Is the R-Factor the Answer?

In a recent working paper (“Science with no fiction: measuring the veracity of  scientific reports by citation analysis”), Peter Grabitz, Yuri Lazebnik,  Josh Nicholson, and Sean Rife suggest that one solution to the “crisis” in scientific credibility is publication of an article’s…

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Is Most Economics Research Never Cited?

In a recent blog post in the LA Times entitled “Are most academic papers really worthless? Don’t trust this worthless statistic”, MICHAEL HILTZIK counters the widely held belief that most research is never cited.  To read, click here.   So just…

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