Information for junior researchers

We are partner of the MAGKS program
Our doctoral students benefit from MAGKS, an inter-university graduate program comprised of six German universities - Philipps University Marburg, RWTH Aachen, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Georg-August-University Göttingen, the University of Kassel and the University of Siegen. It provides advanced education at the doctoral level and research support for beginning doctoral scholars. Click here for further information.

Some resources for junior researchers:
Deborah Lupton: 30 tips for successful academic research and writing   
Daniel S. Hamermesh (1992), The Young Economist's Guide to Professional Etiquette, Journal of Economic Perspectives 6(1), 169-179
William Thomson (1999), The Young Person's Guide to Writing Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Literature 37, 157-183
John Creedy: From Manuscript to Publication: A Brief Guide For Economists
Carsten Sørensen (2002), This is Not an Article

Have you ever experienced self-doubt because others seem to know much more than you? Here is a piece of comfort by Friedrich Hayek: "What preserved me from developing an acute feeling of inferiority in the company of those more efficient scholars was that I knew that I owed whatever worth-while new ideas I ever had to not possessing their capacity, i.e. to often not being able to remember what every competent specialist is supposed to have at his fingertips." This quote is from his short essay "Types of Mind", download here to learn how Hayek came to his conclusion.

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