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INVITATION: Join the Many-Economists Project!

This is an invitation to join a project that aims to improve the quality of research in applied microeconomics by examining the choices that researchers make. We are hoping to recruit up to 200 participants. Full participants in this project…

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HIRSCHAUER, GRÜNER, & MUßHOFF: Fundamentals of Statistical Inference: What is the Meaning of Random Error?

This blog is based on the book of the same name by Norbert Hirschauer, Sven Grüner, and Oliver Mußhoff that was published in SpringerBriefs in Applied Statistics and Econometrics in August 2022. Starting from the premise that a lacking understanding…

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Be a Part of the Next Big Thing! Join the Multi100 Project

The Multi100 project is a crowdsourced empirical project aiming to estimate how robust published results and conclusions in social and behavioral sciences are to analysts’ analytical choices. The project will involve more than 200 researchers. The Center for Open Science…

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REED & WU: EiR* – Missing Data

[* EiR = Econometrics in Replications, a feature of TRN that highlights useful econometrics procedures for re-analysing existing research.] NOTE: This blog uses Stata for its estimation. All the data and code necessary to reproduce the results in the tables…

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BRODEUR: Launching the Institute for Replication (I4R)

Replication is key to the credibility and confidence in research findings. As falsification checks of past evidence, replication efforts contribute in essential ways to the production of scientific knowledge. They allow us to assess which findings are robust, making science…

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IREE Scores a Top Score in TOP Factor

The International Journal for Re-Views in Empirical Economics (IREE) is the only journal in economics solely dedicated to publishing replications. Recently, IREE was evaluated by TOP Factor. TOP Factor is an initiative launched by the Center for Open Science to…

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On the Past and Present of Reproducibility and Replicability in Economics

[Excerpts are taken from the article “Reproducibility and Replicability in Economics” by Lars Vilhuber, published in Harvard Data Science Review] “In this overview, I provide a summary description of the history and state of reproducibility and replicability in the academic field…

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REED: The State of Replications in Economics – A 2020 Review (Part 3)

This final instalment on the state of replications in economics, 2020 version, continues the discussion of how to define “replication success” (see here and here for earlier instalments). It then delves further into interpreting the results of a replication. I…

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REED: The State of Replications in Economics – A 2020 Review (Part 2)

This instalment follows on yesterday’s post where I addressed two questions: Are there more replications in economics than there used to be? And, Which journals publish replications? These questions deal with the descriptive aspect of replications. We saw that replications…

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REED: The State of Replications in Economics – A 2020 Review (Part 1)

This post is based on a keynote presentation I gave at the Editor’s Meeting of the International Journal for Re-Views of Empirical Economics in June 2020. It loosely follows up two previous attempts to summarize the state of replications in…

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