What is Economics?
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An article identifies the top 11 unsolved problems in Economics... but could some of these ever be answered?
If we want economics to be more useful, that is to create more models which accurately describe "real world" phenomena, then we must use more accurate assumptions. There are quite a few costs in doing so, however. First economists would need to spend more time on the "front-end" of their research, that is, they would need to spend more time out in the field in order to create a set of assumptions which more adequately describe reality.
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About.com's online Macroeconomics Textbook helps students clarify macroeconomic concepts they may be unclear about.
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