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Thursday, February 25, 2016

EconSoc releases February newsletter

The UWaterloo Economics Society has released their February 2016 newsletter – UWeconomics.

In this issue learn more about:

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Prof Mikko Packalen encourages innovative scientific work in VOXeu.org column

In a recent VOXeu.org column, UW Professor Mikko Packalen and Dr. Jay Bhattacharya (Stanford University) present a new way to rank scientific journals based on novelty as opposed to impact. This new ranking system was created as a way to encourage scientists to pursue more innovative work.

To read the full argument, visit:
http://www.voxeu.org/article/ranking-journals-novelty

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Professor Phil Curry analyzes NHL shot volumes in "Sports Illustrated" article

Econ Professor Phil Curry analyzes "hockey's great shot volume debate" with the The Department of Hockey Analytics in Sports Illustrated.

Read the full article here:
http://www.si.com/nhl/2016/02/05/advanced-hockey-stats-shot-attempts-value?hootPostID=bf3462fb567e7bcb01d0ef65bcb0eb3d

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Prof. Ana Ferrer comments on 2016 extended health census in "Blacklock's Reporter" article

2016 will see the biggest health census yet, says "Blacklock's Reporter". Professor Ana Ferrer comments on previous downfalls of the census and how the new census will help capture a more accurate view of Canadians' health concerns.

Read the full article here:
https://www.blacklocks.ca/biggest-census-yet-on-health/