Writing in Economics

Being able to write clearly and convincingly is a must in economics. This section of NuWrite is designed to help you reach that goal. It is also a place for you to explore connections between writing in economics and related fields like math, political science, and finance.

If you have material about writing in these fields that you would like to add to NuWrite, please contact Jacquelyn Bailey in the Writing Program.

Writing Papers in Economics Classes/ Advice from Faculty

"Writing Economics" (Harvard Guide), Neugeboren & Jacobson

Research Papers

Writing Economics - Harvard Guide by Neugeboren and Jacobson (pdf)
From the Preface: "Across the broad range of topics that interest economists is a unique approach to knowledge, something common to the way all economists see the world. . . . The purpose of this guide is to help you to think and write like an economist.