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Discuss similarities and differences in the roles economists play as policy advisors and as scientists. How would advice offered to policymakers differ depending on which role an economist assumes?
This is a really good homework question. What surprised me is the number of students who asked others to do it for them, even for money.
I recommend you jot your thoughts in a brief outline, then write. We will be happy to critique your thinking.
This is one of the better homework questions I have seen in some time, aimed at getting the student to think and analyze.