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There are pressing reasons to call for a microeconomics of greater empirical veracity and more methodological scrupulousness, rather than greater descriptive as well as analytical powers.

A. rather than greater descriptive as well as analytical powers.

B. thereby of a greater descriptive and analytical power.

C. leading to greater descriptive as well as analytical powers.

D. thus, greater descriptive and analytical powers.

E. therefore a greater descriptive and analytical power.
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12 Sep 2015, 18:55
I am non native and so, can not understand the meaning of new words and can not understand the intended meaning

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12 Sep 2015, 20:25
I was stuck between B and E.

I presume 'analytical power' is describing Microeconomics.

Not sure why 'thereby' is correct though.
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In this context 'thereby' which means (as a result that or by that means) makes more sense rather than the word 'therefore'. Microeconomics of A(greater veracity) +B ( more scrupulousness) will result in C and D.
Therefore, leaves this thought incomplete.
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I understand why B could be correct (because of parallelism "of") but "thereby" changes the meaning. This sentence should depict contrast but "thereby" shows conclusion. What is the source of this question?
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HI,

Can some one please clarify the OA B)

B) There are pressing reasons to call for a microeconomics of greater empirical veracity and more methodological scrupulousness, thereby of a greater descriptive and analytical power.

Is it because the underlined part describes "microeconomics" ?

Hence both its ("microeconomics") modifiers should be parallel

There are ......... to call for a microeconomics of A, thereby of a B. ???

No other option has "of ...." hence B)

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aniketm.87@gmail.com wrote:
HI,

Can some one please clarify the OA B)

B) There are pressing reasons to call for a microeconomics of greater empirical veracity and more methodological scrupulousness, thereby of a greater descriptive and analytical power.

Is it because the underlined part describes "microeconomics" ?

Hence both its ("microeconomics") modifiers should be parallel

There are ......... to call for a microeconomics of A, thereby of a B. ???

No other option has "of ...." hence B)

Hi,
yes underlined part modifies "microeconomics" because "greater descriptive and analytical power" can only refer to "microeconomics". Yes we should have "microeconomics of = microeconomics of". In this sentence "thereby" means "so that" and hence only B is correct.
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aniketm.87@gmail.com wrote:
HI,

Can some one please clarify the OA B)

B) There are pressing reasons to call for a microeconomics of greater empirical veracity and more methodological scrupulousness, thereby of a greater descriptive and analytical power.

Is it because the underlined part describes "microeconomics" ?

Hence both its ("microeconomics") modifiers should be parallel

There are ......... to call for a microeconomics of A, thereby of a B. ???

No other option has "of ...." hence B)

I went for C but then after re-reading B, B looks better than C.

Here is my 2 cents about the question anyway.
If you look at the question:
There are pressing reasons to call for a microeconomics of greater empirical veracity and more methodological scrupulousness, thereby of a greater descriptive and analytical power.
this way

There are pressing reasons to call for ABC of P and R, there by of X and Y.

The point is ABC (Macroeconomics) is of P&R (of greater empirical veracity and more methodological scrupulousness) and because there are P & R, thereby X and Y (of a greater descriptive and analytical power) too.
This "kind -off" causation effect is missing in A and C.

Did I make sense? I hope so!
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There are pressing reasons to call for a microeconomics of greater empirical veracity and more methodological scrupulousness, rather than greater descriptive as well as analytical powers.

A. rather than greater descriptive as well as analytical powers.

B. thereby of a greater descriptive and analytical power.

C. leading to greater descriptive as well as analytical powers.

D. thus, greater descriptive and analytical powers.

E. therefore a greater descriptive and analytical power.

Hi daagh Sir, GMATNinja , @gmantninjatwo, @abhimanha
I think we need a contrast here as provided by option A. However, Option A is wrong because we require Rather than of a greater descriptive and analytical powers.

The sentence is saying
There are pressing reasons to call for microeconomics of greater honesty and more ethics , RATHER THAN [Micro economics] of greater descriptive and Analytical powers (These two are something that are different from past two morals)

Can you please tell me where my understanding is wrong.

Thank you
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