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The Private and Public Benefits of Posting Data and Code

[From the blog “Why researchers should publish their data” by Karl Rubio, posted at http://www.povertyactionlab.org%5D “There has been a growing research transparency movement within the social sciences to encourage broader data publication. In this blog post we share some background…

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Pre-Results Review at the Journal of Development Economics: An Early Review

[From the article “Pre-results review at the Journal of Development Economics: Taking transparency in the discipline to the next level” by Aleksandar Bogdanoski and Keesler Welch, published at the blogsite of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)] “Earlier this…

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Calling All PhD Students: Do a Replication. Get Paid.

J-PAL has been awarded a three-year grant to promote Research Transparency and Reproducibility. One primary component of this grant is to facilitate the reproducibility of 36 studies through pre-publication reanalyses, a new attempt to conduct code replications of research before…

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PhD Students: Earn Cash Replicating RCTs

[From the website of The Poverty Action Lab, Department of Economics at MIT] “The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT’s economics department announces a fellowship program offering financial support (tuition assistance of up to $12,000 and a…

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