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ECON 691H: Honors Thesis in Economics

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Nancy Lovas
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Locating Data

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What is in this guide?

This is your starting place for your honors thesis research.

  • Home: Citation Resources, Peer Review, Identifying a Topic, and Research Design
  • Find Articles: curated list of databases to search the literature
  • Find Data: curated list of data sources

Contact Nancy any time or schedule a meeting to talk about your thesis research.

Contact Michele Hayslett for specific help with data.

Resources for economics of global pandemics

Citation Resources

Citing Information Tutorial

Using a citation manager keeps you organized. Zotero's browser plugin lets you save articles, webpages, etc., directly as you search.

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Identifying a topic

Browsing current news is one strategy for identifying a topic. Notice what stories and topics you find interesting so that you can do further research. You can access current newspapers through the library to avoid paywalls.

CQ Researcher is another place to browse topics. It's a good source for further background information.

Research design & writing

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