"Academic incentives are to write (i.e. publish) and not to read (i.e. review)"
"When you find good reviewers, value and cherish them"
Editor-in-Chief of the new award-winning Journal of Transport & Health
A newly appointed editor shares his experiences
"Build up a good, reliable network of reviewers (and treat them with lots of love ;-))"
"My guiding principle has been to deliver what you yourself would like to have, as a professional in the field"
“I’m a huge fan of face-to-face contact; personal interactions - particularly in scientific research - are a really important part of learning and collaborating.”
Handing over the editorial reins
"See the unpolished pearls. Work closely with authors who have good ideas that may not be well-developed and help them refine their prose."
Compilation of Editors' views on a broad array of publishing topics
"Often one can even just tell from a title of a manuscript whether it will ultimately make the cut"
"I believe that strong scientific ties to the community are crucial"
“I strongly believe that the strength of our editorial board is the decisive feature that puts the JIE among the very top economics journals in the profession”
"Working with a top notch cadre of associate editors with whom I orchestrate the reviewing process is highly rewarding"
Three editors share their top tips
Dealing with the challenges of what to do with contradictory or incomplete reviews
As he prepares to retire from his journal role, Dr Liebowitz looks back on his years as an Editor
"The pool of reviewers is increased by constant refreshing of the editorial board and asking junior researchers to review."
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