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How can we help more people prosper? How do we evaluate tradeoffs? How do we consider all values, both market and non-market, in policy decisions? Why do oil prices fluctuate? Why does the Federal Reserve raise or lower interest rates? How much land should be conserved for ecosystem service production? Why do some countries face entrenched poverty while others experience rapid growth?
Studying economics teaches you to ask and answer these types of hard questions.