Table of contents for The student's guide to writing economics / Robert Neugeboren.

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INTRODUCTION: 	The Economic Approach			 
Economics and the Problem of Scarcity	
The Assumption of Rationality	
The Theory of Incentives	
Types of Writing Assignments 	
Plan of This Guide	
Chapter ONE: 		Writing Economically (with Mireille Jacobson)
Overview of the Writing Process	
Getting Started	
The Keys to Good Economics Writing	
An Example from the Literature	
Achieving Clarity	
Managing Your Time	
Chapter TWO: 		The Language of Economic Analysis 
Economic Models	 
Hypothesis Testing	 
Regression: An Example	 
Improving the Fit	 
Applying the Tools	 	
Chapter THREE:	Finding and Researching Your Topic	 
Finding a Topic for a Term Paper	
Finding and Using Sources							 
Doing a Periodical Search	
Taking and Organizing Notes	 
Chapter FOUR:		The Term Paper			 	 
Outlining Your Paper
Writing Your Literature Review	
Presenting Your Hypothesis	
Presenting Your Results (by Christopher Foote)	
Discussing Your Results	
Chapter FIVE:		Formatting and Documentation (by Kerry Walk)
Placing Citations in Your Paper						 
Listing Your References							 
Sample Entries								 
Appendices
Appendix A: Fields in Economics						 
Appendix B: Economics on the Internet
B1: Economics Links
B2: Statistical Sources
Appendix C: Electronic Indices to Periodical Literature

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English language -- Rhetoric -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Economics -- Authorship -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Academic writing -- Problems, exercises, etc.