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Hélène ReyEdit

I've added some initial discussion of the contributions of Prof. Hélène Rey here: [1]. There's a lot more that can be added, if anyone's familiar with her work and contributions.

To what extent does gross private domestic investment determine the rate of growth?Edit

The article on gross private domestic investment says it "is an important component of GDP because it provides an indicator of the future productive capacity of the economy." To what extent does GPDI actually determine the rate of growth?

Please answer at Talk:Economic growth#To what extent does gross private domestic investment determine the rate of growth? thanks. EllenCT (talk)

Davos question listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Davos question. Please participate in the redirect discussion if you have not already done so.

Draft:Richard Duncan (economist)Edit

Hey folks! I just created this article and it was moved to the draft-space before I added the references :-/ Could anyone review it and help out with moving it to the article-space? Thanks Fede.Campana (talk)

That's the link for easy access: Draft:Richard Duncan (economist) Fede.Campana (talk)

Proposed deletion of Energy qualityEdit


Hi. Over the last few months the Human article has been transformed from this to its current state. This has involved a lot of citation hunting and reorganisation. This is in a push to get it to GA standard (see Talk:Human#Good article). It has been suggested that some input be sough from various wikiprojects as to further improvements. Please feel free to contribute or offer advice at this article. Regards Aircorn (talk) 00:53, 28 April 2021 (UTC)

Ceaușescu's debt shenanigans: the uncertain conclusionEdit

I'm in a situation that bugs me, a lot. Sources say that he made Romania debt-free. Then other sources say that Romania in 1989 had virtually (key word here) zero debt. This intrigued me, so I proceeded to look for hard numbers. Well, the 1990 CIA World Factbook lists Romania's debt as "none" as of mid-1989 (source 1). But then I find another source which breaks down all Soviet bloc external debts ain't 0, not really. It's 0.4 billion as of 1989. What is zero in this source is the debt to the big bodies (IMF, World Bank) (source 2). Initially I thought that the Factbook overlooked this as too small, hence listing it as "none". But that can't be right, for the 1991 edition lists Romania's debt as of mid-1990 as...precisely 400 million, what the other source lists as the 1989 debt (source 3). I think of two possibilities: either the Factbook says "external debt" but actually means "public debt" (ie the state's debt, not including its individual citizens, but then again this was a totalitarian Communist state), or Romania somehow borrowed $400 million in the last days of 1989 after Ceaușescu was overthrown. Can anyone please help me make sense of all this? Is the debt 0 or 0.4 billion? Cause I want to write a comprehensive paragraph about the end result of his austerity policy, and I want to make sure I get it right. Transylvania1916 (talk) 17:57, 14 May 2021 (UTC)

Most viewed stub in this WikiprojectEdit

Fast-moving consumer goods 27,339 911 Stub--Coin945 (talk) 14:22, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

Peer reviewEdit

Hello everyone, your input is welcome at Wikipedia:Peer review § September 2019 events in the U.S. repo market. JBchrch talk 14:53, 4 June 2021 (UTC)

Does withholding MFN count as sanctions?Edit

I personally think so but I'm not sure. I have a source here. It states that MFN is the rule rather than the exception, and - with exceptions - MFN was withheld from the Communist countries during the Cold War. Can thus withholding MFN count as sanctions/economic warfare? Source here. Transylvania1916 (talk) 21:33, 23 June 2021 (UTC)

Unsourced stub articleEdit

This article has remained an unsourced stub since its creation in 2006, despite having been expanded a bit from the pgraph it orig started off as. Seeing that no one has cared to source it in all this time, until recently when a new section was created and 3 sources added there (1 of which is an unrel source per WP:KO/RS and should be removed), should the stub be left on WP or would it be okay to nominate it for deletion? -- Carlobunnie (talk) 03:45, 8 August 2021 (UTC)

Requested move at Talk:Theory of imperialism#Requested move 22 August 2021Edit

There is a requested move discussion at Talk:Theory of imperialism#Requested move 22 August 2021 that may be of interest to members of this WikiProject. — Shibbolethink ( ) 19:12, 30 August 2021 (UTC)

Stakeholder theory and Stakeholder capitalismEdit

There is an RFC at Talk:Stakeholder theory concerning whether these two terms are synonymous, or whether there is a subset-superset relationship. Robert McClenon (talk) 04:40, 15 September 2021 (UTC)


I have started a draft on the concept of fairness. There seems to be a substantial economic aspect to this, so it may be of interest to this project. Cheers! BD2412 T 01:10, 19 September 2021 (UTC)

Economic projectionsEdit

Would anyone here care to offer an opinion at Talk:COVID-19 pandemic in mainland China#Economic projections? There's a question as to whether projections about Chinese recovery should be removed per WP:CRYSTAL. -- Beland (talk) 00:58, 18 October 2021 (UTC)

Economics of climate change needs a severe pruningEdit

But we on WikiProject Climate change don't understand it. Could anyone help fix this very important article? Chidgk1 (talk) 14:36, 18 October 2021 (UTC)

Credibility revolutionEdit

Hi fellow econ peeps

Just created this stub of an article on the credibility revolution. Any contributions much appreciated! ty -LK (talk) 10:08, 20 October 2021 (UTC)

Should the article on Nanoeconomics be deleted?Edit

Should the article on Nanoeconomics be deleted? I proposed that on its talk page. Willondon (talk) 13:38, 1 November 2021 (UTC)

It currently almost entirely consists of a copyright violation, one which has existed since the first version of the article. I've tagged it under G12. 15 (talk) 13:59, 1 November 2021 (UTC) EDIT: Looks like someone restored a recent version of the article while I was writing this comment 13:59, 1 November 2021 (UTC)
I'm not sure that copyright violation is really the heart of the problem. The fact that it's almost entirely unsourced, or ridiculously sourced, nonsense is the problem IMO. Willondon (talk) 14:14, 1 November 2021 (UTC)
Deleting for copyvio is quicker than having it deleted at AfD, but that won't work given that there is substantive non-copyvio content now. 15 (talk) 14:28, 1 November 2021 (UTC)

Akhtar Hameed Khan Featured article reviewEdit

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Collaboration on improving an articleEdit

There is an invitation to collaborate on improving an article you might be interested in at Carbon bubble. The relevant discussion thread is at Work on the article. Thank you. I'm trying out this template I just made, if something's wrong please ping me! A. C. Santacruz Talk 17:56, 11 November 2021 (UTC)

One of your project's articles has been selected for improvement!Edit

Please note that Wholesaling, which is within this project's scope, has been selected as one of the Articles for improvement. The article is scheduled to appear on Wikipedia's Community portal in the "Articles for improvement" section for one week, beginning today. Everyone is encouraged to collaborate to improve the article. Thanks, and happy editing!
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