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The Empirics Strike Back Again: Abel Brodeur wins Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for his dedication to open science

In 2013, IZA Research Affiliate Abel Brodeur (University of Ottawa) and his co-authors published an IZA discussion paper titled “Star Wars: The Empirics Strike Back” (see also our IZA Newsroom article). Analyzing 50,000 statistical tests published in top economics journals, … Continue reading

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Promoting replications in social science to overcome the tragedy of the (research) commons

Although empirical economics often claims to provide rigorous estimates of behavioral parameters which must be judged against a gold standard of experimental evidence, a key feature of this method is typically neglected—the role of replications in assessing the reliability of … Continue reading

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