Econ 4198

The material for econ 4198:



††††††† On Finding a Research Topic

†††††† Tips on Finding a Dissertation Topic (by Chao Wei)

†††††††† How to Build an Economic Model in your Spare Time (by Hal Varian)


††††††††† On Writing

††††††† Writing Tips for Ph.D. Students and Undergraduate Students (by John Cochrane)

††††††††† How to Write a Literature Review (courtesy of Prof. Arun Malik)


††††††††† On Accessing Standard Data Sources

††††††††† How to Access Standard Data Sources? (by Olivetti, Silverman, and Hong)


††††††††† On Presentation and Discussion

††††††††† How to Give an Effective Presentation

††††††††† Tips on How to Avoid Disasters in Presentations (by Monika Piazzesi)

††††††††† Presentation Tips (by Tim Kehoe)

††††††††† Tips for Being a Discussant

††††††††† Sample Reply to a Referee Report


Fun Stuff: The State of Macro (Expertsí Opinions)

††††††† Paul Krugman

††††††††† Narayana Kocherlakota

††††††††† Olivier Blanchard

††††††††† Robert Gordon

††††††††† Brad De Long

††††††††† Dani Rodrik