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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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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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Results from the “Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology”

[Excerpts are taken from the article “Investigating the replicability of preclinical cancer biology” by Errington et al., published in eLife.] “Large-scale replication studies in the social and behavioral sciences provide evidence of replicability challenges (Camerer et al., 2016; Camerer et…

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Want to Be In on the Final Stage of the SCORE Project? A Call for Collaborators from COS

The SCORE project is entering its final phase of conducting reproductions (repeating the original analysis with original data) and replications (testing the same claim with new data) on a stratified random sample of claims from papers across the social-behavioral sciences….

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Fudging Data About Dishonesty

[Excerpts are taken from the blog “Evidence of Fraud in an Influential Field Experiment About Dishonesty” posted by Uri Simonsohn, Joe Simmons, Leif Nelson and anonymous researchers at Data Colada] “This post is co-authored with a team of researchers who have…

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Replication Leads to High Profile Retraction

[Excerpts are taken from the article “Retracted: Risk Management in Financial Institutions” “ by Adriano Rampini, S. Viswanathan, and Guillaume Vuillemey, published in the Journal of Finance] “The authors hereby retract the above article, published in print in the April…

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COS wants YOU to collaborate with them!

The Center for Open Science (COS), as part of Phase 2 of the SCORE project, is looking for researchers interested in collaborating on replication and reproduction projects. In a nutshell, COS has identified a number of articles across a wide variety…

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Predicting Reproducibility: Rise of the Machines

[Excerpts are taken from the article “Estimating the deep replicability of scientific findings using human and artificial intelligence” by Yang Yang, Wu Youyou, and Brian Uzzi, published in PNAS] “…we trained an artificial intelligence model to estimate a paper’s replicability using…

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Letter in Nature Announces New Reproduction and Replication Journal

[Excerpt taken from “New journal for reproduction and replication results”, correspondence by Etienne Roesch and Nicolas Rougier published in Nature] “More incentive is needed to spur investigation into replication issues and null results (see Nature 578, 489–490; 2020). For example, experienced scientists…

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