I personally felt like I had no clue how to really effectively communicate research, both verbally and in presentations, even by the time I was in the 4th year of my PhD. On this page, I try to compile all of the various resources I’ve used and found helpful. If I could find it, I listed the person’s field of research, so that you can find advice from someone most closely suited to your ideas.
General Job Market Advice
- John Cawley, ” A GUIDE AND ADVICE FOR ECONOMISTS ON THE U.S. JUNIOR ACADEMIC JOB MARKET”: https://www.aeaweb.org/content/file?id=869
- Chris Blattman (Development), ” Academic job market advice for economics, political science, public policy, and other professional schools”, https://chrisblattman.com/job-market/
- Noah Smith (Macro), “How I survived the Econ Job Market”: http://noahpinionblog.blogspot.com/2012/02/how-i-survived-economics-job-market.html
- University of Pittsburgh, ” Job Market Guide for PhD Students in Economics”: http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.676.5927&rep=rep1&type=pdf
- Adam Guren, “Job Market Advice”: http://people.bu.edu/guren/GurenJobMarketAdvice.pdf
- William Thomson (Micro Theory), A Guide for the Young Economist , Chapter 2, Writing Papers. (Available via Vanderbilt Library online).
- A video of William presenting on this topic is available here.
- Varanya Chaubey , The Little Book of Research Writing. (Available on Amazon for around 20 dollars)
- Deirdre McCloskey, Economical Writing. (Available on Amazon for around 8 dollars)
- John Cochrane (Macro), Writing Tips for PhD Students, https://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/john.cochrane/research/papers/phd_paper_writing.pdf
- Ariel Rubinstein (Micro Theory), “10 Q&A: Experienced Advice for “Lost” Graduate Student in Economics”, http://arielrubinstein.tau.ac.il/papers/10QA.pdf
- Marc F Bellemare (Applied Empirical), 22 Tips for Conference and Seminar Presentations : http://marcfbellemare.com/wordpress/10053
- Monika Piazzesi (Macro/Finance), Tips on how to avoid disaster in presentation: https://economics.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/piazzesi.pdf
- Martin Farnham ( Labor/Urban), How to present well in economics : http://web.uvic.ca/~mfarnham/phd_seminar/how_to_present.pdf
- Kieth Head (Business) :
- Formula for a good introduction: http://blogs.ubc.ca/khead/research/research-advice/formula
- Guide to better Beamer presentations:http://blogs.ubc.ca/khead/research/research-advice/better-beamer-presentations
- Ten Commandments for Regression Tables: http://blogs.ubc.ca/khead/research/research-advice/regression-tables
- Donald Cox, The Big Five: http://econ.lse.ac.uk/staff/spischke/phds/The%20Big%205.pdf
- Jesse M Shapiro (Applied Micro), How to Give an Applied Micro Talk: https://www.brown.edu/Research/Shapiro/pdfs/applied_micro_slides.pdf
- Matthew Jackson (Everything basically), Notes on Presenting a Paper: https://web.stanford.edu/~jacksonm/present.pdf
- William Thompson (Micro Theory), A Guide for the Young Economist, Chapter 3, Giving Talks. (Available via Vanderbilt Library online)