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Economics

This is a general guide to resources for economics research.

How to cite your sources

The American Economic Review (AER) recommends the Chicago Manual of Style author-date style for all common publication types.

  • The Quick Guide will help get you started with basic publication types.

  • You can find the full-text of the style guide in print or online.

  • The American Economic Review (AER) gives sample references for item types not found in the Chicago style guide, including how to cite datasets.

Here are some other citation resources: 

Writing and research methods

Peer review and academic publishing

This short video from NCSU Libraries explains the peer review process in academic journals.