live in Chicago, so anyone with any specific info regarding things here would be highly appreciated.
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Mar. 1st, 2006 @ 12:53 pm data needed for my paper...please help
Current Mood: crappycrappy
Does anyone know where to get state-level data on dog ownership? I am having a very hard time looking for that... thank you very much
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