The Young Person's Guide to Writing Economic Theory
Thomson, William. 1999. "The Young Person's Guide to Writing Economic Theory."
Journal of Economic Literature,
I formulate recommendations to young authors for writing economic theory well. I state general principles of good writing, and emphasize the role of the different components of a paper and the importance of the structure of one's work being clear. I explain how to choose notation and language, and how to present and illustrate proofs.
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Thomson, William (U Rochester)
A10: General Economics: General
B41: Economic Methodology