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Recently a younger friend realized that if they wanted to major in Economics, the only option at most schools is a B.A. instead of B.S.

At first I thought it was a bit dramatic for schools to differentiate that specific field so much, since I would think it belongs firmly with other STEM fields, but it's definitely the right call.

That such a basic question like how inflation is created (is it when you print the money, or when that money is spent) is still a topic being debated really makes you want more from the field.

Is there really no way to experimentally test these questions?




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