Lay Summaries of Economics Research
Press releases summarising work reported in The Economic Journal or the RES Annual Conference, updated around twice per week
Interviews and summaries of work published in the American Economics Association's seven journals, with new summaries once or twice per week
The Conversation is run by a consortium of universities and its aim is captured in the slogan "Academic rigour, journalistic flair". Articles might explain a piece of research, a current event such as a Budget statement, or the context of a hot topic in the form of an "explainer".
Non-profit initiative hosted at Oxford University, using short blog posts and interactive graphs (usually with downloadable data sets) to explain global topics, especially the economy and climate change. Topics include What’s the impact of globalization on wages, jobs and the cost of living?, Why is carbon pricing in some countries more successful than in others?, Taxation and How do we know the history of extreme poverty?
Advice on summarising your research
Communicating Economics has advice on reaching and engaging the public with economic topics, including: