r/AskEconomics

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r/AskEconomics is a subreddit with 1.3M members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has high activity.
A central repository for questions about economic theory, research, and policy. Please read the rules before posting, as we remove all comments which break the rules. Answers must be in-depth and comprehensive, or they will be removed. Posts should be in the form of a question.

Popular Themes in r/AskEconomics

#1
Advice Requests
: "What do economists think of of Biden’s presidency and policies?"
36 posts
#2
Solution Requests
: "What would actually reduce wealth inequality? "
20 posts
#3
Money Talk
: "How is our data valuable enough to fund so many tech services?"
15 posts
#4
Pain & Anger
: "Why does there seem to be a disconnect between economist and the average Americans?"
12 posts

Popular Topics in r/AskEconomics

#1

Economics

: "Economics professor deducted 50% off my paper, just because I quoted Economics StackExchange! What do you think?"
88 posts
#2

Inflation

: "Why don't we fight Inflation with taxes? "
22 posts
#3

Money

: "Who is making Money from Brexit?"
21 posts
#4

Economy

: "Why is China's Economy said to be bad while the US's is good?"
18 posts
#5

Taxes

: "Why are some Taxes, like estate Taxes, considered a double tax?"
8 posts
#6

Interest

: "Is inflation and high Interest rates causing a doom spiral for housing construction?"
8 posts
#7

Gdp

: "Is Debt to Gdp ratio "Total Debt over Yearly Gdp"?"
6 posts
#8

Macroeconomics

: "What do you regard as the most important macroeconomic factors in the great crisis of 2007-2009?"
5 posts
#9

Debt

: "How concerning is it that China has started dumping their US Debt?"
4 posts
#10

Monopolies

: "Why are Monopolies villified but those in East Asia have been successful in driving economic development?"
4 posts

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