The Economist's Handbook: A Research And Writing Guide
The Economist's Handbook: A Research and Writing Guide
This text is written for senior undergraduate and first-year graduate students. It systematically develops the skills and proficiencies students need to practice economics after graduation. These skills range from locating and interpreting economic data to writing reports to conducting larger-scale economic studies. Appendices provide supporting material and information about the economics discipline. Can be used as a main text or as a supplement in upper division courses.
About the Author
Tom Wyrick is a professor of economics at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. He earned his doctorate from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, where he concentrated on public sector economics and monetary economics. He is a recent recipient of a university teaching award at SMSU. Wyrick is the author of The Economist's Handbook, a text on performing economic research, and has also published articles in economics, law, and political science journals and performed numerous studies of local and regional economic activity. Wyrick frequently consults as an economic expert in legal cases, and earlier in his career authored a newspaper column and served on the advisory council of the U.S. Small Business Administration and the supervisory board of a local...