23 May '11, 1am

Environmental Economics: More "advice on how to publish in

Don't write a long paper (20-30 pages is usually sufficient). My immediate reaction as a referee is to groan and procrastinate reading it. Then when I do get around to reading it I'm not happy about what the author and editor is asking me to do. Do you want your referees in that frame of mind? Write up all of your robustness checks and sensitivity analyses as appendices and either (a) post it as an online working paper and put it in your references or (b) refer to the "available upon request" results in a footnote. If you get a rejection at one journal, follow at least some of the advice of the referees before you resubmit to another journal. Editors at each of the journals you submit to choose referees from your reference list, papers that are missing from your reference list, the Google Scholar, Scopus or other similar means. It is quite surprising how often the same nam...

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