Economics Information Resources: Citing & Writing



Guides to economic research

Economics research guides and bibliographies list key sources and explain research methods in the field. The following guides will lead you to further information.  To find further sources, try searching the catalogue by SUBJECT for Economics - Research, Economics - Methodology, or Economics - Bibliography.

SFU Learning Commons assistance

  • Academic writing resources: Learn or review the strategies and processes involved in academic writing and research, including writing for specific genres or disciplines, drafting your paper, self-editing, and writing at the graduate level.
  • Writing Handouts: Find quick tips on how to structure your research and essay from this series of two-page handouts provided by our Student Learning Commons.


See Research Commons: Theses Resources for templates and resources to help with preparing and submitting your thesis, as well as details on thesis writing workshops and our popular Thesis Boot Camp.

The SFU Library also has a number of books on writing theses: try the SUBJECT Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. in a catalogue search to find titles such as:

Further resources

  • Our Scholarly Publishing guide will answer some of your questions about retaining copyright to your published work, publishing Open Access copies of your articles, and much more.