More Academic Advice

10 September 2010 at 9:04 am 4 comments

| Peter Klein |

Inspired (in some cases, subconsciously) by our post on “How to Read an Academic Article,” several professors have written follow-up or companion pieces offering advice to students and new faculty:

Of course there are the classics like Ezra Zuckerman’s “Tips to Article Writers,” Eric Rasmusen’s “Aphorisms on Writing, Speaking, and Listening,” Simon Jones’s “How to Write a Good Research Paper and Give a Good Research Talk,” Kwan Choi’s “How to Publish in Top Journals,” Dan Hamermesh’s “The Young Economist’s Guide to Professional Etiquette,” Richard Hamming’s “You and Your Research,” and George Ladd’s “Artistic Research Tools for Scientific Minds.”

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Randy  |  10 September 2010 at 2:29 pm

    Peter, I have always found Richard Langlois’ notes on writing for economists to be very useful. Perhaps you know him.

    These notes have been significantly updated and can be found at;

  • 2. Peter Klein  |  10 September 2010 at 2:34 pm


    Thanks for the pointer, hadn’t seen those before. Unlike some other bloggers around here, Dick is too much of a gentleman to plug himself so relentlessly.

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