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Good science gone wrong?

Paul Gertler, professor, Haas School of Business and School of Public Health | August 3, 2015

Most scientists want to tell the truth. We want to help people by answering important questions, and sharing what we learn. But the research endeavor is big and messy. And as we’ve learned from the climate change and HIV/AIDS debates, there will always be folks who favor controversy, dogma, and press coverage over scientific consensus. … Continue reading »

Cracking Open the Social Sciences: Leamer and Rosenthal Strike Again

Temina Madon, executive director, Center for Effective Global Action | May 13, 2015

The demand for transparency in science has never been stronger. Today’s most influential publishers, professional societies, think tanks, and funders are all calling for open and reproducible research. The U.S. government has recently set new standards for Federally funded studies– and even the private sector has begun releasing data, analyses, and software (often associated with … Continue reading »