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Update from the AEA Data Editor on Replication and Reproducibility

[From the presentation slides on “Replication and Reproducibility in Social Sciences and Statistics: Context, Concerns, and Concrete Measures” by Lars Vilhuber, AEA Data Editor, presented at the 2019 Western Economics Association International meetings] NOTE: Just so there is no misunderstanding,…

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ROODMAN: Hookworms and Malaria and Replications, Oh My!

About 10 years ago, the economist Hoyt Bleakley published two important papers on the impact of health on wealth—more precisely, on the long-term economic impacts of large-scale disease eradication campaigns. In the Quarterly Journal of Economics, “Disease and Development: Evidence…

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The AEA Interviews Ted Miguel About the Replication Crisis

[From the article “Making economics transparent and reproducible” by Tyler Smith, published on the American Economic Association’s website] “The AEA spoke with Miguel about the replication problem in economics and how the next generation of researchers is embracing new tools…

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American Economic Association Announces Data Editor

[From an email sent on January 29, 2018 by Peter Rousseau, Secretary-Treasurer of the American Economic Association, to AEA Members ] “The AEA has completed its search for the position of Data Editor, and is pleased to announce that Lars…

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AEA Journals Looking for a Data Editor

[From the website of the American Economic Association.] “The American Economic Association seeks nominations for a new Data Editor to design and oversee its journals’ strategy for curating research data and promoting reproducible research.” … “The duties of the Data…

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TRN Now Listed at AEA’s Resources for Economists (RFE)

The Replication Network is proud to announce that we are now listed on the American Economic Association’s website, Resources for Economists on the Internet (RFE), edited by Bill Goffe at Penn State University. We are listed under “Data / Journal Data and…

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