- xix, 452 pages : graphs ; 23 cm
- Contents: 1. What is Academic Writing? 2. Research in Public Policy and Economics 3. Research Topics and Paper Options 4. Identifying Literature to Review 5. Reading and Analyzing Literature 6. Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Purpose Statements 7. Research Proposals 8. Structure of a Research Paper 9. Justifying Research: The Introduction 10. Theory and Theoretical Frameworks 11. Situating a Study: The Literature Review 12. Literature Review: Models and Examples 13. Data and Methodology 14. Results, Discussion, and Conclusion 15. Data, Methodology, Results, and Discussion: Models and Examples 16. Writing Skills</p> <p>Appendix A: Citation Guides Appendix B: Model Papers Appendix C: Sources of Data for Public Policy and Economics Research Appendix D: Journals in Economics and Public Policy.Includes bibliographical references and index.