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A. For your presentation

  1. Prepare a talk for 10-12 minutes. (Time limits will be strictly enforced.)
  2. If you plan to use PowerPoint, bring a flash drive or store your file in your public folder ahead of time.
  3. We will have some time for Q/A at the end of each session.

B. For publication

In the summer we publish the  Business & Economics Digest . This will include a brief report of your research.

  1. Prepare a 2-3 page (800-1000 word) summary of your paper. Consult with your faculty supervisor as you do this. 
  2. Include a cover page showing: 
    • Name 
    • Mailing address (also provide SUMMER address, if different) 
    • Tel 
    • Email 
    • Title of paper 
    • Faculty supervisor 
    • Major/Concentration
  3. Outline of the paper
    1. Introduction (what are the questions you seek to answer? why are they important?) 
    2. Literature review (what have others found so far?) 
    3. Framework and analysis
      • Theory: What do the models say?
      • Empirical work: What data have you used? What are the results?
    4. Conclusions (summary of findings, avenues for future research) 
    5. Bibliography (keep this short)
  4. Use Times New Roman font, size 12, and double line spacing. 
  5. Save the file in Word. Use your last name for the filename -- e.g. obama.doc
  6. The deadline for submission is the last day of classes of the spring semester.
  7. Send your summary as a Word file attachment to .

Note for HID studentsYou must submit a separate, completed paper to your advisor as per HID guidelines. Consult with your advisor.

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