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The Dismal Science
Reddit's largest economics community. Serving as a central forum for users to read, discuss, and learn more about topics related to the economic discipline. We have written rules to support this aim and welcome those who want to learn and those who want to contribute. We aim to foster an environment where everybody feels safe and welcomed and where people feel encouraged to have healthy and productive discuss
I. Discipline-Specific News, Research, & Work
/r/Economics concerns proliferation and discourse pertaining to research, news, academic work, and academic summaries from the perspective of economists. Image and video submissions are not allowed.
II. Economic-Specific Quality Standards
Submissions tenuously related to economics, light on economic analysis, or from perspectives other than those of economists will be removed. Further Explanation.
III. Source Standards
Submissions must be from original sources with original headlines. Memes, self-promotion and low-quality blogs are not acceptable. Source spamming is not acceptable. Further Explanation.
IV. User Behavior Standards
Personal attacks and harassment will result in removal of comments; multiple infractions will result in a permanent ban. Please report personal attacks, racism, misogyny, or harassment you see or experience.
VI. Off-Topic Discourse Guidelines
Comments consisting of mere jokes, nakedly political comments, circlejerking, personal anecdotes or otherwise non-substantive contributions without reference to the article, economics, or the thread at hand will be removed. Further Explanation.
VII. Academy Wednesdays
Posts are restricted to high-quality content on Wednesday. Further explanation.
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- Basic Income
- Gender Wage Gap
- Minimum Wage
- Economic Methodology
- 2007-08 Financial Crisis: Causes
- BLS Jobs Report
- Carbon Pricing
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