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Economics Optional question paper discussion thread - 2015 Mains

Hi

Let we discuss the economics optional papers here.. Please come forward and give your valuable suggestions here.
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  • :flushed:
    Maine saari duniya Ko sudhaarne ka theka le rakha hai, so don't mind if I mind your business instead of my own.
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  • r u giving mains this year??
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  • Plz..someone upload it first
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  • can we have the question papers please. Eagerly waiting for it
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  • Paper 2 had no surprises, but was very lengthy.
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  • Paper 2 had no surprises, but was very lengthy.

    can you please upload the papers here so that we can have a discussion.
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  • someone please upload the economics optional here
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  • Here you go
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  • Here you go

    Thanks friend
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  • Thanks a lot mate.
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  • Paper was relatively straightforward and doable!!
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  • @coolhand I'm thinking of opting economics as optional .. I have interest in it

    How much time it takes to complete syllabus ?
    And any good coaching available ?
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  • No coaching required brother just self study will make it wonder.. hardly will take 3 months to complete the syllabus
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  • Subject is good for those who have a background in it.. Ideally 4-5 months.. Issues with Eco - no good coaching , test series and peer group.@ABdeVilliers
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  • Nope .. no background in it @coolhand

    @Desert_bird so just follow the 3 stage strategy by gaurav agrawal sir .. ?
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  • Hey.....what does nash equilibrium question require....cournot or chamberlin?
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  • Cournot is always in Nash eqbm and even Bertrand is. You could use any model. Chamberlin requires collusion so as far as I know it shouldn't be that.
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  • 20 marks gone.... :s
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  • leo_20 said:

    Cournot is always in Nash eqbm and even Bertrand is. You could use any model. Chamberlin requires collusion so as far as I know it shouldn't be that.


    I just googled ...it showed any non co-operative equilibrium is nash equilibrium...since chamberlin is also non co op ....it can be considered one....and and it just recognises interdependence ....no collusion like you said....
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  • @ABdeVilliers I had taken econ without back ground...
    could not cover properly in 3 - 4 months.
    Paper 2 is doable, there will be problem in paper 1
    m thinking of dumping eco. as peer group is imp. in my opinion and it sucks for econ.
    gaurav aggarwal inspired me alot, but he was a prodigy... take at ur own risk..if u do take econ. , prepare previous year questions thoroughly.
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  • kgips said:

    @ABdeVilliers I had taken econ without back ground...
    could not cover properly in 3 - 4 months.
    Paper 2 is doable, there will be problem in paper 1
    m thinking of dumping eco. as peer group is imp. in my opinion and it sucks for econ.
    gaurav aggarwal inspired me alot, but he was a prodigy... take at ur own risk..if u do take econ. , prepare previous year questions thoroughly. </block

    gaurav agarwal is no prodigy....he is as normal as us. :smile: . believe me if you give three dedicated months to economics optional ...you can DO wonders in CSE with this subject. I am no iitian like gaurav agarwal but i could attempt all 500 marks ....and according to me i did fairly well.

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  • Any non-cooperative equilibrium is Nash equilibrium- when each party is doing the best it can, given what its competitor is doing. Gave prisoner dilemma example.
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  • in my opinion, gaurav aggarwal was a prodigy, he cracked iit at age 16 that too when iit enterance were crazy difficult..but difference of opinion h.
    3 months is not suufficient for new comers in my opinion.
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  • I answered paper 2 with a complete layman approach....will that help....this is my first attempt ..that is why a bit worried about everything. :)
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