4060 GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR
- Please check the schedule
linked below to confirm your presentation/discussion dates. Dates are subject to change so you
should be prepared to present your paper anytime after the second class.
- It is
your sole responsibility to provide copies of the paper to your
discussants. They should receive at
least a preliminary version of your paper no later than one month in
advance of your presentation.
- Please post a copy of your
paper 2 weeks prior to your talk (this would be a good time to set up a
personal website if you have not already done so). You can also update the
paper you have posted if you make revisions. Your paper should be posted
in pdf format only (see below on tips for
producing pdf documents). To download a free pdf reader, click on the following link for the Adobe website
and follow the instructions for downloading Acrobat Reader.
- Please see the course outline
(linked below) for specific requirements and deadlines.
- When you present, it is your
responsibility to load your slides onto the computer in Max Gluskin 106 and to make sure that the projector is
warmed up and properly connected before
the class starts.
should be posted two weeks prior to the seminar. Send us an email with the
URL for the paper and we’ll make the link.
Outline (requirements and deadlines)
for the second-year paper (requirements, deadlines and consequences)
For links to
current and previous ECO 4060
papers please go the Course Materials section of the course Blackboard page
Related Links and Suggested publications
16. William Strunk and E.B. White: The Elements of Style
18. John Creedy "Starting
Research" Australian Economic Review vol 34,
19. John Creedy: Research
without Tears: From the First Ideas to Published Output, Edward Elgar
22. William Thompson: A
Guide for the Young Economist. MIT press
26. Dan Hammermesh: "The Young Economist's Guide to
Professional Etiquette" JEP (Winter 1992): 169-179
27. Dan Hammermesh: "Professional Etiquette for the Mature
Economist" AER (May 1993): 34-38
28. Avinash Dixit: My System of Work,
Not The American Economist (1994)
29. J.E. Littlewood, The
Mathematician’s Art of Work, Rockefeller
1967, reprinted in Littlewood’s Miscellany, ed. Bela Bollobas, Cambridge University
30. Simon Singh:
engima, the epic quest to solve the world's greatest