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!





The Wrap – Day 3 – thank you and goodbye!

18 11 2011

Picture of newspapersThis is the last post from the conference team. We hope you’ve enjoyed the conference and found the keynotes, papers, commentaries and other materials useful and the discussions stimulating. Thank you for your participation.

If you had trouble viewing any of the videos, we’ve since added audio recordings (alongside the slides), which should be compatible with any computer. This is relevant to Prof. Hendry’s keynote, linked to below, and to Prof. Stanley’s keynote.

The best comment for Day 2 was awarded to Margaret Giles, for her comment on Prof. Viscui’s paper on Value of Statistical Life. Here’s a summary of what else happened on the last day of the conference: Read the rest of this entry »





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.





The Wrap – Day 2

17 11 2011

Picture of newspapersThis is the last post on the second day of the conference, but we’ll continue to moderate and approve comments throughout the day and night. A preview of day 3 will be up in a couple of hours and then the final keynote is released at 09.00 GMT.

The first two days have been phenomenally successful – more than 4,500 page views and 140+comments – and we hope they have also been enjoyable for all delegates. We would like once again to express our gratitude to everyone who has participated and made the conference possible.

Today’s summary of events follows: Read the rest of this entry »





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!





The Wrap – Day 1

16 11 2011

Picture of newspapersThis is the last post for today from the conference team, but we’ll continue to moderate and approve comments throughout the day and night. So please do continue to read, watch, listen – and post your responses on the conference site.

Here’s a summary of what we’ve covererd today: Read the rest of this entry »





Workshop: Writing a Review Paper

16 11 2011

Image of silver starPresenter: Mike Bradshaw, University of Leicester

Full title: Why Write a Review Paper? And how to do it!

Mike Bradshaw’s workshop is available as an audio lecture – click on the “play” button below to hear his reasons for writing a review paper and some practical tips on how to go about doing so. If you have any questions or comments that will enable productive discussion, please leave a response in the comment box at the foot of this page. You can also leave a comment by clicking in the grey bar at the bottom of the soundcloud player. Read the rest of this entry »