Maren Duvendack Why Does Replication Encounter Such Resistance in Economics?
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Claims that less than 10% of published scientific papers can be reproduced have led to increased interest in replication, a process whereby researchers check the validity of published empirical findings. In this video, MAREN DUVENDACK investigates why replication has faced particular resistance in economics. Analyzing some 200 replication studies that have appeared in leading economics journals over the past 60 years, Duvendack highlights a lack of publication outlets for replication studies in the discipline. Identifying the underlying reasons why economics journals remain resistant to replication, Duvendack argues that economics must be more open to innovations originating in other fields (like Registered Replication Reports) if it is to adequately address the reproducibility crisis.
LT Video Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.21036/LTPUB10711
What Is Meant by "Replication" and Why Does It Encounter Resistance in Economics?
- Maren Duvendack, Richard Palmer-Jones and W. Robert Reed
- American Economic Review
- Published in 2017