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    Find out why economists use unrealistic assumptions in their models to apply a version of the scientific method and make ...
  2. How does economics study human action and behavior?

    Find out why economics can be considered a deductive social science, like sociology, and how human action and behavior informs ...
  3. What is the difference between accounting and economics?

    Discover the difference between accounting and economics by comparing and contrasting the financial discipline of accounting ...
  4. What are some of the limitations and drawbacks of economics as a field?

    Find out why the field of economics is full of controversy. Policy decisions, political campaigns and personal finances are ...
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