Proposal: Economics

Economics is a domain that will require expert knowledge. Do we have any professional or academic economists here?

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    From the questions posed, im guessing there are some. The site should be able to to attact a number of people the highly qualifiend people that are are active on math.stackexchange.com. There you can find lots of questions that could easily belong to this site.
    – Thorst
    May 22 '14 at 13:13
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    I know at least 3-4 grad students (including myself) that are here. I like to think we are experts, or at least on our way to becoming experts. I have been trying to spread the word to get others to come as well.
    – cc7768
    May 22 '14 at 14:36
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    Based on my participation on stackoverflow, I think the knowledge required from the average user to facilitate a worthwhile site is much less than the knowledge required to be an expert in a field. Often an individual will be an expert in one very small aspect of a field, but with enough breadth of user knowledge, the stackexchange can function quite well. This seems particularly true of economics.
    – lilster
    Jul 28 '14 at 12:39
  • It's difficult to draw the line that establishes someone as an 'expert'. I hold a BA and a MA degree in economics, but I do not consider myself one by far. I believe lilster's answer is on the right direction. Nevertheless, I'm trying to involve more people from my masters class to join here.
    – han-tyumi
    Aug 15 '14 at 14:20

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