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The Garden of Forking Paths Strikes Again!

[From the abstract of the article, “Many Analysts, One Data Set: Making Transparent How Variations in Analytic Choices Affect Results”, published by Silberzahn et al. in Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science] “Twenty-nine teams involving 61 analysts used the same…

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A Unified Framework for Quantifying Scientific Credibility?

[From the abstract of the paper, “A Unified Framework to Quantify the Credibility of Scientific Findings”, by Etienne LeBel, Randy McCarthy, Brian Earp, Malte Elson, and Wolf Vanpaemel, published in the journal, Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science] “…we…

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Anyone Interested in Participating in an Economics Replication Experiment?

[From the “2018 Economics Replication Project” posted by Nick Huntington-Klein and Andy Gill of California State University, Fullerton] “In this project, we are asking recruited researchers to perform a “blind” replication of one of two studies. Without telling researchers the…

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CLAIRE BOEING-REICHER: Crowdsourcing a Journal’s Replication Policy

As reported in a previous blog post, the Economics E-Journal has launched a new replication section. As part of this initiative, we have developed a set of guidelines for replication submissions. These guidelines seek to strike a reasonable balance among…

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