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April 07, 2014

"How to Give an Applied Micro Talk: Unauthoritative Notes"

Useful and funny. Should be required in econ graduate schools. Sample:

Motivation

Your audience does not care about your topic.

You have 1-2 slides to change their minds.

Make them count

anecdotes

facts

policy questions

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JorgXMckie

Okay. I'm totally stealing that. I worked with a student who presented his Honors Thesis. Getting him to do it 'right' was like wrestling the Hydra. Seriously. Maybe this will help, even if it's not in a micro presentation.

Cheesetrader

Sent this to my daughter who is an undergrad in Econ - she absolutely loved.

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