Knowing Your Discipline_ Part 2

Knowing Your Discipline_ Part 2 - English for Business...

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Knowing Your Discipline: Part 2   Now that you've given some thought to how people in a discipline or profession know what and how they know,  what is the authority in that discipline? Who are the people, what are the resources, what is the literature a  professional in that field would seek if needed?  Here are five guiding questions:  who are the experts?  what is read?  what are the professional organizations?  what are the conferences one should attend (locally and nationally/internationally)?  what resources should be readily available both in print, product, and online?  When you begin to explore these, you'll find a wealth of resources that you, as a pre-professional (or maybe  even a professional already) in the field should know.  So start investigating what you as a professional in your field should know as far as experts, literature,  organizations, conferences, and resources.  If you know a professor in your field well, you might start by asking him or her.  professor's example paper 1. economists. famous names (past and present) such as Milton Friedman, Adam Smith, Keynesian, . ..Walter  Willaims, Rustici . .. 2. Econ Journals. (The Economic Journal, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, The Economist,  Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of  Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Journal of Public Economic Theory,  American Economic Review, Journal of European Economic Association etc. 3. American Economic Association, The Royal Economic Society, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Bureau of  Labor Statistics, Economic Expert, EDIRC:Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the  World, National Economic Research Organizations (NERO), {Ideal Places to work: WHAT economists do and their various fields-intro?:} Occupation Industry:                                        "Individuals with a background in economics should have opportunities in various occupations.  Some examples of job titles often held                                           by those with an economics background are financial  analyst, market analyst, public policy consultant, researcher or research                                                         assistant, and  purchasing manager." Earnings:
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                                       "Median annual wage and salary wages of economists were $83,590 in May 2008. The middle 50 
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