From Manuscript to Publication : A Brief Guide for Economists
The aim of this paper is to give a short description of the nature of books and journals, their respective editors, and the difficult process and proprieties involved in publishing papers. It describes some of the main features of the publication process, so that readers may be in a better position to make judgements about published work and writers may be, to some extent at least, prepared to face the difficulties that inevitably lie in their path. Emphasis is given to the need to deal with rejections and the often substantial revisions requested by editors. While some of the features of publishing are common to all disciplines, this paper is specifically intended for economists.
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|Note:||This paper has now been published in: Creedy, J. (2006) From Manuscript to Publication: A Brief Guide for Economists, Australian Economic Review, 39, no.1, pp. 103-113.|
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