Introduction -- 1. Basic regression analysis and inference -- 2. More sophisticated regression analysis and inference -- 3. Basic equation editing and table design -- 4. Choosing a research topic, question, and hypothesis -- 5. Literature reviews -- 6. Data collection and formatting -- 7. Drafting and refining the paper -- 8. Pointers on presenting to a live audience -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index.
Conducting good research is critical to any student today. Writing good research papers is equally important--yet many students have not been given the proper tools to convey cogently the results of their research. This is intended to address and redress this need. This book is literally a step-by-step approach to the writing of an undergraduate or graduate level research paper in the field of economics..