MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2016

Making the leap from student to thesis writer: How to write a dissertation while maintaining your sanity

David Autor, Professor of Economics, James M. Poterba, Mitsui Professor of Economics, Heidi Williams, Class of 1957 Career Development Assistant Professor, Ivan Werning, Robert M. Solow Professor of Economics, Alexander Wolitzky, Pentti J. K. Kouri Career Development Assistant Professor

Jan/27 Wed 01:00PM-02:00PM E51-057

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up

The transition from course-taking to dissertation-writing is one of the most difficult parts of graduate school.  A faculty panel will describe strategies for navigating this transition.  They will discuss where to turn for help and guidance, pitfalls to avoid, and distill lessons from their own experiences as students and as advisers.

Sponsor(s): Economics
Contact: Beata Shuster, E52-439A, 617 253-8883, BSHUSTER@MIT.EDU