Construct a search statement using various techniques such as Boolean operators and truncation.
("economic growth" OR "productivity growth") AND ("lab?r force participation" OR "lab?r market participation") AND (wom?n OR female)
Search for articles on your topic in the following databases. To retrieve the best results before searching, take sometime to identify the topic concepts/keywords, and design your search string/statement e.g.:
("lab?r force participation" OR "lab?r market participation") AND (wom?n OR female) AND (income OR wage* OR earning* OR salar*) AND (Nova Scotia OR Halifax OR Canada)
The following working papers series facilitate quick dissemination of research in economics.
When completing your assignments, you are expected to be contributing to disciplinary knowledge building by sharing your own ideas, evaluations and arguments. In other words you are expected to submit original work and give credit to other peoples' ideas, i.e., citing your sources of ideas.
To cite sources use the citation style recommended by your instructor. The following links provide you with useful quick guides to citing sources using different styles.
It is important to cite not only the literature consulted but also the data or statistics used. The elements of a data/statistics citation include:
The following links provide you with useful guides to citing statistical data. Use these along with the citation style guide recommended by your instructor.