Old Boys Network: 1; Open Science: 0.

[Excerpts taken from the article “The Stewart Retractions: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis”, by Justin Pickett, published in Econ Journal Watch] “This study analyzes the recent retraction of five articles from three sociology journals—Social Problems, Criminology, and Law & Society…

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Open Science Practices in the Social Sciences: A Progress Report

[Excerpts taken from the article “Open Science Practices are on the Rise: The State of Social Science (3S) Survey” by Christensen et al., posted at MetaArXiv Preprints] “…how many social scientists are adopting open science practices, and what are the…

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At Least We’re Better Than Sociologists?

In a recent blog on, Cristobal Young reports: “We conducted a small field experiment as part of a graduate course in statistical analysis. Students selected sociological articles that they admired and wanted to learn from, and asked the authors…

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