I’m just about to leave for my vacation and, as usual, I’ll write about the highlights of 2019 and my plans for the year to come. First, let’s talk about my work in 2019.
Highlights of 2019 The year of 2019 was not particularly fruitful in journal publications. I only had two: Accessing Financial Reports and Corporate Events with GetDFPData, published in RBfin and A consumer credit risk structural model based on affordability: balance at risk published in JCR. Both are papers I wrote back in 2017 and 2018 and not new articles.
At the end of every year I plan to write about the highlight of the current year and set plans for the future. First, let’s talk about my work in 2018.
Highlights of 2018 Research wise, my scientometrics paper Is predatory publishing a real threat? Evidence from a large database study was featured in many news outlets. Its altmetric page is doing great, with over 1100 downloads and featured at top 5% of all research output measured by altmetric. This is, by far, the most impactful research piece I ever wrote.
I while ago I wrote about purchasing my own webserver in digital ocean and hosting my shinny applications. Last week I finally got some time to migrate my blog from Github to my new domain, www.msperlin.com. While doing that, I also decided to change the technology behind making the blog, from Jekyll to Hugo. Here are my reasons.
Jekyll is great for making simple static sites, specially with this template from Dean Attali. It was easy to set it up and host it in Github. My problems with this configuration are: