Discussion: Is Economics a Science?

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Respond to the following prompts in a post with a minimum of 200 words, then comment on at least TWO other posts.

  • First, introduce yourself to your classmates. Where are you from? What are things you enjoy? What are your academic goals, and why are you taking this class? What are you most excited to learn about in economics?
  • Is economics a science? Why, or why not? As part of your response and explanation, include the definitions of “science” and “economics” as you understand them.