RICHARD PALMER-JONES: Replication Talk Costs Lives: Why are economists so concerned about the reputational effects of replications?

Michael Clemens’ recent working paper “The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal” echoes concerns expressed by some replicatees and economists more generally Ozler, 2014, for example, about the potentially damaging effects of a claim of failed replication on…

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MAREN DUVENDACK: Replications in Economics: A Progress Report

Economists aspire to adopt practices of the natural sciences where replication is seen as a crucial and necessary activity. In the natural sciences results are seldom given much credibility unless they have been replicated. Replication contributes in a crucial way…

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