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About the Economics Profession

American Economic Association
This is a link to the home page of the American Economic Association, an organization founded in 1885. To date, over 20,000 economists are members.

Excellent Resource about the Economics Profession
This website, developed by the American Economic Association, provides information about the field of economics, data sources, career information, advise for graduate study and opportunities for students to present their work.

This site is the home page of the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP).  This site includes a regular newsletter, plus features such as tips on how to give a good presentation.

Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the World
An attempt to index economic institutions on the World Wide Web.

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Winners
This site lists the winners and links to descriptive pages of each person.

Conducting Economic Research

Getting Started Doing Economic Research
This guide, provided by Thomas Jefferson Library at University of Missouri-St. Louis, highlights print and online sources useful for conducting economic research.

Resources for Economists on the Internet
This guide lists the many resources on the internet of interest to academic and practicing economists, and those interested in economics.

Writings in History of Economic Thought
Visit this site to view texts by historical authors such as Aristotle, Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes and more than 130 others.

Evaluating Web Resources
This site, provided by Thomas Jefferson Library at University of Missouri-St. Louis, explains the difference between information found using a general internet searches and information (articles) available in TJL's online databases.

Sourcing Information and Understanding Plagiarism
This guide, maintained by Purdue University, discusses how to avoid plagiarism and how to source print and internet materials.

Tips on Giving an Effective Presentation
These tips are from The Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (Home Page is provided above).

Resources for Forensic Economics

Thomas R. Ireland