Economics is about incentives and behavior and how they interact.
This same description fits1. Sports coaching2. Military dictatorships3. Management practices4. Psychology5. Growing novel forms of bacteria6. Biology7. Politicsetc.Could you be specific and distinguish economics clearly from things that are not economics?
That's why people say that economists are imperialists. With the exception of bacteria (which do not have "choice"), all of these areas can be viewed through an economic lens.If anything, I'd add that economists are good at analyzing tradeoffs...
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