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ECON 472: Writing, Citation, & Referencing Skills

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Books - Writing in Economics

Books - General

Citing References

It is extremely important to cite ALL references.

Why?

Citation Styles

It is extremely important to cite all references, both within your paper and in the bibliography, correctly.

For your Senior Honours Paper, it is recommended that you use Chicago Style Author-Date System.

Example - Chicago 17 Style Author-Date System

Book

First Author, last name first and full first name/s, Subsequent Authors, full first names, then last name. Year of publication. Title, in italics. Place of publication: Publisher.

Courchene, Thomas J. and John R. Allan, eds. 2010. Canada: The State of the
     Federation 2009: Carbon Pricing and Environmental Federalism. Montreal and
     Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press.

Journal Article

First Author, last name first and full first name/s, Subsequent Authors, full first names, then last name. Year of publication. “Article title.” Journal title, in italics volume number (issue number): page numbers.

Csordas, Stefan and Frank C. Krysiak. 2011. "Optimal Containment and Policy
     Differentiation Under Unilateral Climate Policy." Canadian Journal of Economics
     44 (3): 814-837.

Citing Statistics & Data