Papers in economics ‘not reproducible’

USA“At least half of papers in economics are not reproducible, a new analysis has found, suggesting that the ‘reproducibility crisis’ in academia is not confined to lab sciences. Researchers from the United States Federal Reserve and the Department of the Treasury tried to replicate the results from 67 papers across 13 prestigious journals, but even after contacting authors when necessary, they were successful in only 49% of cases …” (more)

[David Matthews, Times Higher Education, 21 October]

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