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.

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