At Least We’re Better Than Sociologists?
In a recent blog on orgtheory.net, Cristobal Young reports: “We conducted a small field experiment as part of a graduate course in statistical analysis. Students selected sociological articles that they admired and wanted to learn from, and asked the authors for a replication package. Out of the 53 sociologists contacted, only 15 of the authors (28 percent) provided a replication package.” To read the blog, click here. This compares to a recent study of economists that found that 44 percent provided data upon request. To read that study, click here.