Today’s sessions – Friday

18 11 2011

“Communications with Economists” closes today with a final programme of keynotes, papers, commentaries, workshops, discounts, prizes and more.

Keynote address

09:00 Image of red star Current & Future Trends in Econometrics
Sir David Hendry, University of Oxford

Conference paper, with invited commentaries

12:00 Image of yellow star Models of Regional Growth: Past, Present and Future
Richard Harris, University of Glasgow

Publishing Workshops

14:00 Image of silver star Bibliometrics / Rankometrics
Les Oxley, University of Canterbury
17:00 Image of silver star The Future of Publishing
Philip Carpenter, Wiley-Blackwell

We are also pleased to announce an additional workshop paper that is being made freely available today:

12:00 Image of silver star What’s an Economics Seminar Worth?
Etienne Farvaque and Hakim Hammadou, University of Lille

And that brings us to the close of the conference, with just a few more posts during the day interspersped among our primary programme. Thanks for joining us!





Today’s sessions – Thursday

17 11 2011

It’s the second day of the online conference – thank you for all your engagement and comments so far. Our programme for today is as follows:

Keynote address

09:00 Image of red star Current & Future Trends in Meta-Analysis
Tom Stanley, Hendrix College

Conference papers, with invited commentaries

12:00 Image of yellow star Happiness Economics from 35,000 feet
George MacKerron, London School of Economics
12:00  Image of yellow star What’s to Know? Puzzles in the Literature on the Value of Statistical Life
Kip Viscusi, Vanderbilt University

Publishing Workshops

14:00 Image of silver star From Publication to Impact: Using Google Scholar and Publish or Perish to Measure Research Impact
Anne-Wil Harzing, University of Melbourne
17:00 Image of silver star How to Survive the Review Process
Greg Maney, Hofstra University

Today we’ll also be making public who has been awarded the “best comment” prize from among the comments received on the first day of the conference.





Today’s sessions – Wednesday

16 11 2011

“Communications with Economists” kicks off today with a packed programme: a keynote address, conference papers, invited commentaries and publishing workshops (all times are GMT).

Keynote address

09:00 Image of red star Laboratory experiments: Topics of study, 2001-2010
Charles Noussair, Tilburg University

Conference papers, with invited commentaries

12:00 Image of yellow star Designing Economics Instruments for the Environment in a Decentralised Fiscal System
James Alm, Tulane University, and H. Spencer Banzhaf, Georgia State University
12:00  Image of yellow star Classifying Monetary Economics: Fields and Methods from Past to Future
Philip Arestis, University of Cambridge, and Alexander Mihailov, University of Reading

Publishing Workshops

14:00 Image of silver star Experimental Economics
Steve Tucker, University of Canterbury
17:00  Image of silver star Why Write a Review Paper? And how to do it!
Mike Bradshaw, University of Leicester

Throughout the day we’ll also be posting polls and other updates, and we particularly look forward to reading your comments – we’ll be announcing the winning comment tomorrow at 13:00.