Becker, William E. and Becker, Suzanne R. (2011): Potpourri: reflections from husband/wife academic editors. Published in: American Economist , Vol. 56, No. 2 (2011): pp. 74-84.
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The authors provide a review of some of the more notable experiences they have had editing an academic journal and dealing with other editors of journals and books over the past thirty-five years. They address the use of the English language, poor scholarship, the refereeing process and the possible demise of economic education as a scholarly activity
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Potpourri: reflections from husband/wife academic editors|
|Keywords:||editing; publishing, economics education|
|Subjects:||A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics
A - General Economics and Teaching > A2 - Economics Education and Teaching of Economics
|Depositing User:||William Becker|
|Date Deposited:||09. Jul 2012 12:25|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 06:03|
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