Tag Archives: data sharing

Incentive to share your data: how to get cited

A workshop recap by the Open Economics Working Group has a great section on how to create incentive structures for scholars to share their work. The main goal is to make your data citable – and here’s how to make it work.
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The fear of being scooped: share your work

Following up on my post on how to publish as a grad student, here’s a video on scooping anxiety. If you share your work, people will know it’s your idea. You will be cited, not scooped.
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Replication correspondence: “Let me see what I can dig up”

Nicole,

(…) I will definitely send a .dta file when I can clean it up a bit. I am less sure I can track down the .do files, but let me see what I can dig up. (…)

Best,
___________

 

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Replication chains: Political tolerance taken apart

Screen Shot 2013-03-08 at 6.28.24 PMHow would you like it if someone replicated your paper? Will it help you, and give you more citations, or will it cause rage? Some authors defend their original work against replication by writing an ‘answer’ paper, and they might claim that the replication was fundamentally flawed or contained statistical and reporting errors. Here’s another interesting replication chain.
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Academic slugfest: the wonderful world of replication chains

Screen Shot 2013-03-08 at 6.28.24 PMSometimes an author, when being replicated by someone, answers to that replication in a new paper. In that new paper (s)he again might replicate some of the disputed results. Most authors defend their earlier paper by claiming that the replication was: fundamentally flawed, contains statistical and reporting errors, is of trivial nature, or less realistic and of limited utility. Such replication chains are not just entertaining academic slugfest, but they are useful because they provide detailed discussions about data and methods in the field.
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“Just outsheeted the Stata file to a csv”

I could not open a data set with the outdated STATA version on my university computers. I received this helpful email:

Hi Nicole,

(…) I’m happy to help – I just outsheeted the Stata file to a csv file. I hope this works for you.¬†(…) Let me know if this doesn’t work.

Best,
_________

 

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“My doctoral institution bought the data”

Nicole,

(…) The ____ dataset I am afraid I can’t give you, because my doctoral institution bought it and it is proprietary. (…)

Best,
___________

 

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