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Cawley, John. "A Guide and Advice for Economists on the U.S. Junior Academic Job Market, 2016-2017 Edition," IZA Discussion Paper No. 10400, December 2016. (pdf)
Chen, Jihui, Qihong Liu, and Sherrilyn Billger. "Where Do New Ph.D. Economists Go? Evidence from Recent Initial Job Placements," IZA Discussion Paper No. 6990, November 2012. (pdf)
Cochrane, John H. "Writing Tips for Ph.D. Students," June 2005. (pdf)
Conley, John P. and Ali Sina Önder. "The Research Productivity of New PhDs in Economics: The Surprisingly High Non-Success of the Successful," Journal of Economic Perspectives 28(3), Summer 2014, 205-216. (pdf)
Craft, R. Kim and Joe G. Baker. "Do Economists Make Better Lawyers? Undergraduate Degree Field and Lawyer Earnings," Journal of Economic Education 34(3), Summer 2003, 263-281. Available at EBSCOhost.
Grove, Wayne A., Donald H. Dutkowsky, and Andrew Grodner. "Survive Then Thrive: Determinants of Success in the Economics Ph.D. Program," Economic Inquiry 45(4), October 2007, 864-871. (pdf)
Hamermesh, Daniel S. "An Old Male Economist's Advice to Young Female Economists," May 2004. (pdf)
Hamermesh, Daniel S. "The Young Economist's Guide to Professional Etiquette," Journal of Economic Perspectives 6(1), Winter 1992, 169-179. Available at JSTOR.
Pearson, Matthew. "How to Survive Your First Year of Graduate School in Economics," November 2005. (pdf)
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