Other resources


A list of studies from recent systematic reviews

Girls' education

Cash Transfers and Temptation Goods

A list of studies with evidence on cash transfers and temptation goods

Resources for publishing and presenting in economics

Advice on giving a talk

How to give an applied micro talk: Unauthoritative notes, by Jesse M. Shapiro [link] – Useful presentation on how to give a talk

Tips and Techniques for More Confident and Compelling Presentations, by Matt Abrahams [link] - Good, general tips on speaking

Advice on writing a referee report

Writing Referee Reports, by William Thomson [link]

Advice on being a discussant at a conference

The Discussant's Art, by Chris Blattman [link]

Tips for Discussants, by Michelle Alexopoulos [link]

Advice on coming up with a better paper title

Why do academics choose useless titles for articles and chapters? Four steps to getting a better title, by Patrick Dunleavy [link]

Advice on publishing

How to Publish Academic Papers, by Marc F. Bellemare – Entertaining guide to how to structure a paper to increase the odds of publication [link]

Tips on Getting Published, by Rachel Griffith – Another presentation on getting published, with good advice on how to keep track and review comments you get at seminars and how to respond to a revise & resubmit [link]

Put Your Best Foot Forward: A Pre-Submission Checklist for Journal Articles, by Crack, Grieves, & Lown – A useful one-page checklist (plus discussion) for submitting articles [link]

Advice on figures and graphs

An Economist’s Guide to Visualizing Data, by Jonathan A. Schwabish – A beautiful article on how to take your figures from muddled to illuminating [link]

Features to Improve Figures (on a matrix of low-high impact, low-high difficulty), by Andy Cotgreave [link]

General advice on being an economist

The Young Economist’s Guide to Professional Etiquette, from Daniel S. Hamermesh – General advice on when to present a paper, how to ask colleagues for comments, how to respond to comments, and how to give comments on others’ papers [link]