Economics language editing and language support

I have an extensive background in both academic and commercial publishing, including:
  • Five years fulltime experience as an editor at a division of the Chicago Tribune corporation
  • A strong publishing record in peerreviewed economics journals
  • Academic and professional training in English grammar, technical writing, page layout, and document design 
  • Thorough knowledge of professional writing styles and “house style sheets
  • Continuing work as a content creator and editor for major textbook publishers (including Worth and Pearson)
  • Service as an Englishlanguage journal editor for a European journal
I will be happy to provide economics language editing in American English. Whether you require language support or simply want the most polished manuscript possible, I can help you increase your chances at getting your manuscript accepted.

Contact me for a quote! Rates are highly competitive with online editing services. Most papers I have seen mainly require grammar editing and style improvement: I typically charge US $22 per 1,000 words (0.022USD per word). This works out to about $5.50 for a double-spaced page in a Word document; a page of a LaTeX document (with 1-inch margins and about 600 words would cost about $13). Table captions and formatting are typically $2 per page; I treat these separate from text when calculating word counts. More extensive editing (restructuring or rewriting) can be negotiated, starting at 0.045 per word/$45 per 1,000 words.

Charges are payable through PayPal (50% down with the remainder due upon completion). I use either Track Changes in MS Word or the traditional print/red pen/scan for .pdf or LaTeX files. Turnaround time is three business days for 10,000 words or less.

scott.hegerty@gmail.com