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Question: What feild of economics are you most interested in?
Behavioral/Experimental Economics   -6 (17.6%)
Development   -0 (0%)
Econometrics   -0 (0%)
Environmental and Resource Economics   -1 (2.9%)
Finance   -3 (8.8%)
Industrial Organization   -0 (0%)
International Economics   -3 (8.8%)
Labor Economics   -3 (8.8%)
Law & Economics   -1 (2.9%)
Macroeconomics   -13 (38.2%)
Microeconomic Theory   -3 (8.8%)
Public Economics   -1 (2.9%)
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« on: June 26, 2009, 10:03:00 pm »
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What feild of economics are you most interested in?
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« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2009, 10:18:45 pm »
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The economics of competition, anti-trust, and intellectual property. Of these, finance.
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2009, 01:56:27 am »
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Macroeconomics/Taxation
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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2009, 07:34:33 am »
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Macroeconomics.  Or to put it another way, I'm interested in politics.
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« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2009, 09:27:09 am »
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Well, I guess, unlike everyone else here, I can put my actual field Smiley Micro Theory. Though I do some experiments as well.

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« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2009, 11:02:16 am »
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I'm most interested in personal, or household, economics -- seeing that that is the only branch directly under individual control. That wasn't an option, so I picked A
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« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2009, 03:43:44 pm »
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Behavioral/Experimental Economics    
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« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2009, 07:20:50 pm »
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Macro/Public.
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« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2009, 02:52:57 pm »
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I'm most interested in personal, or household, economics -- seeing that that is the only branch directly under individual control. That wasn't an option, so I picked A

That isn't directly under 'individual control'.
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« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2009, 03:39:23 pm »
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Industrial organization, definitely, and also monetary economics, but that's not here.
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« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2009, 05:10:03 pm »
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Macroeconomics.
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« Reply #11 on: December 31, 2009, 11:36:31 pm »
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Labor and Trade are my two big interests.
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« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2010, 12:12:09 am »
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Of those, Development, Finance, International Economics, and Macroeconomics.

I guess Economic History has been relegated to the history department.
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« Reply #13 on: January 01, 2010, 12:27:19 am »
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Of those, Development, Finance, International Economics, and Macroeconomics.

I guess Economic History has been relegated to the history department.


A shame really, it is understudied.

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« Reply #14 on: January 01, 2010, 07:01:57 pm »
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Macroeconomics.  Or to put it another way, I'm interested in politics.
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« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2010, 07:05:35 pm »
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Economic history largely.
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« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2011, 04:30:06 pm »
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I'd be interesting to see if some new voters could participate so I'm bumping this.

I basically got the categories from the UCSD Econ Dept.
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« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2011, 05:15:16 pm »
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Macroeconomics
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« Reply #18 on: November 18, 2011, 06:10:28 pm »
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Well, I guess, unlike everyone else here, I can put my actual field Smiley Micro Theory. Though I do some experiments as well.
Mine will be my field, so not everyone for long. Wink

Ha ooooh this was funny to stumble upon. After having completed that, my preferences are pretty different. I ultimately finished my education on a labor econ note after focusing mainly on general macro. My favorites now are probably labor, development, international, and behavioral. I hate Econometrics, law, and finance.

EDIT: Ah yes, and I completely agree about economic history.
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« Reply #19 on: November 19, 2011, 01:37:51 pm »
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Well, I guess, unlike everyone else here, I can put my actual field Smiley Micro Theory. Though I do some experiments as well.
Mine will be my field, so not everyone for long. Wink

Ha ooooh this was funny to stumble upon. After having completed that my preferences are pretty different. I ultimately finished my education on a labor econ note after focusing mainly on general macro. My favorites now are probably labor, development, international, and behavioral. I hate Econometrics, law, and finance.

EDIT: Ah yes, and I completely agree about economic history.

Those are all very good subtopics... but I would go with economic history and behavioral economics. Maybe Econometrics, too.
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« Reply #20 on: November 19, 2011, 02:40:13 pm »
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In this order:
Finance
Macro
Micro
International Economics
and to a lessor extent
Law and Economics
Econometrics
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« Reply #21 on: November 21, 2011, 02:03:26 pm »
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Right now,Macro and International Economics.
But I might do my next 2 years in Economics and Law,I always found it fascinating.
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