Writing the Economy - Activity, Genre and Technology in the World of Banking - Graham Smart

Writing the Economy - Activity, Genre and Technology in the World of Banking - Graham Smart

The interplay of discourse genres and economic modelling

Writing the Economy - Activity, Genre and Technology in the World of Banking - Graham Smart

Graham Smart [+-]
Carleton University
Graham Smart is an Associate Professor in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He has published studies of writing in workplace and academic settings as well as work on interpretative ethnography. His recent research also focuses on public-policy discourse and environmental rhetoric.

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Topics include: What is the Quarterly Projection Model?; Building, ‘selling,’ and enhancing QPM; What QPM does; QPM as a tool of reasoning; Representing the Bank’s paradigm of the Canadian economy; Enabling research to develop the Bank’s paradigm of the economy; Interpreting economic data; Performing policy analysis; QPM as a tool of intersubjectivity; QPM’s influence on written and spoken discourse; The QPM vernacular; Logical rigour; Constraining the tendency to hedge; Providing a communal standard of logic; Tying reasoning to consensual macroeconomic theory; Encouraging precision; Making reasoning explicit and visible; The White Book; Methodological refl ections: engagement and detachment

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Smart, Graham . The interplay of discourse genres and economic modelling. Writing the Economy - Activity, Genre and Technology in the World of Banking. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 85-136 Dec 2006. ISBN 9781845530679. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=29321. Date accessed: 18 Aug 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.29321. Dec 2006

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