The Economist's Craft: An Introduction to Research, Publishing, and Professional Development

Editor/Author Weisbach, Michael S.
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $60.00
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ISBN: 978-0-69-121649-2
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Book Status: Available
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The Economist's Craft introduces students and rising scholars to the essentials of research, writing, and other critical skills for a successful career in economics.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction—How Academic Research Gets Done
  • Part I. Selecting a Topic
  • Selecting Research Topics
  • Strategic Issues in Constructing Research Portfolios
  • Part II. Writing a Draft
  • An Overview of Writing Academic Research Papers
  • The Title, Abstract, and Introduction
  • The Body of the Paper: The Literature Review, Theory, Data Description, and Conclusion Sections
  • Reporting Empirical Work
  • Writing Prose for Academic Articles
  • Part III. Once a Draft Is Complete: Presentations, Distribution, and Publication
  • Making Presentations
  • Distributing, Revising, and Publicizing Research
  • The Journal Review Process
  • Part IV. Being a Successful Academic
  • How to Be a Productive Doctoral Student
  • How to Be a Diligent Thesis Adviser
  • Managing an Academic Career
  • Epilogue—Academic Success beyond the PhD
  • Bibliography