Positive versus normative economics: what’s the connection? Evidence from the Survey of Americans and Economists on the Economy and the General Social Survey
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KeywordsEconomic beliefs; Positive economics; Normative economics; D83; A11; D84;
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
- A11 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Role of Economics; Role of Economists
- D84 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Expectations; Speculations
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