Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Money, Economy and Society -- Summer 2021: Articles &
Papers

Popular or Scholarly? What belongs in your paper?

Scholarly articles are an essential research resource.  Popular articles may be
used/cited in your paper, but only sparingly and anecdotally. 

Scholarly

  Popular
academic audience            general public audience      
sources cited in footnotes and/or bibliography   informal or no citation
reports original research   reports general information
Authors are scholars in the field  

authors usually reporters 
not necessarily experts

Example: Applied Vegetation Science   Example: Time  

Quoting vs. Paraphrasing

Always give credit for others thoughts and writings. "Think of quotation marks as a hug, keeping someone else’s words safe in what you’re writing." Sarah Grassin Tucson.com

Research Tip

What is a working paper?

Working papers are usually the first place that original economics research appears.  Many of the working papers will later be presented at conferences or published in a formal academic journal.


Working Papers and Research Essays