Resources

Economics of crime research:

Database of crime-related papers published in economics journals

Literature reviews in Twitter threads:

Research on gun violence

Research on prisoner re-entry

Research on domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and stalking

Research on immigration and crime

Research on marijuana consumption and markets

Research on witches and witch trials

Research on education and crime

 

Advice for current and aspiring academic economists (a collection of Twitter threads):

Finding an RA position before grad school (1) — by Elizabeth Pancotti (@ENPancotti)

Finding an RA position before grad school (2) — by Jennifer Doleac (@jenniferdoleac)

Choosing a Ph.D. program: Public Policy vs. Economics — by Natalie Bau (@BauNatalie)

Thriving in a Ph.D. program — by Alex Eble (@alexeble)

Advice for new Ph.D. students (1) — crowdsourced by Ethan Hutt (@ehutt1)

Advice for new Ph.D. students (2) — crowdsourced by Sue Dynarski (@dynarski)

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships — by Damon Jones (@nomadj1s)

ASSA interviews — by April Franco (@aprilmfranco)

Applying for government jobs — by Brett Matsumoto (@brett_matsumoto)

Applying for law school jobs — by Megan Stevenson (@MeganTStevenson)

Job market CVs — by Sarah Jacobson (@SarahJacobsonEc)

Mental health & self care — by Jane Sumner (@JaneLSumner)

The publication process — by Nic Duquette (@NicDuquette)

Writing an academic paper (1) — by David Eil (@economistified)

Writing an academic paper (2) — by Mirya Holman (@prof_mirya)

Writing a job market paper — by Jennifer Doleac (@jenniferdoleac)

Editor’s perspective on writing — by Jeffrey Dorfman (@DorfmanJeffrey)

Commenting on others’ writing — by David Eil (@economistified)

Asking for feedback on your work — by Jeffrey Brown (@IlliniBizDean)

After the 3rd-year review — by Judith Scott-Clayton (@jscottclayton)

Getting tenure — by Scott Cunningham (@causalinf)

Letter-writers for tenure/promotion — by Kasey Buckles (@Kasey_Buckles)

Writing letters for promotion — by Jeffrey Brown (@IlliniBizDean)

Find a mentor who is open about their failures — by Joshua Goodman (@JoshuaSGoodman)

Remember that we all fail, a lot — by Douglas Webber (@dougwebberecon)

Continuing your education after grad school — by Neil Lewis, Jr. (@NeilLewisJr)

NSF grant proposals — by Angelino Viceisza (@aviceisza)

Federal Research Data Centers — by Dani Sandler (@dhsandler)