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How to write about economics and public policy

Author: Katerina Petchko
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2018] ©2018
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1001456678
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katerina Petchko
ISBN: 9780128130117 0128130113
OCLC Number: 1045069003
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Front Cover; How to Write about Economics and Public Policy; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Target Audience for This Book; Purposes of This Book; How This Book Came About; Special Features; A Focus on Disciplinary Writing; Acknowledgments; Disclaimer; Chapter 1: What Is Academic Writing?; Academic Writing as a Universal Set of Skills; Academic Writing vs. General-Purpose Writing; The Notion of Genre in Academic Writing; Disciplinary Differences in Academic Writing; Academic Writing: A Definition; Academic Writing as Research; Academic Writing as a Dialog The Demands of Graduate WritingSpecial Problems of Non-English Writers; Learning to Write Like an Expert; Chapter 2: Research in Public Policy and Economics; What Is Research?; Research in Public Policy and Economics; Empirical vs. Nonempirical Research; Purposes of Empirical Research; Exploration; Description; Explanation; Quantitative vs. Qualitative Research; Which Approach Is Prevalent in Public Policy Programs?; The Rhetoric of Quantitative and Qualitative Research; Research Designs in Public Policy and Economics; Quantitative Designs; Qualitative Designs Combining Quantitative and Qualitative ApproachesExamples of Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches; Qualitative Approach; Quantitative Approach; Chapter 3: Research Topics and Paper Options; Possible Topics; Narrowing Down a Topic; Suggestions for a Good Topic; A Good Topic Is Limited; A Good Topic Is Researchable and It Is Researchable by You; A Good Topic Focuses on a Debatable Issue; A Good Topic Allows You to Make an Original Contribution; A Good Topic Is Grounded in Theory and Previous Research; Common Problems with Topic Selection; ``The Current Situation;́́ ``What Can Be Done?́́ ``Research as AdvocacyŔ́esearch on ``My Country;́́ Research Paper Options; Chapter 4: Identifying Literature to Review; What Is Academic Literature?; Scholarly Literature; Scholarly Journals; Textbooks and Scholarly Books; Doctoral Dissertations; Academic Conference Reports; Policy Literature; Popular Literature; Hierarchy of Academic Literature; Looking for Relevant Literature: Where to Start; The Journal of Economic Literature (JEL); The Journal of Economic Perspectives (JEP); Policy Studies Journal (PSJ); How to Read Literature Reviews; Suggestions for Searching for Empirical Literature Where to Look for LiteratureChapter 5: Reading and Analyzing Literature; Understanding the Structure and Organization of Research Papers; Title; Abstract; Introduction; Body of the Paper; Common Organization of the Body of an Empirical Paper; Common Organization of the Body of a Nonempirical Paper; Conclusion; References; Appendices; Reading Empirical Studies; How Many Studies to Read?; Analyzing Empirical Studies; Step 1: Determine Relevance; Step 2: Assess Basic Quality; Step 3: Group Studies into Categories; Step 4: Identify Main Arguments; Two Types of Argument
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