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Best of replication & data sharing Collection 1

bestofThese are the best pieces I came across in the last two weeks on replication, reproducibility & data sharing. While not strictly on political science, they are inspiring and worth discussing. Collection #1 (January 20 – February 2, 2013).
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#overlyhonestmethods analyzed: tweets about replication

Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 11.47.18 PMI’m collecting #overlyhonestmethods tweets about reproducibility and replication. For me, those two terms describe the same issue. Whenever data were manipulated, and files or code are not available online, we can’t check the results. They are not replicable or reproducible. Below are the tweets about replication. The main themes seem to be that authors don’t want others to replicate (and check) their work; that some studies are simply not replicable; and that the community does not value replication enough (or fund it properly).
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