CAMPBELL: On Perverse Incentives and Replication in Science

[NOTE: This is a repost of a blog that Doug Campbell wrote for his blogsite at] Stephen Hsu has a nice blog post on this topic. He writes about this common pattern: (1) Study reports results which reinforce the dominant,…

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CAMPBELL: Is the AER Replicable? And is it Robust? Evidence from a Class Project

As part of a major replication and robustness project of articles in the American Economic Review, this fall I assigned students in my Masters Macro course at the New Economic School (Moscow) to replicate and test robustness for Macro papers…

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