As you compile various types of sources for your research paper, it is helpful to refer the following checklist of bibliographic details for each item:
Faculty and graduate students who are submitting articles for publication in a specific journal are required to follow the editorial style guidelines of that journal. Many journals follow one of the standard style guides (e.g. AEA) with a few variations. These guidelines will cover not just the format of the bibliographic references, but the formatting of the entire article.
The following citation style guides are frequently used when writing Economics papers. They are based on the Chicago Manual of Style Author-Date system.