Understanding the way economists see the world is a necessary step on the way to good economics writing. This book guides students through the means and methods of economics writing, by taking a step by step approach investigating:
- the keys needed to succeed as a writer of economics and an overview of the writing process from beginning to end
- the basic methods economists use to analyze data and communicate their ideas
- suggestions for finding and focusing one's topic, including standard economic sources and techniques for doing economic research
- how to write paper
- ways of citing sources and creating a bibliography.
It also contains useful appendices, which provide details of statistical sources and relevant electronic indices. Used as a standard guide for economics students at Harvard University, this book is of immense practical use to economics students the world over.
About the Author:
Robert H. Neugeboren is Lecturer in Economics and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies at Harvard University, USA.