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What Went Down at the World Bank’s “Transparency, Reproducibility, and Credibility” Research Symposium

[Excerpts taken from the blog “What development economists talk about when they talk about reproducibility …” by Luiza Andrade, Guadalupe Bedoya, Benjamin Daniels, Maria Jones, and Florence Kondylis, published on the World Bank’s Development Impact blog] “Can another researcher reuse…

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Will You Be in Washington, D.C. on September 10th? Check This Out.

[Excerpts taken from an announcement posted on the BITSS website] “‘Transparency, Reproducibility, and Credibility of Economics Research’” is a research symposium hosted collaboratively by the World Bank Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) group, BITSS, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie),…

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Pre-Registration As a Self-Control Mechanism

[From the blog “Registering studies when all you want is a little more credibility” by Berk Ozler, posted at World Bank Blogs] “Some time ago, colleagues from World Bank (WB) operations contacted me with a request to evaluate an upcoming…

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GOLDSTEIN: More Replication in Economics?

[This blog originally appeared at the blogsite Development Impact] About a year ago, I blogged on a paper that had tried to replicate results on 61 papers in economics and found that in 51% of the cases, they couldn’t get the same…

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