Winning Comment – Day 3

21 11 2011

Image of medalWe’re delighted to announce the winner of the third and final “comment of the day” award: Aldona Zawojska, who commented on David Hendry‘s keynote Trends in Econometrics.

Aldona offers some thoughtful insights coming from David Hendry’s keynote and asks some interesting questions. David Hendry acknowledges Aldona’s comment to be interesting in his reply.

Congratulations to Aldona Zawojska, who receives $75/£50 worth of Wiley books!





Winning Comment – Day 2

18 11 2011

Image of medalWe’re delighted to announce the winner of the second “comment of the day” award: Margaret Giles, who commented on Kip Vicusi’s paper Value of Statistical Life.

Margaret makes excellent comments on Kip Viscusi’s paper. She has also received a  reply from Tom Stanley on the relevance of meta-analysis to the questions she raised and has made a number of highly relevant comments on a number of papers. We thank Margaret for being such an active delegate of the conference!

Congratulations to Margaret Giles, who receives $75/£50 worth of Wiley books.





Winning Comment – Day 1

17 11 2011

Image of medalWe’re delighted to announce the winner of the first “comment of the day” award: Aldona Zawojska, who commented on Philip Arestis and Alexander Mihailov‘s paper Classifying Monetary Economics.

The comment i) reflects on the conference paper ii) (re) introduces the notion of ethics into monetary economics iii) reflects on the history of economic thought (economics, past present and future theme…) iv) relates the comment to issues related to teaching economics v) theory and political process. Overall, a detailed comment.

Congratulations to Aldona Zawojska, who receives $75/£50 worth of Wiley books!





Reminder: Comment of the Day Award

16 11 2011

Image of medalA crucial feature of the online conference is discussion among and between delegates and presenters.

We will be awarding a daily prize of $75/£50 worth of Wiley books to recognize the “best comment” made by a delegate during each 24-hour period. The first award will be announced on Thursday 17 November at 13:00 GMT.

We hope to see a very high level of discussion specifically in response to the keynotes, papers, commentaries and workshops and strongly encourage you to respond to these with considered, substantive comments. We look forward to reading your contributions.